14 May 2020

Competitions 35th Annual Bosque Art Classic

Bosque Arts Center Art CouncilClifton, Texas, United States

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Opportunity Description

International Deadline: May 26, 2020 – The Bosque Art Classic is an annual juried and judged art show and sale hosted by the BAC Art Council. Over the years, it has become a national show which includes entries from international artists as well. The show is currently in its 35th year. First and second place awards are given to pieces in each category.  Additional awards include the Art Patrons Purchase Award.

Open to all artists who create realistic/representational art. Categories include: Drawing, Oil/Acrylic, Pastel, Sculpture, and Water Media.

The talented Bruce Greene, member of the Cowboy Artists of America since 1993, will serve as our distinguished judge for the 2020 show. Greene is renowned for his outstanding work in oil, drawing, and sculpture, with monuments gracing the grounds of the Alamo, Globe Life Park, and the Fort Worth Stockyards… see more

$5000 John Steven Jones Purchase Award, plus numerous cash awards across multiple categories… see more

** Purchase awarded art becomes a part of the Bosque Arts Center’s Permanent Collection.  This collection is displayed throughout the year for the public to enjoy for free.

Entry fee of $25 per online entry; $30 per piece entered on CD (4 entries required to be eligible for John Steven Jones Award)

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All work must be for sale. Be sure to build into your price the 25% commission along with shipping charges you expect to incur.


  • May 26 Entry Deadline – No Exceptions
  • July 13-18 Acceptance/regrets letters mailed
  • August 24-29 Artwork receiving week
  • September 11 Private Reception
  • September 12 Opening Reception & Awards Presentation
  • Sept. 26 & 27 Artwork Hand Pickups
  • September 28 Unsold artwork will be repacked and ready for pickup Monday,
  • September 28. Shipped or hand delivered artwork must be removed from Arts Center premises by Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. No exceptions.

BAC Art Council
215 College Hill Drive
Clifton, Texas 76634
t: 254-675-3724

Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 05 May thru June, Open to Artists Worldwide, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, and Sales.

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