Hosted by L’Acadian Art Guild
Artists are invited to participate in this annual competition sponsored by Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival, held at the Cyr-Gates Community Center.


Rules and Regulations

  • Artwork may be submitted at the Cyr-Gates Center between noon and 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 26, 2019.
  • Each participant may submit up to 5 pieces of two-dimensional artwork in any medium.
  • All artwork must be framed, or on 1 ½” gallery wrap canvas.
  • Two eye screws must be placed on the back of the frame, or gallery wrap support, 1/3 the distance from the top of the piece to the bottom and connected with picture wire.
  • Frames must be traditional frames. Frames made of poster board or loose pieces of wood will not be accepted.
  • Overall size of the artwork can be no greater than 24X36 inches. This size limit does not include the frame.
  • For a fee of $3.00, should you prefer, Art Guild members will be available to prepare your framed or gallery wrap artwork for hanging.



  • ADULTS (18 years and older) – Portraits/Figures, Buildings, Floral, Still Life, Wildlife/Domestic Animals, Landscapes/Seascapes, Black & White, Miscellaneous, Abstract, Collage, and Sugar Cane Industry.
  • JUNIORS (Below 12 years & 13-17 years)  Portraits/Figures, Wildlife/Domestic Animals, Floral/Still Life, Landscape/Waterways/Buildings, Black & White, Miscellaneous (Abstract/Impressionist/Mixed Media/Collage), Sugar Cane Industry.


Ribbons will be awarded for First, Second, Third and Honorable Mention in each category with one Best of Show in each division. Judging will be on Friday morning September 27, 2019. The Art Show will be open for public viewing Friday afternoon from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., and Saturday September 28, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Artwork must be picked up between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 28. For more information please contact Susan Clark 337-739-9856 , Nan Landry 337-380-2915 , or Roxy Blanton 337-364-2562 .

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