PMA T-Shirt Contest

PMA T-Shirt Contest

The PMA Store is holding a T-shirt design contest based on the question, “Why is art important?”

Got an answer? Put it on a tee!
What you could win

• A one-year household membership to the PMA.
• Your design reproduced on a T-shirt to be sold in the PMA Store beginning in the 2014 holiday season.
• The benefits of having a beautiful design to add to a portfolio, while supporting an organization that encourages art and education in our community.

How you can enter

Use any medium you like to create your work, as long as the design has high enough contrast that it will be easy to see when printed.
The design may be in color, but should be able to be printed in black and white without compromising the integrity of the artwork.
The design should be approximately 8" x 8".
Submit your high resolution (300 DPI) or vector-based work by email to on or before October 1, 2014.

How the winner will be chosen

Semi-finalists, selected by the PMA Store, will be posted on the PMA’s Facebook page ( on October 16, 2014.
The winner will be highlighted in the winter issue of Inside the Circle. The winning designer will be required to submit a hi-res .eps or .ai file within 24 hours of notification.
You do not need to live in Maine to submit your work to the contest. Must be 18 or older to enter. Participants may submit no more than TWO designs.

Submissions must be received by October 1, 2014, in order to qualify. Winning artwork and its derivatives will become legal property of the PMA. Employees of the PMA
are not eligible.

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August 11, 2014
Director of PMA Store

Sally is a Baltimore native and a holds a degree in design from Rhode Island School of Design. In addition to design, she has an extensive background in retail, having previously owned Eli Phant, a beloved Portland boutique. She lives in Portland with her husband and young son.