Art Through Literature Contest

Our contest has closed! Winners will be announced soon. Thank you for entering your art!

What we are looking for: Any kind of original art work including painting, still photography, sketches, drawings, etc., you created, inspired by a book or a piece of literature.

Submissions will be evaluated by an independent panel of established artists and art experts based on creativity, craftsmanship and thematic connection to literature.

Prizes include $100 , $50 and $25 gift certificates to Adorama (a store for visual creators) and Powell’s City of Books bookstore.

About our Generous Sponsors:

Adorama is proud to support Teen Readers Society and the creators of tomorrow. Our mission is to Equip Your Creativity, and we believe a good book is a great place to start any creative journey! @adorama

“Powell’s Books is an independent bookseller serving Portland, Oregon, since 1971. Powell’s mission is to be the world’s best destination for readers, a place that fosters a culture of reading and connects people with the books they’ll love.” @powellsbooks

Showcase your art, connect with friends and get promoted!


  1. Each artist applicant must be between the age of 12-23
  2. One submission per applicant
  3. Artist must follow @teenreaderssociety, like this post and tag at least one friend
  4. No obscene or derogatory content will be considered.
  5. Submissions must be original work without any plagiarized elements
  6. Submissions must be received before August 15th, 2020, 11.59 pm PDT to be considered
  7. Most media types will be allowed, accepted examples include: painting, sketches, charcoal and still photography.
  8. Artist consents Teen Readers Society may post their submission with artist credit to our social media page and website for our upcoming TRS Magazine.