Calling all artists and designers!!! 
Tyanna Buie, Erie Art Museum (2018)

Create designs to be reproduced on t-shirts, stickers, and buttons during the celebration for Black History Month at the University of Iowa's live printmaking event with Grant Wood Fellow Tyanna Buie.

Submission deadline January 24, 2020 


  • Two colors maximum 
  • Size requirement for stickers and button circumference = 2.25”
  • Size requirement for T-Shirts is 8.5'' x 11''

Email artwork in JPEG or PDF format to with the subject line of 2020 Black History Month Design. 

Please include name, association with the University of Iowa (i.e. 3rd year student, graduate student), and contact phone number and email in the body of the email. 

The winning design will be announced on January 27, 2020, by the Afro House, and then printed during a live printmaking event on January 30.

Black History Month Live Printmaking Event

Kick off Black History Month by making the swag to be used to celebrate all month long. 

Join Grant Wood Fellow Tyanna Buie for a live screenprinting workshop at the IMU blackbox on January 30, 2020, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. 

The first 50 participants will receive a free, printed t-shirt. All attendees will receive a button or sticker. 

The UIWOA Black History Month Committee and the Grant Wood Art Colony are cosponsoring this competition and the workshop.