The revolutionary new #FirstArtistBank

Design a logo for First Artist Bank

Winner Announced On
June 2, 2014
First Artist Bank (FAB) is a global creative community bank built by artists for artists that is being launched in the 3rd quarter of 2014. FAB is seeking help from the creative community to help design their logo. A key piece of artwork that will be used on all of FAB’s branding, including signage, letterhead, website, mobile app and bank cards.

The selected designer will be given $5,000 and paid $1,000/week as part of a three-week design internship with the First Artist Bank team in Los Angeles. Additionally two runners-up which each get $1,000. Submitted artwork will be judged by FAB co-founder Dave Stewart (of Eurythmics) and a panel of creative and branding experts.

Who’s behind FAB? Artist and musician Dave Stewart founded the bank together with seasoned banking executive Michael Philipp and an incredible team of specialists from the worlds of art, finance and technology. They believe that art makes the world go around and are dedicated to reimagining what a bank can be for artists of all types. For more information visit our website.

One artist as selected by the host, First Artist Bank, and Dave Stewart, will have their design used on all of FAB's branding, and in addition, will receive:
  • $5,000 as a cash prize
  • $3,000 for a three-week design internship this summer in Los Angeles working with the FAB team to help prepare for the brand launch in the fall (travel and accommodation expenses will be covered)
  • Exposure across FAB's social channels
Two artists as selected by the community, the host, First Artist Bank, and Dave Stewart, will each receive*:
  • $1,000 as a cash prize
  • A signed guitar from Dave Stewart
* The host will select from the top 5% of the highest voted submissions.

  • The logo should be made to work for all printed, digital, and signage uses.
  • Designs must be submitted in JPEG or PNG format and no larger than 5MB.
  • The selected submission may be modified to accommodate production requirements.
  • Inappropriate or harmful submissions will be removed.
  • Designs may pre-exist or be created especially for this opportunity.
  • For the cash prize, the selected artist automatically assigns all rights of their design to the host (all remaining artists who submitted to this Creative Invite retain ownership of their IP).
  • Artists must join Talenthouse using an active email address in order to ensure they can be contacted should they be selected.
  • Artists must include a description about their submission and about themselves with a link to their Talenthouse portfolio.
  • All submissions will feature as part of a global gallery with public voting on Facebook and Twitter.
  • No purchase necessary to enter.
  • Designs must be unique and owned by the artist submitting the artwork and may not use third party owned or copyrighted materials.
First Artist Bank and Dave Stewart will select from all qualified submissions. A qualified submission is one which meets all the Terms & Conditions, Guidelines and Official Rules.

The community can support their favorite submissions through social voting via Facebook and Twitter. The host will also select an artist from the top 5% of the highest voted submissions.

Official Rules
It's important to know our Official Rules before starting your creative work.
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Key Dates
  • Submit By: May 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM
  • Voting Starts: May 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM
  • Voting Ends: May 22, 2014 at 10:00 AM
  • Winner Announcement: June 2, 2014