Monday, April 13, 2015

Call for Entries - 6th Annual High School Art Show


We're now taking entries now for the 6th Annual High School Art Show! 
CLICK HERE to download the entry form and please print and bring in with your entries. 

ELIGIBILITY
Open to students in grades 9-12.

RULES
1. All media accepted. Maximum of 2 artworks per student.
2. Artwork must be ready for display. 2-D pieces must be ready to hang (wired frames/canvases)
3. Artwork dimensions cannot exceed 36” in any direction
4. Artwork will be handled with all possible care. The Art League is not responsible for damage.

AWARDS ***Artist or parent must be present at the reception to receive cash award ***
First Place - $100.00
Second Place - $75.00
Third Place - $50.00
Honorable Mention - $20.00

ENTRY FEES, FORMS, DATES
No fee for entry. SAL commission policy: 25% of any artwork sold.
Artwork must be delivered to the Selig Room, Guadalupe Regional Medical Center, 1215 E. Court Street on Saturday, May 2, between 10:00 and 12:00 noon.
Pick-up artwork on Sunday, May 3 at 4 pm after the reception. Artwork not picked up will be disposed of.


AWARDS RECEPTION Sunday, May 3, 2015, 2:00 - 4:00 pm on the relaxing patio at The Power Plant Texas Grill, 2006 Stockdale Highway, Seguin. (Across from Starcke Park on the Guadalupe River)

CLICK HERE to download the entry form and please print and bring in with your entries. 

Friday, March 27, 2015

CelebrARTe Pictures


The Artsfest celebrARTe event was a great success! 
We had a wonderful turnout and some beautiful work by 
talented local artists. Much thanks to everyone who 
provided art for the event, to all volunteers and com-
mittee members and to everyone who came out for the event! 







Winners Announced: Brushstrokes Show

We had a fabulous turnout for the annual Brushstrokes show this year! Thank you to everyone who participated and came out to enjoy the show!
The three winners are: 

1st - Life Layers by Dee Dee Dale
2nd - Finally by Margie Norman
3rd - Deep in the Woods by Prudy Kinsel





Wednesday, March 11, 2015

ARTSFEST celebrARTe
























Join us March 21st for our ARTSFEST celebrARTe event

benefiting the local arts in Sequin and the renovation 

of the Klein Opera House, Seguin Art League's new home. 


Admission includes:
• Keepsake wine glass     Wine tasting by Blue Lotus Winery
• Beer tasting by Sequin Brewing Company    • Appetizers by Power Plant Texas Grill
• Live entertainment by Dirty River Dixie Band

TICKETS: 
$25 at Gift & Gourmet, Chamber, and Court Street Coffee Shop
$30 at the door

Texas Theatre, 425 N. Austin St, Seguin, Texas
*limited tickets available


Photo by Darryl Patrick "White Cross"
Sculpture by Marika Bordes "Mask"
Watercolor by Robin Roberts Walker "Turquoise Lagoon"

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Call for Entries - Annual Brushstrokes Show

We're now accepting entries for our annual Brushstrokes show! Details are below, click here to download the prospectus/entry form. We hope to see you there!

Eligibility:
  1. Open to all artists, age 18 and over
  2. Artwork must be painted media – watercolor, oil, acrylic, etc. and must be ready to hang.
  3. Outside frame dimensions cannot exceed 48” in any direction
  4. Artwork must not have previously been entered in a Seguin Art League show
  5. Insurance coverage is the artists’ responsibility. All artwork will be handled with all possible care.
  6. Artwork must be for sale. Seguin Art League commission policy: 25% on all artwork sold.

AWARDS (All People’s Choice)
1st = $100.00   2nd = $75.00   3rd = $50.00
 Artist does not need to be present to win.

ENTRY FEES, FORMS, DATES

MEMBERS = $10.00 entry fee per artwork; NON-MEMBERS = $15.00 entry fee per artwork

Artwork, entry form, and payment must be delivered to the Selig Room, Guadalupe Regional Medical Center, 1215 E. Court Street on Saturday, March 14 between 11am – 12:30 pm.

Pick-up artwork on Saturday, March 28 between 10-11 am.

RECEPTION Thursday March 19, 6:00-7:00 pm 

For entry form and prospectus CLICK HERE.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Arts Video Contest

Arts Video Contest
SEGUIN, Texas –Do you have a favorite Seguin artist or art venue? The Seguin Commission on the Arts wants to hear about it through video. The Commission will be accepting 1 to 3 minute videos discussing why the artist or venue is your favorite. Consider interviewing your favorite artist or share their story, or why you find a piece of art interesting.   
CLICK HERE to download the entry form.
Seguin has a vibrant arts community and the Commission is looking to share the Seguin art scene with the community and the world.  
“We are excited to see the talent that is in Seguin and to be able to share that talent with the world,” said Commission Chairwoman Dr. Ana Maria Gonzalez, “This is a great opportunity for either the novice film maker or an experienced videographer.”
The videos will be judged on content, quality, and message.  The top three videos will receive an award, starting with a $300 prize for first place.  

Videos will need to be submitted by April 30, 2015.  For the full list of rules and the application, visit www.facebook.com/SeguinArts.  

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Commission on the Arts Nominations

One of the goals of the Seguin Commission on the Arts is to provide recognition of groups, organizations and individuals that enrich life in Seguin by bringing cultural and artistic values, events, and artifacts to the city.

They are inviting Seguinites to nominate a group, organization or individual of Seguin that fulfills this goal for the benefit of the community.

Please submit a nomination with the following information:

  1. Name of group, organization or individual.
  2. A comprehensive description of:
  1. Presence / impact in the community (age population, number of participants, etc)
  2. Activities in 2014
  3. Specific contributions

Send your submissions by February 28, 2015.
By Mail To:
Seguin Main Street Program
PO Box 591
Seguin, TX 78156