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2024 Art Show Update

Calling all art students in the Greater Houston area!!

You are invited to enter your artwork in the 2024 Dr. Mari Jon Filla Student Art Exhibit & Contest - The Dog, Man's Best Friend.

All qualified entries will be on display throughout the week of the 2024 HWSDS event for you, your family and your friends to see!

Please be aware all art show submissions are to be entered through an art teacher.  The 2024 information packets containing the art show rules and forms have been emailed out to our distribution list.  


NOTE:  To be added to the art show distribution list, please visit our contact page and submit your contact details. 

Thank you for your interest and participation.  We are excited for another year of celebrating our beloved canines and look forward to this year's art show!






Update published on February 27, 2024.  Please check back for future updates.

For updates and news regarding the Houston World Series of Dog Shows event, please visit the official dog show website at  

EVENT DATE:  July 17th-21st

LOCATION:  NRG Center in Houston, TX, held in conjunction with the Houston World Series of Dog Shows (HWSDS).


ENTRIES DUE:  Monday, May 6th


Best in Show (1) - rosette; monetary

Best in Grade (13) - rosette; monetary

Commemorative Art (1) - rosette; monetary

Committee Choice (15-20) - rosette; monetary

Excellence Awards - blue ribbon

Merit Awards - red ribbon

Participation Awards - white ribbon

Houston World Series of Dog Shows

Student Art Show Committee

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