Mug and Poster Design Submissions — by 3/15/2016‏

Posted on Feb 3, 2016 in News Archive, Past Events

Calling all artists!!! Poster artists, street artists, illustrators, graphic designers, painters, woodblock artists, screen printers, etc. You know who you are!!

APIQWTC is looking to support and recognize a local artist within our community via the first annual Lunar New Year banquet poster! The poster will be sold at the banquet and will also be used to decorate the OACC on day of event! Also, we are looking for artwork for the annual mug (given to every person attending event) as well.

Show your talent! Make multiple submissions, let your artistic friends know!

Poster and mug artwork must meet the following criteria:

  1. original artwork
  2. FOR POSTER: include date (4/16/16), “apiqwtc lunar new year banquet”, city (Oakland), “year of the monkey”
  3. FOR POSTER: artwork scale is appropriate as a 11″ x 17″ poster.
  4. FOR MUG:  include date (4/16/16), “apiqwtc lunar new year banquet”, “year of the monkey”
  5. FOR MUG: artwork dimension – 8.5″ x 3″ –   mug design specification
  6. artist is queer/trans, born of the female gender or female identified and of Asian heritage.
  7. submission must be made by 3/15/16.
  8. same artist can make multiple submissions.
  9. optional matching design for the annual mug. Paired submissions for poster and mug may be made.

For the poster that is picked, artist will receive:

  1. free ticket to the banquet.
  2. copy of the poster.
  3. $100
  4. recognition in the program.

For the mug that is picked, artist will receive:

  1. free ticket to the banquet.
  2. recognition in the program.

**a single artist that submits winning design for both poster and mug will get 2 free tickets.

Thank you and feel free to distribute to those who may qualify and be interested,

Please email Caresse Leung at with submissions or questions.


apiqwtc-mugs360Some mug designs from past banquets.

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