Whidbey Telecom announces contest

Whidbey Telecom has announced its 2012 Directory Cover Contest for local artists and photographers.

The contest’s winning artwork is featured on the cover of approximately 20,000 telephone directories, which are circulated annually throughout Whidbey Telecom’s local and extended customer base.

This year’s contest theme is “Inspiration,” but is open to a broad interpretation. Entries can include landscape, figurative, impressionistic, abstract art, etc.

All mediums are welcome.

The contest is open to all artists living within the Whidbey Telecom service areas who are at least 18 years old.

The deadline to enter is Friday, June 22.

Artwork must have been created after May 31, 2011 to be eligible.

Entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges consisting of the company’s executive management, as well as members of the local art community.

The winning entry receives a $500 award and publication on the 2012-2013 directory cover with artist credit and promotional exposure. The winning artwork becomes the property of Whidbey Telecom.

Contest entry forms and specific details are available online at, as well as at Whidbey Telecom Customer Experience Centers.

Call 321-1122 from South Whidbey, 360-444-1122 from Hat Island, or 360-945-1122 from Point Roberts for further information.

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