How to Create Cover Art

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Allowed Grades: 2nd Grade to 12th Grade

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Turn your creative ideas into a published book cover with the 12th Annual Express Yourself! Cover Art Contest

Spark your imagination with an exploration of artistic ideas. Then create your own work of art to submit. The cover awaits!

Students in grades 2-12 who live within the City of Dallas limits or attend a Dallas school are invited to submit an original work of art to be judged by Dallas Public Library staff and members of the community. 10 finalists will be published in the 25th Annual Finalists' Anthology. All finalists will be invited to the Award Ceremony in April 2021 where the winners of the Joe M. and Doris Russell Dealey Award of Achievement in Art and three Grade Category Winners will be announced. 

Sponsored by the Joe M. and Doris R. Dealey Family Foundation and the Friends of the Dallas Public Library

Already have a work of art? Submit to the Express Yourself! Cover Art Contest.

Missed registration? Watch the livestream.

This program is available online only. Registration is required for interaction. Details on how to participate will be emailed. Emails may go to your spam folder.