Edmonds Arts Festival
Submission deadline: 6/25/2021

Puget Sound area artists are invited to submit original artwork representative of Puget Sound bird life to be used on the 2021 Puget Sound Bird Fest poster for promotion of the event taking place September 11-12 in Edmonds. A $350 prize sponsored by Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation will be awarded to the winner.

This year’s Bird Fest poster theme is Auks of Puget Sound. Auks, which are also known as alcids, are diving birds that spend the majority of their lives at sea and go to shore only to breed. The alcid family includes murres, guillemots, auklets, puffins, and murrelets, many of which can be seen throughout the Salish Sea. Alcids eat small fish and krill, which they pursue at high speed underwater.

The poster format is 11” X 17”, portrait orientation. and entries must be received by June 25, 2021. No photography or digital art will be accepted. Entrants must be 18 years or older and are limited to one entry per person. More information and entry form available at www.pugetsoundbirdfest.org/ or e-mail jennifer.leach@edmondswa.gov.