The 712 Initiative and Oracle Art Supply announce a call for artists for the first annual Corn Fest 2020, to be held Saturday, August 1, 2020, 2 p.m.-8 p.m., Bayliss Park, 100 Pearl Street Council Bluffs, IA.

This one-day festival will celebrate Iowa’s staple crop and feature a performance stage, local arts and crafts, family activity zone, and delicious food from around the metro.

The festival committee is seeking a Council Bluffs based artist to design an image to be used to produce apparel sold at the 2020 event. Using the festival logo below as a reference point or source of inspiration, submit a design suitable for apparel screen printing to the committee by March 1, 2020. Send submissions to


The winning artist will receive a $100 cash prize, $150 in store credit at Oracle Art Supply – Council Bluffs, and an optional free booth at the event from which they can sell their art.

This is a work-for-hire call. No additional licensing fees will be paid to the artist for use of the winning image beyond the prize identified above. You may submit up to three options for the festival committee to consider. If you have any additional questions, please contact Ryan Pozzi at

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