VIA Metropolitan Transit, TX Registration

12th Annual Exhibit

Registration Deadline: September 1, 2024

Complete this entry form to participate in the 12th Annual Exhibit of The National Arts Program for VIA Metropolitan Transit, TX employees and their family members. There is no fee to enter the program.

Your registration is not complete until you have clicked the ‘submit registration’ button and receive an automated confirmation email.


  • Participants must be an employee, retiree, or a family member of an employee or retiree of VIA Metropolitan Transit, TX.
  • Only 2 entries per artist will be admitted.
  • All entries submitted must be the original work of the applicant completed within the last three years and not previously submitted.
  • The National Arts Program and VIA Metropolitan Transit reserve the right to disqualify entries they consider to be unacceptable or inappropriate for a public exhibit.

Artist Information
Employee Information
Contact Information
I am interested in volunteering to help with the exhibit
  • Entrants may submit only two entries which fit into the listed medium categories.
  • All artwork will need an NAP identification label placed on the back (provided at drop off).
  • All 2-dimensional entries should be matted, framed and/or ready to hang with wire securely on the back.
  • All work must measure no more than 48” in any direction or weigh more than 50lbs unless otherwise stipulated.
  • Artwork that does not meet size limitations or specifications will be disqualified before judging.

First Entry

Second Entry

Rules of Exhibit

Rules of Exhibit

  • Deadline This Registration Form must be received no later than Sunday, September 1, 2024.
  • Delivering Entries All entries must be delivered to the Employee Services Department (VMC) on Friday, September 6 from 8am - 12pm and 1pm - 4:45pm  or at The Grand at VIA Villa located at 123 N. Medina Street on Saturday, September 7 from 10am - 1pm.
  • Reception & Awards A reception and presentation of awards will be held at The Grand at VIA Villa, 123 N. Medina on Saturday, September 21 from 6pm - 8:30pm.
    • Prizes will be awarded by classification:
      • Adult (Amateur, Intermediate and Professional): 3 - First Place Awards of $350; 3 - Second Place Awards of $250; and 3 - Third Place Awards of $150
      • Youth / Teen : 2 - First Place Awards of $150; 2- Second Place Awards of $100; and 2 - Third Place Awards of $50
      • A Best of Show Award of $400 
      • An Art Education Award of $200
    • Honorable Mention Ribbons will be awarded at the discretion of the judges.
    • Awards  are limited to one cash award per artist per classification.
  • Public Exhibit The exhibit is free and will be open to the public from September 21 - October 18, 2024.
  • Retrieving Entries Each artist is responsible for retrieving their artwork from the The Grand at VIA Villa from Monday, October 21 through Friday, October 25, 2024 between 8am - 4:45pm each day.  No work is to be removed prior to the end of the exhibition. Neither the VIA Metropolitan Transit nor the National Arts Program will be responsible for unclaimed works.
  • Liability Every attempt will be made to preserve, secure and protect each entry submitted; but neither the National Arts Program nor VIA Metropolitan Transit can be held responsible for damages, loss of art entries, or changes/cancellation of this exhibit due to low participation or unforeseen circumstances.  The placing of art in the exhibition constitutes an agreement on the part of the entrant with conditions herein set forth.  The National Arts Program and VIA Metropolitan Transit reserve the right to publish for publicity purposes reproductions of the entries.  The National Arts Program for VIA Metropolitan Transit is a public exhibit and photographing/filming of the exhibit is encouraged.

Thank you for completing the entry form. You have now registered for the National Arts Program for VIA Metropolitan Transit, TX.

If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact the Venue Coordinator:
Daniel Rodriquez ,    210-362-2217    

If you would like to share your artwork with our online community, please visit the Artist Gallery section of our website and upload your work.

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