Emerging Excellence deadline Nov. 21 for area college art students


Emerging Excellence (Grapevine TX)


FREE to apply!
Entry Deadline: 11/21/16

“Emerging Excellence” is an annual juried art show open to undergraduate and graduate art students in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area. Work will be on display in the Tower Gallery at the Grapevine Visitor Information Center from 12/3/16 – 1/15/17. Prizes of $500 for 1st, $300 for 2nd, and $200 for 3rd place will be awarded based on the juried results.

Participants will submit up to ten works of art through the CAfE website, which will then be considered by Grapevine Museum and Gallery staff for entry into the show. Once accepted, applicants will need to deliver artwork to 636 S. Main St. Grapevine, TX 76051 by 11/30/16. All accepted artwork will then be judged by our jurors for prizes of $500 for 1st Place, $300 for 2nd place, and $200 for 3rd. Accepted pieces will be on display in the Tower Gallery from 12/3/16 until 1/14/17.  All artwork must be picked up by the artists by after 11/16/17.


This year we are issuing an open (no theme) call for any medium of two-dimensional art, which will be judged individually based on the quality of the composition and technique, overall impression of the art, and the effect of the artwork in general. There is no fee to participate.

Important Dates:

  • 11/21/16: Submission Deadline
  • 11/30/16: Artwork Delivery Deadline
  • 12/3/16 – 1/15/17: Show
  • TBD: Awards
  • 1/16/17 – 1/30/17: Artwork Pickup

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