Our annual illustration contest, Catch the Spirit of William B. Umstead State Park, is to showcase some of the wonders of Umstead using graphic illustrations. Winning illustrations will be featured on displays at the Park Visitor Center, commemorative t-shirts and similar items to support our Park.
Illustrations (drawings) featuring or inspired by plants, animals, landscape or historic features within Umstead State Park will be accepted. Please submit your graphic illustration as an Illustrator file compatible with CS5, but we will accept EPS, JPG, TIP or Photoshop.
Multiple winners are possible. Winning entries will receive:
- Featured display at Park Visitor Center
- Featured illustration on items supporting the Park (e.g., t-shirts, canvas bags, note cards)
- Complimentary Umstead State Park calendar
- One-year household membership for The Umstead Coalition
- Winning graphic posted on The Umstead Coalition website
- Catch the Spirit of Umstead State Park Exhibit
- Winners are encouraged to attend the exhibit reception, which is open to the public. The reception will take place on June 27, 2020 from 2pm - 4pm in the Umstead State Park Visitor’s Center, 8801 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27617.
Registration is available now. The deadline for submissions is May 24, 2020.
Rules and Waiver
See the contest rules and waiver here.
Download a PDF flyer here.