Art in the Square, a fine arts festival held at Southlake Town Square April 22-24, 2016 showcases artwork of world-wide renowned artists, emerging artists and high school artists. One of the goals of the event is to encourage young artists.
Youth Art offers high school students in Northeast Tarrant County the opportunity to enter their artwork in competition for the Lone Star Artist Award. The winner of the award will have their work on display in the rotunda of the Capitol of Texas. The winner and family will receive two nights of hotel accommodations in Austin courtesy of Kids Matter International and a VIP Tour of the Capitol courtesy of State Representative Giovannni Capriglione.
The Contest is open to any student of high school age in Northeast Tarrant County including those in private schools and those who are home schooled. The jury committee will select 100 pieces of artwork to be showcased during the festival. In addition to the Lone Star Artist Award, the jury committee selects from these 100 exceptional pieces of artwork and awards prizes to the winners in various categories. Awards are provided by Roxann Taylor with Engel & Volkers Real Estate.
Deadline for artwork is March 27, 2016. Submit artwork at www.artinthesquare.com.