The Pacific Coast Fog Fest takes place on the last full weekend of September, since historically the weather then is unbeatable. The festivities kick off Saturday morning at 10 am with the Discover Pacifica Parade and Marching Band Competition. Visitors can enjoy our
The Contest: The artwork submission period will begin March 23 and end May 18, 2018. Artists may submit up to three works. They should be two-dimensional, portrait-oriented original works of art. The winning artwork will be used for the official poster for the 2018 Pacific Coast Fog Fest. Posters will be created in two sizes: 11” x 17” and 8.5” x 11”. Suggested themes: coastal, beach, surfing, music, art, mountains, mermaids, and/or 33rd Annual and/or sailing, which is the Fog Fest parade theme this year. Artists are strongly encouraged to review past Pacific Coast Fog Fest Posters for themes and ideas. Please see https://pacificcoastfogfest.com (About Us/Poster Gallery) for reference to elements.
Eligibility: Artists must be 18 or older and must reside or work in one of the following Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, or Sonoma.
Prize: The winning artist will receive a $1,000 prize from the Fog Fest Organizing Group, Inc. The artwork will be used for Fog Fest posters and other printed materials, and portions of the artwork may be used as graphics on souvenir items. Artists are encouraged to sign their works, as this will be a very visible piece, and the Fog Fest Organizing Group and Sanchez Art Center wish to allow the winning artist to take full advantage of this opportunity.
Ownership and Use: The Fog Fest Organizing Group, Inc. (FFOG, Inc.) and the Sanchez Art Center are nonprofit community service organizations, and the Fog Fest is a fundraising event. The Fog Fest Organizing Group, Inc., Sanchez Art Center, and the winning artist understand that full consideration for use of the winning artwork image will be the $1,000 prize for the winner and the publicity and recognition associated with the official Fog Fest Poster and/or any graphics or designs taken therefrom for other Fog Fest–related use. The poster image and any graphics or designs taken therefrom or utilized by FFOG, Inc., for any reason will be owned by FFOG, Inc. No additional fee or consideration will be paid for any such use by FFOG, Inc. or Sanchez Art Center, beyond the $1,000 prize to the winning artist.