RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 26, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the Washington Tourism Development Authority are seeking artists’ entries for the N.C. Waterfowl Conservation Stamp Print. Entries must be received by 5 p.m. on Jan. 22, 2016 at the Washington Tourism Development Authority, 108 Gladden Street, Washington, N.C. 27889.
The winning artwork will be featured on the 2016-17 waterfowl conservation stamp, also known as the North Carolina duck stamp. It, along with the other top four entries, will be unveiled during the East Carolina Wildlife Arts Festival and North Carolina Decoy Carving Championships, which will be held Feb. 5-7, 2016 in downtown Washington, N.C.
The Commission and the Washington Tourism Development Authority sponsor the annual contest, which typically draws artists from across the United States. This year, artists may submit a full-color, realistic rendering of tundra swans, blue-winged teal, Atlantic brant, gadwall, or buff