City of DeKalb extends cover art contest deadline

By Rachel Cormier, News Reporter

DeKALB – The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce has extended the deadline for submission to its cover design contest for its 2023 Business Directory Guide.

Its theme, “Growing DeKalb,” asks for artwork inspired by DeKalb’s prospering community of businesses while celebrating the city’s history.

The top selected artwork will appear as the cover for the 2023 Business Directory Guide, which will be printed and distributed throughout the DeKalb area and as an online booklet.

“Our community has experienced growth in business, diversity, and attractions while keeping its original agricultural roots,” said the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce.

Entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. Monday as high-resolution PDFs or JPG images to Submissions must include the artist’s name, email, phone number, address and an explanation of the art. Technical requirements are listed on the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce’s website.

Other entries may still be included in the directory, and all art-forms are welcome.