Call For Artists


                              Creme de la Creme
VAGF is calling all visual artists in North Texas to submit their finest work for this “best of the best” open-theme exhibition with over $2,000 in cash prizes for winning artists!
                       Submission deadline: September 11, 2022
Entries will be accepted in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography, Mixed Media, and Sculpture. The subject matter is open. All works must be the original concept of the artist and must not have been previously shown in juried VAGF shows.
If interested, submit up to 3 images of your artworks as JPEG for consideration by September 11, 2022 through this link:
Accepted works must be delivered to the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N Dallas Parkway, Frisco TX 75034 on Sunday, October 2, 2022 between 12:00pm – 2:00pm.
The works must be picked up on Sunday, November 6, 2022, between 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Please note that the failure to pick up the artwork during the designated time will incur storage fees of $10 per day.
This is a juried exhibition with cash prizes as follows:
Best in show $1,000.00
2nd place $500.00
3rd place $250.00
Honorable mentions of $100.00 each, and
“Art that Speaks to Me” Award, $100.00.
Prize money supported through grants, membership, donors, registration fees & sponsors
VAGF retains 30% commission from all sales generated through the show; we will then donate half of the amount raised to Pride Frisco in honor of LGBT History Month and National Coming Out Day (October 11).
The Opening Reception: Sunday October 23, 2022, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at Frisco Discovery Center.
Exhibition runs from October 5 – November 6, 2022.
Show Jurors:
Main Juror – Jed Morse, Chief Curator at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas.
Special Juror, “Art That Speaks to Me Award” – Jason Young, Board Chair for Frisco Arts Foundation
In partnership with Sweetwaters Coffee and Tea Shop in Frisco, VAGF presents the next Mini Art Exhibit at Sweetwaters!
The theme for this show is “Autumn”.
Submission is for current VAGF members only. Non-members may participate in the show by paying the membership fee online prior to the submission deadline.
Free submission for up to three images. Entries will be accepted at the link in our bio in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography, and Mixed Media. The subject matter is “Autumn”. All works must be the original concept of the artist.
If interested, submit your artworks as JPEG for consideration by September 16, 2022.
The show will run from October 2 to November 6, 2022:
All submitted works should be framed and ready-to-hang with wire taut at the upper fourth of the frame. Saw hook hanging will not be accepted.