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State DNR announces contest for artwork on licenses
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Artists are being called on to design agency’s hunting and fishing card, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced.

The $10 cards are available when a hunting or fishing license is purchased.

Currently, the card features a whitetail deer on the front and largemouth bass on the back.

“Georgia wildlife is a charismatic subject for any artist,” said Dan Forster, Director, Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “I encourage anyone with a passion for wildlife and artistic ability to enter this contest. What better honor than to have your design featured on our current Hunting and Fishing License plastic card?”
Artwork should depict some element of wildlife conservation in Georgia. Any species that is featured should be native to Georgia and can include any wildlife that is legally hunted or fished in the state.

The artwork must:

• be prepared electronically, in acrylic, watercolor, or colored pencil;

• be unsigned; and

• be able to be scaled to fit the dimensions of a credit card, 3.370-inches-by-2.125-inches, with rounded corners Once the winning artwork is chosen and a signed agreement is submitted to the Department, ownership of the artwork and all rights are transferred to the Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division. The artwork may be used by the Agency for any purpose, including, but not limited to, placement on the license card as well as all promotional and marketing materials of the Department.

Entries must be received by Monday, Nov. 30, and can mailed to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division, Attention: Robin Hill, 2070 U.S. Highway 278 Southeast, Social Circle, Georgia 30025
The artist of the winning design will be notified in a letter from the Director of the Wildlife Resources Division.

For more information, please contact Robin Hill at or 706-557-3325.