Entering Work in the LSAG Summer 2021 Virtual Art Show

We Have Instructions For Entering Your Work in the Upcoming LSAG Summer Virtual Art Show:

Note that for this show, you will receive a one-minute critique of one of your artworks only if you request it ahead of time.

LSAG Competition 2021 – A Virtual Show!

Saturday, June 19, 2021

The LSAG Competition 2021 will be held virtually on ArtCall due to ongoing Covid concerns. 

Please use link for ArtCall below to review the Prospectus and enter the show.

YOU CAN BE A CASH WINNER!

This year, all first place winners will receive a CASH AWARD and a blue ribbon! The first place awards will be based on the number of entries in each Division/Category.

(0-9: $25; 10-19: $50 and >20: $100

Show Timeline

ArtCall open for entries:                                                           May 1- June 4

Deadline for Leagues to enter show into LSAG database:                   May 25

LSAG Show and zoom critiques:                                             June 19

·         Please request a critique when registering.

·         Critiques will be limited to one minute and one piece of art per artist.

·         LSAG critiques will commence at 10:00 am.

·          A zoom link will be provided prior to the day of the competition. 

LSAG Database

Artists should submit their work directly to ArtCall to enter the LSAG competition.  Please check artwork eligibility for show submissions in the LSAG database:

http://lsag.wspub.com/

ArtCall

Please enter your Show Submissions here:

http://lsag2021show.artcall.org/

Arts Champion NominationsAn Opportunity

Do you know someone who is a “Champion of Houston Artists”?
At Fresh Arts, our mission is to nurture an arts ecosystem that positions artists for success. At our annual gala we honor those in our community who share that mission as Champions of Local Artists. This year’s gala, the Unbelieve-a-ball, will take place this Fall.  At the event, we want to honor people who went out of their way to support artists over the past surreal year

We need your help – tell us who you think deserves to be called a Champion of Local Artists!

SUBMIT A NOMINATION

ABOUT THE FRESH ARTS GALA
Houston’s biggest artistic party supports the professional development of our community’s vibrant, passionate creatives, raising key funding needed to continue Fresh Arts work in strengthening the Houston arts community by supporting the artists who create it. Support from the annual gala funds the development of professional skill-building opportunities for local artist entrepreneurs.  It also supports programming to gain new audiences for artists, designers, performers and makers for the benefit of the Houston community.

MORE INFO

Results – 2021 Spring Virtual Art Show and Competition

April 20, 2021
Judge: Laura Spector

Check out the winners of our most recent show below! Click on the link for each category to see all the entries.

Be sure to read the comments attached to each piece. Our judge has taken the time to include comments for each work of art – not just the winners! Her comments are very inciteful and helpful in continuing to improve our work.

Best of Show

Vor de Vogels by Peggy Steup

Division I. Professional A. Oil/Acrylic
1st Place: Intensity by Peggy Steup
2nd Place: The View From Inside by Peggy Steup
3rd Place: Luxury in Pink by Ujjaini Grigg
1st Honorable Mention: Calla Lilies 2 by Linda Achard

Division I. Professional  B. Watercolor/Acrylic
1st Place: Asian Garden by Lynda Jung

Division I. Professional D. Drawing
1st Place: Girl in Swim Suit by Linda Achard
2nd Place: Art Tangles by Linda Dumas

Division I. Professional E. Mixed Media
1st Place: Tiny Dragons by Linda Dumas
2nd Place: Rose Garden by Lynda Jung
3rd Place: Ancient Song by Sheila Stoll
1st Honorable Mention: Radiant Being by Sheila Stoll

Division I. Professional F. Photography
1st Place: Ghost Town by Lynda Jung
2nd Place: Glorious by Sheila Stoll

Division I. Professional G. Digital Art
1st Place: Field of Thistle by Lynda Jung
2nd Place: Stand of Trees, Espana by Carol Donahue
3rd Place: Under the Spready Oak by Carol Donahue
1st Honorable Mention: Along the Tejas Trail by Carol Donahue

Division I. Professional H. Abstract/ Experimental/ Non-Objective
1st Place: Rush by Lynda Jung
2nd Place: No Rhymes for Purple by Linda Dumas

Division II. Semi-Professional  A. Oil & Acrylic
1st Place: Secretary Bird by Dayle Booth
2nd Place: November Light by Leonard Cowden
3rd Place: Crowned Cranes by Dayle Booth
1st Honorable Mention: Dogwood in Bloom by Amy Conroy
Honorable Mention: Beachside by Carol Showalter

Division II. Semi-Professional B. Watercolor/Acrylic
1st Place: Miss Vogue by Lynda Feierabend
2nd Place: Midnight Blue by Lynda Feierabend
3rd Place: It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere by Lynda Feierabend
1st Honorable Mention: Conan by Lynda Feierabend
Honorable Mention: The Blues by Lynda Feierabend

