ABOUT US 

Gloucester Celebration Corporation. (GCC), the organizer
of the Gloucester, Massachusetts 400th Anniversary Celebration is now accepting entries in its international commemorative medal design competition. The purpose of this competition is to identify and select a creative, artistic, and beautiful design for the commemorative medal that will mark this auspicious occasion and become a lasting reminder of Gloucester’s quadricentennial and city-wide celebration.

CONTACT 

Send us your thoughts and ideas

via email: gloucester400@gmail.com.

Rather send us a note?

Send it to Gloucester 400,

P.O. Box 603, Gloucester MA 01930.

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EVALUATION CRITERIA

See Full Rules Here

To advance to from Phase 1 to Phase 2 of the competition, the competition’s judging
panel will be looking for these characteristics in each design:

  • Phase 1  artwork must be detailed enough to give the judging panel a clear idea of the design elements,
    legend, and layout. Remember that your design is for a medal of 2-inches in diameter.
     Overall quality and creativity in interpreting the subject matter for a medal

  • Appropriate use of symbolism

  • Clarity of idea and communication

  • Appropriate level of detail for the scale and material of the high-relief medal

  • Good design sense, composition, and balance of space

  • Effective incorporation of required text