The annual Culture Shapers Visual Arts Contest enables student artists to compete for nearly $70,000 in cash prizes in six categories... drawing, painting, electronic media, mixed media, photography and sculpture. The contest takes place in the Fall, and is open to all High School Students in Harris, Waller, Liberty, Chambers, Galveston, Brazoria, Fort Bend and Montgomery counties.
Students receive a commemorative t-shirt with their entry fee of $20. Entry forms will be e-mailed to the teacher after online registration. Teachers or students deliver and pickup the entries at the drop-off location at Westfield High School.
Each year, the Culture Shapers Volunteer Staff receive about 1,500 entries. This year, jurying will take place October 31st. The top ten finalists in each category will be invited to an elegant Awards Banquet on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at Shirley Acres, where the winners will be finally announced before a live audience.