and follow the directions. Remember to photograph your artwork in high enough resolution for quality detail to show, and then digitally submit it.
The winner of our grand prize, the Lone Star Artist Award, will have his/her art hung in the Texas State Capitol for one week. In addition, the winner will receive 2 nights’ hotel accommodations in Austin and a VIP tour of the capitol, courtesy of State Representative Giovanni Capriglione.
Yes. Due to space and travel constraints, no 3D art will be considered for this particular prize.
Absolutely! You may also win awards and recognition wherever your talent lies, whether it be 3D art, pottery, pen & ink, oil, or watercolor. Artwork of any size or medium is acceptable for submission in the Student Art in the Square exhibit.
Yes, but know that it is totally your responsibility as the artist to price art, and you must contact the potential buyer in a timely manner to complete the sale following the festival. No other event volunteers will coordinate a sale on your behalf.
Yes, up to three pieces may be entered by one artist.
Any public, private or homeschooled student in grades 9-12 (or homeschool equivalent) who lives in North Texas.
Volunteers are necessary to hold this acclaimed juried art festival. Many two-hour shifts are available to suit your schedule, and online signup will be available on this Web site beginning in March. All Art in the Square hours meet community service requirements. All artists, parents and teachers are encouraged to volunteer.
No, but we do accept art submitted into other contests outside of this event.
No. Thanks to a generous Student Art sponsor, all jury fees have been covered.
Entry deadline is April 4, 2014.
During the week of April 4, 2014, we will publish a list of accepted youth artists and artwork titles on our Web site. We will announce the availability of this list on our Facebook page as well.
Please bring any accepted artwork to the Gazebo at Southlake Town Square on Thursday, April 24, 2014 between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
We will publish our list of finalists on the Web site during the week of April 4, 2014. We will also personally contact all finalists by phone or email. All finalists will receive an award at the presentation on Sunday, and award ribbons will be attached to artwork by 12:00 p.m. on Saturday.
The awards presentation will be on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Gazebo stage in Southlake Town Square. All artists need to be present to claim their artwork following the presentation.
Please contact the Student Art chair, Amanda Calongne, if you have any additional questions. She can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.