Blueberry Festival Poster Contest 2018

The winner of the seventeenth annual contest will determined by a combine score based on in person votes, an online voting system and a panel of judges. Voting will be open to the public. Only one vote per email address when voting online. All entries will be on display at the Marquette Downtown Development Authority office, 203 S. Front Street, Suite 1-B, between Forsberg’s…A New Leaf and The Studio hair salon, for those who wanted to view the artwork in person prior to placing their vote. The winning image will be produced on festival posters and merchandise, and the winning artist will receive $150 in gift certificates from downtown businesses, as well as 10 high-quality prints.

Voting Starts at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 7 and runs through 11:45 p.m. on Friday, May 25. Only one vote per person online and in person, please.

Entry # 1
Blueberry Deer
Gouache Paint and digital Composite
Selena Potila

Entry # 2
It Starts Here in the U.P.
Colored Pencil
Deb Reynolds


Entry # 3
Blueberry Bear
Gouache Paint and digital Composite
Selena Potila

Entry #4
Wild and Sweet Destination
Acrylic on Wood
Pamela Siik

Entry # 5
The Big Blueberry
Digital Illustration
Erin M Wiljanen


Entry # 6
The 3-B’s
(Blueberries, Beaches and Blue Sky)
Colored Pencil and Gouache
Elizabeth Heckler

Entry #7
Begging for Blueberries
Maggie Sizemore


Entry #8
Larry’s Chippy
Ink and Acrylic on Bristol
Taryn Okesson

Entry #9
Blueberrry Whimsy
Bleeding Tissue Paper and Ink
Diane M. Koski

Entry #10
Digital Art
Emily Salmio

Entry #11
Blueberry Picnic
Torn Paper
Penney Mellen


Entry #12
Superiorland Superfood
Acrylic on Canvas Board
Pamela Siik

Entry #13
Home Grown
Stacy Giroux


Entry #14
Easy Picking
Alcohol Inks
Joann Shelby

Entry #15
Blueberry Lemonade

Watercolor, Ink
Sabrina Stanley

Entry #16
For Phil
Graphite, Colored Pencil, Acrylic, Watercolor
Allison Kublin

Entry #17
Wild… Fresh… Blue… Superior
Diane M. Koski


Entry #18
Blueberry Goddess
Acrylic, Watercolor, Colored Pencil, Marker
Maureen Miller

Entry #19
Acrylic on Canvas
Stephanie Heise



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