All branches will be closed Wednesday, December 24 through Friday, December 26. We wish you a happy & safe holiday!

Teen Art Show Rules

  • Artwork can be delivered to the second floor reference desk of the Headquarters Library
    between Tuesday, February 18 - Tuesday, February 25.
     
  • All work must be original interpretations by the artist – no copies.
     
  • We cannot use pieces hung in the library in previous years.
  • An entrant may submit no more than two pieces.

  • All work will be accepted contingent on being reviewed by the installation committee. The library reserves the right to refuse any entry.
     
  • While we make every effort to care for your art, the library is not responsible for the damage or loss of any work.
  • Entries are committed until March 26. 

  • Work must be picked up between March 26 - April 14 from the 2nd floor desk, unless you wish to donate your work to Hope House.
     
  • Images of your artwork may be used in CRRL promotional materials unless artist indicates otherwise.
  • Students must live or attend school in the city of Fredericksburg or Spotsylvania, Stafford, or Westmoreland county to enter.

  • FRAMING REQUIREMENTS:
    All work must be framed OR painted canvas on stretcher strips OR mounted on foam core and shrink-wrapped (no saran-wrap please). Foam core with acetate or shrink-wrap is the least expensive option.
  • The minimum matted or framed size is 11” x 14”.  
  • Artwork must weight less than 13lbs.
  • No gallery clips, plastic frames, or picture frames with easel supports or stands. 
  • We cannot accept three dimensional freestanding work.
  • QUESTIONS? Contact the CRRL graphics department at 540-372-1144 X226 or the Youth Services Department at 540-372-1144 X242, and we’ll be happy to help you.

  • Bring TWO registration forms for EACH piece of artwork submitted. Download registration forms (PDF).
  • Please help us label your work correctly by writing as neatly as you can.