2017 Annual Christmas Card Contest- Enter by November 3, 2017

XCContest LogoSeventh Annual Delavan Christmas Card Art Contest

XmasCdContest2017 ApplicationoRules

pdf of application: XmasCdContest2017 ApplicationoRules

Calling all artists! Anyone with an interest in Delavan, Wisconsin and art is invited to enter Delavan’s Downtown Business Association’s 7th Annual Art Contest. The DBA is seeking a drawing, painting, photo, etc. to be used to create a Delavan Christmas Card. Artwork should relate to Delavan and have been created in the last two years. Please keep in mind that the artwork will be used for a Christmas card.

Art Contest Simple Rules

1. All artwork must be of Delavan and have been created between 2015 and 2017.

2. Artwork will be judged on impact, artistic composition, quality, and ability to be made into a Christmas card.

3. The number of entries is limited to 3 per artist.

4. Entries may be dropped off or mailed to either :

Remember When, 313 E. Walworth Ave., Delavan, WI 53115, 728-8670

or Lubick Gallery, 117 S. 3rd St., Delavan, WI 53115, 740-1996

5. The winning entry will be purchased for $75, and the winning artist will receive a dozen of the final printed Christmas card.

6. Images must be at least 7” in one dimension with a maximum overall size of 11” x 17”.

7. Entries must be unmounted. Framing is not permitted.

8. All entries will be displayed downtown Delavan in November.

9. Entries must be received by November 3, 2017. The winning artist will be announced approximately November 6, 2017.

Complete rules and applications can be picked up at Lubick Gallery or Remember When, or by going to www.discoverdelavan.com or on the Downtown Delavan Business Association’s Facebook page.

 

 


Past Christmas Card Winning Entries:

2016:

The Downtown Business Association proudly announced Devon D. Keithley as the winner of the 2016 Christmas Card Contest in November of 2016. Devon D. Keithley’s “Downtown Delavan in Snow Globe” was made into Christmas card.  Christmas cards with envelope are $1.95 each or 6 cards for $10.  They are available to purchase at Bradley’s Dept. Store, Brick Street Market, Lubick Gallery, and Remember When.

Front 2016 Xmas Card Inside 2016 Xmas Card Back 2016 Xmas Card2

 

Devon Keithley dtd Snow Globe Text Update no layers LR


2015:

The Downtown Business Association proudly announced Therese Duszynski as the winner of the 2015 Christmas Card Contest in November of 2015. Therese Duszynski’s “A Starry Night in Delavan” was made into Christmas card.  Christmas cards with matching envelope are $1.95 each or 6 cards for $10.  They are available to purchase at Bradley’s Dept. Store, Brick Street Market, Lubick Gallery, and Remember When.

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2014:

The Downtown Business Association proudly announced Thomas Romero as the winner of the 2014 Christmas Card Contest in November of 2014. Thomas Romero’s “Birthplace of the Greatest Show on Earch” was made into Christmas card and a Christmas Postcard.  Christmas cards with matching envelope are $1.95 each or 6 cards for $10.  Postcards are $.50 each. They are available to purchase at Bradley’s Dept. Store, Brick Street Market, Lubick Gallery, and Remember When.

Thomas Romero Final   2014 Christmas Card Lor Res2014 Christmas Card Inside Low Res

 


 

2013:

The Downtown Business Association proudly announced Therese Duszynski as the winner of the 2013 Christmas Card Contest in November of 2013. Therese Duszynski’s “Hickory Dickory…Santa’s Here!” was made into Christmas card.  Christmas cards with matching purple envelope are $1.95 each or 6 cards for $10.  They are available to purchase at Bradley’s Dept. Store, Brick Street Market, Lubick Gallery, and Remember When. By purchasing the Delavan Christmas Card, you helped the DBA to sponsor a mural at the 2015 Delavan Walldog Mural Event!

Actual 2013 Artwork & Card:

ThereseDuszynski Hickory Dickory     2013 Xmas Card Mock Up2013 Xmas Card Mock Up2  2013 Xmas Card Mock Up4

Make sending a Delavan Christmas Card a new holiday tradition!


 

2012:

In 2012 we had two winners.
One in Honor of Bradley’s Department Store’s 160th Anniversary.
Tim Carson’s “Checking It Twice”:
Bradleys
Actual Bradley’s Card:
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and Therese Duszynski’s “Sneaking to the Post Office”:
Therese Duszynski Sneaking to the Post Office
Actual Card:
PostOfficeCard by Therse Duszynski    PostOfficeCard by Therse Duszynski Open
Inside Card:
 PostOfficeCard by Therse Duszynski Inside
2012 Cards are still available to purchase at Lubick Gallery & Remember When.
Single Cards are $1.95
or 6 for $10

 2011:

In 2011 Denise Murphy won our first Christmas Card Contest. We have very limited quantities of her Christmas Card available.

Cardinal Wreath - 2011 Contest WINNER

 

Actual Card:

FrontofXmasCard LG        InsideXmasCard Lg        BackXmasCard Lg

 

2011 Cards are available to purchase at Remember When.
Single Cards are $1.95
or 6 for $10

 

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