Sharing ART for SARAH’S HEART (prior event)

Art Contest Rules and Guidelines Adult Category
Sarah’s Heart of Sharing Hearts Texas supports families who have been impacted by the loss of a child through miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death.  In addition, we provide comfort boxes to mothers after a loss in area hospitals.  The Sharing ARTS contest is a fundraiser with the goal of engaging creativity that honors the enduring connection of loving bonds in families impacted by pregnancy or infant loss and developing thoughtfulness & hope through community support for families during their healing journey.

Sarah’s Heart invites the submission/donation of original artistic interpretations of the theme…“Connections of the Heart are Forever”  Positive uplifting art work will be accepted (we reserve the right to reject any negative/dark work submitted.)

Contest Requirements for the Artwork:

Format size of original art must be submitted for approval email:  [email protected]

Submit only original artwork that has been created by you, the artist, as identified on the submission form; no part of any artistic rendering that is submitted can be copied or adapted from another source.
Attach completed entry form on the back side of the mounted/canvas picture. All artwork must be one-dimensional and can be rendered in a variety of media such as acrylic, oil, watercolor, pencil, or mixed media. Use of pastel or charcoal require protective clear covering prior to submission.
Entries cannot be acknowledged or returned; they become property of Sarah’s Heart of Sharing Hearts Texas upon receipt. Sarah’s Heart has the right to display, reproduce, distribute and sell submitted art work.   Sharing ARTS Contest images cannot be used without written permission from Sarah’s Heart of Sharing Hearts Texas. In consideration for the opportunity to enter the Sharing ARTS Contest, participants agree to allow Sarah’s Heart of Sharing Hearts Texas to use their names and photographs for promotional and publicity purposes.

A maximum of 1 entries per contestant is allowed for the contest. 


Deadline: March 1 2019 5:00 p.m.  Entries will be received by appointment

Entries MUST be accompanied by an attached entry form.  Participants must be at least 18 years old.  Entry forms must be legibly completed.

The artwork submitted will be judged based on the following elements of artistic expression: 

  1. Clarity of the theme (“Connections of the Heart are Forever”). 
  2. Creativity and originality. 
  3. Quality of composition and design. 
  4. Overall impression. The effect of the project as a whole. Without regard to the other criterion, does it stand on its own as a good and complete work of art? 

All eligible submitted works will be featured and available for purchase in a silent auction at a Celebration of LIFE, LOVE and CREATIVITY at Joske Pavilion in Brackenridge Park on March 23rd, 2019 from Noon until 2:00PM.  First, second and third place art works will be features on our website and Facebook.

Questions:  Contact Mary Tisdale at 210 826-1552 or by email at [email protected]


PLEASE USE A PEN AND PRINT CLEARLY. Entries must be submitted no later than March 1, 2019 Art Theme: Connections of the Heart Are Forever

Artist Name: ___________________ ____________________ Date of Birth:___/___/______ Last First

Title of Submission: ____________________________________________________________ Format: ____________________________________ Size: ____________________________ Phone: ________________________________ Email: ________________________________ Address ______________________________________________________________________

I hereby grant and assign to Sarah’s Heart of Sharing Hearts Texas the non-exclusive right and permission to use, sell, re-use, publish, re-publish, and otherwise reproduce and display the original artwork with the theme of: Connections of the Heart Are Forever. In any of the winning categories, Sarah’s Heart of Sharing Hearts Texas maintains the exclusive right to declare no winner and withhold prizes if the artwork doesn’t represent the theme of: Connections of the Heart Are Forever. Sarah’s Heart of Sharing Hearts Texas assumes no responsibility for lost or damaged artwork. Sarah’s Heart of Sharing Hearts Texas is not responsible for entries that are late, damaged, or lost.

I have read the foregoing and fully understand the contents thereof.

I, _______________________________________, hereby consent to and join in the foregoing release and consent. If I am a winner or honorable mention in this contest, I consent to have my artwork publicized along with name: _____Yes _____No

Signature _________________________________________ Date:_______________________