Calling all artists! Enter our Creative Throwdown by designing an original poster representing how you "BE BOLD". Best in Show entry will win a $350 cash prize.


  • Theme: "Be Bold"
  • Image Size: 16.5" x 22.5" (Horizontal or Vertical): Your final poster will be placed into an 18" x 24" file with a 3/4" white margin (no bleed)
  • Convert all spot/Pantone colors to CMYK prior to submissionPoster-Size
  • Submit a final high quality print PDF below (See how to create a print-ready PDF here.)


  • The deadline for submission is Friday, July 31st at 11:59pm.
  • Design concepts will go live on a Suttle-Straus landing page to be voted on by the public. We encourage you to share your design to get the most votes. Voting will run from 8/7 – 8/21. The top designs will be announced 8/25.
  • All entries, regardless of votes, will be displayed in a gallery at a future event.
  • The top designs with the most votes will be evaluated by a panel of judges to choose the Best in Show.
  • The Best in Show designer will be presented a $350 cash prize.


  • One entry per designer allowed.
  • There is no fee to enter and participants do not need to be present at gallery event to win.
  • Entrants maintain all rights to their created work, but give Suttle-Straus permission to print and/or display their work online and in person at an event without compensation.
  • No offensive material unsuitable for public display on a corporate website 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 the designer.
  • Suttle-Straus may need to modify art files for production purposes only.

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


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