NEA Painting Contest

Celebrate nature, and the NEA Big Read: Montrose, with the library’s NEA Painting Contest. Contestants, of all ages, are welcome to enter a painting inspired by Jack London’s The Call of the Wild or local wildlife.

All paintings must be submitted to Taylor at

The paintings will be displayed on the library’s Facebook page from September 14 to September 27. Three winners will be determined by the library’s Facebook followers. The winners will be announced on September 29. Prizes will include a $20 gift card to Amazing Glaze; a $20 gift card to JOANN Fabrics & Crafts; and a $20 gift card to Mosaic Montrose. NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment of the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.