Amy, I don't think attachments get through to the list. Is there
another place where you can post them?
On Mar 8, 2010, at 1:48 PM, Amy Gagnon wrote:
> Hi Everyone!
> I have a question I hope someone can answer here. I remember at
> the conference, I heard all kinds of stories about how tricky
> copyright issues are and what constitutes original art.
> I've attached two pictures, one is a page from the book "On the
> Farm" by a New York Times best selling author. The second is the
> recently selected artwork for MOFGA (the Maine Organic Farmers and
> Gardeners Association) this year, to be sold on T-Shirts, tote bags
> One of the requirements of this contest was that, "Submissions must
> be of professional quality, and must be original artwork".
> Apparently this was brought to the attention of someone at MOFGA
> and he or she didn't have a problem with it, nor did anyone on the
> rest of the board. Does anyone see the similarities in these images?
> This is more than a little frustrating for myself and the many
> other artists submitting work.
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