Create a two-dimensional artwork for the Library’s Teen Art Contest!

Theme: “Get Away!” Create a piece of art that communicates the experience of travel in real life or through stories.

What:  Your original two-dimensional artwork including drawings, paintings, digital illustration, or photography, that communicates the experience of travel in real life or through stories.  2014 Teen Drawing Contest

*All submissions must be accompanied by this completed and signed entry form. Submitted artwork will be returned only if the contact information on the entry form is correct.

When: Artwork must be submitted no later than October 31


  • A hard copy of your entry no larger than 11”x17” can be mailed to:

Teen Art Contest/TeenSpot
Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton Co.
800 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

  • Hand delivered to any Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County location.

2010 Drawing Contest winner


  • First, second and third place winners, along with twelve honorable mention winners, will be selected from groups of ages 12-14 and ages 15-18.
  • First place winners in both age categories will receive a one-year membership to Elementz Urban Arts Center.
  • First, second, and third place winners will receive a gift card from Chipotle Mexican Grill, an award ribbon, and certificate.
  • Honorable mention winners will receive a certificate of award.


Make your submission the best it can be by attending one or more of these special programs. Led by an instructor from the Elementz Urban Arts Center, you’ll learn more about digital design or graffiti art. The instructor will consult on questions and share constructive criticism on your artwork created during the program. Registration is suggested.

Digital Design for Teens
Saturday, October 3 at 12:00 p.m.
St. Bernard Branch, 10 McClelland Avenue

Graffitti Art
Monday, October 12 at 4:00 p.m. in the TeenSpot
Main Library, 800 Vine Street

Digital Design for Teens
Wednesday, October 14 at 4:00 p.m.
Reading Branch, 8740 Reading Road

Graffiti Art
Monday, October 19 at 4:00 p.m.
Clifton Branch, 3400 Brookline Avenue

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