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The Betsy Price Citywide High School Art Competition 2016
2100 Montgomery
Fort Worth, TX 76107

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Call Type: Youth
Eligibility: Local
State: Texas
Entry Deadline: 4/15/16
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
The Betsy Price Citywide High School Art Competition 2016
Exhibition Dates: May 16 – May 28, 2016               
The Jurors: Andrea Karnes and Sedrick Huckaby

Awards: 1st - $5,000; 2nd - $3,000; 3rd - $1,000; 1st place to be exhibited in Fort Worth City Hall for 1 year.  The top 25 selections will be featured in a 2-week exhibition at Fort Works Art.

Eligibility: BETSY PRICE ART 2016 is open to all high school students in Fort Worth, TX and surrounding areas within a 20 mile radius.  Works must be 2-D (no photography or computer generated work). All works must be original and completed within the last year. All works must be available through the entire run of the show. Do not submit works for  the jury that might be sold before or shown elsewhere during the BETSY PRICE ART 2016 show time frame.  

Size Limitations: Two-dimensional works, when displayed, cannot exceed 60” in height or width, including frame. 

Participating Schools: All schools within a 20 mile radius of Fort Worth.
Entry Fee and Procedures: One, two or three digital images may be submitted via CaFÉ with NO ENTRY FEE.
If you require additional information regarding BETSY PRICE ART 2016, e-mail us at

Submitting Images for Jurying: All entries (information and images) will be accepted through the CaFÉ website.
1) Each entrant may submit up to three digital images of three different art works.
2) Each work must be represented by only one image (no detail views or duplicates).

Instructions on how to format images to CaFÉ specifications can be found at Image Prep.
Juror’s choices for BETSY PRICE ART 2016 will be announced via e-mail and the CaFÉ website during the last week of April and no later than May 5, 2016. 
All 2-D works must have hangers or be wired for hanging. Works must be delivered by May 11, 2016 at the latest. Gallery hours for drop off are M-Sat 10-4.

FORT WORKS ART: Fort Works Art is committed to bringing life, vitality and energy to the art scene in Fort Worth, TX.  They are a resource for both seasoned collectors and the everyday individual.  Existing somewhere between a gallery, a cultural center and a museum, Fort Works Art strives to continually evolve into its' own entity, free from the traditional labels of the art world.  They exist to support the arts, to give back to the community and to inspire youth.

About the Jurors:
Curator Andrea Karnes grew up in Fort Worth, and earned art history degrees from the University of North Texas and Texas Christian University. She has worked at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth since 1989.  Andrea has brought some of the Museum’s most challenging and engaging exhibitions to Modern audiences—including Hubbard/Birchler: No Room to Answer in 2009, Pretty Baby in 2007, Pierre Huyghe: One Million + Kingdoms in 2005 and México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990, as well as all of the FOCUS series exhibitions to date.  Her recent curation of Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, was one of the most well-received and attended exhibitions at the Modern to date.

Artist and Assistant Professor at The University of Texas in Arlington, Sedrick Huckaby also grew up in Fort Worth.  He has a B.F.A. from Boston University, and an M.F.A. from Yale University. Winner of numerous awards including a Joan Mitchell Foundation Award and a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, his work can be found in distinguished permanent collections such as the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University in Durham, N.C. Huckaby is represented by Valley House Gallery in Dallas,TX. 

FORT WORKS ART is honored to have such renowned jurors for our competition.
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