2021 Teen Drawing Contest

Ages 12-18. Draw a single or multi-paneled comic strip, create your own character, or draw a book illustration. All artwork will be displayed at the Main Library.

The public will vote on their favorite pieces. Drawings can be submitted to any Library location beginning June 1 and ending July 31.

Contest Rules

  1. One entry per teen
  2. Any character/story descriptions must be typed
  3. Teens should not include their name anywhere visible on the entry, for privacy purposes--each entry will be assigned a number for patron voting
  4. Teens will be required to submit an entry form with their entry


  1. One-panel comic: Contained on one page
  2. Four-panel comic (like Peanuts/Garfield): Preferably a page worth of panels
  3. Design a character: Must include at least one full-body drawing & one face/profile drawing. Must submit a back story for the character that is 1-2 paragraphs in length
  4. Book illustration: Create a one-page illustration for a children's (picture) book or book for teens. Must submit a back story for their book illustration that is 1-2 paragraphs in length detailing the book's storyline and what is happening in the scene

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