Somos San Antonio (We Are San Antonio)
An Outdoor Celebration of Local Art

Somos San Antonio is a special outdoor exhibition celebrating the city of San Antonio, its residents, and its places.

Artists whose work best exemplifies the essence of the city will have an opportunity to display their work during a one-night garden exhibition at Villa Finale: Museum & Gardens located at 401 King William Street on Thursday, September 6th, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. The exhibition will be part of an evening garden social complete with music, beverages, and light refreshments! 

Who is eligible to display their art at Somos San Antonio?

Budding artists of any age or skill level with art of any media may participate. Media includes but is not limited to:

  • Photography
  • Paintings
  • Illustrations / Cartoons / Drawings
  • Prints
  • Sculpture
  • Other creative forms, as approved

How can my art be included in the exhibition?

You may submit photos showing examples of your work via email at Artists must keep in mind that Somos San Antonio is a family-friendly event; therefore, we ask that art not include profanity, nudity, violent or sexual themes.

Art criteria

Art must be small and light enough to be put up and taken down at least one hour prior to and one hour after the conclusion of the event. A maximum of six pieces per artist may be displayed. Artists must bring their own display fittings (such as easels, pedestals, etc.) unless otherwise arranged with Villa Finale. Questions? Email

How will art and / or artists be selected for the exhibition?

Artists who submit photos showing examples of their work will be selected based on how well their pieces reflect the exhibition theme: all the things that make San Antonio a great and unique city.

May artists sell their art?

Yes, as long as the artist makes his or her own arrangements for payment, including the ability to make change if cash is involved.

Art for a cause

Each artist will have an opportunity to donate a portion of, or all, proceeds from the sale of their art to a cause selected by Villa Finale.

Submissions are due by Monday, August 20th. Selections will be made by Friday, August 24th. 

Please call (210) 461-5444 with any additional questions