Arts at UNCW


Calling all artists , designers, and creatives!  

UNCW’s Office of the Arts is in search of a new official poster for the 2019 Lumina Festival! Lumina Festival of the Arts is a celebration of the arts in the coastal South that takes place on the UNCW campus during the summer. The festival features events in opera, theatre, dance, film, music, visual art and performance poetry and is a celebration of arts and culture in the Cape Fear communityThis year’s festival events will include Opera Wilmington’s “La Boheme,” performances by Make Trouble (Shakespeare summer-intensive performances), a Poetry Jam, and a Salsa Party, among others.  

We are looking for submissions that creatively capture the essence of the Lumina Festival.   

Submissions are open to UNCW students, faculty, and staff, and the greater Wilmington community. The winner will receive a $500 prize.   

By submitting your poster design, you agree that UNCW’s Office of the Arts may use and/or modify your design for other marketing materials, including programs, electronic media, etc. UNCW’s Office of the Arts will credit the winner whenever the design is used.   

Deadline for submissions: Friday, February 22, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.   

Please read before you enter and make sure your poster has everything it needs.  

  • Only one entry per person  
  • Final size is 11” wide X 17” high (inches)   
  • Resolution is 300 dpi in .jpg or .pdf format  
  • Poster contains the words:  Lumina Festival of the Arts, July 12-28, 2019  
  • Poster contains the Lumina Festival logo (provided).   
  • Do not add additional words to your poster. Only the festival title and dates are allowed.  
  • If you have a photograph as part of your poster, please confirm that either you took the  photo  or you have obtained legal rights to use the photo.  
  • Optional artist statement  
  • If you are selected as a winner, please be prepared to share your working files. 

Click here to submit your design.

We have provided the following Lumina Festival assets for you to use in your design:  

  • Lumina Festival Logo (.png, .ai) 
  • Lumina Festival Wordmark  (.png, .ai) 
  • Semplicita Font (Optional) 

    Click here to download.