Livermore students will have an opportunity to share their artistic talent with the community during the 2020 Teen Art Exposition and Competition, sponsored by the Livermore Public Library. The library is inviting students in sixth through the 12th grades to submit original artwork based on the theme: In the Eye of the Beholder.
Works for the exhibit are limited to 2-D visual media in the following categories: (1) painting: watercolor or acrylics; (2) drawing: pencil, pen, ink, or pastels; (3) photography: digital or traditional film; and (4) mixed media: any combination of techniques. Entries will be accepted from 10 a.m., Monday, March 2, through 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, at the Civic Center Library.
Artwork is each category will be judged at two levels, Level 1: 6th-8th grade, and Level 2: 9th -12th grade. Ribbons will be awarded for Best of Show and First, Second, and Third place for each category. Students may enter one art piece either as an individual or as part of a team. All artists are limited to one submission; participants may not enter as part of a team and as an individual. All artwork must be framed and/or matted with an acceptable hanging system.
The artwork will be on display from noon, Wednesday, April 1, through 4 p.m., Thursday, April 30, in the Civic Center Library Art Gallery. The community is also invited to attend an Artist’s Reception from 7-8 p.m., Wednesday, April 22, in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms.
For more information and entry forms, go to “Teen Space” at www.livermorelibrary.net, or contact Caitlyn Lung at (925) 373-5576. The Civic Center Library is located at 1188 South Livermore Avenue.