Youth Art Competition & Exhibit

This is a platform for the artists of tomorrow to showcase their talents. You can be sure these emerging artists, grades 6–12, will be bringing their “A” game.

Location: Broward County Main Library, Gallery 6, 100 South Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Gallery Hours: Mon. & Wed., 12pm-8pm; Tue., Thurs. Fri. & Sat., 10–6pm. Closed Sun.

Criteria for This Exhibit: Students grades 68 and 912. Open subject, medium, and style for 2D, 3D, and jewelry. Maximum size in height or width is 60”. Artwork cannot have been shown at Gallery Six previously for any organization.

Opening Reception: Wednesday, November 6, 2024 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Join us to cast a ballot for the People’s Choice award!

Exhibit Run Dates: October 31 – November 26, 2024

Call For Artists:

Entry Deadline: Wednesday, October 9, 2024.

Artist Intake: Wednesday, October 30, 2024, from 4:00 – 7:00.

Artist Pickup: Wednesday, November 27, 2024, from 4:00 – 7:00pm.

Entries for this exhibit are limited to 2 per artist. Jewelry artists can enter three pieces of a coordinated set as one entry (example: necklace with matching earrings). ALL WILL BE ACCEPTED.


This venue will not display works containing sexual themes, profanity, overly political, nor religious statements that may be deemed offensive. Works should be for family viewing.

This venue displays 3-D works in closed cases that have a 21″ height and 18″ wide maximum. Please take this into consideration if entering 3-D works.

Susan ConveryAbout the judge, Susan Convery

Susan Convery is an award-winning Florida Certified High School Art Teacher with eight years of advanced drawing and painting classroom experience. Susan paints portraits of people and animals on commission and has illustrated two published children’s books. Since retiring in 2020, Susan leads painting workshops in her home studio and around the world and works privately with adults and high school students to uncover their artistic genius. Sign up for her inspiring monthly newsletter here: