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2017 Poster Contest

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Through this annual poster contest, Tampa Hispanic Heritage, Inc. contributes to keeping the subject of Hispanic Heritage alive in Art. The event, held every year, is an opportunity for local artists to compete for cash prizes and community-level visibility. The awards vary each year.

The contest is judged by well-known individuals in the art and civic community, and vary each year. Applicants will be judged on the following: 1. Artistic merit; 2. Interpretation of theme; 3. Graphic effect as a poster; 4. Overall visual impact.

The theme of the posteris the artist’s interpretation or rendition of ”THE INFLUENCE OF HISPANIC HERITAGE, TODAY AND IN THE FUTURE, IN THE TAMPA BAY AREA” The winners and participants are recognized at the annual Tampa Hispanic Poster Contest Awards Ceremony. Local, Hispanic themed entertainment is usually, as well as refreshments, and the Tampa Bay community is invited to support the event with their attendance, purchasing low cost tickets. The winner will be at the event signing free copies of their posters as well as at other THHI events during the National Hispanic Heritage Month. All proceeds after costs to have the event will go to fund scholarships for Hispanic students. The winning artist may be recognized for his/her work by media outlets. Please click on Poster Application to submit your entry. After submission, artists must turn in their painting to the address located below before the deadline.
All questions in regards to this event, please send an email to posters@tampahispanic.org.

THHI would like to thank this year’s event sponsors. Without their support and dedication to Tampa’s Hispanic community, this event would not be possible.

  • USAmeribank
  • Hillsborough Community College
  • Habitat Home Realty of Florida
  • USAmeribank
  • MDM Graphics Studio
  • Tampa Bay History Center
  • OnJ Construction
  • Cash awards for artists:  First prize, $1,200;  Second prize, $700;  Third prize, $300.
  • Deadline for 2017 submission is Monday, July 31, 2017
  • * * PRINTABLE POSTER CONTEST APPLICATION   [PDF in English, two pages]   [PDF en español, dos páginas]
  • Application fee:  $30
  • Make Check Payable To: Tampa Hispanic Heritage, Inc.
  • Address to Submit Application and Fee (for 2017): Attention: THHI, c/o Damaris Soto-Frassica====================
    3002 W. Price Avenue,
    Tampa, Florida, 33611
  • Address to Submit Poster: Hillsborough Community College, Ybor City Campus Library, room 200, at 1512 E. 9th Ave., 2nd floor, Tampa, Fl 33605
    * All artwork must be submitted (attention, David Liller) at (813) 259 6472)
    - Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
    - Wednesday and Thursday between 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Artists submitting online may pay by credit card through our PayPal system.
  •  ”The influence of Hispanic Heritage, Today and in the Future, in the Tampa Bay Area”
  • Poster Contest Awards Date and Location: Tampa Bay History Center
    801 Old Water Street,
    Tampa, Florida 33602
    Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017

    Event fee is $5, and payment can be made online or by check as noted below.
    Last date for mailed, post-marked Event payment announced in 2017
    Last date for on-line Event payment announced in 2017

    Send your check made payable to Tampa Hispanic Heritage at 3002 W. Price Ave., Tampa, FL 33611

    View past poster winners and their posters.MORE


    Click here to view the guidelines for poster entries.MORE


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