Announcing the 2018 International Festival Poster Contest Winners

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The International Festival Committee, a Lawton Arts & Humanities Council subcommittee, sponsors an annual poster design competition to select the artwork that best represents the festival’s mission.  The colorful design is used on the International Festival poster, festival brochure and other marketing materials.  The International Festival Committee is pleased to announce winners for this year’s competition.

Kaitlyn Esquer  of Lawton created the overall winning concept. Design entries are currently on display in the lobby of McMahon Memorial Auditorium. The festival will be held on September 28, 29, and 30 in Elmer Thomas Park. Early September, free posters will be available at the Arts & Humanities Division Office located on the west side of McMahon Memorial Auditorium, 801 NW Ferris Avenue, office hours are 8:00am-12noon and 1:00-5:00pm, Monday–Friday.  At the festival, free festival brochures with Kaitlyn Esquer’s design will be available. Call the Arts & Humanities Division at 580-581-3470 or 581-3471 for more information. The committee congratulates everyone who participated and they look forward to seeing next year’s ideas!


Congratulations to the following 2018 International Festival Poster Winners


Overall Winner: Kaitlyn Esquer (Lawton)


International Festival Poster Contest Winners by Category

School Age Winners

            Category K – 5th: Julissa Rocha

            Category 6 – 8th: No entries

            Category 9 – 12th: Kaitlyn Esquer


Adult Division - Sarah Youngblood


Major Sponsors of the 2018 International Festival: City of Lawton, Lawton Arts & Humanities Council and its International Festival Committee, Oklahoma Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts and the McMahon Foundation. In addition, funding and/or support of this event is partially provided by the Lawton Fort Sill Convention and Visitors Bureau.




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