Mystery Art Fest

View our 2014 Artists

It is that time again when we ponder the mystery of what artists and artwork will be submitted for the 2014 Mystery Art Fest.  We would like to thank you for your past donations and are thrilled by the amount of artists who participated this year.  It is because of your support that the Kemp Center for the Arts is able to provide so many art experiences for our community. We are excited to be adding sculptures as a NEW CATEGORY this year. We want to remind you of some of the dates that are coming up so that you can mark them on your calendar.

 September 3, 2014: Deadline-All work must be in by 5:00 pm

 September 13- Stroll-N-Roll

 October 1- Judging

 October 2– Reception for the Artists 5:30-7:30 pm, hosted by Monarch Catering, Judging Selections Announced

 October 3 – October 2-23, 2014 Proxy Bidding

 October 3 – October 24, 2014 – Artwork exhibited in the NorthLight Gallery

          October  7– Gallery Talk;  Ronald Kuykendall in the Great Hall 5:30 pm

          October 9 -Art on Tap:  In the NorthLight Gallery at 5:30 pm

          October 16-Art on Tap:  In the NorthLight Gallery at 5:30 pm

          October 23-Art on Tap: In the NorthLight Gallery at 5:30 pm

 October 24, 2014  Mystery Art Fest – 6:00pm

 November 4, 2014– Art on Tap: In the Great Hall at 5:30pm

A Little Bit About Our Mystery Art Judge

  Ron Kuykendall – Wichita Falls, TX – With a bachelor’s degree in art education and a master’s degree in studio arts, Kuykendall taught at Wichita Falls High School for 32 years, retiring in 2002.  Over the years, he has worked in many different media from drawing, wood, plastics, and metal to clay, and for the past 12 years, Kuykendall has worked in stoneware pottery.  His interests range from outdoor landscapes and wildlife to abstraction of the same.  His works have been in assorted shows such as the Dallas Museum of Art, Baffler Gallery in Austin, Donnelly Library Gallery, Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM, a two-man show at the Museum and Art Center in Ponca City, OK, and another with the Wichita Falls Art Association.  Kuykendall currently works out of his home and is owner of Living Tree Studio.

Please click on the links below to view the registration form and for 2014 guidelines.

Click Here for our 2014 Guidelines

Click Here for our 2014 Registration Form

 Thank you again for making this event such a great success. Please scroll down to view our winners from 2012 and 2013.

Go to: and to see the videos of all of 2012 entries!


View our 2013 Winners

View our 2012 Winners