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CAL Spring 2022 Judged Show

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Entry Deadline: 3/27/22
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Conroe Art League): $15.00
Media Fee(Additional Media Fee per Artwork): $15.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 20
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 20
Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
State: Texas


ENTRY DATES:  JANUARY 17, 2022  THROUGH 11:59pm SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2022

Awards will be announced at CAL's General Meeting on April 9, 2022.

CAL’s Spring 2022 Judged Show is a virtual show held on the CaFE’ (Call for Entry) website. Artist must upload an image of each artwork to the show. Judging is online.  The following winners are qualified to compete in the Summer 2022 LSAG (Lone Star Art Guild) Convention Show, and are invited to hang in the CAL gallery in July, 2022.

·     1st Place,  2nd Place,  3rd Place,  1st Honorable Mention

·     Best of Show,  Best Landscape,  Best Floral,  Best Student

AWARDS: Cash awards will be given to Best of Show, Best Floral, Best Landscape and Best Student.  Those amounts will be determined by the number of entries we have for the show.

JUDGEDoug Hiser,


Fees for Artists over the age of 18: $15 per entry

 Fees for School Students up to age 18 years: Free, but must use coupon:

·     Must use coupon code STUFIRST at checkout for 1st piece.

·     Must use coupon code STU2ND at checkout for the second piece.  

·     A student who has more than 2 entries must set up a new Artist Profile for every 2 entries to use both coupons.

Entries will be removed for Artists using coupon codes if they are not qualified.

Maximum 3 pieces per artist per category.  An artist may designate only one division, but may enter artwork in multiple categories within that division for different pieces of artwork. Maximum 20 pieces of artwork per artist may be entered in this show.

DIVISION:    Artist division is based on your life experience with creating art.

Artist may designate only one Division:

·     I-Professional

·     II-Semi-Professional

·     III-Non-Professional

·     IV-Adult Student

·     VHS-High School Student

·     VMS-Middle School Student

·     EMS-Elementary School Student

Once the artist competes in a division, that artist may not move to a lower division.  Artists may enter multiple art works in multiple categories, but all artwork entered must be within the same division.

Artist’s Division is listed on the member’s CAL profile.  Previous participants in LSAG shows can go to to verify their division. 

Each artist decides the Category in which to place his or her work. The show chair reserves the right to disqualify any artwork not entered in the appropriate Category. Direct all category questions to:

The following Division/Category combinations are allowed in the CAL Spring 2021 Judged Show. 

I-PROFESSIONAL DIVISION: Artist’s choice for this designation (Professional artists making a living selling their art need to register as professionals. Artists promoting themselves as professional elsewhere or on their website, need to compete in the professional division.)

I-A (Div I-Professional, Cat A-Oil/Acrylic)

I-B (Div I-Professional/Cat B-Watercolor/Acrylic)

I-C (Div I-Professional/Cat C-Pastels)

I-D (Div I-Professional/Cat D-Drawing)

I-E (Div I-Professional/Cat E-Mixed Media)

I-F (Div I-Professional/Cat F-Photography)

I-G (Div I-Professional/Cat G-Digital Art)

I-H (Div I-Professional/Cat H- Abstract/Experimental/Non-Objective)

I-I (Div I-Professional/Cat I-Sculpture)

I-J (Div I-Professional/Cat J-Studio Fine Crafts)


II-SEMI-PROFESSIONAL DIVISION: Artist’s choice to move up

II-A (Div II-Semi-Professional, Cat A-Oil/Acrylic)

II-B (Div II-Semi-Professional/Cat B-Watercolor/Acrylic)

II-C (Div II-Semi-Professional/Cat C-Pastels)

II-D (Div II-Semi-Professional/Cat D-Drawing)

II-E (Div II-Semi-Professional/Cat E-Mixed Media)

II-F (Div II-Semi-Professional/Cat F-Photography)

II-G (Div II-Semi-Professional/Cat G-Digital Art)

II-H (Div II-Semi-Professional/Cat H- Abstract/Experimental/Non-Objective)

II-I (Div II-Semi-Professional/Cat I-Sculpture)

II-J (Div II-Semi-Professional/Cat J-Studio Fine Crafts)

III-NON-PROFESSIONAL DIVISION: Artist’s choice to move up

III-A (Div III-Non-Professional/Cat A-Oil/Acrylic)

III-B (Div III-Non-Professional/Cat B-Watercolor/Acrylic)

III-C (Div III-Non-Professional/Cat C-Pastels)

III-D (Div III-Non-Professional/Cat D-Drawing)

III-E (Div III-Non-Professional/Cat E-Mixed Media)

III-F (Div III-Non-Professional/Cat F-Photography)

III-G (Div III-Non-Professional/Cat G-Digital Art)

III-H (Div III-Non-Professional/Cat H- Abstract/Experimental/Non-Objective)

III-I (Div III-Non-Professional/Cat I-Sculpture)

III-J (Div III-Non-Professional/Cat J-Studio Fine Crafts)

IV-ADULT STUDENT DIVISION:  Adult who has created artwork for less than three years either through self-study or under the direction of an art teacher. The teacher may give any verbal assistance needed; however, the teacher may not physically work on the artwork to be entered in a show.  After 2 years of College Art (4 art courses) or 3 years as a self taught Adult Student, any LSAG member must enter the Non-Professional Division.  This is the only division where one is required to move up after a set time. If you are just starting out in LSAG, you do NOT automatically begin at this level.  A person who has been painting for 10 years is NOT qualified to be an Adult Student, for example. Those with college degrees in art should not begin at this level.  


