Artist call for Hatchie Fall Fest T-Shirt design

Artist call for Hatchie Fall Fest T-Shirt design

Artist call for Hatchie Fall Fest T-Shirt design

Calling all artists: Design this year’s Hatchie Fall Fest T-shirt

The Hatchie Fall Fest in Brownsville, Tenn., is sponsoring an art competition to determine the t-shirt design for the 12th annual festival to be held October 15, on the historic court square. All ages are encouraged to submit artwork and you do not have to be a Haywood County resident to enter. Entries will be displayed during the month of October at various location in Brownsville.

“We want to engage local and regional artists to contribute original designs for this year’s t-shirt,” says Sonia Clark, festival project leader. “The festival team will choose the finalists, and three independent judges will choose the winner.”

Artwork should represent or signify what the festival means to you. The art can be any medium and can contain up to three colors. Original pieces must be at least 8.5×11 or larger and submitted by May 1, 2016.

T-shirt design finalists will receive a certificate and their design will be displayed at the festival. The winning designer will receive $100, four complimentary t-shirts, recognition on the festival website with a link to the artists website (if applicable) and recognition from the stage throughout the day-long event. Of course, the winning design will also be used as the official design for the 2016 t-shirt.

Design guidelines can be found on the festival website ( or by emailing For more information, contact Clark at 731-779-9000.

ABOUT HATCHIE FALL FEST: The Hatchie Fall Fest is Brownsville Tenn.’s largest celebration and is held annually on the third Saturday of October. This community event is all about the family and highlights the best of Brownsville and Haywood County. It is admission-free and open to everyone. Local and regional artist are featured during live performances and games and activities for all ages are offered throughout the day including arts and crafts vendors and an impressive selection of foods.

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