Summerfair to unveil 2010 poster

The public unveiling and signing of the 2010 Summerfair poster will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, 2692 Madison Road, Norwood. Winning designer, Wendy Bentley of Southgate, Ky., will talk about her winning design and sign posters.The signed posters, which normally sell for $20, will be available at this special signing for only $10.Not only will event attendees be among the first to see this year’s winning design, they can also help support Summerfair Cincinnati’s year-round grants and scholarship programs, which support local professional practicing artists and arts organizations.Joseph-Beth will donate 20 percent of bookstore purchases made Feb. 21 back to Summerfair Cincinnati.For a coupon to participate in the book fair, visit www.summerfair.org, call 531-0050, or e-mail info@summerfair.org.The Summerfair poster competition has been held annually for more than 30 years.This year’s winning design will be used as the marketing centerpiece of Summerfair, which is celebrating its 43rd year in 2010.The complete Summerfair poster collection can be found online at www.summerfair.org.Summerfair 2010 – featuring more than 325 artists and craftspeople from around the country as well as regional performers and the Youth Arts Rocks! area for kids – will be held June 4-6 at historic Coney Island.