If you are a local Vermont artist, Magic Hat Brewing Company is looking for you! The company is once again “Calling All Artists” to participate in their annual Labels for Libations design contest to benefit SEABA, Burlington’s South End Arts & Business Association, which promotes the community and economic vitality of the South End of Burlington.

Magic Hat is a big supporter of Burlington’s amazing arts community, and over the years, they’ve partnered with SEABA and their South End Art Hop for Magic Hat’s Labels for Libations contest! Are you a local Vermont artist? Do you like to design colorful and vibrant artwork? If so, now is your chance to create a label for a limited-edition 22-ounce beer that will hit the market in 2016. A portion of the proceeds of the beer sales will go directly to SEABA to benefit their artistic endeavors in the Burlington area. They had this to say about the contest, “We’re well aware of the massive artistic entries and love for beer in Burlington, and we love seeing them combined in one place”.

Do you have a design idea in mind that you’re ready to submit? If so, time is of the essence, as the deadline to submit your label design, is Friday, August 21st! If you are the chosen winner, the Grand Prize includes: $1,000, plus your artwork featured on special 22oz. bottle labels and your own artwork exhibit & opening reception at Magic Hat’s Artifactory Art Space!

You can submit your entry in person, by dropping off your physical artwork submissions at the Magic Hat Artifactory which is located at 5 Bartlett Bay Road in South Burlington, VT. The last date to drop off your design is on August 21st, 2015 from 10am-5pm. Entries submitted in person may be in any 2-D or 3-D visual art mediums, including paint, watercolor, charcoal, sculpture, etc. All physical entries are restricted to a maximum size of 4×4 photographs of designs may be submitted as in-person entries. You must please print and complete this form to submit your artwork. You can also enter your artwork online, by using the form here to submit your entry by the 8/21 deadline.

Please note, there is no purchase necessary to enter or win a prize. Purchase of alcoholic beverage is not required to participate. This contest is open to legal US residents of Vermont who are 21 years of age or older to enter. Please visit Magic Hat’s website to view the official rules of the Labels for Libations contest.

We’re looking forward to hearing who the lucky winner is and seeing the creative label that is chosen! Good luck to all the participants!