This Years Poster Contest is Underway for the 38th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio
The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center poster contest deadline and unveiling for the 38th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio is fast approaching.
The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center presents the 38th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio, May 15-19, 2018 in the historic Guadalupe Theater and Rosedale Park on the city’s Westside. The first and longest-running Conjunto music festival in the country consists of various components including the annual Poster Contest. Submissions are accepted in various categories and the overall winning design is then used as the official festival poster for the year.
This year’s poster contest invites visual artists, graphic designers, and art students to create an entry in the Middle School, High School, College or Open categories. Each category’s Top Selection receives a cash award of $100 followed by an Honorable Mention prize of $50. The Overall Winner receives an increased cash prize this year of $1,500. The overall winning image will appear on promotional materials including event listings, website, social media, poster, t-shirt, and other related merchandise. The deadline for submission via the Guadalupe website is January 31, 2019, at 5:00pm CST.
All eligible entries will be on-display in the Galería Guadalupe located at 723 S. Brazos St., San Antonio, TX 78207 starting February 11, 2019 and continue through the festival in May. In addition, visitors will be able to vote for their favorite poster entry in the new People’s Choice Award category. Galería admission is free and viewing hours will be Monday-Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm and during special events as announced. A press conference to announce the winners will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Winners are expected to attend.
The festival continues the cultural tradition of this uniquely South Texas musical genre by featuring over 30 of the best, most-popular, and emerging bands from across the state, country and the world. In addition to the 5 days of live music and the poster contest, the festival also includes a call for literature, a popular Seniors Dance, and a special Hall of Fame inauguration to round out the popular music festival.
For more information please visit guadalupeculturalarts.org and click on the Festivals tab or call 210-271-3151.