King City Local Artists - Answer Your Calling!
The opportunity to have your creative, festive, and interesting artwork design prominently displayed on the quarterly newsletter is here - simply read the rules, fill out a submission form and enter your art for a chance to win.
The contest begins at 12:00 p.m. (noon) PST on October 1, 2021, and ends at 4:00 p.m. PST on December 1st, 2021 (“Contest Period”). All submissions must be received no later than 4:00 p.m., PST, on December 1st, 2021.
See official rules below for complete contest details, including guidelines, eligibility requirements, full entry process, judging criteria, and awards information.
To submit your artwork, please click here.
- Image size must be no more than 1200 pixels and no more than 96 dpi, and in jpeg format.
- Only one submission per person.
- File name/title: First Name_Last Name_Title of Artwork.jpg
- Only one image of artwork should be submitted for consideration.
- Only the artwork should be visible; image should be clear and in focus.
- Crop out any background in the image.
- Artwork must feature at least one King City feature.
Submission entry time period: October 1, 2021 – December 1st, 2021.
The Submission Form and the digital image must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on December 1st, 2021.
CALL FOR ENTRIES:
This is a local competition and artists from throughout the King City area are sought for this contest. Visual art mediums are limited to paintings, drawings, and photography (digital drawings are welcome) (no sculptures, collage, metal work, glass work or video and sound art). Artwork may be any subject matter. However, all exhibits must feature at least one King City feature. Please keep in mind that nudity and profanity are not appropriate.
The Contest is open to any local artist from the King City area. Art must be original, created by the person who enters that work. Each artist may only submit 1 piece of art for consideration. Employees of The City of King City, and their immediate family members and household members, are eligible to participate or win. Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
SUBMISSION OF IMAGES:
Artwork images should be attached with your Submission Form and labeled as: First Name_Last Name_ Title of Art.jpg.
All artworks must feature at least one King City feature in the work as set forth on the City of King City website art contest page at https://www
Image size must be but no larger than 1200 pixels and no more than 96 dpi, in jpeg format.
Only the artwork should be visible, and the image should be clear and in focus.
Please crop out any background in the image. The image will be judged the same way it is received.
Only one image artwork is to be attached.
Any Entry deemed inappropriate, offensive, discriminatory, or unsuitable, in The City of King City’s sole discretion, will be disqualified. Entries must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent (including, but not limited to, nudity, or pornography), profane, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous, libelous (including words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic group), violent, self-mutilating (e.g., relating to murder, the sales of weapons, cruelty, abuse, etc.), portrays consumption of alcohol, or illegal (e.g., underage drinking, vaping, smoking, drug use, substance abuse, computer hacking, etc.).
Entries should not contain any third-party materials or otherwise violate or infringe (or possibly infringe) any copyright, trademark, logo, mark that identifies a brand.
December 1st, 2021, at 4:00 p.m.: Deadline for Submission Form and jpeg image of artwork.
December 2 to the 15th, 2021: Public will vote for the best art piece.
December 16, 2021, Announcement of winning artwork. This date is subject to change.
The King City community will be asked to vote for the following evaluation criteria: creativity, originality and quality of art, overall design, demonstration of artistic ability, and usage of medium.
Decisions of The City of King City are final with respect to all matters relating to this Contest. By participating, entrants (or parent/legal guardian if potential entrant is considered a minor) agree to the Official Rules and the decisions of The City of King City, which shall be final and binding in all respects.
USE OF IMAGES:
All entrants agree that any image they submit to the Contest WILL be used for marketing and promotional purposes by The City of King City and or its subsidiaries. This use may include, but is not limited to, publication in any printed materials, advertisements, electronic media, website and/or social media outlet. All submitted pieces are subject to alteration of size to comply with the requirements of the display.
By entering the Contest, you [or parent/legal guardian if you are considered a minor) hereby grant The City of King City and or its subsidiaries the unrestricted (but not the obligation) and license to use, copy, modify, edit, display, publish and otherwise use the submitted Entry.
You [or parent/legal guardian if you are considered a minor) hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless The City of King City and or its subsidiaries, employees, from and against any and all losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees and disbursements as they are incurred) in connection with the Contest.
Complete a Registration Form on the City of King City website art contest page at https://ww for the art work to be submitted (limit 1 piece of art per person). Attach your jpeg of your artwork with your Submission form. Be sure to include your complete contact information, along with a brief description and title of the work. After emailing your submission, you will receive a response confirming that your application was received. Please note that if you do not receive a written confirmation that your application was successfully submitted, you have not entered the Contest and your artwork will not be considered.
All Entries submitted become the property of The City of King City upon submission and will not be returned. Each entrant (or parent/legal guardian for any entrant deemed a minor) grants to the City of King City a non-exclusive right and license to copy, distribute, and display each submitted Entry, in any media, and with right to use, copy, modify, edit, and create derivative works thereafter. Entry must be submitted in accordance with the specifications set forth in these Official Rules and on the Website. Any Entry deemed inappropriate or unsuitable, in The City of King City's sole discretion, will be disqualified. By entering, you (or your parent/legal guardian if you are deemed a minor in your state of residence) understand that your Entry may be posted online and /or in the newsletter, in The City of King City's sole discretion.