Richmond, BC – The Richmond Maritime Festival is looking for a Richmond-based visual artist or graphic designer to create the poster image for the 11th annual festival happening at Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site on August 8-10, 2014.


The poster image, to convey Steveston’s maritime heritage, will be seen throughout Metro Vancouver in print and online advertising, brochures, transit shelter advertising, site decor and other promotional materials over the summer. And the selected artist will receive a $500 honorarium.


On Friday, April 11, the winning artist will be announced and the final artwork will be made public in early June.


Artists who wish to be considered for this project are invited to submit a portfolio of up to five work samples (in electronic format). The deadline to submit is Tuesday, April 1, 2014.


Submission instruction details can be found at