Artists are invited to submit up to three works created no earlier than 1999 and not previously exhibited in Houston. The exhibit is open to artists living within 100 miles of Houston or in the following counties: Angelina, Austin, Brazoria, Brazos, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Orange, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Tyler, Walker, Waller, Washington, Wharton.
Juror: Annette Carlozzi, Cuator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Blanton Museum of Art
This year’s cash award winners are Todd Hebert (1st prize–$1000), Patrick Renner (2nd prize-$750), and Shunshieva (3rd prize-$500).
Additional participating artists: Neal Adams, Andis Applewhite, Marty Arredondo, Robbie Austin, Leslie A. Barnard, Maggi Battalino, Kenneth Beasley, Debra Benton, Stanley Bermudez, J. Sebastian Boncy, Aisen Chacin, Anne Delphine, Mel Dewees, John Earles, Daniela Epstein, Ibsen Espada, Ben Esquivel, Teodoro Estrada, John James Evans, Louis Feldman, Jose Figueroa, Paul Fleming, Vincent Fromen, Curtis Gannon, Ana Garces, Seneca Garcia, Dixie Friend Gay, Sarah Nix Ginn, James Glassman, Jewel Baird Gleeson, Hzl Gnz, Keith Guehring, Isai Gutierrez, Ann W. Harithas, Chris Hedrick, M. June Hill, Pam Horsman, Alan J. Hurwitz, Jahjehan Bath Ives, Sandra Jacobs, Michael Jaramillo, Craig Jennings, Leslie Johnson, Eric Michael Jones, Clayton Kalman, Stanley Kaminski, John Knott, Cisco Tucker Kolkmeier, Serge Kovalchuk, Laura Lark, Raul Lemesoff, Rosalind Lilly, Lee Littlefield, Liza Littlefield, Anthony Locastro, M. Lonchambon, Shidume Lozada, Daniela Lozano, Carrie Markello, Mary Mary, Randall McCabe, G. McLarty, Michael Mistric, Devon Moore, Melissa Mudry, Laura Neaderhouser, Mike Nelson, Nathan Oatley, James O’Donnell, Ellen Orseck, Adrian Page, Josh Pazda, Donna Perkins, Joe Pfeffer, Robert Pruitt, Nadezda Prvulovic, Ronnie Queenan, Dandridge Reed, Patrick Renner, Whitney Riley, Doug Romans, Greg Rubio, Louise Schlachter, Betsy Siegel, Susan Simmons, Elisabeth Smith, Margaret Smithers-Crump, Joe Solis, Dan Soucek, Jesse Sumpter, Nicole Svoronos, Mike Swenson, Celeste Tammariello, Mark Thompson, Donna Villarreal, Jason Villegas, H. David Waddell, Wendy Wagner, Thomas Walsh, L. Warren, Adam Bryce Weinfeld, Charles Wiese, Sharon Wilcutts, Anderson Wrangle, Andre Young and Paul Zeigler.