Calypso Cards, Inc publishes and distributes several lines of sophisticated, contemporary and innovative greeting cards. We work with a handful of talented freelance artists, illustrators and ghostwriters to provide fresh, original artwork and copy that approach the greeting card from a new angle. Before submitting please take a look at our website to make sure that your work fits with our style.
CARTE: Calypso Art Editions
We invite submissions of artwork that lends itself to occasions such as Birthday, Thank you, Anniversary, Wedding, Baby, Sympathy, Get Well, Friendship, New Home, and holidays including Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Graduation, Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year, Halloween.
Generally text is added after the artwork is selected.
We are currently seeking copy for Selfish Kitty, a humor line which is edgy but not cruel or degrading. The audience for Selfish Kitty is young, urban, educated. The artwork is usually designed after the text is selected.
Submitting Digital Art
Send low resolution jpegs with contact information (your name, date, address, telephone number and email address) prominent in the text of the email, and on every page. Please compress larger files to save space and avoid corruption. If we decide to use your designs we will contact you for original files
Submitting Physical Art
Do not send originals, for they cannot be returned. Send high quality color copies, with contact information (your name, date, address, telephone number and email address) clearly printed on the back of each page. If we decide to use your designs we will contact you for original files.Calypso Cards, Inc
270 Bellevue Avenue, #315
Newport, RI 02840
Each idea should be submitted in the following format:
- Card occasion eg. Birthday
- Outside message
- Inside message
Be sure to include a © symbol, name address, telephone number and email address under every idea.
We review several times a year, but several months can go by between reviews. We regret that due to the volume of submissions we will only contact you if we select your artwork or idea.
Please submit to: [email protected]
If you have questions please contact us at [email protected] No phone calls please.