Thursday, July 2, 2015

Yulefest 2015 is Around the Corner!

The 2015 Yulefest Arts and Crafts Show will be here before we know it! Applications for vendors are due in by November 1st. Below is all the information and the link for the sign-up form. It's sure to be a great event, we hope to see you there!

CLICK HERE to download the full application.

DATE: Sunday, December 6, 2015
TIME: 10am - 4pm
LOCATION: Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum, 950 S Austin St., Seguin TX

This show features ONLY hand-made and hand-embellished items.
These guidelines will be strictly enforced.

- $70 for a 10x10 ft booth space (all indoor)
- Set-up is from 8am - 10am. Loading docks available. Parking is free.
- Booth spaces are held until 9am and then available for stand-by exhibitors
- Refunds for cancellation must be made my November 1st.
- Booth assignments will be made on or near November 15th.

For returning vendors, make sure to submit your application before Nov 1st if you would like to request the same booth location as last year - this will be first come-first served.

All new vendors must provide photos of their hand-made items along with their application. The Art League will notify you of your acceptance into the show.

***ALL vendors are asked to donate one item for prize drawings held throughout the day.***

CLICK HERE to download the full application. Be sure to read thoroughly!
Mail completed forms with money to Seguin Art League, P.O. Box 445, Seguin, TX 78155-0445.
Make checks payable to Seguin Art League.

For more information contact Karen Roberson at

Yulefest is made possible in part by the city of Seguin. Many thanks!

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Call to Artists: Summerfest 2015

With summer upon us, it's time again for our annual Summerfest juried art show and we're calling artists to help make this the best one yet! The show is open to all artists age 18 and over and includes all forms of media except for jewelry (for security reasons).

CLICK HERE to download the entry form and full prospectus!

Criteria for Entries:
- All submissions must be delivered in-person.
- Two-dimensional artwork must be ready to hang by wire or hook.
- Outside dimensions cannot exceed 48” in any direction.
- Artwork must not have previously been exhibited in a Seguin Art League show.
- Insurance coverage is the artists’ responsibility. All artwork will be handled with all possible care.
- Artwork must be for sale. Seguin Art League commission policy: 25% on all artwork sold. 

Delivery of Submissions: 
Artwork, entry form, and payment must be delivered to:
Selig Room
Guadalupe Regional Medical Center
1215 E. Court Street
Saturday, June 27, between 11am – 12:30 pm

MEMBERS = $10.00 entry fee per artwork; 
NON-MEMBERS = $15.00 entry fee per artwork

Thursday July 2, 6:00-7:00 pm 
Selig Room, GRMC.

1st = $400 
2nd = $200 
3rd = $100 
(Artist does not need to be present to win.)

Pickup of Submissions Post-Show:
Saturday, August 8, between 10-11 am. 
Pick up time is firm. If you are unable to retrieve the work, please make arrangements for someone else to do so for you. 

CLICK HERE to download the entry form and full prospectus! We hope to see you there!

June Art Camp!

Roger Betschler and Donna Maske will be instructing a great art camp this June - open to anyone ten years old or older. Don't miss your spot, we have only ten available!

This Art Camp will teach techniques working in both two and three-dimensional art forms. Day one will cover hand-building using the slab technique to create a cultural mask of clay. Day two will complete the 3-D form and introduce drawing skills. Day three will be a continuation of drawing skills (bird and human anatomy). Day four will be an introduction to oil pastels to add color to the clay work.

When & Where:
Monday - Thursday, June 22-25, 2015
10:00 - 12:00 noon
Location: Woodman Family Center, 1832 W. Kingsbury St, Seguin, TX

$15.00 for supplies
$40.00 for the 4 days

CLICK HERE to download the full information and sign-up sheet.
For more information or questions contact Donna Maske or Roger Betschler

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

It's time to Raise The Roof!

Join the Seguin Art League for a night of entertainment and fundraising! 
All proceeds will go toward the restoration of 104 S. Austin St - the new home of
 the Seguin Art League and Arts Center. 

By donating you become a part of the Square Foot Club,
enabling us to renovate 1 square foot of our new Arts Center!

DONATE BY MAIL: P.O. Box 445, Seguin, TX 78156

The Seguin Art League is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Donations are tax deductible.

Winners Announced! Elementary/Middle School Show

We had many beautiful submissions by some very talented young artists for the annual Elementary/Middle School show this year! A big thank you to all the students who participated and a big congratulations to all of your for being in the show!

And the winners are....

1. watercolor              Blue Diamond Dinner  Ily Stamm
2. pencil                      Pony Love                          Aubree Newberg
3. acrylic                      God’s Creation                  Brianna Ablin
4. mixed media            Queen of the Iceberg           Olivia Busskohl
5. acrylic                      E.P.A.                                  Megan Ohnheiser
6. watercolor              Kandinsky Inspired          Jerimiah Acevedo
7. pencil                      The Man with No Name  Chandler Stephensen
8. acrylic                      Brothers Playing Ball   Kalen Carper
9. colored pencil          Rain Forest                          Alexander Ablin
10. acrylic              Nectar Sipper                  Lesley Williamson

1st     paper                   Giant Chinese Dragon        Angel Barraza
2nd    pencil              A Dragonfly’s View            Jenni Ibarra
3rd     marker              Shifting Circles                   Beanna Valadez
Honorable Mentions:
HM 1: ceramic      My Flower Pot                               Anna Flores
HM 2: photography     Fire                                                 Alexandria Maske
HM 3: mixed media    Self-Portrait                                    Jettie McMahon
HM 4: photography    This Duck is Going for Big Fish    Justin Ablin

Monday, April 13, 2015

Call for Entries - 6th Annual High School Art Show

We're now taking entries now for the 6th Annual High School Art Show! 
CLICK HERE to download the entry form and please print and bring in with your entries. 

Open to students in grades 9-12.

1. All media accepted. Maximum of 2 artworks per student.
2. Artwork must be ready for display. 2-D pieces must be ready to hang (wired frames/canvases)
3. Artwork dimensions cannot exceed 36” in any direction
4. Artwork will be handled with all possible care. The Art League is not responsible for damage.

AWARDS ***Artist or parent must be present at the reception to receive cash award ***
First Place - $100.00
Second Place - $75.00
Third Place - $50.00
Honorable Mention - $20.00

No fee for entry. SAL commission policy: 25% of any artwork sold.
Artwork must be delivered to the Selig Room, Guadalupe Regional Medical Center, 1215 E. Court Street on Saturday, May 2, between 10:00 and 12:00 noon.
Pick-up artwork on Sunday, May 3 at 4 pm after the reception. Artwork not picked up will be disposed of.

AWARDS RECEPTION Sunday, May 3, 2015, 2:00 - 4:00 pm on the relaxing patio at The Power Plant Texas Grill, 2006 Stockdale Highway, Seguin. (Across from Starcke Park on the Guadalupe River)

CLICK HERE to download the entry form and please print and bring in with your entries. 

Friday, March 27, 2015

CelebrARTe Pictures

The Artsfest celebrARTe event was a great success! 
We had a wonderful turnout and some beautiful work by 
talented local artists. Much thanks to everyone who 
provided art for the event, to all volunteers and com-
mittee members and to everyone who came out for the event!