Betsy Price High School Art Competition 2019
Fort Works Art
May 3 – May 21, 2019
RECEPTION: May 3, 2019 @ 6 PM - 9 PM
AWARD CEREMONY with Mayor Betsy Price: May 19, 2019, 3 PM – 5 PM
All high schools within a 20 mile radius of Fort Worth were invited to submit works for Fort Works Art’s fifth annual Betsy Price High School Art Competition. The top selections are featured here in exhibition at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center
AWARDS: 1st - $500; 2nd - $300; 3rd - $100; 1st place to be exhibited in Fort Worth City Hall for 1 year.
ABOUT THE JUROR: Spencer Wigmore is the Assistant Curator of Paintings, Sculpture and Works on Paper at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Previously, he was the Wyeth Foundation Predoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC, where he conducted research on his doctoral dissertation at the University of Delaware. Before joining the Amon Carter, Wigmore held museum fellowships and internships at institutions including the National Gallery of Art, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Denver Art Museum.
Selected Students for the 2019 Betsy Price High School Art Competition:
Danna Mejia Lopez
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.