local art/design opportunity

September 19, 2007

BuyWell International Coffee Roasting Company sponsors “The Art of Coffee”
More information: www.theupandup.org/espressoyourself.html


Grand Prize winner receives a $50 cash prize and coffee package, plus a commission for art work to be permanently installed/displayed in the BuyWell warehouse, and recognition at our launch on October 18.

Honorable Mention winner receives a $25 cash prize and coffee package.

Coffee art entries will be displayed throughout the BuyWell International warehouse during the month of October (fair trade month).

Contest Theme
We invite artists to explore “The Art of Coffee” as a subject and/or medium for artwork

How to Enter
Anyone may enter. Produce your artwork on the theme “The Art of Coffee” in any artistic medium. Computer-generated art is acceptable. All work must be the original, unique creation of the artist submitting the artwork. No work that has been directly copied from any published source, or which includes such material, may be submitted. Artwork that has been previously published or exhibited is not permitted.
You may enter your artwork either digitally (on disk), by mailing a submission, or by turning in your work at The Up and Up. All entries must be received by BuyWell International no later than 5:00 PM Mountain Daylight Time (GMT-6 hours) on October 5, 2007

To enter by mail*, mail your art and your entry form to:

BuyWell International
4850 Northpark Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

*Artwork mailed to BuyWell International becomes the property of
BuyWell International and cannot be returned.

All reproduction rights to all of the submitted artwork will remain with the artists. However, all prize winners shall agree that BuyWell International is granted non-exclusive reproduction rights for advertising, promotion, print publication, and Internet purposes. BuyWell International agrees not to sell any of the artwork, or any reproduction, unless an additional agreement is reached with the artist involved. BuyWell International also will refer any inquiries regarding sale or other use of the art directly to the artist.

All entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges selected by BuyWell International. Art will be judged on the artwork’s articulation of the contest theme, creativity, and artistic merit. One Grand Prize winner will be selected. One First, one Second, one Third, and five Honorable Mention winners will be selected in each age category (Youth and Adult). Judging decisions are final and may not be appealed.


All dates refer to Mountain Daylight Time (GMT-6 hours). All entries must be received by BuyWell International no later than 5:00 PM on October 5, 2007. BuyWell International cannot be responsible for entries that are late due to computer malfunction, or for entries that are lost, delayed, or damaged in transit.

Judging will take place in early October. Following judging, the Grand Prize Winner will be notified of his or her status by e-mail and/or by telephone. Honorable Mention Winner will be notified by e-mail and/or by mail. A list of contest winners and their artworks will be posted on http://www.theupandup.org.
Entrants who provide e-mail addresses will receive a one-time e-mail informing them of the results of the contest.

Becca Sickbert
Communications Director
BuyWell International
viva bien. ama bien. compra bien.
4850 Northpark Dr. Colorado Springs, CO 80918
719-598-7791 fax


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