Teens

Teen Showcase Virtual Gallery

What is the Teen Showcase Virtual Gallery

The Elmhurst Public Library is excited to announce the kickoff of our first-ever Teen Virtual Showcase Gallery. We want to provide our high school students with a creative outlet where they can showcase their talents and share them with the community. Want to be part of the gallery? See information at the bottom of this page.

  • T shirt with self love image on it

    Olivia Kelsey
    “Self-Love”
    Timothy Christian High School

  • Knife

    Payton Noble
    “Overly Enthusiastic Steak Knife”
    York High School

  • Song - Headphones

    Liesl Noll
    “Never Enough” from “The Greatest Showman”
    York High School

  • Video - Projector

    Abby Jean Bresnahan
    Remake of “This is Halloween” from “The Nightmare Before Christmas”
    York High School

  • Poem - "Black"

    Jo-Hanna Kraal
    “Black”
    Timothy Christian High School

  • Song - Headphones

    Belicia Nunez
    “Aikatsu – Opening 6 – Lovely Party Collection”
    Homeschool

  • Snow Leopard Drawing

    Ava Eisa
    “Snow Leopard”
    York High School

  • Blood Orange - art

    Ava Eisa
    “Blood Orange”
    York High School

  • Dog Drawing

    Ava Eisa
    “Max”
    York High School

  • Painting - Scream

    Sophia Stuller
    “Scream”
    York High School

Who can enter?

Any high school student who lives in Elmhurst or goes to an Elmhurst school can submit their work.

How do I submit an Entry?

Fill out the form online for consideration. All mediums welcome!

What are the entry requirements?

  1. All work must be original, and created by the person submitting it. Works created by multiple teens can be submitted as long as all contributors’ names are included.
  2. The creative work should be presented/submitted as professionally as possible. Try to get as clear a picture or scan as possible and make sure there are not any background distractions.
  3. Each creator can submit up to three (3) pieces. Please submit each piece as a separate email.
  4. Content must be appropriate for all ages. Pieces deemed inappropriate by the Library will not appear in the gallery.
  5. All mediums of digitally sent creativity are acceptable. This can include: art, industrial design, crafts, culinary creations, music recordings, performance videos, and more! Please submit your pieces even if your work does not fall into any of the above categories…we might have missed other popular forms and want to get a wide variety in our Gallery.
  6. The Library will not be accepting any physical forms of art. Everything must be submitted digitally.
  7. By submitting digital copies/images of your art to us, you are giving permission to the Elmhurst Public Library to post it on our Teen Virtual Showcase Gallery webpage and social media sites. You are also giving us permission to possibly use it in advertisements for the program.
  8. All works will be credited to the original artists/creators.

Questions?

Send an email to eplteen@elmlib.org or contact the Teen Librarian by phone at (630) 279-8696.