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  

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

Elementary/Middle School Show Open for Entries!

The Seguin Art League Elementary/Middle School Show is now open for entries!

Open to all children in Elementary (grades 1-5) or Middle School (grades 6-8).
CLICK HERE to download the full prospectus and entry form!

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 will not be responsible for damage.
AWARDS     ***Artist or parent must be present at the reception to receive cash award ***

Elementary: Ten (10) awards -  $20.00 each.

Middle: First Place - $50.00; Second Place - $40.00; Third Place - $30.00;
             Honorable Mention (4) - $20.00 each


No fee for entry.

Artwork must be delivered to the Selig Room(next to the Wellness Center), Guadalupe Regional Medical Center, 1215 E. Court Street, Seguin, TX on Saturday, February 7, between 10-12 noon.

Pick-up artwork on Saturday, February 21 between 10-12 noon. Artwork not picked up will be disposed of.

AWARDS RECEPTION Sunday, February 8, 2015, 3:00-5:00 pm [prizes awarded at 4:00]

CLICK HERE to download the full prospectus and entry form!