Fifth Annual Betsy Price High School Art Competition 2019


High School artists in Fort Worth, TX and surrounding areas are invited to a special art competition. The top selected students will be featured in a 2-week art exhibition at Fort Works Art Gallery from May 1st – May 18, 2019. Mayor Betsy Price will be presenting three final awards May 11th at 4pm. The top Final Grand Prize Winner's work will be featured in City Hall at the Mayor's office for the duration of one year. FORT WORKS ART will be awarding a $500 first prize, a $300 second prize and a $100 third prize for best 2-D (including photography) or 3-D artwork to a 9-12th grade student in the selected area. Jurors are to be announced.

Important: To apply you must use a personal email to sign up for a CaFÉ account. Do not use your teachers email address, unless absolutely necessary. Please be sure to include your schools name, your grade, e-mail and phone number with your application. Be sure to review the instructions on how to format images to CaFÉ specifications.

The Betsy Price Citywide High School Art Competition 2019

Exhibition Dates: May 1 – May 18, 2019

Award Ceremony: May 11, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Jurors: TBA

Awards: 1st - $500; 2nd - $300; 3rd - $100; 1st place to be exhibited in Fort Worth City Hall for 1 year. The top selections will be featured in a 2-week exhibition at Fort Works Art.

Eligibility: BETSY PRICE ART 2019 is open to all high school students in Fort Worth, TX and surrounding areas within a 20 mile radius. Works must be 2-D or 3-D. All works must be original and completed within the last year. All works must be available through the entire run of the show. Do not submit works for the jury that might be sold before or shown elsewhere during the BETSY PRICE ART 2019 show time frame.

Size Limitations: Two-dimensional works, when displayed, cannot exceed 60” in height or width, including frame. Three-dimensional works cannot exceed 24" in height or width.

Participating Schools: All high schools within a 20 mile radius of Fort Worth.

Entry Fee and Procedures: One, two or three digital images may be submitted via CaFÉ with NO ENTRY FEE.

If you require additional information regarding BETSY PRICE ART 2019, e-mail us at

Submitting Images for Jurying: All entries (information and images) will be accepted through the CaFÉ website. To apply you must use a personal email to sign up for a CaFÉ account. Do not use your teachers email address.

1) Each entrant may submit up to three digital images of three different art works.

2) Each work must be represented by only one image (no detail views or duplicates).

Instructions on how to format images to CaFÉ specifications can be found under the Media Prep tab.

Juror’s choices for BETSY PRICE ART 2019 will be announced via e-mail and the CaFÉ website no later than April 8, 2018.

All 2-D works must have hangers or be wired for hanging. Works must be delivered by May 4, 2019 at the latest to Fort Works Art Gallery. Gallery hours for drop off are Tue-Sat 11-5pm. If other arrangements need to be made please contact the gallery by phone at 817.759.9475.

FORT WORKS ART: Fort Works Art is committed to bringing life, vitality and energy to the art scene in Fort Worth, TX. They are a resource for both seasoned collectors and the everyday individual. Existing somewhere between a gallery, a cultural center and a museum, Fort Works Art strives to continually evolve into its' own entity, free from the traditional labels of the art world. They exist to support the arts, to give back to the community and to inspire youth.