Cover Art Contest


JPIDS is soliciting drawing submissions that will illustrate the covers of our journal, JPIDS. We are looking for submissions that demonstrate unique artistic vision and creativity with a theme that relates to pediatric infectious disease.


Artwork completed by individuals less than 18 years at the time of composition may submit artwork. Please submit a high quality color photograph or scan of the artwork. Please do not submit original artwork.


Accepted on a rolling basis.

Selection Process:

Submissions with identifiers removed will be reviewed by the JPIDS editorial board. Parents/guardians of the child with the selected artwork will be asked to sign a copyright release form. The artwork selected will be printed on the front cover of the journal and a summary of the subject of the artwork and pediatric infectious disease relevance as well as the artist’s name and hospital affiliation will be printed in the corresponding JPIDS issue. Winners will also receive a print copy of the issue where their artwork is featured.Multiple Submissions: An artist may submit more than one piece at a time. However, only one piece will be selected for any one artist. Previously published work cannot be accepted.


Please submit an electronic version of the artwork in high resolution as a .gif, .tiff, or .jpeg file.


Please send submissions electronically as file attachments to the JPIDS Editorial Office ( Please contact Annabelle de St. Maurice ( with questions.

Please include:

  1. The title of the artwork
  2. The artist’s name, a parent/ guardian’s name, a parent/ guardian’s email address, telephone number, age at the time the artwork was created, the name of the local academic medical center, a less than 25 word description of the artwork, and the artist’s inspiration for creating the artwork.

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