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Design Prize

Penola Coonawarra Design Prize 2021: $1,000
Sponsored by the The Penola & District Community Bendigo Bank

This is an amazing opportunity for artists and graphic designers around Australia to submit designs that will be incorporated into all our branding and marketing material for our next Festival. 

The chosen A3 poster design will be used for all 2022 promotional material including a full colour program, posters, flyers, the website, banners and more.

Entries close: Friday 7 May 2021, 4pm and sent or delivered to Penola High School 43 Cameron Street, Penola, 5277.




Your Brief

The Festival embraces the visual and performing arts, music, literature, food and wine. The central focus is the arts and incorporates an eclectic mix of performances, exhibitions, and workshops run in conjunction with Coonawarra Vigneron’s showcasing their premier vintages and local cuisine.

The Penola and Coonawarra communities combine their resources to facilitate a weekend that attracts national, state and regional performers and artists. Penola has a culturally rich atmosphere with historic buildings, parks, a variety of retail shops, cafes and restaurants, which adds to the diverse range of event venues for arts revellers to visit.

Poster/Banner/Logo/Icon Design Requirements

  • Design must be presented in an A3 format for judging purposes, and to include 4x sizes/layout: Poster 280mm x 280mm, Banner 120mm (w) x 40mm (d), Logo 150mm x 150mm and Icon 15mm x 15mm
  • If created digitally, an A3 size document with a resolution of a minimum 300 pixels per inch or vector is recommended, created in CMYK and saved in an editable format. Each digital design is required to be printed in A3 for judging purposes. The design, if digital, is required to be adaptable to a range of computer programs.
  • If hand illustrated, the original art must be at least 2x larger than the displayed format and scanned (CMYK) to fit layout requirements with a resolution of a minimum 300 pixels per inch.
  • The design must convey the Arts as the primary focus of the Festival and include the words ‘Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival’, including the Festival date and year – 12-15 May 2022.
  • Each design should be suitable for reproduction in black and white and for large advertisements. A limited colour palette is generally the most effective.
  • Each design must adhere to copyright regulations and comply with the terms and conditions of the Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Design Prize.

About the Penola & District Community Bank

The Penola & District Community Bank is proud to support our customers, our community and our all local shareholders. Community banking is based on a “profit-with-purpose” model, which means our profits are returned directly to the community that has generated it. The Penola Branch has invested tens of thousands of dollars back into the Penola community every year since the branch opened in 2014.
The Bendigo Bank is the proud sponsor of the Bendigo Bank Kids Program, a cornerstone of the Arts Festival with the aim of providing an opportunity for all our community to be involved in the Arts.


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