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2021 Lahaina Poster Contest deadline and prizes announced

By Staff | Nov 13, 2020

Tioni Acain’s “West Maui Lahaina” was chosen from among 22 entries to become the official Lahaina Poster for 2020.

LAHAINA — Entry forms for the 31st Lahaina Poster Contest are now available online at www.lahainarestorationfoundation.org. Deadline and drop-off of entries is Wednesday, Dec. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Village Gallery at 120 Dickenson St. in Lahaina.

The contest is open to all artists residing in Maui County. Entries are limited to one per artist, and a $25 fee is required.

The entry must depict a recognizable scene of Lahaina.

The Lahaina Poster Contest Exhibit will be held Friday, Dec. 18, through Friday, Jan. 8, at Village Gallery.

The contest winner will be announced at the exhibit’s opening reception on Dec. 18, where the $1,500 prize for best poster image and a juror’s award of $250 will be presented.

Renowned local artist George Allen will serve as juror.

The Lahaina Poster, chosen annually, is the official poster for the town of Lahaina. Proceeds from poster sales are used to promote historic Lahaina Town.

This year, the poster contest and exhibit will be hosted by Village Galleries, Lahaina Arts Society and Lahaina Restoration Foundation.

For more information, call Village Gallery at 661-4402.