Adult Banner Art Contest

Would you like your art on display for the public to enjoy?

The Adult Department of the West Hartford Public Library and West Hartford Muncipal Parking are sponsoring an Art Banner Contest for adults entitled:

“Capture the Wonder of West Hartford”

Capture the wonder of West Hartford through your artwork. Depict the Town’s unique character, vibrant places or its sense of magic by creating an art piece to be displayed on the light poles along South Main Street.

Contest Details:

This contest is open to adults over the age of 18.

Submissions will be juried based upon your creativity and the work’s relevance to the theme.

Entries will be accepted July 10, 2023 through August 15, 2023.

Submissions must be brought to the Noah Webster Library Adult Reference Desk.

Instructions for Submissions:

On the back of each submission, please write:

  1. First and last name
  2. Artwork’s Title
  3. Email
  4. Phone Number
  5. Address, including City or Town and Zip Code

Download a PDF with this information and rules HERE.

Original artwork that is dropped off at the library will be photographed at the library if it is chosen for a banner.

We will also accept digital entries as follows:

High quality JPGs, not larger than email size (+/- 20 mb)

Email to contest@westhartfordlibrary.org

Portrait layout is preferred, landscape layout will print smaller as the dimensions of the final printed size of the banner image will be 14” wide x 22” high at 200dpi, CMYK.

The West Hartford Public Library may promote the winning submissions in the library’s newsletter, and on our website and social media accounts.

All artwork will be returned to the submitter and will be available for pickup after the contest is over. Art banners will also be available for pickup at the conclusion of the display.

Please Note: When submissions are posted, your first and last name will appear on the banner unless you request that we do not display these names.

Contest winners will be displayed on the light poles along South Main Street.

Inquiries about the Adult Art Banner Contest may be sent to reference@westhartfordlibrary.org