The Working Waterfront Festival recently announced that Jason C. Eckhardt of New Bedford, MA has won the organization’s 2014 Design Contest.
Mr. Eckhardt has been a professional illustrator for over thirty years. His editorial cartoons have appeared in the New Bedford Standard-Times and have won the Best Cartoon award from the New England Newspaper and Press Association five times. His work has also appeared in publications from Dell Magazines, Doubleday, and various small presses.
Artists were invited to create an original design which conveys the Festival’s emphasis on the commercial fishing industry, the working port, and the 2014 theme of Fishing Families. Eckhardt’s design will appear on the Festival t-shirt, program guide, and poster.
For more information, visit www.workingwaterfrontfestival.org