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35th Annual Central Texas
Art Competition & Exhibition
November 15 - December 2, 2014

The Central Texas Art Competition is sponsored by Altrusa International of Temple and the Temple South Rotary Club. The exhibition is coordinated by the Temple College Art Department.

Type of Work
Original paintings, photography, ceramics, sculpture, drawings, prints, and jewelry. Drawings and prints should be hinge-matted with stiff backing and ready to hang. Work without hangers will not be juried. Paintings should be framed, strip framed, or the edges painted in a presentable way. Work previously exhibited in this art competition may not be entered.

Juror: Jade Walker
Jade Walker is a sculptor and the Director of the Visual Art Center at The University of Texas in Austin.

Prizes & Awards
Prize money will be awarded on the night of the opening. The Juror will award six $100 Awards of Excellence and two $50 Honorable Mention Awards in each division. A special Juror's Award of $150 will also be presented in each division.

Statement
The two-fold goal of the competition is to encourage and challenge the student artists in the Central Texas area. It also provides an opportunity for the appreciation of the creative efforts of these artists.

Eligibility
All students who are now enrolled in the following high schools and colleges:

Academy
Aquilla
Bartlett
Belton
Bruceville-Eddy
Buckholts
Central Texas
     Christian School
Copperas Cove
Ellison
Florence
Gatesville
Gateway College Prep
     Georgetown
Granger
Harker Heights
Holland
Holy Trinity
Jarrell
Killeen
Milano
McGregor
Moody
Rockdale
Rogers
Rosebud-Lott
     Salado
Shoemaker
Taylor
Temple
Thorndale
Thrall
Troy
Yoe
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Central Texas College
Temple College
Southwestern University
McLennan Community College

There will be two separate divisions: High School and College. High School contestants will compete with high school students only. There will be a separate division for college students. Each student can submit up to 3 entries.  There is no entry fee. Accepted works must remain in the gallery until December 2.

Responsibility
Every care will be exercised in the handling of the works, but neither Altrusa, Rotary, nor Temple College will be responsible for the loss or damage of the works.

How To Enter
Completely fill out the identification cards as instructed and attach to your entries. Entries should be delivered in person. Works sent by Parcel Post or other mail services will not be accepted. The identification cards should be attached to the back of the work in the upper left hand corner. Works should be delivered on:

Download Identification cards
Identification cards - (PDF format)
Identification cards - (HTML format)

Monday, November 10
between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
           or
Tuesday, November 11
between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
to the gallery in the Temple College Visual Arts Complex, 2101 South 5th Street.
 

Return of Work
Works not accepted in the exhibition may be picked up in the gallery on the night of the opening, Saturday, November 10, or at the conclusion of the exhibition on Tuesday, December 2, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Calendar
Entries Due:
  Monday, November 10
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
OR
Tuesday, November 11
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Opening:
  Saturday, November 15
6 p.m.
TC Visual Arts Complex Gallery
Pick Up Entries:
  Tuesday, December 2
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.