Registration forms for the 2017 Art Contest are available at all Washington county libraries and through our email address: Information is also available under the registration tab here. You may print out the pages from the website, although we do not have a pdf form available.   


The 9th Annual Friends Purchase Award Art Contest

        First Place art was purchased for $300 and gifted to the Library,

            Second place award is $75 and third place award is $50.

             All art was displayed in the library for the month of October.                    
                                            *  2016 Purchase Award Art Contest   *

          Awards were presented on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016, at the Friends' Annual Meeting in the 
          Library  Community Room.  The evening began with a Gallery Browse and an opportunity to vote for  
          their favorite picture, "The People's Choice Award"    

             The Friends hold an annual Purchase Award Art Contest for the purpose of encouraging and 
          spotlighting the fine arts in Germantown while acquiring an original piece of art created by a 
          Washington County non-professional artist.


           This year 20 artists from Washington County submitted 45 pieces of art for judging.

              2016 Purchase Award Art Contest prizes



   First place winner of the contest was Marco Mendoza for his acrylic on paper piece

titled "I Am".


     It was purchased for $300 and gifted to the




 Second place winner was
Bob Christian for his photograph titled
"Cardinal in Flight"

Sandra Butz-Siebers received
third place for her acrylic
on canvas titled
"Der Blaue Stuhl"


Honorable Mention and People's Choice Award went to
Greta Liebenow for her
watercolor piece titled
"Little Matryoshka"