ARTS recognizes the artistic vision and ingenuity of our community’s youth. The Emerging Artists Contest provides an annual opportunity for creative teens to showcase their creations at the ARTS' Ross Gallery. The Emerging Artists contest motivates and builds confidence in youth by showcasing the best rural Texas creativity.
The youth art competition is open to artists in grades 6th- 12th. ARTS invites students to submit two works of art in the Emerging Artists Competition. There are five categories of work: Drawing, Painting, Photography, Mixed Media, and Three-Dimensional. Entry forms are available at the bottom of the page. This is a juried competition. Ribbons and $3,500 in cash prizes will be awarded.
An opening will be held Saturday, August 7th, 2021 from 2 PM- 5 PM in ARTS' Ross Gallery to honor all talented contest participants. Winners will be announced at the opening. The exhibition will be displayed from August 7th- 28th, 2021. The Ross Gallery is open to the public Tuesday- Friday from 10 AM- 4 PM.
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Special thanks to Mary Le & Arne Johnson for their sponsorship of the Emerging Artists Program.