Teen Mural Contest: Spring 2023

Help decorate the Bethel Public Library's new Project Lab!

Design a mural that reflects our ever growing community, S.T.E.A.M., or unity! If your design is picked, come paint it in real life and leave a fantastic mark on this library's history and future!

Each design will be reviewed by a panel of judges and the top 3 will be voted on by the public! Our deadline has been extended one week due to technical issues during submitting.

  • Deadline for submissions: April 28, 2023 May 5, 2023

  • Top 3 Announced: May 5, 2023 May 12, 2023

  • Community vote: May 8-19, 2023 May 15-26, 2023

  • Painting will begin in June

Submission Guidelines

  • Submit your design on Google Forms (available soon!).

  • The mural will be in a 4' by 8' (height by width) space.

  • Each Submission must include an original mural design based on our community, the library, S.T. E. A. M., or unity. The design should be for a painted mural; This is not a multimedia mural contest.

  • Each Submission must include a short explanation of your design that is less than 250 words.

  • Each Submission must be appropriate for a public library environment.

  • Each Submission cannot have been previously in an advertisement or displayed publicly.

  • The Library will pay for materials used to create the mural.

Content Restrictions

  • Students in grades 7-12th can submit an entry. One entry per person.

  • Your Submission cannot have any identifiable people. (Celebrities, friends, family, etc.)

  • Your Submission should celebrate the library and our growing community.

  • Your Submission cannot have anything that violates another’s rights.

  • Your Submission should be an original piece with no logos or copyrighted materials.

  • Each Submission cannot have inappropriate, obscene, or hateful material.

  • Each Submission cannot have bigotry, racism, hatred, or harm against any group or individual or foster discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age.