Show the World What Racial Justice Looks Like

By Jonathan Adams Dec 11, 2008

CALL FOR POSTERS Submissions are due by midnight, Monday, January 5, 2009 One submission will be selected for reproduction as a poster that will be provided at no cost to community organizations, foundations, and other allies. The artwork may also be reproduced on other Akonadi public education materials, such as a commemorative card. All submis- sions will be featured on the Akonadi Foundation website. The artist selected will receive a $1,000 prize that includes $500 for the artist and $500 as a donation to the Oakland community organization designated by the artist. SELECTION CRITERIA Selection of artwork will be based on: creativity and originality, and artistic and design quality, and potential to inspire and inform racial justice movement building. Selection will be made by *Quinn Delaney, Akonadi Foundation founder and Board Chair *Juan Fuentes, artist/former director of Mision Grafica *Mateo Nube, Director, Movement Generation *Mervyn Mercano, Training Director, Center for Media Justice SUBMISSION GUIDELINES Poster submissions must focus on racial justice movement building in Oakland or the Bay Area. Submissions must include a visual image accompanied by words conveying the theme. All artwork must be original. Artists must have permission to use any copyrighted images displayed in the artwork. The artist’s name should not appear on the artwork for the purposes of judging. The final dimensions of the poster will be 11 x 17 (please keep this in mind as you execute your design). Artwork must be submitted as a jpeg attachments, high resolution (300 dpi), to or as hard copy photo ready art. Artists must include a completed submission form. Download here. Hardcopy art can be submitted to the foundation at: Akonadi Foundation ATTN: RACIAL JUSTICE POSTER PROJECT 436 14th Street, Suite 1417 Oakland, CA 94612 Akonadi Poster Project Official Rules Download the flyer