2018 Art Contest

Calling all artists to participate in HACEP's Fall 2018 Art Contest! There are NO fees to compete. The theme is "El Paso is my Home," the contest is open to all residents of El Paso from middle school and above.

The artwork that best represents the theme will be selected by a panel of judges and awarded prizes. There are three categories to compete:

Middle School

First place — $250
Second place — Gift Bag & Certificate
Third place — Certificate

High School

First place — $450
Second place — Gift Bag & Certificate
Third place — Certificate

Above and Beyond

First place — $950
Second place — Gift Bag & Certificate
Third place — Certificate

People's Choice

A social media award of $100 will be given to the piece with the most likes and shares on the HACEP Facebook page. Note: People's Choice competition to launch after the deadline passes. 

All winning entries will be announced on HACEP’s website, social media, and receive a half-page color ad in the local newspaper, press announcement, and featured in HACEP’s newsletter with a distribution to over 20,000 readers. All other qualified entries will be displayed at HACEP’s main office. A social media award of $100 will be awarded to the piece with the most likes and shares on Facebook.

Entry Requirements:

  • Submission Deadline: October 31, 2018 by 5 PM
  • Deliver finished work to HACEP's Main Office at 5300 E. Paisano (guest parking off Paisano and Cortez)
  • NO entry fee
  • All entries must relate to the theme of the competition: “El Paso Is My Home”
  • One entry form per submission
  • Paintings must be dry
  • All entries must be gallery-display-ready as all submissions will be permanently mounted in HACEP’s Main Office
  • Framing of artwork is responsibility of artist
  • Size limitations: No more than 4-feet in any one direction


Please register for the contest using the form below. Clearly label your artwork with your name and phone number when you drop it off at HACEP's offices. 

By submitting this form, I hereby certify that I am the artist who created the piece of art listed on this entry submission form. I agree to abide by the rules set forth by The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso. I understand that by entering this competition that I waive all ownership rights to the submitted work.