Miami Design Preservation League (MDPL) is proud to announce an open competition for the 35th Annual Art Deco Weekend Festival, an event started in 1976 to attract visitors to the Miami Beach Art Deco Historic District and to raise awareness and appreciation of the arts and architectural beauty of the area now known as South Beach. There will be two design competitions, one for the 2012 Art Deco Weekend Poster Design and one for the 2012 Art Deco Weekend Commercial Creations. The theme for this year’s three day Ocean Drive festival is: Miami Design Preservation League Celebrates 35 years of Art Deco Weekend. Dates of the event are Jan 13th – Jan 15, 2012.
Three finalists from each category will be selected by a jury. The top three poster winnesr will be displayed in the Art Deco Welcome Center located at 1001 Ocean Drive in Miami Beach during Art Deco Weekend 2012. The winning poster will be reprinted and sold in perpetuity by MDPL and the image will appear in a variety of forms for Art Deco Weekend merchandise. The image will be displayed in the Art Deco Welcome Center frequented by thousands of guests and it will also be incorporated into outreach material in MDPL’s multi media presentations. The top three commercials will be run on cable television. Additionally, for their success in representing the Miami Beach Historic Art Deco District and Art Deco Weekend, the top three poster designs and top three commercial creations will share the $2000.00 Barbara Baer Capitman Design Excellence Scholarship. Multiple entries accepted.
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