Call for Artists – Album Cover for Blue Plains

New post to the Gateway Work Opportunities Blog.

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Local indie rock band Blue Plains is seeking cover art for our upcoming full-length album, planned for release in early 2018. This call is for the front cover art and will appear on streaming services such as iTunes and Spotify, a CD, and likely a 12-inch vinyl LP.


Our 2017 five-song EP can be found on all streaming services, including Bandcamp. The selected artist will receive $300 and the enduring affection of five grateful musicians. More about us on our website and Facebook.

Interested artists should send an email to with a link to a portfolio or samples of work by December 5.  Respondents will receive a link to the full album, the band logo and typography, and the lyrics to the songs as resources to aid in the creation of the piece.


The artwork may be new or a previously completed work.  It may be photography, graphic design, mixed media, painting, etc….  Our existing logo or can propose their own typography.  Submissions are due on December 31.   Selection will be made by January 7.


Email any questions to or call Adam at 301-699-7646.