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bARTon Springs - Art Inspired by Barton Springs

Monday, December 19, 2016 - 9:00am to Friday, September 29, 2017 - 9:15am

bArton Springs:  an art of Barton Springs exhibition

The Beverly S Sheffield Education Center is now accepting submissions to “ bARTon Springs” an exhibition of art inspired by Barton Springs.


How to Participate:

Artists of all backgrounds and ages are encouraged to apply. Selected pieces will be displayed within the Atrium of the Beverly S. Sheffield Education Center which is located inside the Bathhouse at Barton Springs. The opening will occur May 12th 2017, the show will remain on view until September 4th 2017.


Rules and Important info:

  • We are accepting pieces in the following mediums. Oil and acrylic paintings, works on paper including pencil, ink, charcoal, pastel, digital artwork and photography.
  • All entries must be matted/ framed and ready for hanging (wired with d-rings).
  • All entries must be original work created by the participant and completed in the last three years.

            The artwork to be displayed in the exhibition will be selected by a panel of judges

  • Not accepted: copies, paint by numbers, photocopies or photographs of art work, magazine or book illustrations,
  • The due date for applications is March 31st 2017.  
  • Due to the small size of our gallery entries cannot exceed 48”x 48”x5”and 50lbs in weight. Artwork that does not meet size requirements will be disqualified before judging.
  • Please include hi resolution photos of your artwork along with your application.


Important Dates:

Applications due: March 31th, 2017

Artist notification: April 14th, 2017

Opening reception: May 12th, 2017

Closing: September 4th, 2017

Artwork Pick up: September 6th – September 12th, 2017

If you need help or have questions, please email

Location Information
Beverly S. Sheffield Education Center
2201 Barton Springs Rd.
Austin, TX 78746
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