The Fredericksburg Regional Tourism Partnership is hosting a cover art contest for the 2018 Regional Visitor Guide. The guide will be printed and available for digital download. We are seeking submissions of original artwork/photos by an artist or artist-team of the following mediums to be used on the front and back cover for the upcoming 2018 Visitor Guide.

Artwork Accepted:  Drawing, Painting, Graphic Art, Photography

Subject Matter: We are looking for art/photos that would represent all of Spotsylvania, Fredericksburg, and Stafford as a whole.

Who can Enter: Any artist or photographer. All ages and talent levels are encouraged to apply.

The Prize: The winning design will receive $400.00 and photo credit when the photo is used editorially.

Artist Selection Schedule:

· Deadline for entry 4 pm on Friday, November 10, 2017

· Selection Panel Meeting week of November 13, 2017

· Selected Artist Notified by Friday, November 17, 2017

Rules and Requirements:

· Entries must be submitted as high resolution digital .jpg image at 300 dpi (no camera phone photos, as the dpi is typically not high enough) and must be suitable resolution for an 8.5” x 11” publication cover. Because we bleed the image for the cover, please leave negative space around the edges.

· Submissions should be saved as artist name and image title (i.e. John Smith – Artwork Title)

· Artists may submit more than one entry.

· Art/Photos must be of the Fredericksburg Region (Spotsylvania, Fredericksburg, and Stafford)

· The Fredericksburg Regional Tourism Partnership will select the final cover image. The panel reserves the right to make no selection from the submitted entries.

· The Fredericksburg Regional Tourism Partnership reserves the right use the winning entry for not only the Visitor Guide, but in future related endeavors as determined by the Fredericksburg Regional Partnership. Copy recognition will be given for these potential future uses as well.

· Questions? Please contact: Danelle Rose – [email protected] | 540-372-1216

Please submit entries and entry form to:

Emailed to: (Limit 4mb) – Danelle Rose, [email protected]

CD mailed or dropped off to: Fredericksburg Visitor Center –  706 Caroline St – Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Call to Artist Entry Form

Call to Artist Info/Rule Sheet




Last Updated:
December 14, 2018