Division II. Semi-Professional C. Pastels
1st Place: Looking Towards Tomorrow by Joel Salmons

Division II. Semi-Professional D. Drawing
1st Place: The Holy Sepulchre by David Berthold
2nd Place: Car Rally by David Berthold

Division II. Semi-Professional E. Mixed Media
1st Place: Cherry Pie by Marcela Daneri
2nd Place: On the Piano by Marcela Daneri
3rd Place: Tea Cups by Marcela Daneri

Division II. Semi-Professional G. Digital Art
1st Place: Robin Redbreast by Susan Foster
2nd Place: Highland Cow by Susan Foster
3rd Place: Old Soul by Susan Foster
1st Honorable Mention: Autumn Harvest by Susan Foster

Division III. Non-Professional A. Oil & Acrylic
1st Place Primavera by Jaime Retamales
2nd Place Daisy by Jaime Retamales
3rd Place Linked in Nature by Susana Lewandowski
1st Honorable Mention Red for All by Jude Kirkeeide

Division III. Non-Professional  B. Watercolor
1st Place: Pandemic by Pamela Beck
2nd Place: Pamdemic by Pamela Beck

Division III. Non-Professional E. Mixed Media
1st Place: Survivor Family Triptych by Jude Kirkeeide
2nd Place: Views of Phobos and Daimos by Kara Radford
3rd Place: Fey by Kara Radford

Division III. Non-Professional G. Digital Art
1st Place: Happy Acres Ostrich Ranch by Rebecca Hall
2nd Place: Water Buffalo by Rebecca Hall

Division V-ES Elementary Student – A. Oil & Acrylic
1st Place: Art Dog by Helen Stoll

Division V-ES Elementary Student – B. Watercolor
1st Place: Ocean Sunset by Avery Venegas

Division V-ES Elementary Student – E. Mixed Media
1st Place: Midnight Feast by Charlie Haynes
2nd Place: Crucifixion by Helen Stoll

April Zoom Judge’s Walkthrough

Judging is Complete for our Spring 2021 Virtual Art Show and Competition!

To find out who our winners are, be sure to attend the Zoom Judge’s Walkthrough on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. This will take the place of our regular monthly general meeting. Our judge, Laura Spector, will give a presentation highlighting each of the winners, with commentary added. All paid members will be invited to the meeting. So watch your email for your invitation! Meet and greet will begin at 6:30 p.m., with the presentation starting at 7:00 p.m.

After the meeting, the show results will be made available for general viewing on our website, with judge’s comments included. All entries will be visible here, with extra comments. You can learn what you did right, and how to get better!

This will be our first virtual judge’s walkthrough, so be sure to attend. These reviews are valuable to all artists as an opportunity to improve their work.

Art Changeout at Skero’s Scheduled for Friday, April 23, 2021

Any artists who have work currently hanging at Skero’s needs to come pick it up on Friday at 1:30 p.m., and bring 2 – 4 other pieces to take its place for another 3 months. If you have questions, please contact Lynda Feierabend for more information. Emails have already gone out to each of you.

LSAG Spring Virtual Art Show

ArtCall will be accepting entries to the LSAG virtual Art Show starting May 1. We will let you know when the link is active. All artists who received an award of First Honorable Mention and above (through First Place and Best of Show) at one of our shows, starting with the Fall 2019 Art Show, will be eligible for entry. Remember, this is a virtual show, so you will need a good-quality image of your work (if you don’t already have one) to submit electronically.

Registration for the 2021/2022 Season

Any artists wanting to register for our upcoming 2021/2022 season may send in their payment at any time. Online adult membership is $43, and students K – 12 pay $12.

May 2021 General Meeting

Our general meeting for May will be Tuesday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. This will be our final meeting of the 2020/2021 season. Our demo artist for the meeting will be Cheryl Evans, watercolorist.

Art Show Deadline Approaching

Happy Easter, Artists!

We hope your holiday was a pleasant one. The deadline to register for the Spring 2021 Virtual Art Show and Competition is days away (Midnight, Wednesday, April 7, 2021). If you are having difficulty registering, we will do our best to help you through it.

In Case You Didn’t Know

Some of you may not be aware that if your artwork did not receive a Best of Show or First Place ribbon in the last show (Fall 2020) you can enter it again! Different judges make different decisions, so it is well worth your time to give it one more try!

Spring Art Show Reminder

Artists!

You have one week left to submit your entries to our virtual Spring Art Show and Competition! Just click on “Shows and Competitions” and follow the simple instructions.

Trying to finish that last work before submitting? No worries! You can enter the art you have now and add more later. Deadline to submit is midnight, April 7, 2021.

If you have any problems or questions, email us at lakehoustonart@gmail.com