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Youth Artists: Submit Your Best Work for the Lone Star Artist Award

Feb 09, 2016 10:51AM ● By Audrey Sellers

Art in the Square, the three-day fine arts festival produced by the Southlake Women’s Club, is a showcase of artwork from world-renowned artists, emerging artists and high school artists.

Are there aspiring artists in your family? If they’re in high school in Northeast Tarrant County, encourage them to enter their artwork in competition for the Lone Star Artist Award. The winner will have his or her artwork on display in the rotunda of the state capitol. Additionally, the winner and his or her family will receive two nights of hotel accommodations in Austin courtesy of Kids Matter International. They’ll also receive a VIP tour of the capitol from State Representative Giovanni Capriglione.

The jury committee will select 100 pieces of artwork to be showcased during the festival. In addition to the Lone Star Artist Award, the jury committee selects from these 100 exceptional pieces of artwork and awards prizes to the winners in various categories. Awards are provided by Roxann Taylor with Engel & Volkers Real Estate.

Submit artwork at by clicking “Explore the Event” and scrolling to “Student Artists.” Submission deadline is March 27, 2016.