August 24 & 25, 2024
Saturday & Sunday: 11am-6pm

Design Our 2024 Signature Artwork

Gain exposure and share your love for one of Richmond’s most popular events.

We’re now accepting proposals from Richmond-based visual artists and graphic designers to create the signature artwork for the 21st Richmond Maritime Festival.

The winning submission will become the hero image on print and online promotional materials, and will be seen by tens of thousands of festival goers. The selected artist will also receive a $1,000 honorarium.

How to Enter:
The winning artwork should embody Steveston’s rich maritime heritage and history. Artists may submit up to five concept work samples in electronic format. The deadline to submit is June 9 via email to The winner will be announced in late June.

Design Requirements:
The artwork will be utilized in a variety of dimensions from social media to print banners. Designs that work on a vertical 11″ X 17″ poster generally work best. Artwork can be submitted in PDF, JPG or PNG format with all file submissions being under 10MB total. Artwork will be judged on design only. The selected artist will have the opportunity to deliver higher quality files at a later date.