Exposure artists want: Callout for 2022 Adelaide Fringe poster entries

The largest arts festival in the Southern Hemisphere, the Adelaide Fringe Festival, will be held from 18 February to 20 March 2022, and the search is on for its next iconic poster design to become the face of the festival.

2021 Adelaide Fringe poster winner Polina Tsymbal and Fringe director Heather Croall | image credit – Rebekah Ryan

The global competition is proudly supported by Principal Partner BankSA and the winner will receive $3000 in prize money, free registration for an exhibition at the Adelaide Fringe and the enormous exposure of becoming the symbol of Fringe 2022. 

Are you the type of artist that can encapsulate the many unique and rewarding experiences Adelaide Fringe has to offer, on a scale like no other festival in Australia? Your design should showcase why the Adelaide Fringe is the number one place to be in February and March. 

“We are looking for a poster that captures the huge life affirming force of the Adelaide  Fringe.”

– Heather croall – adelaide fringe director & ceo

This year’s competition celebrates the Adelaide Fringe’s values of diversity and inclusivity. Entry for the poster design competition is free and open to everyone whether professional, beginner, or hobbyist. Adelaide Fringe Director and CEO, Heather Croall encourages all to enter.

“Adelaide Fringe is a huge explosion of creativity for all to experience; Fringe transforms the city into a magic arts and festival landscape. Fringe fills us with joy and invites  everyone to participate in uplifting and unforgettable experiences that transport us to  new realms. We would love to see entries from far and wide for this year’s poster,” says Croall.

2021 Adelaide Fringe poster winner Polina Tsymbal | image credit – Rebekah Ryan

Previous Adelaide Fringe poster competition winners include freelance digital illustrator Polina Tsymbal, multi-disciplinary artist Dave Court, and 2021 Archibald shortlisted artist Matthew Clarke.

Entries close Sunday 8 August at 11:59pm. For more information and to enter the  Adelaide Fringe 2022 Poster Competition, adelaidefringe.com.au

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