#PabstBlueRibbon #ArtCanContest

Design artwork for Pabst Blue Ribbon Art Can Contest 2020

Selection Period
Our partners at Pabst Blue Ribbon want to tap into the creative power of the Talenthouse community! In order to provide exposure to this opportunity for our creators, please be sure to submit all artwork to the official PBR Can Art submissions site below!

Launched in 2014, the Pabst Blue Ribbon Art Can Contest has put original art on over 300 million cans and awarded over $100,000 to emerging artists. Pabst Blue Ribbon has always strived to empower America's creators, and recently announced their efforts to commission 1,000 works from creative professionals, as part of their #GrabstAPabst campaign.

Take some chances, think outside the can, and create your own PBR-inspired art that represents you and your style.

Pabst Blue Ribbon will choose 1 piece of work as Selected Creator to receive $10,000 and have their art featured on millions of cans. Additionally, 2 pieces of work will be chosen as 2nd and 3rd place Finalists receiving $3,500 and $1,500 for their selected can art.

things to consider
  • Contestants MUST be 21+. There are NO exceptions.
  • Creative Brief open to U.S. CREATORS ONLY.
  • Keep the brand logo prominent and within the PBR colors (blue ribbon, white text, red stripe). Incorporate this design within your own creative concept.
  • Please use the PBR can art template, to help with the formatting of your artwork submission.
  • Keep all concept submissions to a maximum of 6 different colors within the artwork maximum.
  • You MAY tweak the PBR logo, but please keep to its originality. See past examples of can art concepts below
  • No controversial or offensive imagery. Keep to your creative vision in a positive light.
  • Click HERE for more tips from the PBR team.
  • Click HERE for official contest rules.
  • Pabst Blue Ribbon would love you to see and potentially share your work across social media! Tag your work with @pabstblueribbon and use #artcancontest
About Pabst Blue Ribbion

Pabst Blue Ribbon is an American lager beer sold by Pabst Brewing Company, established in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1844 and currently based in San Antonio, Texas. In 2015, Pabst Blue Ribbon won the "best large brewing company of the year" at the Great American Beer Festival.

The Incentives

1 can concept artwork submission will be the Selected Creator. Selected Creator will:

  • Receive $10,000 for their selected artwork
  • Have their artwork displayed on millions on PBR cans
  • Have their design shared across Pabst Blue Ribbon social and digital channels, as well as across PR and POS across the U.S.

Additionally, 2 pieces of work will be chosen as Finalists:

  • 2nd place finalist will receive $3,500 for their selected artwork
  • 3rd place finalist will receive $1,500 for their selected
  • Have their design shared across Pabst Blue Ribbon social and digital channels, as well as across PR and POS across the U.S.
Past Art Can Winners
Creative Brief Guidelines
  • Who is eligible: The Creative Brief is open only to individuals who are at least 21 years of age, and legal residents of the United States of America at the time of submission.
  • Employees and their immediate family and household members of Pabst Blue Ribbon and TLNT (Talenthouse, Ello and Zooppa) are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited by law.
  • Limit 15 submissions per creator or teams.
  • Please note, that during the Submission Period, your submission may be featured on Pabst Blue Ribbon’s social media channels with credit given to you.
  • All submissions must be your own original work (meaning you are not allowed to use third-party pre-existing copyright materials and/or stock imagery in your submission) except for the material provided by Pabst Blue Ribbon. All rights in and to the material provided are reserved by Pabst Blue Ribbon.
  • We advise you to carefully read 'Things to Consider' section above.
  • If you are not selected, you will retain ownership in the original portions of your work. However, by submitting you hereby grant Pabst Blue Ribbon a worldwide, non-exclusive, digital license from Creative Brief launch, for up to 3 months after the Selected Creator Announcement, to use your submitted work across their various online and social media platforms. If your work is used, you will be credited accordingly.
  • If selected, you may be asked to modify your work to fit production requirements.
  • No purchase necessary to enter or be selected

How to submit artwork
Submit your artwork through the official PBR can art contest website, along with filling out the proper submission form found HERE
Key Dates
  • Launch:
    December 14, 2020 at 12:00 PM
  • Submission Deadline:
    January 1, 2021 at 11:00 PM
  • Selection Period Starts:
    January 1, 2021 at 11:00 PM
  • Creators Selected:
    February 28, 2021 at 10:00 AM
All times are in Pacific Time.