Call for Artwork: Nourishing Literacy Series of Printed Learning Materials

By Shayna M. RSS Wed, September 2, 2020

Hello to our friends of all ages!

The Nourishing Literacy team is in the process of creating a series of printed learning materials and we would be thrilled to include your artwork!

Call for Artwork

  • Community Coloring Books and Activity Workbooks are the tools that we are currently creating.
  • In the future, some of the art submissions will be included in a Community Family Cookbook!
  • We are collecting drawings of root vegetables and leafy vegetables, with more opportunities coming up! 



  • All artists requested!! All styles, all abilities, all ages!!
  • Please create an outline of an image, rather than one that is colored in.
  • Please use a dark writing tool to go over the finished outline so it can be clearly seen.
  • If possible, please draw the image on a piece of white paper, 8.5 x 11-inch (letter size).


Please Include

  • Artist’s first name
  • Artist’s age, if a child or teen
  • Something that the artist appreciates about the library
  • Name of food drawn


Deadline Dates

  • Wednesday, September 9th = Root Vegetable Drawings
  • Wednesday, September 30th = Leafy Vegetable Drawings


Options for Submission

  • Email a picture or scan of the artwork to kitchen @ with "Nourishing Literacy Community Art" in the title by the requested date for submission.
  • Mail the artwork a few days before the requested date for submission to:

Nourishing Literacy, Culinary Literacy Center
Parkway Central Library, 4th Floor
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103


Please email any questions to kitchen @ with "Nourishing Literacy" in the title.

To learn more about the Culinary Literacy Center, please visit our website or connect with us through Instagram and Facebook.

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