Galveston Art League invites artists 16 and older to participate in its Spring 2022 Juried Show. Artists do
not need to be members to enter the show.
To enter, bring up to three artworks to the Galveston Art League Gallery, 2117A Postoffice St. in
Galveston, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, April 25. If that won’t work for you, you may make an
appointment and drop off your pieces and complete registration on Sunday, April 24, as explained in the
prospectus, which is available at www.GalvestonArtLeague.com/exhibits.
The six categories for contest entries are: works on canvas or board, works on paper, photography, 3-D
(sculpture, pottery, metal and wood works, carvings, etc.), mixed-media wall-hung, and digital art, which
includes photography that has been significantly modified and artwork that has been created from
scratch using a computer.
The artist who wins best of show will receive a $300 award. First-place winners in each category are
awarded $100; second-place works will receive $50 awards. Nonmembers pay $20 per work to enter;
Art League members’ entry fees are $15 each for their first 2 entries and $5 for a third. Full details are
available in the prospectus.
The judge for this show is Amanda Barry Jones, an award-winning mixed media artist. She is proficient in
wide-ranging types of art: drawing, painting, welding, casting bronze and more. She has more than 15
years of experience working in clay and has been teaching ceramics since 2014. Jones received her
Bachelor of Fine Arts in ceramics from Lamar University in Beaumont, where she was born. She earned
her Master of Fine Arts from Houston Baptist University.
Jones, a Houston resident, runs the ceramics program at Galveston College; she has taught art history
and art appreciation at Alvin Community College since 2017. Jones has curated visiting artist exhibitions
and the annual student show in Galveston College's Fine Art Gallery. She participates in live pottery
demonstrations, and her work has been accepted into many juried group exhibitions all over Texas.
Galveston Art League, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization, hosts three juried competitions per year;
this is the second one scheduled for 2022. Founded in 1914, the Art League organizes the events as a
way to fulfill its mission of promoting visual arts and arts education in Galveston County and the wider
region. The league is largely supported by gallery sales, an annual gala, and membership and gallery
To learn more about Galveston Art League, please visit www.GalvestonArtLeague.com. If you have
questions about this competition or Galveston Art League, please email email@example.com.