CONN Artist Submission Deadline

When: July 29, 2021 11:59 pm -

CONNArtist Contest Overview:
Our contest is open to artists in all states where Two Roads is sold! There will be prizes awarded to the top 5 artists and the top 15 finalists will be invited to an unveiling at our brewery. The top 15 finalist’s artwork will be on display from Friday, September 3rd to Sunday, September 5th at Two Roads Brewing Company in Stratford, CT.
The 15 finalists will be chosen on our website via a voting platform by Two Roads fans, themselves! The winner, selected by a panel of judges, will receive $1000.00. Four runners up will receive $250.00 each.
All entries must be submitted by Thursday, July 29th at 11:59PM EST.
How It Works:
· The winner of our CONNArtist program will have their work showcased on one of our fermenters inside Two Roads Brewing, in addition their artwork will be featured on a 16oz can for a brewery only beer release!
· Art must be 2D only and be reproducible for display on our fermenter (vertical format) as well as on the limited can. An example of this can be seen on our website. It must fit within the parameters laid out on our website (7w:9h aspect ratio).
· Art can be uploaded via a digital application on the Two Roads website here:
· Entrants can be from any state where Two Roads Brewing is sold and entrants must be 21 or older.
Official Rules and Submission Details:
· Contest open to U.S. residents of ME, VT, NH, NY, MA, RI, CT, NJ, PA, DE, MD, VA, OH, KY, CO, DC and NE.
· Two Roads Brewing (TRB) will accept submissions until 11:59 PM EST on Monday July 30th 2021.
· Images of two dimensional entries (no sculpture or 3 dimensional art) must be submitted via the digital application and easily reproducible on a large scale.
· Consumers will vote on to select the top 15 finalists. Votes are limited to one person per day. From these 15 contestants, a panel of judges will select the winner and four runner ups based on a preset criteria.
· All artwork must be an original concept of the artist.
Art Guidelines
· 2D submissions can include drawing, painting, digital art and graphic design. If you have any questions regarding an acceptable medium please contact [email protected] with the subject line: CONNARTIST 2021.
· Art should depict subject matter relating to the artist’s own “Road Less Traveled” interpretation.
· All artwork submitted may be reproduced by Two Roads Brewing for the purpose of promoting our contest, beer or any other aspect of CONNArtist.
Winner Selection:
· Consumers will vote on from Friday, July 30th to Friday, August 5th, 2021 to pick the 15 finalists. VOTES ARE LIMITED TO ONE PERSON PER DAY.
· Judging will take place the on Monday July 26th, 2021.
· Art will be judged by a panel of Two Roads employees and local art curators and exports. Two Roads Brewing reserves the right to pick a panel of judges as they see fit.
Judging criteria is as follows and is equally weighted:
o APPEARANCE – Visually attractive
o DESIGN – Appropriate user of design elements (form, line, color, texture)
o WORKMANSHIP – Good technique/Item appropriately finished
o SUBJECT – Item fits into category/theme of contest
Prizes & Awards:
· Grand Prize – The Grand Prize Winner’s art will be reproduced and displayed on a fermenter at Two Roads Brewing as well as a can label for a brewery only beer release. Grand Prize Winning Artist will receive $1,000.00 and will be honored at an unveiling event at the brewery. Our Grand Prize winner will also get invites for 10 friends to attend the event.
· (4) First Prizes – 4 First Prize Winners will each receive a $250.00 check and have their art featured at Two Roads Brewing from Friday, September 3rd to Sunday, September 5th. In additional their art will be featured on our Two Roads Brewing social media accounts.