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Southwark Libraries Graphic Art Competition 2021

article thumb - Image drawn by Brook, winner of the graphic art competition 2017 (ages 14 to 17)

Image drawn by Brook, winner of the graphic art competition 2017 (ages 14 to 17)


Our annual summer competition for ages 7 to 17 is back!

Share your art and win prizes for you and your school.

Date & time

Date:1 June 2021 to 31 August 2021

Event Details


The Competition

Your drawing can be of an existing graphic or comic character, scene from a book or you can create your own. The drawing will be marked in three age groups: 7 to 9, 10 to 13 and 14 to 17. Hand drawn entries only. Up to 2 entries for each person.


The winner of each age group will receive Book Tokens to purchase graphic novels or art books of their choice.

Winning pictures will be included on our website for all to see. First name and age range only will be used.

The winners will be announced during September 2021.

How to enter

Photograph or scan your work and email it to

Remember to include your name, age, address and telephone number in your email. Without these details we are unable to judge your work.

Need some inspiration? Try some of our Picture This Drawing Club tutorials

Closing Date: 31 August 2021


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