Many teen artists have a limited number of places to freely express and showcase their talents. This contest is an opportunity to share your talent and reach a large audience - all who visit our libraries.

How to Enter:

Download the entry form  

Or, pick one up at any JCPL Branch for a full list of rules.

All artwork should be submitted to any JCPL reference desk along with a completed and signed entry form.

Contest Dates:

Artwork may be submitted November 2-December 1, 2019 by 5 p.m. The top three winners in each age category (grades 6-9 and grades 10-12) will win a prize. Winners will be announced in January. 

Teen Art Contest Reception:

All submissions will be on display at the Franklin Branch from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, January 11 for the Teen Art Contest Reception. All artists are invited to attend to showcase their submissions, and the general public is encouraged to stop by to meet the artists and view their works.

Artwork Display Information:

Artwork may be picked up at the Teen Art Contest Reception on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. If you are unable to attend, please call Kelly Staten at the Franklin Branch to arrange a date/time for pick-up. Submissions will be held for three months and then the library has the right to discard if artwork is not picked up by then. 

If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Staten, 317-738-2833.

*Artwork will be judged by members of the Creative Council of Franklin, Indiana.