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Calling All Artists! 2016 Holiday Card Contest

The law firm of Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd., is looking for local artists willing to share their creativity for its 2016 holiday card. Artists may submit electronically a winter-themed masterpiece by Oct. 10, 2016, to be included in the competition. The artist is not limited by medium, but must follow the guideline of “winter-themed” and should include no reference to any specific religion or holiday celebration such as Christmas, Kwanzaa or Hanukkah. File formats accepted are .jpg, .pdf and .ai. Files submitted must be 300 dpi.

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The winner will receive:

  • $500 cash
  • Artwork featured on the front of our holiday card with credit to artist. Card mailed to approximately 3,000 local businesses and individuals
  • 30 days of gallery time at the law firm’s Belleville office art gallery
  • 30 days of gallery time at the law firm’s Edwardsville office art gallery

Submissions may be sent to All entries must be received electronically by Oct. 10, 2016, to be considered.

Please include along with your entry:

  1. Name
  2. Address
  3. Phone Number
  4. Email Address
  5. Name of the Masterpiece
  6. Medium Used
  7. Referring Organization

If you mention your referring organization when sending your submissions and if you are selected as the winning artist, that organization will also receive a $500 donation to help in our efforts to continue support of the local arts!

For more information, please contact Debra Bollinger at Mathis, Marifian & Richter, LTD. at (618) 234-9800 or

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