Mattoon Arts Council to host photo contest

Staff Report

The Mattoon Arts Council will host its annual photography contest virtually.

This year’s theme is “2020 Vision” and those submitting photos are encouraged to turn in work they feel best represents the year 2020.

There will be a 1st and 2nd place for each of their categories: student, amateur and professional.

The 1st place winners will receive $50 and the 2nd place winner will receive $25.

Additionally, there will be an overall and theme winner.

The overall winner will receive $100 and the theme winner will receive $75.

All judging for the event will be done anonymously. Submissions can be made by submitting the photo via email to [email protected] and the deadline for submissions is October 29.

The show for the submissions will be held from November 2 to 6. Those who have questions about the event should email [email protected] for guidance.


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