St. Charles Chamber of Commerce 2019-2020 Community Guide & Membership Directory

June 17, 2019
St. Charles Chamber of Commerce
2019-2020 Community Guide & Membership Directory
Artist Call
 
Revised:   June 13, 2019
 
St. Charles Chamber of Commerce
Proudly serving the City of St. Charles, St. Charles Township, Village of Campton Hills & Wasco
 
What:    Contest to select Front Cover Design for the 2019-2020 Community Guide & Membership Directory
 
When:    All submissions must meet the contest design criteria and be delivered to the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce, 216 Riverside, St. Charles Illinois 60174, no later than Noon, on Friday, August 31, 2019.
 
Criteria/Requirements for Artist Submission:
  • Artist must reside locally, ideally within our primary service area of the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce, which includes:
    • City of St. Charles
    • St. Charles Township
    • Village of Campton Hills
    • Wasco
  • The submission should be representative the greater St. Charles community
  • Open to any Style/Medium, as long as it can be properly photographed
  • The design must fit within and/or cropped to fit within cover template (refer to template); The trim size for the cover will be 8.5” x 10.75”; the bleed size would need to be 8.75” x 11”
  • In addition to the original work, submit a at least one photo of your submission, minimum 300 dpi
  • Along with your art submission, please include a summary document which included:
    • Name
    • Address
    • Contact Information
    • Website (if applicable)
    • Overview of the inspiration for your submission and how it is representative of the greater St. Charles community
    • Other commentary
 
Selection Process:
  • In early September, images of the submissions will be on display at the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce for the members and community to place a vote on their selection, which will close at midnight, September 16, 2019.  (Note: Online voting may also be available, but not determined at this time)
  • The top 3 finalists will be announced the week of September 16, 2019.
  • The winner will be selected and affirmed by the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and announced no later than September 28, 2019.
 
Additional Information:
  • The selected winner will have their submission photographed and included on the from cover of the 2019-2020 Community Guide & Membership Directory, published by the St. Charles Chamber of commerce, in partnership with Shaw Media, to be published in November 2018.
  • The selected winner will receive 1-year free Business Membership in the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce ($325 value) and a $100 St. Charles Chamber of Commerce Gift Certificate, which is accepted by over 100 local businesses.
  • The two runner ups will each receive a $50 St. Charles Chamber Gift Certificate.
Contact:
Kirsten Marr, Administrative Assistant
(630) 584-8384