Artists, mark your calendars! Any artist who is 16 or older is eligible to enter Galveston Art
League’s Winter 2022 Juried Competition.
You are not required to be an Art League member to participate.
Artists are permitted to enter a maximum of three works, created in any medium, at the
Galveston Art League Gallery, 2117A Postoffice St., from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Monday, Jan.
(Early drop-off, which is offered only on Sunday, Jan. 30, can be arranged with show
director Joyce Buffalo; email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment.)
There are six categories for this judged competition.
They are: photography, paintings on
canvas or board, works on paper, mixed media wall-hung, 3-D, and digital art. Every artwork
that the judge accepts into the show will be displayed from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fridays through Sundays in February.
Nonmembers pay a $20 fee for each of their entries.
Art League members receive a discount on their entry fees: $15 for two entries and $5 for a third.
Please note that entry fees are nonrefundable, and not every entry will be accepted into the competition. Entry forms and complete information relating to this contest are in the prospectus posted at
(the page has a link for downloading the prospectus).
Artists have the option of offering their pieces for sale (and most do so), but they may opt to
label them “Not For Sale.” Even pieces that sell must remain in the gallery for the entire
February exhibit period. The league’s website also will display every entry that the judge
accepts into the contest, and online selling of these pieces is offered with easy, secure credit
Judging this contest will be Missy Rorrer, a jewelry designer who lives in Houston. Rorrer is
active in the Houston area art world, serving on the Visual Arts Committee of Webster
Presbyterian Church and volunteering at the Bay Area Museum Guild. She also has been
general chairman for the Lunar Rendezvous Festival and serves on the festival’s advisory
The Art League’s 2022 Winter Juried Show is one of three such competitions that the
organization holds each year in order to advocate for visual arts and art education in the
greater Galveston County area. Founded in 1914, the league has never had a salaried
employee serving in any position.
Volunteers tackle all tasks ranging from organizing
activities such as this contest, diverse workshops and children’s activities to ringing up sales in the downtown Galveston gallery.
Galveston Art League is always open to receiving new members, and you don’t need to be
a working artist to join.
Anyone who appreciates art and supports art education is welcome and will benefit from membership privileges that include members-only monthly preview parties, a subscription to a quarterly electronic newsletter about the organization’s news plus regional art news, and early notification about limited-capacity workshops and travel
Tax-deductible membership dues start at $40 per year.
Galveston Art League, a 501(c)3
organization, also welcomes tax-deductible donations. For more information about the
organization, including upcoming activities and its colorful history, go to
or send an email to