2024 Poster Competition Open!
Mon, Jul 10 2023
Australia’s biggest arts festival, Adelaide Fringe is on a global hunt to find the artwork that will become the face of the 2024 festival, with submissions to the Adelaide Fringe Poster Competition officially open.
2024 marks the 50th anniversary of the Adelaide Fringe Poster Competition, which has catapulted the careers of dozens of creators, artists and designers into the spotlight.
Entrants are invited to create a poster that captures the spirit of Fringe and expresses what the Adelaide Fringe means to them with the 2024 poster theme ‘Arts Unlimited’ as inspiration which champions the notion that the arts is for everyone.
CEO and Director of Adelaide Fringe, Heather Croall said “We invite people to step into Fringe unedited. We strive to be as inclusive as possible. At Fringe we want to make the arts accessible to all. We would love to see a poster that captures the spirit of Arts Unlimited.”
Adelaide Fringe encourages professionals, beginners and hobbyists to enter the poster competition and throw their hat in the ring to be the creator of the branding that represents Australia’s biggest arts festival for an entire season, as well as being cemented in the history books as one of the great posters of Adelaide Fringe. Past designs have ranged from painted canvas artworks to vector designs and digital collages, which have been used across outdoor signage, public transport, merchandise, shopping bags and a vast array of other collateral.
The artist with the winning design for 2024 will receive $6,000 in prize money,, free registration for an exhibition at Adelaide Fringe and have their work thrust into the media spotlight.
The Poster Competition for next year's soon to be iconic poster design will open Monday 10 July and close Sunday 13 August.