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Call for Artists!

The Pacific Salmon Foundation is calling for artists to enter artwork in the 2020/2021 Salmon Conservation Stamp Art Competition. The  winning image will be selected to produce the 2020/2021 'Salmon Stamp' which must be purchased by tidal water anglers who wish to retain any species of salmon caught off the coast of B.C.

View photos from last year's competition below.

This year marks the 32nd annual Salmon Conservation Stamp Art Competition and the winning image will be selected to produce the 2020/2021 stamp.  Fisheries and Oceans Canada issue the Salmon Conservation Stamp, which is purchased and affixed to the license of each tidal water angler who wishes to retain any species of salmon. 

Artists are asked to read through the rules and regulations carefully before creating and submitting their artwork.  The Foundation hopes to make it clear that it encourages and welcomes representational images such as First Nations art and that not all entries will include traditional habitat backgrounds.  One rule to note is that the winning artist may not enter the competition for two years following the year that they win the competition. Additionally, the Foundation will be reproducing each painting in “stamp size” for the competition so that they may be judged more accurately for their suitability to become the Salmon Conservation Stamp image. This will require that all images are received for the competition no less than ten days in advance. Please download the entry form and rules and regulations.

Entry forms should be returned by mail, fax or e-mail to:

Pacific Salmon Foundation
Attn: Christina McIntyre
Suite 300 - 1682 West 7th Avenue
Vancouver, BC  V6J 4S6

Phone: (604) 664-7664
Fax: (604) 664-7665
Email: cmcintyre@psf.ca

All artwork must be received at the office of Pacific Salmon Foundation by:
4:00 pm on Thursday, October 31, 2019

The Salmon Conservation Stamp was created in 1989 to link anglers who enjoy the salmon resource with its conservation. Since 2012, 100 per cent of proceeds generated through sales of the Stamp have been directed to the Pacific Salmon Foundation by the federal government in support of the Community Salmon Program. From 1989, through 2019, the Stamp has helped raise more than $16 million in funds for over 2,500 community projects with a total value of over $130 million including additional in-kind and financial support from local communities.