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Wayne Henderson Festival Holds T-Shirt Contest, Original Art Design Submissions Deadline March 15

Feb. 26, 2013. The deadline is nearing for the Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival’s contest for a T-shirt design for the 19th annual festival in June.

imgresThe festival committee will present one artist $100 and two passes for the winning T-shirt design.

The design must not be larger than 16 inches by 16 inches and can be submitted as an original design or electronically as a high resolution jpg or pdf.  The artwork must be original and done in black and white for one-color printing on T-shirts.

Required wording to be included with the design must state:

  • 19th annual Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition
  • Grayson Highlands State Park
  • June 15, 2013, or simply 2013
  • always the third Saturday in June, rain or shine

The design should reflect the tradition of the festival, acoustic music and the casual family atmosphere where nationally and regionally famous bluegrass and old-time musicians have played over the years. No image of guitar player and builder Wayne Henderson should be used.

Deadline for the submission of original artwork is March 15. Please email your creations along with your name, evening phone number and mailing address, or any questions to graphics@waynehenderson.org. Submissions also may be made by mail to the festival committee at P.O. Box 531, Galax, VA 24333. 

The winner will be notified in April, and his or her name will be featured in the event program. The nonprofit festival has been held every June since 1995 has awarded $79,000 in scholarships to young students who play guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, lap dulcimer or acoustic bass and the organizations that support them.