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Opportunity: Spokane Fall Folk Festival 2023 Graphics Design Contest

Aritistic Discipline: Cultural, Visual

The mission of the Spokane Fall Folk Festival is to present the diversity of our community through traditional music, dance, and the arts. 2023 is the 28th year of the Festival, which has attracted as many as 5,000 attendees each year. The Festival is seeking graphic designs to use in their promotional materials: poster, T-shirts, buttons, and other advertising for the upcoming 2023 Festival, scheduled for November 11 and 12, at Spokane Community College.

The design should reflect the spirit of the Festival. Designs are encouraged to include elements of Spokane’s diversity, history, and geologic landmarks, but are not required. Artwork will be judged on design quality, color, originality, and ease of use on multiple graphic forms.

Click here for application instructions and full description

The Spokane Fall Folk Festival is presented by the Spokane Folklore Society, a 501(c)(3) organization.


How to Enter

  • Anyone may enter – multiple entries are allowed but must be submitted individually
  • Deadline: All entries must be submitted by 11:59 pm on July 1, 2023

How to Submit

  • Via Email:
  • Via Postal Mail: Spokane Fall Folk Festival, PO Box 9768, Spokane, WA 99209

Submission Guidelines

The general parameters for the design are as follows:

  • Anyone may enter the graphic design contest.
  • Individuals may submit multiple designs for consideration, but each design must be submitted individually.
  • Artwork must be submitted as either .jpg, .png, or .gif files.
  • Save the image at a resolution that will retain clarity when the image is enlarged during judging.
  • The file size must not exceed 5 MB.
  • It is recommended that the designer submit examples of how their design or elements of the design may appear on a poster, T-shirt, and button.
  • The following words must be included in the fundamental design: “Spokane”, “Fall Folk Festival”, and “2023”.

For further information, call (509) 828-3683 or email

Point of Contact: Donna Graham
Expires: July 1, 2023