Competitions & Contests

Paint Texas 2024!

Entry Dates 2024-03-06T23:59:00+00:00 - 2024-01-01T20:39:00+00:00 8 Days Left


Paint Texas 2024!
$5000 in prizes will be awarded at the second annual Paint Texas! Plein Air Contest hosted by The Live Oak Art Center in Columbus, Tx.   

Open to all Plein Air Artists, 18 and older, National. Juried Plein Air Contest.

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Live Oak Art Center 
1014 Milam 
Columbus TX 78934

All applicants must submit their online application before the deadline of Wednesday, 6 March at 11:59 PM.  Complete applications must include $75 submission fee,  Artist Statement, Biography, 3 original submissions of previous Plein Air works for Jury Deliberation. If selected, the artwork submitted may be used by the LOAC for marketing purposes to showcase participating artists.
Jury-selected participants will be notified on Friday, 8 March 2024. 
Once selected, each participant will contribute examples of their previous Plein Air works to the LOAC's main gallery for exhibition during and subsequent the event. 

The $75 submission fee is non-refundable.  
Early Registration - applicants who have completed registration by Tuesday, Feb 20, 2024 will qualify for advanced notice of acceptance on Friday, Feb 23, 2024. Registrations received after Feb 20, 2024 will receive notification of acceptance on Friday, March 8, 2024. 
General Competition Prizes: 
First Place- $1000
Second Place- $750
Third Place- $400

Quick Draw Prizes:
First Place- $1500Second Place- $850Third Place- $500
Artist Agrees that by participation in Paint Texas!, all first place winning artwork (with respect to both Paint Texas! Contest Winner & Quick Draw Winner) will be surrendered to the LOAC as a donation.  Letter of donation can be obtained from the LOAC for tax purposes.