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Submit your poster and creative asset design for WYEP's 2024 Summer Music Festival

A person on stage with a guitar sings to a crowd during the night.
Renee Rosensteel

91.3 WYEP is accepting applications for visual artists and graphic designers to design the poster and creative assets for Summer Music Festival 2024 scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 2024.

Submit your application here

About the Event:

WYEP Summer Music Festival is an open-air concert held on the last Saturday in June. The annual festival is held in Schenley Park in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh near the University of Pittsburgh campus. It is a day-long celebration of national and local music on the “Emerald Lawn”. The WYEP Summer Music Festival is free and open to the community; no tickets are needed. This year’s festival will take place on Saturday, June 29, 2024.

The WYEP Summer Music Festival is financially supported by station members and sponsors who support independent radio programming and community initiatives in Pittsburgh.  The music styles are as diverse as the community we serve, covering a variety of genres that fit within the triple-A (Adult album alternative) radio format.


This call is open to any artist, age 18 and older, based in the Pittsburgh region. Candidates must be professional artists or graphic designers or an individual with a representative body of work that can be submitted displaying artistic/design ability and artistic voice who is eligible to work in the United States.

Submission Requirements: 

All information must be submitted via this webform. If you have questions or have not received an email acknowledging your submission please contact Adam Seifert, Events Manager, Adam@WYEP.org . A confirmation email will be sent to all applicants. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of the application deadline (2/29/2024), please contact Adam Seifert via email at Adam@wyep.org or by phone at 412-930-8013.

1. Contact information: Name, address, telephone number, email address

2. Examples of past work, either attached as a PDF or with a shared web address to a digital portfolio

3. Links or platform and username to digital footprint including but not limited to website, social media content, etc.

4. Minimum of one (1) professional reference — preferably two (2) or more references

Note: due to time restraints we are not able to provide feedback on submitted work. The selection process will done by WYEP staff based on personal opinions, taste, and alignment with station identity. If you are not chosen for this opportunity, it is not a reflection on your skillset or what you have to offer through your creativity and work. We encourage you to create and not take this as a referendum on the value of your work. Additionally, we will keep your information on file for consideration of future design and visual art opportunities.

Scope of the project:

Primary Deliverable:

  • Poster (11”x17”) The main image for promoting the event.  All other designs should be built from this asset. 

Design elements:

  • Please provide as many individual elements of the poster design as their own png files. 

Other creative assets needed:

  • 1920x1920 - Social Media Post Image 
  • 1080x1920 - IG Story 
  • 1920x1920 - WYEP SMF Branded Overlay for Artist Press Photos and Announcements 
  • 1080x1920 - WYEP SMF Branded Overlay for Artist Press Photos and Announcements - IG Story 
  • 1920x1005 - Facebook Cover 
  • 1200x628 - Facebook Event  
  • 1920x350, 728x90, 320x50, 300x250 – digital ad banners 
  • overlay for TikTok / IG Reels 
  • 4.5625” x 4.8125” newspaper print ad 
  • A full-page background image would be nice to have, but not mandatory. 

Budget and required documents for selected artist:

The budget for the full scope of the design and submission of all noted elements is approximately $1,000. Selected artist will be required to sign an agreement noting the necessary assets, timeline, and agreed upon budget. Artist will be required to submit a W9 as well as complete an ACH form for the payments to be disbursed via direct deposit. Upon request, payments may be able to be disbursed by check through mutual agreement of artist and PCBC/WYEP.


  • February 22-29, 2024 Submissions open
  • March 5, 2024 selected artist will be notified
  • March 8, 2024 agreement to be signed confirming scope of work and payment details
  • March 19, 2024 three (3) draft sketches submitted
  • March 22, 2024 chosen draft sketch will be confirmed
  • April 2, 2024 first draft submitted for review – deposit of 50% of fee will be disbursed
  • April 5, 2024 notes/edits to artwork returned
  • April 10, 2024 competed poster and elements in png submitted
  • April 16, 2024 additional assets (social and digital sizes) submitted – final 50% payment disbursed