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The Twelfth Annual Galveston K-12 Visual Arts Competition
The Galveston Art League is having its Twelfth Annual student Art Competition March 29th - April 2nd.. Any student in grades Kindergarten through twelfth grade in Galveston, may enter. Teachers are limited to the number of entries per school. Students can be enrolled in public, private, or home schooled. For regulations and entry forms please contact your school art teacher, or Jackie Liddell, the show chairperson ,at 832-639-2519 for entry forms and more information.
Monetary awards and ribbons are given out in categories and grades, with Best of Show from K - 12th. This year we are excited to have the winning students and their pieces presented on the Children's Festival stage. There will be a reception at the Galveston Art League for all the students who entered, and their families.
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Painting displayed at Artwork must be available for sale.
Feb Winter Juried Show
Show entries are submitted at changeover on the last Monday of the previous month.
Feb Show Dates:
Jan 28-Feb 28
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The history of the art groups in Galveston must recognize the efforts of Mrs. Marie Kimball, a pioneer of the city’s art world. She formed the earliest group of Galveston art lovers. However no permanent organization functioned until the present Galveston Art League was founded on June 12, 1914. The group was composed of Mrs. I.H. Kempner, Mrs. Boyer Gonzales, Miss Frances Kirk, Miss Hattie Wittig, Miss Angela McDonald, Mrs. W. F. Beers and Miss Alice Black. Throughout its years of existence, the Galveston Art League has continued to promote the goals and purposes set forth in the League's first constitution:
The Art league continues to:
In 1968 the American Bank of Galveston made available its mezzanine as a permanent gallery space for the use of the Art League, making possible continuous membership exhibition, “featured artists” and annual student art exhibits and state circuit shows.