Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2019

Juror Anna Katz and Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art Chair Jaci Day in front of "Ruby Canyon" by Frances Stephens

Our Mission

Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art is a juried art show that showcases work of today’s artists and presents opportunities for rising Texas artists to be discovered. In 2018, a record breaking 855 submissions were received, of those only 64 pieces of art were chosen to exhibit for an audience of over 3,000, and three were awarded First, Second and Third Place.

Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2018

Opening night reception to the Art Show proved to be yet another successful event despite the frigid temperatures and ice storm. This is our 48th year of Celebrating Texas Art Show! We are delighted to announce our three winners:

First place: Kyla Crawford for Let’s Dance

Second place: Renata Lucia for News vs. Nature (Hurts)

Third Place: Ryan Baptiste for Grown Folks Talking

A big thanks to Jaci Day and Kathleen Drysdale, our Chairmen and to their committee for working so hard to make this art show a true success.

First Place

Let’s Dance, by Kyla Crawford

Second Place

News vs. Nature  (Hurts), by Renata Lucia

Third Place

Grown Folks Talking, by Ryan Baptiste

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