Exhibit and Auction celebrating artists of all types



  • Mystery Art is an annual exhibit and auction of works by local and regional artists of all levels.
  • Artwork is donated by the artist and their name is hidden and becomes a mystery.
  • On the first day of the exhibit artwork is judged and awards are given.
  • Artwork is displayed in the NorthLight Gallery for 3 weeks.
  • Artwork is auctioned throughout the event with a Final Auction Night celebration Friday, October 22.

Click to get Artist Guidelines and Application today!


• all artwork MUST be exactly 8" x 10" (x 8")

all artwork CANNOT be signed on the front

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (check back for updates!)


  • Wednesday, September 8 @ 5:00 PM

    Artwork Deadline

    Drop off at The Kemp

    • Be sure artwork is labeled "top" and signed ON THE BACK
    • Entry forms available from the link above or at the front desk of The Kemp

  • Friday, October 1 @ 6:30 PM

    First Taste Dinner & Preview Party
    An exclusive first look at the artwork while enjoying a delicious meal in the gallery

    • Food by Progress & Provisions
    • Wine Tasting by OG Cellars

    $65 / Click to purchase your tickets!

  • Thursday, October 7 @ 5:30-7:30 PM

    Artists' Reception
    Celebrate the artists and get an up-close look at the artwork

    • Awards will be posted in the gallery
    • Make your bids in realtime

  • Thursday, October 14 @ 5:30-7:30 PM

    Art On Tap: Wichita Falls Poetry Society
    Join us for readings and discussion of poems written in response to pieces from the exhibit

  • Thursday, October 21 @ 5:30-7:30 PM

    Art On Tap: Late Hours
    The gallery will be open late for final after-hours chance at viewing the artwork before the auction event.

  • Friday, October 22 @ TIME TBA

    Final Auction Night Celebration

    Your last chance to take a look at the artwork and fight to the finish to own your favorite pieces


For more information about Mystery Art please contact:
Kristine Thueson
Program Coordinator
(940) 767-2787