We know there are many talented artist at The Vault so we wanted to pass on this great art contest for teens. Some of our favorite websites, Teen Librarian’s Toolbox, Library as Incubator, Real Fauxtographer and Egmont USA are hosting IT CAME FROM A BOOK Art Contest to celebrate Teen Read Week this fall. Here’s more info from their site.
Here are the basics: read any book and create a piece of art inspired by the story. Your artwork can be any type– photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, manga– we want to see it all! Submit a digital photograph of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59 PM CST September 30th, 2012. Be sure to include the following information with your entry to ensure that it is eligible:
- Make sure your entry has the subject heading TRW Art Contest
- Include your full name, your library (school or public), and the title and author of the book that inspired your art.
- Include the statement “I affirm that this is an original piece of artwork.”
During Teen Read Week, the Library as Incubator Project will host a digital art gallery of all entries to the It Came From a Book! TRW Art Contest, and we will also collect votes on the best library-incubated artwork. The winner will be announced on the site the following week!
- $50 Amazon giftcard
- Original art from The Real Fauxtographer
- Library as Incubator Project t-shirts
- Signed books from hot YA authors
Sounds cool right? Let us know if you enter and we’ll be on the look out for your masterpiece.