Emerging Artist Competition
Call for Entry - Emerging Artists Competition To Award $3500 to Young Artists
Arts for Rural Texas opens its Emerging Artists competition on August 15th at ARTS in Fayetteville, Texas. ARTS recognizesthe artistic vision and ingenuity of our community’s youth. The Emerging Artists Contest provides an annual opportunity for creative teens, 6th – 12th grades, to showcase their creations at the ARTS' Ross Gallery. The Emerging Artists contest motivates and builds confidence in youth by showcasing their creativity. The annual competition awards $3500 in prize money. Three prizes will be awarded in each grade level along with a Best of Show. The Emerging Artists Competition is graciously underwritten by Arne and Mary Le Johnson, proud supporters of Arts for Rural Texas.
The categories for competition are:
Color Drawing (Pastel, Pencils, Markers)
Black and White Drawing (Pencil, Pen & Ink, Charcoal)
Painting (Watermedia, Acrylic, Oil)
Mixed Media/Other (Fiber, Assemblage, Collage, Printmaking, and more)
3 Dimensional Design (Sculpture, Woodworking, Ceramics, etc.)
Entry in the competition is free. The entry deadline and receipt of artwork is August 8th at Arts for Rural Texas, 114 N. Live Oak, Fayetteville, Texas. Details and entry forms are available through the online website at https://artsforruraltexas.org/emerging-artists-contest or by calling ARTS at 979-378-2113. All artwork must be delivered to ARTS, ready for presentation. Paintings and photographs must have proper hangers on the back of each piece. Receipt of works is August 3 – 6, 2020, 9 AM – 4 PM.
Awards will be presented on August 15th, 2020. The exhibition dates are August 15th through August 29th, 9 AM – 5 PM weekdays, 12 PM – 5 PM, Saturdays.