• 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 that we are on the traditional and unceded territory of the Snuneymuxw First Nation."