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Enter the #ArtistBlend2021 Contest

ENTRIES OPEN October 1, 2021

2021 Artist Blend Competition

 

OFFICIAL GUIDELINES

Please read this carefully!

Entries must be received between:

October 1st - October 31st, 2021 at 11:59 PM CDT

All works must be your original work. (No copies or prints of your original work.) 

Art dimensions can be ANY SIZE, but keep in mind that these go on a wine bottle it is better if it is more of a square shape. It will also be on display at William Chris Vineyards.

We will accept no more than 3 submissions per artist.

NOTE: The winner must sign over all rights to the winning art submission, and the artwork will become the property of William Chris Vineyards for the purpose of promoting and packaging our annual Artist Blend.

How to enter:

  1. Follow William Chris Vineyards on Instagram @williamchrisvineyards 
  2. Post your photo on your Instagram profile then tag @williamchrisvineyards AND hashtag #artistblend2021 with the title of your art piece in the photo caption, the post date must fall within the date range of October 1st and October 31st to be counted. Note: if you prefer, you can upload your artwork here instead. 
  3. Finally, each entrant is required to complete the official registration form to the right. By entering your name you acknowledge you are signing off on all terms and conditions.*
  4. After the submission period closes on October 31st, 2021, a panel of judges from the William Chris team will narrow down the artwork submissions to 10-15 finalists.
  5. Once we narrow down the finalists, William Chris Vineyards will host a virtual AND in-person “people’s choice” art exhibit set to take place across a series of upcoming events for William Chris Vineyards Hye Society wine club members. Voting will be held virtually AND in-person. We will not need your physical artwork until the winner has been chosen. 
  6. Finalists will be notified no later than November 10th, 2021.
What is the grand prize? 
  • The winner will have their artwork featured on the label of the 2020 vintage of Artist Blend from William Chris Vineyards
  • The winner's artwork will be shared with the entire William Chris fan base via email.
  • Receive a case of the Artist Blend valued at approximately $500 per case.
  • Receive "industry discount" on William Chris wines for one year. 
  • Opportunity to display and sell multiple art pieces at the WCV Hye Estate for up to 60 days - dates to be determined with the WCV team. 

 

Terms and Conditions*

ON-SITE EXHIBITION

All finalists will be legally responsible for their artwork during the exhibition. All artwork will be set up in a designated area. Art display utilities will not be provided. Artists are responsible for their own display.

William Chris Vineyards will not be held liable for any damages that happen to the artwork, or injuries to the artist while producing, moving, or displaying their artwork on property.

All finalists must be able to provide proof of originality and authenticity.

THE WINNER'S PAINTING BECOMES THE PROPERTY OF WILLIAM CHRIS VINEYARDS. '

The winner must sign over all rights to the winning art submission, and the artwork will become the property of William Chris Vineyards for the purpose of promoting and packaging the 2019 vintage of our Artist Blend.

If you have follow-up questions please contact: team@williamchriswines.com 

Entry Form