Contest Rules/Eligibility

  • You must be a current ISGB member to enter.
  • Your submission must be original artwork, no reproduced images will be accepted.
  • Limit of three (3) designs per artist.
  • Must use the ISGB logo and the Gathering dates June 10-13, 2021.
  • Must use the Gathering Theme “Reimagine” into the design.


  • Image requirements: For jurying please provide a jpeg or pdf of your design. For printing, the selected artist will need to provide a high-res, digital file of their work. A vector-based .ai or .eps file is preferred, but a raster-based .psd, .pdf, or .tif will be accepted if the image size is set to at least 300dpi at final print size.
  • Artist may work their signature into the design.
  • Digital files only. No scanned images/drawings.


  • Email Karyn Sweezy -  with your name, best contact information, and up to three original designs as attachments to the email. Do not include the image in the body of the email, or send it through Google Docs, Dropbox, or any other sharing service. Attachments only.​
  • You will receive a confirmation email when we have documented your submission.
  • Deadline for submissions is April 18, 2021 midnight.
  • Prize Details: 
  • The winner will receive:
  • $100 ISGB Cash to spend on membership, gathering registration or merchandise.
  • Recognition for the design and award through ISGB social media and web site.
  • A shout-out during the 2021 conference & Bead Release.  


  • Deadline for submission: April 18, 2021 (midnight PST)
  • You must follow the complete submission guidelines. Entries will not be accepted if submission is incomplete.
  • Selection of top design: Voting will begin April 21- April 29, 2021.
  • The top design will be announced the beginning of May.
  • All entrants will be notified by email as to whether or not their design was selected.

We need YOUR help to create a fun and engaging design representing our 2021 Gathering.  The winning design may also be reproduced for items like stickers, buttons, and other merchandise if ISGB desires and with permission from the artist.

Winner will be picked by members through an email poll that will be sent to all current members by April 21, 2021
Besides having their design on the 2021 Gathering T-shirt, the winner will also receive $100 ISGB cash, to spend any way they wish.

Its Back!

The ISGB is once again holding a contest for the official 2021 Gathering T-shirt design.
We know ISGB members are an amazing creative bunch that love to put their own flair on all that they make and share. So who better to ask to design this t-shirt?   

T-Shirt Contest

Deadline to submit is April 18, 2021 midnight!

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