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Town of Prosperity
Sesquicentennial Flag  Design Contest 

Seeking Local Artwork – See Your Designs on Display and Win $500.00

The Town of Prosperity is launching our Sesquicentennial Flag Design Contest to continue with the implementation of public artwork throughout our charming downtown streetscape and to celebrate our 150th Birthday!


This contest will recognize the unique talents of the many creative folks throughout our local community while also continuing with the beautification of our beloved Town Square. The winner of the contest will get to see their artwork proudly displayed atop the flag pole in the square, town hall, and town center.


Along with the $500.00 prize, you will be recognized and presented with a commemorative flag at this year’s Holiday Shoppers Walk.  In addition, all submitted entries will be printed to a reduced scale and showcased in a curated small works display in the gallery at Town Hall, as well as be recognized on both our website and Facebook page.  


Please read the below information carefully before making a submission, and if you have any questions – feel free to send us an email at or give us a call at 803-364-2622.

Theme: Government, Frog Level, Prosperity, Historic, Celebration

  • There’s something about living in a small town that just can’t be beat! What are some of the things that you love about Prosperity that are unlike anywhere else? Are there any types of landmarks (past or present / structural or natural) that are an important part of what makes Prosperity unique? Is there a certain object or defining characteristic about Prosperity where every time you see it (no matter where you are) it always evokes a happy memory or reminds you of home? While the theme is open to interpretation, these are just a few starting questions to help spark inspiration.

Guidelines for Submittials:

  • All entries and completed forms will be accepted by email to or hand delivered to Town Hall at 305 N. Main Street, Prosperity

  • The deadline for entry is July 31st by 5PM

  • All ages are welcome to participate

  • The winner will be announced on December 2nd at the Holiday Shoppers Walk

  • Entries must be 8x11-inches and saved or scanned as either a high quality JPEG or PNG.

  • Although digital mediums are preferred, works can be created in any medium (oil, acrylic, watercolor, colored pencil, charcoal, etc…) however, if your piece is not properly scanned or photographed then we will ask for you to schedule a time to drop it off for us to document.

  • The Town of Prosperity reserves the right to make alterations to designs in order to meet sizing or digital reproduction requirements.

Entries will not be accepted that:

  • Are two-sided (the same image will be printed on both sides)

  • Are designs that are plagiarized or otherwise not an original work of the artist

  • Designs with profanity, nudity, business logos, or any type of inappropriate imagery

  • Determined not suitable by the 150 Committee

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Selection Process:

Entries will be voted on by the 150 Committee and Prosperity Town Council.  Artist identities will remain anonymous during the jury process and will not be revealed until after a selection is made.


Entry Form 


For more information, please feel free to send us an email at or give us a call at 803-364-2622.

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