1940 Air Terminal Museum blog

2010 Museum Art Contest

Thursday, August 5, 2010
Filed under: Events by Blair

“Flying Times” Art Exhibition and Contest

To Be On Display At The 1940 Air Terminal Museum
Houston, Texas
September 17 – October 31

Click here to download the entry form.

Entries will only be accepted for works or objects relevant to Commercial Aviation, General Aviation,
or Space. In addition to prize money, Best in Show and 1940 Air Terminal Award winners will also
receive a complimentary annual membership to the 1940 Air Terminal Museum.
Best in Show Awards sponsored by Coats & Evans, PC, are as follows:

  • 1st place $500
  • 2nd place $250
  • 3rd place $100
  • 1940 Air Terminal Award
    • $50.00
    • Chosen from works specifically depicting the terminal building.
  • Women in Aviation Award “Women love the Sky”
    • $25.00 gift card and a membership to WAI Space
    • City Chapter. Chosen by a representative of WAI and judged on style and beauty of the work.
  • Anson Air “The Spirit of Learning” Award
    • $150.00
    • Given for the work best depicting learning to fly.
  • The A.J. High Golden Age of Aviation Award
    • For work best depicting the Golden Age of Aviation.
  • Popular Choice Award
    • Will be decided on opening night by attendees

Entry Deadline: Entries must be received by 5.00 p.m. U.S. Central Time Wednesday, September 1, 2010.

Artists are responsible for the legal and ethical integrity of their artwork. An artwork may be rejected by jurors if, in the jurors’ opinions, the artwork appears to be derived from another’s art (including

All participants warrant that their work will be their own creation and never plagiarize the work of others, nor infringe upon the copyrights of artists, photographers or other entities.
Slides are not accepted.

Who May Enter:

All artists are invited to submit entries for this juried exhibition. Only the artist creator may submit the artwork. Publishers, galleries, agents, and collectors may not submit artwork on behalf of artists. If the work is not currently in the artist’s possession, it will be the artist’s responsibility to insure availability and arrange for shipping of the work in time to meet deadlines. Theme and Eligibility: This is an open theme exhibition and artwork depicting any civilian aerospace subject is eligible. Works appearing in prior ASAA exhibits within the last 5 years are eligible. Only original artwork will be accepted. Photographs, photo-offset lithographs, giclées, or other reproductions will not be accepted. True fine art prints are acceptable. No sculptures, wood carvings, weavings, models, ceramics, or welding.

Duration: Any artwork submitted must be available for the duration of the exhibition

Artwork: Artwork must be properly framed (artwork on paper must be protected by acrylic glazing), wired, and ready for hanging with the artist’s name and title of painting clearly printed on the back of the artwork, or it will not be hung.


There is a limit on the number of entries submitted to a maximum of three entries that can be juried into the exhibition. Entry is by original art (slides are no longer accepted). Entry forms may be submitted by mail with a photo of the work, either printed or on CD, but no judging will take place until the original work arrives at the museum.


Digital images: Digital images of the original art may be submitted by email (info@1940airterminal.org) or on a CD. Images must be sized to fit within a 1500 X 3500 pixels image area at 300 dpi and are in JPEG format.


Paper Forms: Completely fill out the entry form. Make copies if necessary. Use one (1) entry form and a digital scan on CD for each entry. There is a limit on the number of entries submitted to a maximum of 3 artworks for any artist. A 100 word (or less), description of the subject matter and a 100 word (or
less), biography must be submitted. Copy must be proof read, as we will not review this document for correctness.

Your application will not be accepted unless all forms are completely filled out.  If you would like your disc returned, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

Entry fee: Entry is free

Thank you for your entry!

Click here to download the entry form.