Frederic Remington (1861-1909), Halt-Dismount! (detail), 1901, oil on canvas, 30.25 x 51.25 in., 31.10.5, Stark Museum of Art.

Drawn West

2017 Juried Student Art Exhibition

The Stark Museum of Art is pleased to announce the 2017 juried student art exhibition: Drawn West. This special exhibition of juried student artwork will accompany the Stark Museum of Art’s special exhibition Branding the American West March 11 – August 19, 2017.

Featured Artists Announced – click here!

Student Artist Recognition Ceremony – April 5, 2017

The exhibition of student artwork will be juried by Staff at the Stark Museum of Art, and will include up to 150 works of art created by K-12 artists in Region 5, Texas and Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. Artwork should depict an image inspired by the American West.
  Important Dates and Information:
  • Registration forms will be available online beginning September 1, 2016.
  • DEADLINE EXTENDED! Artwork must be delivered to the Stark Museum of Art by Friday, December 16, 2016 January 9, 2017.
  • Artists will be notified of their selection by email no later than February 10, 2017.
  • Artwork not selected for the exhibition will be scanned and featured in a digital display inside the Museum and must be picked up by March 1, 2017.
  • Exhibited artwork must be picked up from the Museum between October 3-28, 2017.  
  For questions or information, please contact Jennifer Restauri at 409.221.6685 or at jrestauri@starkmuseum.org.
Guidelines for Submission:
  1. Artist must currently be enrolled in grades K -12 in public, private, or homeschool in Region 5, Texas or and Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. Artwork will be juried and exhibited in four categories: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12.
  2. Artwork must be two-dimensional, hand-rendered, and 9 x 12 inches.Matted submissions will not be accepted and will be returned immediately to the artist or teacher submitting the work.
  3. Only one original, hand-rendered artwork per artist may be submitted.
  4. Artwork must depict an image inspired by the American West.
  5. Artist must clearly print his/her name, grade level and school on the back of his/her submission.
  6. Artist must submit a completed artist statement worksheet with their submission (see registration form). Worksheets should be neatly handwritten. The Museum is not responsible for misspellings due to illegible writing.
  7. Completed registration form, with student and parent signatures, MUST accompany the artwork.
  8. Artwork will be juried on five criteria: skillful use of chosen medium, commensurate with artist’s grade level; composition and design; artist statement; impact of the image; and creativity.