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Lubbock Studio Tour 2020
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Entry Deadline: 6/15/20
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Entry Fee - Lubbock Studio Tour 2020): $20.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 3, Maximum:Max. 3
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 3, Maximum:Max. 3
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Local
State: Texas


At the present time, the Lubbock Arts Alliance has decided to proceed forward with taking artist applications for the Local Color Studio Tour, November 14-15, 2020. A final decision about whether to have the event will be made by September 15, 2020. Reasons for cancellation could include, but are not limited to, the resurgence of COVID-19, governmental regulations (such as no mass gatherings, shelter-in-place rules, etc.), or lack of participation by artists and/or host studios.

Based upon responses from the 2019 host studios, it appears that the maximum number of artists that can accepted into this year’s event is twenty-five (25); however, that number may change based upon what studios apply and what studios are juried in. Usually we have 40-45 artists participate each year.

There will be a juror and all artists who want to participate must apply for acceptance.  Juror fees will not be refundable because these monies will be used to pay for his/her services. The cost to apply is $20.

Further to save on the juror’s travel expense, studios will be automatically accepted if the artist/owner’s work is juried into Studio Tour and if their space has been a host studio in the past. 

The cost for artists to participate will be $250 or $200 for host studios (this is an increase of $50). Participation fees will be refunded if Studio Tour is cancelled. However, there will be no refund if an artist decides to withdraw for any reason.

Since grant funds are unavailable, only artist participation fees will be spent on costs associated with facilitating Studio Tour thereby limiting the budget for costs usually associated with the event. Priorities for marketing dollars will be: 1.) website 2.) online advertising 3.) direct mailer (like a postcard) 4.) other (i.e. posters, radio, newspaper, etc.). Please note there will be no full color brochure which features each individual artist. Further, the Arts Alliance cannot guarantee that accepted artist’s work will appear in any marketing materials. All participating artists are expected help promote the event through their own channels.


To participate in Studio Tour, entrants must be a full time resident of Lubbock County.

All work sold in Studio Tour must be original works of art, entirely the work of the entrant and completed within the last 24 months.

Each artist is required to be in their studio location during the hours of operation, for both days of the show.

Each artist is responsible for his/her set-up and take-down, as well as any breakage or loss incurred during the show.

Each participating artist is required to pay a fee once accepted to the show.

Each participating artist is required to share any additional cost for refreshments served during the show (to be agreed upon by individual studios and artists).

Artists are responsible for their own sales transactions and sales tax. Artists will be required to provide sales tax permit and/or sales tax number prior to the event.  Studio Tour does not take a percentage of sales.

Artists must provide a working e-mail address.  All correspondence from the Arts Alliance will come electronically.

Each participating artist must be juried into the show. Three (3) images are required and entries will only be taken at Café ( These jpegs do not have to be for sale in the tour but must be representative of the art that will be for sale during the tour.

If multiple forms of media are to be exhibited during the Studio Tour, please contact the Lubbock Arts Alliance.

NO late application forms will be accepted.

Selected artists must provide at least two images for publicity purposes.  The deadline for such is September 29, 2020, if the event is not cancelled.

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Eligibility Criteria