Downtown Tyler Wine Swirl Poster Contest

The City of Tyler, Tyler Main Street and the Downtown Tyler Arts Coalition are proud to announce the inaugural Downtown Tyler Wine Swirl commemorative poster art contest. The winning image will be printed as a limited-edition art poster to be sold by Gallery Main Street (as a fundraiser for the gallery) during the Wine Swirl on June 24, 2017 and thereafter while supplies last. The winning artist will receive a $250 prize.

•    Art of a variety of a variety of media will be accepted for this competition. The key is that the art must be able to translate well to print. The art must communicate the enjoyment of wine and food.

•    Artist must be able to travel to Tyler in late June to participate in a press conference held to announce the winning entry. Artist must be available for poster signing and press interviews on that day.

•    Entries must be completely original, and the work of one artist (no collaborations).

•    Entry may not have been used in other poster, promotions, publications or events.

•    The winning artist will grant the City of Tyler, Tyler Main Street, and the Downtown Tyler Arts full rights to reproduction of the image. The artist will retain ownership of the original image.

•    Only digital images will be accepted for entry.  Images should be via email to by 4 p.m. May 5, 2017. Official online entry form (link at right) must be filed by that deadline as well.

•    Winning artist is responsible for providing digital file suitable for a quality poster-sized print.

•    All entries must be submitted online via the Official Entry Form (see link at right). Please enter all desired information. Send image to

•    Deadline for entry is 4 p.m. on May 5, 2017. All entries be submitted by deadline – NO EXCEPTIONS.

•    All entries will become property of Gallery Main Street and will not be returned. The City of Tyler, Tyler Main Street, Heart of Tyler and the Downtown Tyler Arts Coalition will not be responsible for lost or undelivered entries.

•    For more information, please contact Gallery Main Street at or by calling (903) 593-6905.

Entry Form Link