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Create art that celebrates the excitement and beauty of Elizabeth City!


Up to four $250 prizes will be awarded!


Visit Elizabeth City and Arts of the Albemarle have teamed up to create a campaign using original art that captures the excitement and beauty of Elizabeth City in order to attract tourists. The winning works will be featured on Elizabeth City postcards that will be printed and mailed by Visit Elizabeth City as part of their new “Our E-City” campaign.


The winning artist(s) will have their name and credit printed on a postcard and win a cash prize of $250! You can submit art that you have already created or a new piece you've created for this contest.


The strategy is to attract tourism with fantastic art that makes people want to visit!


Submissions are due by May 31, 2021. They will be posted on our website and social media. Please email a jpg of your work (s), with your phone number, to


How to enter:

  1. Create new artwork and photograph it

  2. Email a .jpg to with this info: 

  • Your name

  • Name of your artwork

  • Phone


  • Artists can create in any medium.

  • Entries will be posted on AoA social media.

  • AoA reserves the right to decline an entry.

  • Visit Elizabeth City has final decision on winning entries.


QUESTIONS? Please contact