Category Archives: High School Show

TVAA 2016 High School Art Competition (Mar)


Reception March 20th 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Exhibited through March 20th, 2016, at the University of Dallas, Richardson in the Visual Arts Studio. On Sunday, March 20th 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm, enjoy a celebratory Awards Reception for students, families, teachers and the general public.

The UTD Visual Arts Studio is located south of Synergy Park Blvd on Rutford Avenue (near a broadcast tower) and there will be signs to help with location and parking. Visit the University of Texas at Dallas website for a map and the location of the Visual Arts Studio, labeled “AS” on the east side of Rutford Avenue.

Please note the location of adjacent parking lots as parking near the Visual Arts Studio is limited.

HS Show prospectus

High School Show 2012 (Apr)

Texas Visual Arts Association 2012
High School Art Competition
Visual Arts Studio, UTD
March 31 to April 22

Believing that Texas has in its young people a reservoir of creative ability equal to that to be found anywhere, Texas Visual Arts Association is offering this competition to enable and encourage gifted high school students to seek further training in art.

Niloo Javiland, Instructor and sponsor of Nu-Works program at Booker T Washington High School for Performing & Visual Arts.
Greg Metz, Sr Lecturer of Studio Arts Program and Gallery Director at UT Dallas Main Gallery.
John Pomara, Professor of Painting at UT Dallas, currently shows with Barry Whistler Gallery in Dallas.
Diane Sikes, Dallas artist, Outreach and Education Manager at Dallas Contemporary.

The jurors will select at least 100 works for the exhibition. Jurors will then select winners from the accepted works.

The High School Art Competition is open to all 10th, 11th and 12th grade high school students who reside in the State of Texas. The entry fee for the High School Art Competition is $3 per entry with a maximum of three entries per artist.

Intake will be March 31 – Apr 1.  Exhibit will be hung by April 5.  Awards Reception: Sunday, April 22, 2:30 – 4:00 pm. Students, families, teachers and the general public are welcome. Presentation of Awards will be at 3:30. For more details, download the prospectus, below.

Entry form:
Prospectus PDF

Visual Arts Studio at the University of Texas at Dallas, located at University Parkway and Campbell Road in Richardson.

TVAA members, please volunteer to help with this massive endeavor.
Contact Gina Fieser. Gina needs help taking in the work as well as hanging the work.

High School Show

The Annual TVAA High School Art Show at University of Dallas will be held February 19 and 20, 2011 at the UTD Art Building.  Over 1200 entries from MetroPlex High School Sophomore, Junior, and Senior art students are submitted annually and only 100 are accepted.  Awards up to $4000 are given by TVAA and our donors.

The exhibit will be on display until Sunday, March 20th at the Reception. TVAA members and friends of theses students are encouraged to attend this reception for the students and parents.

Many Thanks to Gina Fieser who has been TVAA chairperson for this show for a number of years. Gina will need helpers February 19 at the UTD art building with managing the entries of this show.  Please contact  Gina Fieser to assist with this major TVAA event.