• Create an original design based on our 2018 theme: Splendours of the Salish Sea

  • Designs must be original, hand drawn, completely coloured and outlined in extra fine 'Sharpie' marker on a piece of medium weight card stock; 4 inches wide by 8 inches high. 

  • Simple graphic designs tend to be the most effective.

  • No letters, numbers, symbols or logos are allowed

  • Entries are accepted on a first come, first serve basis, The submissions deadline may be extended depending on the number of entries received. 

  • Designs are deemed suitable by the Festival of Banners project coordinator

  • Scan your banner design and format as a jpeg (300dpi).

  • Upload your submission using the button below and submit your entry fee.

  • Your entry fee also includes a NAC membership (a $15 value).

detail of "Piper's Lagoon" by John Moore

"Nanaimo Arts Council acknowledges with gratitude and thanks  that we are on the traditional and unceded territory of the Snuneymuxw First Nation."

We acknowledge the financial assistance from

the Province of British Columbia.


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Nanaimo, BC V9R 5L3