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Calling all artists!

The competition is now CLOSED. The winners to be announced here in due course.

Enter the Schools Comic Art Competition with your best comic book or graphic novel inspired drawing and have it framed and exhibited in the Garden Gallery in Clydebank Town Hall.

Competition Information

What is it?

The Secondary Schools Comic Art Competition is your chance to showcase your comic or graphic novel inspired artwork, in the lead up to Clydebank Museum and Art Gallery’s summer exhibition, Comic Invention.

What we want

We want to see a drawing or design inspired by your favourite comic book, graphic novel, or associated characters. Your artwork can be in full colour or black and white, and drawn in materials of your choice. Submissions should be made on either A4 or A3 size paper. A completed application form should be paper clipped to your finished artwork, upon submission.

When we want it

The closing date for entries is Thursday, 30th March 2017. All entries should be handed in to your School Librarian/School Library Co-ordinator, or your local public library by 30th March. Any artworks received after this date will not be considered.

What do you get?

An Exhibition

If your work is shortlisted, it will be framed and exhibited in the Garden Gallery in Clydebank Town Hall between 5th and 30th of May 2017.

Private view invites

Shortlisted artists will be invited to attend a Private View of the Secondary Schools Comic Art Competition exhibition, together with family and friends, on the evening of Thursday 4th May.

The Private View will be held in the Garden Gallery at Clydebank Town Hall from 6pm – 7.30pm. Shortlisted artists will also be invited to the Comic Invention exhibition Private View at Clydebank Museum and Art Gallery on Thursday 25th May.

Art Materials

From the shortlisted entries on show in the Garden Gallery exhibition, one winner from each age group (S1/2, S3/4, and S5/6) will be selected by Scottish comic book artist Frank Quitely, best known for drawing Batman, Superman, and the X-men.

Overall winners will be announced during the Private View, and will receive a gift voucher to spend on art materials.


All shortlisted artists will have their framed artwork returned to them at the exhibition close.