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If you've been dying to unleash your inner artist, here's your chance. The Art Institute of Chicago has partnered with Threadless to launch a T-shirt design contest that'll launch its winner to modest levels of artistic fame and the chance to be featured alongside masterpieces at the Art Institute.
The contest guidelines request that entrants design shirts that embody the sense of impressionism. Creations should be epic but original—no replicas of already-famous works of art. Winners will receive $2,000 in cash, a $500 credit to Threadless, $3,000 towards a flight for two to Chicago (or, if you are a city resident, towards another flight of your choosing in the US), dinner for two downtown and a two-night hotel stay. Not too shabby, eh? You can submit your design for seven more days; for rules, guidelines and instructions, head here.
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