IV-A (Div IV-Adult Student/Cat A-Oil/Acrylic)

IV-B (Div IV-Adult Student/Cat B-Watercolor/Acrylic)

IV-C (Div IV-Adult Student/Cat C-Pastels)

IV-D (Div IV-Adult Student/Cat D-Drawing)

IV-E (Div IV-Adult Student/Cat E-Mixed Media)

IV-F (Div IV-Adult Student/Cat F-Photography)

IV-G (Div IV-Adult Student/Cat G-Digital Art)

IV-H (Div IV-Adult Student/Cat H- Abstract/Experimental/Non-Objective)

IV-I (Div IV-Adult Student/Cat I-Sculpture)

IV-J (Div IV-Adult Student/Cat J-Studio Fine Crafts)

VES-ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENT DIVISION:  Any Elementary school student.  Homeschool students should register under the grade level the student would be in based upon their age equivalent, not skill level.  School students will be subdivided according to grade level.  Kindergarten through 5th grade are Elementary.

VES-A (Div VES-Elem School Student/Cat A-Oil/Acrylic)

VES-B (Div VES-Elem School Student/Cat B-Watercolor/Acrylic)

VES-C (Div VES-Elem School Student/Cat C-Pastels)

VES-D (Div VES-Elem School Student/Cat D-Drawing)

VES-E (Div VES-Elem School Student/Cat E-Mixed Media)

VES-F (Div VES-Elem School Student/Cat F-Photography)

VES-G (Div VES-Elem School Student/Cat G-Digital Art)

VES-H (Div VES-Elem School Student/Cat H- Abstract/Experimental/Non-Objective)

VES-I (Div VES-Elem School Student/Cat I-Sculpture)

VES-J (Div VES-Middle School Student/Cat J-Studio Fine Crafts)

VMS-MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT DIVISION:  Any Middle school student.  Homeschool students should register under the grade level the student would be in based upon their age equivalent, not skill level.  School students will be subdivided according to grade level:  Grades 6-8 are Middle School.

VMS-A (Div VMS-Middle School Student/Cat A-Oil/Acrylic)

VMS-B (Div VMS-Middle School Student/Cat B-Watercolor/Acrylic)

VMS-C (Div VMS-Middle School Student/Cat C-Pastels)

VMS-D (Div VMS-Middle School Student/Cat D-Drawing)

VMS-E (Div VMS-Middle School Student/Cat E-Mixed Media)

VMS-F (Div VMS-Middle School Student/Cat F-Photography)

VMS-G (Div VMS-Middle School Student/Cat G-Digital Art)

VMS-H (Div VMS-Middle School Student/Cat H- Abstract/Experimental/Non-Objective)

VMS-I (Div VMS-Middle School Student/Cat I-Sculpture)

VMS-J (Div VMS-Middle School Student/Cat J-Studio Fine Crafts)


VHS-HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT DIVISION:  Any High School student.  Homeschool students should register under the grade level the student would be in based upon their age equivalent, not skill level.  School students will be subdivided according to grade level.  Grades 9-12 are High School. 

VHS-A (Div VHS-High School Student/Cat A-Oil/Acrylic)

VHS-B (Div VHS-High School Student/Cat B-Watercolor/Acrylic)

VHS-C (Div VHS-High School Student/Cat C-Pastels)

VHS-D (Div VHS-High School Student/Cat D-Drawing)

VHS-E (Div VHS-High School Student/Cat E-Mixed Media)

VHS-F (Div VHS-High School Student/Cat F-Photography)

VHS-G (Div VHS-High School Student/Cat G-Digital Art)

VHS-H (Div VHS-High School Student/Cat H- Abstract/Experimental/Non-Objective)

VHS-I (Div VHS-High School Student/Cat I-Sculpture)

VHS-J (Div VHS-High School Student/Cat J-Studio Fine Crafts)


We look forward to seeing your artwork.  

For answers to your questions, please contact Martha Ezell, Email communication is preferred.  

Application Requirements

HOW TO ENTER SHOW:  Go to to sign up, or click on (tbd) to apply to the Call for Entries.

Applying is a three-stage process. ALL steps must be completed to submit.  If you enter artwork and later decide to enter additional pieces, you must set up a new profile. There is no entry fee, but the fee for each piece entered is $15.

Step 1:  My Portfolio. Upload work samples.

Step 2:  Apply to Calls. Search calls and apply.

Step 3: Checkout. Complete and checkout.


Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Rules

All artwork is to comply with Lone Star Art Guild (LSAG) show rules, which can be found at the link below:, click on Shows, then Click Enter.

Please ensure your name does not appear on the image of your artwork. If you have already signed it, please hide signature with masking tape or other means before capturing the image.

Artwork must be original and may not have been painted on by any other person and must have been completed on or after March, 2020.

Artist must comply with size requirements and community standards (per LSAG rules).

These are the requirements to show in the Conroe Art League's Madeley Gallery (for example CAL members who win qualifying places will be able to show in the gallery in July, 2022): 

3-D Art Requirements - maximum size is 30 inches  wide by 30 inches deep by 48 inches high.  Maximum weight 40 pounds.  Must fit on CAL's table by the windows or one of the CAL pedestals.  

2-D Art may not be more than 48” wide or exceed 30 pounds in weight.

If you are a member of CAL (Conroe Art League), or any other LSAG league, then you are automatically a member of LSAG.  CAL’s active members who win qualifying ribbons are invited to hang those pieces in the gallery in July 2022.

Everyone is invited to join CAL.  Click here to join:

You may enter our show as a non-member. 

Best of Show winner will be given a free 1-year membership to CAL. 

For each artwork, the width, height, and depth must be entered correctly.  Include the frame size in your measurements. Round up to whole inches. Ribbon winners will be entered into the LSAG database by the CAL Membership Chair.

Once the artwork entry has been entered into the show, the information cannot be changed or revised. No substitutions of artwork can be made. No Refunds.