The Fort Worth Weekly and Rahr Brewery are calling all artists to submit original pieces of previously unpublished artwork suitable for public consumption (no porn, no violence, no profanity) to appear on every bottle of the 2016 Visionary Brew. Artists, keep in mind that Rahr’s logo and the Visionary Awards’ logo (the Egyptian eye with the “FW”) also will appear on the label and will be added by Rahr’s lead designer during the final stages of production –– you do not need to incorporate the logos into your design.
You may enter as many original previously unpublished pieces as desired, and we eagerly encourage previous entries. Submitting is free, and submissions may be made by e-mailing a PDF of your original previously unpublished artwork to firstname.lastname@example.org or by delivering your materials by hand to the Weekly offices (3311 Hamilton Ave., 76107.) (All original materials will be cared for until picked up.)
Any two-dimensional medium is acceptable, and, artists, understand that your entry will be reduced to the size of a beer-bottle label. Don’t paint a mural on the side of our office building and expect us to be amused. Deadline for submissions is midnight, Feb. 19. Five finalists will be chosen by a committee of local curators, gallery owners, professional artists, educators, critics, and Rahr staffers, and the winning design will be chosen by Rahr founder and chairman Fritz Rahr.
Disclaimer: Your entry into the contest constitutes a grant from you to Fort Worth Weekly for a perpetual non-exclusive license authorizing your design to be displayed by Fort Worth Weekly and Rahr & Sons Brewing Company, to be used on www.fwweekly.com and www.rahrbrewing.com, and to be used in advertisements and other promotional material by Fort Worth Weekly and Rahr & Sons Brewing Company. All entries must be free of claims and rights of third parties. Fort Worth Weekly and Rahr & Sons Brewing Company reserve the right to make minor modifications to art, text, and context. Entrants retain all other rights to future artwork use except as specified. The winning entrant may sell his or her work but must inform the buyer that Fort Worth Weekly and Rahr & Sons Brewing Company retain the rights enumerated above.