Dayton Metro Library’s Annual Teen Art Contest begins Wednesday, February 1. Teen artists can submit work in two grade divisions: 7-9 and 10-12. One winner per age division in each of the following art categories will be awarded: photography, watercolor, pencil, oil and acrylic, 3D/sculpture, and mixed or other medium.
Entries must be original in content (no fan art) and should not have been previously submitted to a contest or published. Subject matter should be appropriate for a general audience. Entry forms can be obtained at any one of the Dayton Metro Library Branches and should be turned in with submissions, in person to any Branch, by Tuesday, February 28.
Winners will be notified by Friday, March 10. Gift cards will be awarded to all the winners. Contest submissions will be displayed at the Main Library on the Third Street Bridge, Second Floor, from Thursday, March 2-Friday March 31, for patrons and artists to view and enjoy.
For more information about the contest and to pick up a contest form, visit the Ask Me Desk at your local Branch. Additional questions about the contest may also be directed to the Library’s Ask Me Line at 937.463.2665.
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