Venice MainStreet, Inc. is holding a contest for the 33rd Annual Downtown Venice Art Fest official poster design. The artist selected by the Design Committee will be awarded $500 for their design and a booth at the future festival ($500 value, for a prize package worth $1,000). The winning design will be featured as the official poster, which will be showcased on merchandise* and in advertising**. The winner must be available for an unveiling event on the evening of Friday, November 6, 2020.

• Original (unframed) artwork must be delivered to Collectors Gallery & Framery at 114 South Nokomis Avenue, Venice, FL (call ahead to schedule drop off appointment 941-488-3029); deliver on or before October 30, 2020.
• The winner must also submit a high-resolution editable, working digital file (for poster and merchandise production).
• Finished poster size will be 22” x 28” (original does not need to be the same size).
Image must follow a theme of “Pathways, Passages and Avenues” (Copy that will be incorporated into the poster/merchandise will include “33rd Annual Downtown Venice Art Fest”).

CLICK HERE for entry form.

About the Downtown Venice Art Fest
The Downtown Venice Art Fest is one of the area’s largest and finest art shows. Tens of thousands of visitors kick-off the season with this Howard Alan event that takes place along West Venice Avenue in beautiful, Historic Downtown Venice. For more information, please call Venice MainStreet at (941) 484-6722 or email Find out more about Howard Alan Events at

*the design will be showcased on other merchandise, along with the t-shirts.
**the design will be utilized in advertising done by Venice MainStreet, Inc. Any advertising done by Howard Alan Events may not include the design.