Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Vancouver Sisters Art Competition

The Vancouver Sisters are seeking submissions of visual art for our upcoming condom campaign. We are looking for digital and traditional art that best represent our theme of sex positivity.

Of the submissions, three will be selected as finalists. All finalists will have their art featured on the covers of our condom packages and have a chance to win cash and gift packages!

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES EXTENDED TO SEPT 15!

Theme
The theme for submissions is sex positivity. As an additional subtheme, we encourage art that takes inspiration from artistic styles that are usually associated with religious imagery.

Submissions
Entries must be submitted digitally. Submissions can be in the form of digital art, traditional paintings and drawings, photography, or a combination of those mediums.

Entries will be judged according to artistic merit, creativity, and interpretation of the theme.

Please send a digital entry to yvrsistersart@gmail.com.
- if creating an original digital piece, please make sure the file is 300 dpi or above, suggested size 11x17
- we will also accept photographs of traditionally done artworks, please be prepared to send a print-quality photo

Deadline for submissions is September 15th.

Prizes
All finalists will have their art and info featured on our condom packs

One grand prize: $200 cash
Two runner-up packages valued at $125 each

ABOUT THE YVR SISTERS CONDOM PACKAGE PROJECT
The Sisters are all about fun that is healthy and informed. Keeping in tradition with Orders around the World, the YVR Sisters will be creating condom packages that educate, encourage, and entertain safer sex techniques.

The packages will include information on how to negotiate safer sex and practical advice on how to take care of yourself and your partner(s).

ABOUT THE YVR SISTERS
The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are a group of 21st Century Queer Nuns who have taken vows to spread joy, expiate stigmatic guilt, and be of service to their community. In Vancouver, the Sisters focus their work on HIV/AIDS and homelessness in the queer community.

Submit any questions any inquires to Sister Sweet CherriBum at sistersweetcb@gmail.com

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