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Ramp It Up Poster Contest | Deadline extended: March 18, 2011

We are excited to announce the launch of RAM's Ramp It Up Poster Contest in conjunction with Full Deck: A Short History of Skate Art traveling exhibition at RAM May 6-August 14, 2011. Feel free to explore themes of subculture, music, technology, extreme sports, alternative lifestyle or anything else that inspires you.

Accepted entries will be on display during the Ramp It Up Warehouse Party, April 1, 7-11 pm at Pirate Ninja Print Shop in Rockford. Posters will also be on display at the RAM Art Annex May 6-August 14, 2011. Winning finalists will be selected by popular vote of
Warehouse Party attendees.

Poster Size
Entry should be 11 inches wide by 17 inches tall. Poster artwork must be 2-D. Posters may be prints of digital artwork and can employ any graphic media. Design should be graphically attractive and use a dynamic message. Artists may submit one poster per theme.

RAM reserves the right to reject any entry deemed inappropriate. Entries will become property of RAM and no entries will be returned. RAM may reproduce and distribute artwork.

Required Information
The back of each entry must include the artist's name, phone number and email.

Mail or drop off entry to:
Rockford Art Museum
711 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61103

First Place | $500
Second Place| $300
Third Place | $100
The contest is open to all interested,
including artists, art students and designers, 18 years or older.

Entry Fees
Entry fee is $20 for the first entry and $5 for each additional entry. Entrants can pay by check or cash. Make checks payable to ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM. Fees are nonrefundable and must be sent with entries. Entry to the poster contest includes FREE admission to RAM's Ramp It Up Warehouse Party, April 1, at Pirate Ninja Print Shop, 400 E. State St., Rockford.

Must be postmarked by March 18, 2011.
Questions? Call RAM at 815.968.2787 for more information.












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