Pacific Art League

A passion for art and community since 1921


Redwood City Blues Festival T-Shirt Design Contest

The Redwood City PAL Blues, Music, ARTS and BBQ Festival features blues musicians from the Bay Area and beyond. The festival offers wonderful live music, a family area with an arcade for children, delicious food, and showcases Redwood City’s Courthouse Square, along with Redwood City’s downtown merchants and restaurants. Proceeds from this fun and exciting family festival directly benefit the important youth programs of the Redwood City Police Activities League. This contest will support an after-school art program for elementary students run by the Pacific Art League at Redwood City PAL. If selected, your design will be printed on all the T-shirts and posters for the 2016 festival, and will also appear in web and print marketing.  Your $30 entry donation is fully tax-deductible, and can provide one kid with 6 WEEKS of art classes! Requirements: Design must be printable in black and white only.  The following text must be featured in your design (without quotes):

  • "11th Annual Blues Festival"

  • "Redwood City Police Activities League" or"Redwood City PAL"

  • Optional text may include

  • The year- "2016"

  • The location- "Courthouse Square in Redwood City"

  • PAL Motto- "Every Kid Needs a PAL"


One winner will be selected by Redwood City PAL. Winner will receive:
One 2016 PAL Blues, Music, Art and BBQ Festival poster
Two 2016 PAL Blues, Music, Art and BBQ Festival shirts

All submissions must be the original work of the submitting artist.

OR you can download the Submission Form in PDF Format

Paper applications will be accepted April 1st – May 31st during business hours Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  Paper applications can be hand-delivered or mailed to:
The Pacific Art League
668 Ramona Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301