The glitter and glow of the 2013 Mardi Gras season begins with summoning artists to submit original artwork for the annual poster contest promoting Mardi Gras in Southwest Louisiana. Entries need to be in hand by Friday, Nov. 30.
The winner receives $400 and the privilege of having his or her artwork printed on a commemorative poster showcasing Mardi Gras in Southwest Louisiana.
No computer generated or digital art is accepted. The winning poster will be scanned in and printed with the finished product being 16 by 20 inches. The poster must include the phrase “Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana 2013,” and all entries become the property of Mardi Gras of Southwest Louisiana.
The drop off for entries is Healthy Image Marketing Agency/Thrive Magazine, located at 836 University Dr., in Lake Charles. Call 337-526-9009 for more information.