Artists are asked to convey the theme of historic architecture, historic building details, craftsmanship, building trades, riverfront landscapes or topics that celebrate the historic architecture, craftsmanship, and materials found in Northern Kentucky.  Artists can use their favorite media(s) and must incorporate all the mandatory information found on the poster contest application.
Entry Form:Download here.

To qualify:
Artists must be 18 years of age or over and live within a 75-mile radius of the host cities of Covington, Newport or Bellevue.

Submission requirements:
Must be vertical 11″x17″ mounted to mat board or form core for judging.

Entry Deadline: The steering committee will accept entries at Covington City Hall until October 25, 2013 at 4:30.

Winner announced: October 30, 2013

NKY Restoration Weekend:
Saturday, March 22, 2014,  9 am – 5 pm at the Gateway Urban Campus located at 525 Scott Boulevard in Covington, KY.  There will be a wide selection of educational programs, expert panels, vendor displays, and hands-on workshops.

About NKY Restoration:
NKY Restoration celebrates those who have made a committed investment to caring for Northern Kentucky’s historic buildings, whether they are property owner/developers, contractors, suppliers, architectural consultants, home owners, business owners or preservationists.  Their Mission, Guiding Principles and Goals can be found at

For more information and the downloadable application, visit or call the City of Covington Historic Preservation Office at 859-292-2171 or email [email protected].

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