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Finalists have been chosen in the Marblehead Festival of Arts logo contest

Finalists have been chosen for the Marblehead Festival of Arts Logo contest. (Courtesy photo)

MARBLEHEAD — Judges have selected three finalists in the logo contest for the 2019 Marblehead Festival of Arts. Now through Dec. 22, the public may vote for their favorite.

The public can vote at a number of locations in town: Acorn Gallery, the Marblehead Arts Association, the Arnould Gallery & Framery, Shubie’s Marketplace, Java Sun Coffee, The Landing Restaurant, Marblehead Bank, National Grand Bank, Jewish Community Center, Abbot Public Library, Marblehead Community Center, the Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA, Shipshape, and F.L. Woods Nautical Merchants.

The winning logo will be used on all festival products and printed material during the festival. The winning artist will be introduced and honored during a logo premiere at a restaurant in town in January.

The judges were Lucille Grant Morton, former festival committee chair of the logo contest and former owner of Image Concepts; Mary Melilli, a graphic artist and professor of Media and Communication at Salem State University; and Wayne George, proprietor of F.L. Woods.

The Festival of Arts will be celebrated on Fourth of July weekend.

Founded in 1962, the Marblehead Festival of Arts hosts a wide range of art exhibits (painting, sculpture, photography, drawing and other media), outdoor music concerts overlooking Marblehead Harbor, Writers’ World, Street Festival, Artisans’ Marketplace, Film Festival and many other cultural activities designed to provide a fun and enriching experience for the entire family.

The Marblehead Festival of Arts is an all-volunteer organization that operates year-round and relies solely on donations to fund its operations. Individuals, families and businesses may become sponsors by making a tax-deductible contribution. For additional information, visit www.MarbleheadFestival.org.


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