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Vote for the Digital Design Contest Winner!

Learn more about the finalists and their designs


Digital Design Contest


Welcome to the Digital Design T-Shirt Contest hosted by the African American Atelier! We are calling all artists of color, regardless of age, to participate in this exciting opportunity.


We encourage you to create a graphic that represents what the African American Atelier means to you. Whether it signifies community, a passion for African American/Black art, or a safe haven for free expression by artists of color, let your design be a reflection of your artistic vision. The graphic MUST contain "African American Atelier, Inc". Read Rule & Guidelines Carefully before submitting.

Submit your design with a $1 entry fee. The contest will open for submissions on June 18th, 2023, and close on August 30th.


The winner will receive a prize of $150 as well as the honor of having their design selected as the official T-Shirt, Sweatshirt, and printed materials for the 2023-2024 season.


Additionaly, your photo, artist website, and artist bio will be prominently featured on our website until the next year's T-shirt contest.


We will also give regular shoutout posts on our social media platforms to showcase your exceptional design.

Please read all guidelines before submitting. Payment is collected first and you will be taken directly to the submission link after payment.


Please be ready to make your donation, upload your design, and upload a photo of yourself when you click the submit now button.

To Enter


How Do I Win

All submissions will be reviewed by the curatorial team and the best submissions each week will be voted on via social media polls. 

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How to strengthen your odds?

We will be hosting polls on our Instagram, Facebook, and across our newsletter. You can vote once on each platform we encourage you to share our socials with your friends and family.


The selected design will play a significant role in promoting and raising funds for the highly anticipated return of the African American Art Festival in 2024. The African American Atelier is determined to revitalize and bring back this iconic festival, which showcases the rich artistic heritage and diverse talents of the African American community. Stay tuned for more information on submission steps, which will be released on June 1st. Get ready to unleash your creativity and be a part of this incredible contest!

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