Photography Contest

Winners of the 2019 Arts and Humanities Commission Photography Contest

To encourage participation in the artistic life of the Rowlett community, the Arts and Humanities Commission sponsored an annual photography contest. The contest was open to everyone in the Lake Ray Hubbard area. Professionals, amateurs and people of all ages were encouraged to submit up to three photographs taken within one year of the contest deadline. Entries were judged by a professional photographer, with cash prizes awarded to first place winners in each of the three categories (people, places and things), as well as for best of show. One entry allowed per participant per category and all works are presented anonymously for judging.

Best of show - "Coneflower" by Stella Hunter

First place in the people category - "Honor" by April Strick

First place in the places category - "Iron at Main Street" by Luis Santoyo Sandoval 

First place in the things category - "Walking on the Green" by Luis Santoyo Sandoval

Original Contest Rules

The Rowlett Arts and Humanities Commission 2019 Photography Contest is open to everyone in the Lake Ray Hubbard area...professionals, amateurs, people of all ages. Entries must be taken within the City of Rowlett. 


Double Take


  • People (children, students, politicians, citizens, etc.)
  • Places (lake, library, community centre, buildings, DART, Bush Turnpike, etc.)
  • Things (boats, automobiles, artwork, nature, bridges, etc.)

***Reminder: No entries will be accepted larger than 8" x 10"

Click here for additional contest information and entry form.  

Photographs and entry forms will be accepted in the Annex Building located at 4004 Main Street:

  • Friday, August 23 from 3 pm - 5 pm or Saturday, August 24 from 10 am - 12 pm 

All entries must be picked up at the Annex Building located at 4004 Main Street:

  • Friday, September 20 from 3 pm - 5 pm or Saturday, September 21 from 10 am - 12 pm 

Questions? Please contact Photography Contest Chair, Tamra Williams.