Fine Arts Poster Competition

About the Competition

Fontbonne University is seeking original poster designs to promote the Fine Arts Department’s M.A. and M.F.A. programs. This poster contest is open to all current and former Fontbonne University students.

In addition to having their work featured as part of Fontbonne’s official marketing materials, the winner will receive a $25 gift card to ArtMart.

Entries for this exhibition will be accepted from February 1 – March 13, 2020. Entries may be submitted online via the link below. You will be notified via email if your work is accepted.

Submission Requirements

Formatting requirements

  • 12” x 18” poster, either vertical or horizontal orientation
  • PDF format
  • Resolution should be at least 300 ppi
  • File size should not exceed 2MB
  • CMYK color mode
  • All images and fonts outlined or embedded in document

Content requirements

Poster must include textual information about Fontbonne University’s MA and MFA programs as stated below:

  • Must include the following copy:
    • Customize your course of study
    • Studio-based, academy-style instruction
    • Concentrations available in ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, or studio
    • Learn more at
    • Contact information
      • (314) 862-3456
      • 6800 Wydown Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63105
  • May include additional copy based on information found on this page
  • Use approved university logos (download below) and adhere to brand guidelines (see pages 31–35 for logo usage rules)

Imagery should be original and appropriate for higher education. Any submission that does not meet the above requirements will be disqualified from the contest.

Use by the University

By submitting an entry for this contest, the applicant acknowledges that all work is entirely original and releases usage rights to Fontbonne University.


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