City of Mercer Island
Submission deadline: 5/14/2018

The Mercer Island Arts Council (MIAC) and the City of Mercer Island invite amateur and professional graphic designers (Participant) to enter a competition for the design of street banners to replace the existing banners throughout the City of Mercer Island. Banners are to be installed in 2018.

The intent of the competition it to select a collection of 5 designs from one participant reflecting the spirit of Mercer Island based on the theme Island Icons. Originality and creativity are paramount.

The set of 5 different designs should be distinctive and represent the unique spirit of Mercer Island using the theme Island Icons in the following 5 areas:

  • Architecture
  • Sculpture and Art
  • Parks and beaches
  • Nature
  • Mountain to Sound/ I90 connection to the US

Colors should be bold with no more than 3 colors per design plus black and white. If using lettering, please use a font that will read from at least 75 feet.

For full sheet detailing the competition, please contact Diane Mortenson at or 206-275-7861.