Ends on October 31, 2017

Read the rules. They're kind of a big deal.
Submissions accepted October 1-31, 2017.
The results of the contest will be announced November 11, 2017.
We're accepting submissions in three categories:
  • Youth - 5-11
  • Teen - 12-17
  • Adult - 18+

Competition Rules

  • Artwork must be submitted online using Submittable.
  • Artwork must be submitted as a JPG file. You may take a photo or scan your artwork.
  • Be clever, not crass! If you think your submission might be risque or offensive, don't submit it.
  • All submissions must be appropriate for all ages. i.e. it may not depict graphic violence, nudity, swearing or other objectionable elements.
  • One submission per person, please.
  • If the judges have a question about your artwork, you'll be contacted.

Composition

  • Participants may submit a portrait, scene, or other depiction of character(s) or object(s) from a fandom - TV, movies, anime, manga, video games, and so on.

  • Original characters may be included, but must not be the focus of the fan art.

Originality

  • Participants must submit art that they have created specifically for this fan art contest.
  • Participants must create the piece themselves – stealing others’ work or submitting copyrighted artwork will result in disqualification.

Technique

  • Submissions may be created using physical or digital media.
  • If participants create a piece of fan art using traditional techniques (charcoal, colored pencil, paint, etc), they may digitally submit it by scanning or taking a digital photo of the piece.
  • No 3D art or sculptures.

Judging & Prizes

  • Prizes will be awarded based on the judges' votes.
  • Fan art will be judged in a blind format where the judges do not know the names of the artists.
  • Each age category will have a first place winner.
  • Winners will be notified by library staff, one week after Librari*Con.
  • First prize for each age category is an $50 Amazon Gift Card.

Usage

By submitting fan art to the contest, contestants agree to allow their pieces to be displayed on the library's social media and/or during the LibrariCon event.













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