Texas Tumbler Contest 2020
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Congratulations to our WINNER Tony Upton with his piece "Día del Armadillo"

The LIMITED EDITION, collectible tumblers can be yours for only $40.00! Each tumbler comes with a Free Drink ticket for our Boots & BBQ event in the Spring!


How to BUY!

Our Texas Tumblers are 20oz of pure whimsy as they come with a full color wrap, courtesy of our winning design!

It’s a double wall insulated tumbler with a stainless steel exterior and a clear acrylic pressure lid with a slider lock.
It is non-microwavable and hand wash only!

To buy your very own, LIMITED EDITION, Arts Council collectible tumbler: Click HERE





The Arts Council Texas Tumbler Contest of 2020

The Arts Council of Brazos Valley is launching a tumbler design competition! You will have a chance to show your love for the great state of Texas by competing to be featured on The Arts Council’s 2020 Limited Edition Boots & BBQ Tumbler. These tumblers will be sold starting Black Friday, and sales will continue until our annual Boots & BBQ fundraiser on March 27, 2021. Alongside displayed art, a prestigious interview, and basically having your name written among the Texas Stars, selected artists will share their work all over the community!


This year’s competition theme is: Texas, the Lonestar State. BE CREATIVE! What evokes the spirit of the South? What draws a mighty YeHaw and a Howdy from your soul?
Second Place: Stealing Kisses Second Place: Stealing Kisses
Third Place: Howdy Y'All Third Place: Howdy Y'All

Honorable Mentions

Texas Bird Texas Bird
Trigger Trigger
A Watchful Eye A Watchful Eye
Amanda Dominguez Amanda Dominguez
Second Place: Amanda Dominguez with "Stealing Kisses"
Third Place: Dixie Kee with "Howdy Y'all"

Honorable Mentions:
Logan Chase "Texas Bird"
David Carlson "Trigger"
Amy Thompson "A Watchful Eye"
Amanda Dominguez

Check out this interview with Texas Tumbler Design Contest winner, Tony Upton! 

Prizes

1ST PLACE
Art will be placed on a collectible tumbler to be sold for the Boots & BBQ 2021 annual fundraiser event and beginning sales on Black Friday. The design will be hung in the gallery and publicized in promotional material for the Boots & BBQ event and future events. The artist will be interviewed by the Executive Director.

2ND PLACE
Art will be displayed in the gallery and at the Boots & BBQ event alongside the winning piece. It will be publicized in promotional material for future events.

3RD PLACE
Art will be displayed in the gallery and at the Boots & BBQ event alongside the winning piece. It will be publicized in promotional material for future events.

HONORABLE MENTIONS
These will be displayed in the gallery as part of the tumbler competition exhibit.

Contest Timeline

Thursday, October 1: Event open for submission
Saturday, October 31: Submissions close
First week of November: Judging
Monday, November 16: 1st place piece must be at the Arts Council
Sunday, November 29: Artists’ Sunday, tumbler sales begin
February 27: 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mentions must be at the Arts Council
March 27: Boots & BBQ Annual Fundraising Event
March 31: Art can be picked up or mailed



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