Paper Lovers unite! Create a poster design using one-color black ink on a colored paper choice below. All entries will have their design printed and displayed at a happy hour gallery event in August and one Best in Show entry will win a framed print and an Apple iPad (retail value $349).


  • Image Size: 9.5" x 12.5" (Horizontal or Vertical): Your final poster will be placed into an 11" x 14" file with a 3/4" margin (no bleed)
  • Convert files to CMYK prior to submission
  • Submit a final high quality print PDF below (See how to create a print-ready PDF here.)


  • Paper: Neenah Astrobrights, your choice of:
    - Solar White
    - Cosmic Orange
    - Solar Yellow
    - Terra Green
    - Terrestrial Teal
    - Outrageous Orchid
  • Press: iGen 4 digital press


  • The deadline for submission is June 21st at 11:59pm.
  • Design concepts will go live in a Suttle-Straus Facebook album to be voted on by the public. We encourage you to share your design to get the most votes. The Facebook contest will run from 6/28-7/12. The Top 10 will be announced 7/18.
  • All entries, regardless of Facebook votes, will be displayed in a gallery at the event. Each designer will receive a single free digital print of their design suitable for framing.
  • The Top 10 designs will then be evaluated by a panel of judges to choose the Best in Show.
  • The Best in Show designer will be presented a framed print of their design, along with an Apple iPad, on the day of the event.


  • One entry per designer allowed.
  • There is no fee to enter and you do not need to be present at the final event to win.
  • You maintain all rights to your created work, but give Suttle-Straus permission to print and/or display your work online and in person at the event without compensation.
  • No offensive material unsuitable for public display on Facebook and/or a place of business will be accepted.
  • Art can be speculative or previously produced.
  • Entries must not infringe on existing trademarks or copyrights not held by you. This includes logos, mascots and other commercially-owned images.
  • Suttle-Straus may need to modify your art files for production purposes only.

Have questions? Email or call Maeghan Nicholson at 608-850-2967.

Sponsored by Neenah and Lindenmeyr Munroe.


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