Call Detail
TVAA Annual High School Juried Art Exhibition
Entry Deadline: 1/14/22
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $5.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 0
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 1
Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: Local
State: Texas
Event Dates: 3/24/22 - 3/24/22

The Winston School's TVAA art competition is a survey of amazing young talent! The TVAA competition is open to all high school students in the state of Texas. (All work will need to be hand delivered and picked up in person. In some cases, we can accept mailed in accepted entries.) Around 50-75 works will be selected from more than an anticipated 500 submissions. The exhibition shows the vast range of young talent in Texas, in all imaginable media. Juried by artist Sam Lao, there will be awards for first, second, and third place winners in this art competition.

Artists are asked to submit one (jpeg) image of your work to CaFÉ along with a brief artist statement and description of your work.

November 19, 2021 – Submissions open Online
January 14, 2022 – Submissions Deadline
January 28, 2022 – Accepted Entries are Notified
February 25, 2022 – Artwork Delivery Day 
March 24, 2022 – Artist Reception 
March 24, 2022 - Artwork Pick-Up Day

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:
The Winston School of Dallas
ATTN: Valerie Gillespie - Director of Visual & Performing Arts
5707 Royal Lane
Dallas, TX 75229

An image of 2D or 3D artwork, and a submission fee of $5 per entry will be required. 

Submissions will occur through CaFÉ starting on November 19, 2021. 

Teachers and students are allowed to submit art through CaFÉ. A free account will need to be created through CaFÉ. 

If the entry fee is a barrier to your participation, please contact Valerie Gillespie at 

Submissions are for current high school students. All art should be completed in the year 2021 or 2022, and have not been shown in prior TVAA art competitions. 

All art must be original and submitted online only using a high quality image.

Accepted forms of art for the 2022 TVAA HS Art Competition

Painting. Drawing. Photography. Mixed Media. Sculpture. Ceramics. Digital Media. Jewelry. Watercolor. Printmaking. Work on Paper. Work on Canvas. Collage. (Videos/Films not accepted.)

All work will need a title and will need to have a specified medium. (CaFÉ will lead you through this process.) 

Teachers and/or students will need to submit student art one at a time through CaFÉ. Bulk entries are not applicable. Each entry is $5. One entry per student. 

Guidelines for Art:

All 2D work must not exceed 36in x 36in. All 3D work should be no larger than 24in around the entire object/surface. No glass. Plexi must be used if framing. All work must be ready to hang using wire and d-rings. No saw tooth hanging allowed. 


TVAA is open to all Texas high school students! Please know that the art exhibition takes place in Dallas, Texas at The Winston School of Dallas. While accepted entries may be mailed in, all artwork will need to be physically picked-up on March 24, 2022 by 9pm. Students must be currently enrolled in high school.