of the nearly 200 submissions in this year's Poster Contest, 42
finalists were on display in the Exhibit Hall of the Green Valley
were asked to vote once for their favorite poster based on design
and overall effectiveness.
place - and a full-page, four-color advertisement in Pollstar magazine
- was awarded to Nederlander Presents for their submission of Velvet
Revolver at the Santa Barbara Bowl.
House of Blues Concerts will be awarded a full-page, black-and-white
advertisement for its second place poster, The Pixies at Sasquatch!
place winner, Nederlander Presents will be awarded a half-page,
black-and-white advertisement for it's The Mars Volta at The Greek
Theatre poster submission.
note: In a first for the Poster Contest, all three award-winning
posters were created by one designer - Emek, "The Thinking
Man's Poster Artist." Emek also designed last year's first
place winner for The
Pixies at Santa Barbara Bowl. Check out more of his work at
www.emek.net. Well done Emek, we can't wait to see more of your
work next year!
Thank you to all participants and congratulations to the awards
winners and finalists. We look forward to next year's submissions!