High School artists in Fort Worth, TX and surrounding areas are invited to a special art competition. The top selected students will be featured in a 3-week art exhibition at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center from May 1st – May 21, 2019. Mayor Betsy Price will be presenting three final awards May 11th at 4pm. The top Final Grand Prize Winner's work will be featured in City Hall at the Mayor's office for the duration of one year. FORT WORKS ART will be awarding a $500 first prize, a $300 second prize and a $100 third prize for best 2-D (including photography) or 3-D artwork to a 9-12th grade student in the selected area. Jurors are to be announced.
The Betsy Price Citywide High School Art Competition 2019
Exhibition Dates: May 1 – May 21, 2019
Reception: May 3, 2019, 6pm - 9pm
Award Ceremony with Mayor Price: May 19, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Juror: Spencer Wigmore, Assistant Curator of Paintings, Sculptures, and Works on Paper at The Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Awards: 1st - $500; 2nd - $300; 3rd - $100; 1st place to be exhibited in Fort Worth City Hall for 1 year. The top selections will be featured in a 3-week exhibition at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.
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.
Selected Students for the 2019 Betsy Price High School Art Competition:
Danna Mejia Lopez