Teen Art Contest Call for Proposals - Deadline Friday, May 16

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Virginia Beach Public Library is accepting proposals from local teens to create a permanent art fixture for the newly renovated teen space at the Oceanfront Area Library. Teens in grades 6 to 12 are invited to submit proposals. Following a competitive, juried process, a proposal will be selected and the applicants will be commissioned to create the artwork for the library. 

To be eligible, the proposed artwork:

·         Must occupy a minimum space of 4 feet by 4 feet, and can be no larger than 7 feet by 7 feet

·         Must be original work by the applicant

·         Must be two-dimensional

·         Suitable for display in a public library

In order to be considered, applicants must:

·         Be teens in grades 6 to 12

·         Complete the official application packet

·         Include a version or description of the proposed artwork

Applications and proposals must be received by 4:59 p.m. on Friday, May 16. Submissions may be turned in at any Virginia Beach Public Library location. For more information and to download an application, visit  www.vbgov.com/teens.


About Virginia Beach Public Library

A community anchor for more than 50 years, Virginia Beach Public Library includes a central library, a joint-use library in partnership with Tidewater Community College, seven area libraries and a public law library. Services include workforce development and job-search support, small business resources, computer and technology classes, early literacy classes and outreach, and local history archives and programs. In addition to books, music and magazines in tangible  and digital formats, the library provides online research tools accessible from home or work, as well as movies, music, and a variety of specialty collections. Visit www.VBgov.com/libraries for more information.