APIQWTC Mug Design Contest 2021

Posted on Feb 22, 2021 in News Archive

Art Commission! 2021 APIQWTC Lunar New Year Recognition!

all illustrators, designers, artists! APIQWTC is looking for artwork for the Year of the Ox & Water Buffalo Lunar New Year mug, which will be part of our 2021 APIQWTC scholarship fundraiser event and available for purchase! We may also use the chosen artwork
for a mask and sticker swag. We may not be having a banquet, but we would still like to commemorate this year and help a good cause – our annual $2,500 APIQWTC scholarship. Any funds raised from mug sales will go to fund the APIQWTC scholarship!

chosen mug design artist will receive:

  • $50 honorarium
  • Recognition on the APIQWTC website
  • 2 mugs of the winning design
  • And any future swag like masks or stickers we make using the design

artwork must meet these criteria:

  1. Original artwork
  2. Include “APIQWTC Lunar New Year 2021”,  “Year of the Ox” and “Year of the Water Buffalo” (or “Year of the Ox / Water Buffalo” or “Year of the Ox and Water Buffalo”), and “www.apiqwtc.org” on the design
  3. Dimensions must be 8.5″ x 3″ –  Click the button below to download the design specifications:
  4. By an artist who self-identifies as a queer woman/trans person of Asian and/or Pacific Islander heritage
  5. Submitted by 3/5/2021

same artist can make multiple submissions. We welcome all your ideas!

free to distribute to those who may qualify and be interested. Please email with submissions or questions. Thank you!

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