Announcing Our Cover Art Contest 2016 Shortlist!

Posted by 
Kayi Wong

We're excited to announce the shortlisted artworks from our second Annual Cover Art Contest 2016! After reviewing over 250 artworks from over 100 artists, our esteemed judges, Hangama Amiri, and Jillian Tamaki picked the following shortlist.

Room's Annual Cover Art Contest 2016: The Shortlist

Attachment by Amanda Rhodenizer
Close Friendships #2 by Sara Khan
Four Half-Angels by Kathy Mac
Grandma #1 by Jessica Krecklo Naidu
Intimacy by Meredith Jay
Metamorphosis by Slavka Kolesar
Ruthless Chilipepper by Menghan Qi
Three Graces by Su Rogers Lunenburg
Two for Tea by Tanya Lyons
Winter Wollies by Katrina Kirk

Thank you to everyone who entered. We will announce the winners next week so check those inboxes! In the meantime, check out our free "Words and Pictures" event, where five artists will be sharing their experience of moving between literary and visual worlds, and how artists can get their feet wet in other art forms, at the Growing Room Festival.

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