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TRAHC's 29th Annual Juried Exhibition

It was a festive evening on Friday, July 14 as TRAHC hosted the opening reception for the 29th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition at the Regional Arts Center. The reception and the exhibition were both sponsored by E-Z Mart Stores, Inc. The public and art patrons joined TRAHC Staff and WFA volunteers in celebrating all the artists and artwork selected for display in this year's event.

All submissions were reviewed and judged by Dr. Lauren Cross, Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies at the University of North Texas ‘s College of Visual Arts & Design, Denton, Texas.


This year's winners include:

Best of Show - “Lynito” by Carol Sheets

First Place - “She leans on Her Spirit” by Anthony Bruce

Second Place - “Living Among the Dead” by Sanah Brown

Third Place - “Watching” by Hugh Dunnahoe

Fourth Place - “Why Me?” by Curtis Fredrick



Honorable Mention - “Here & There” by Rachel Bower

Honorable Mention - “Volcanic” by Anita Stevenson

Honorable Mention - “From Within” by Jana Edwards

Honorable Mention - “Green Comet 45p” by Win Bruhl

Honorable Mention - “Groan” by Jay Del Greco

Honorable Mention - “Moody Still Life” by Amber Farve

Honorable Mention - “Krimmie Crowe Portrait” by Felice House

Honorable Mention - “Crashing Wave” by William Allen

Honorable Mention -“The Silent Symphony” by Tammy Lawless


This year's FaEllen and Jim Yates Collection Purchase award winner is Mike Brisco for “Buckeye on Board”. The Purchase Award will become part of the permanent collection at the Regional Arts Center.

Thank you to all the artists and volunteers for making this event a success. Thank you to E-Z Mart for their generous support of this exhibition.
The exhibit will be on display at the Regional Arts Center from July 14 through August 12.




Generously sponsored by E-Z Mart, Inc.


TRAHCs 29th Annual Juried Exhibition is a juried exhibition celebrating local, regional, and national artists. The competition is hosted by the Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council, an arts council located in Texarkana, Texas, and generously sponsored by E-Z Mart, Inc. $3750 in prizes!

Accepted work will be exhibited at TRAHC from July 14 - August 12, 2017.


AWARDS
Yates Collection Purchase Award…..$1000
Best of Show………………………….$1000
First Place………………………………$750
Second Place………………………..…$500
Third Place……………………………..$300
Fourth Place……………………………$200


JUROR
Lauren Cross, PhD, MFA

Adjunct Professor and Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies Lecturer at University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Lauren Cross is an artist, curator, and scholar living in Fort Worth, Texas. She earned her BA in Art, Design, and Media from Richmond, The American International University in London, England, MFA in Visual Arts from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA, and PhD from Texas Woman's University in Denton, TX. Her artistic work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally and she frequently facilitates curatorial and art projects both in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and beyond.

Cross is the Founder/Curator of non-profit arts organization in Fort Worth, WoCA Projects, and has received many awards for her creative work, including an official selection for the 2010 International Black Women’s Film Festival in Berkeley, CA for her first documentary, The Skin Quilt Project; The Fort Worth Weekly’s Third Annual Visionary Award in 2013; named #32 of 100 Top Dallas Creatives by the Dallas Observer in 2014-2015, and featured in the 2015 Edinburgh Art Festival. She is a Lecturer in the Department of Art Education + Art History at the University of North Texas' College of Visual Arts & Design (CVAD) where she serves as a core faculty member for the Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies program.



CALENDAR 2017

May 14 Submission deadline
May 15 - 21 Judging Phase 1
May 22 Notifications emailed
May 22 – June 24 Receipt of shipped and hand delivered artwork
June 24 Accepted artwork due at 3:45 p.m.
Juiy 3 – July 10 Judging Phase 2
July 14 Exhibit opens
July 14 Opening Reception, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., Awards presented at 7:00 p.m.
August 12 Exhibit closes
August 15 - September 15 Return of shipped and hand delivered artwork



PICK UP
Due to TRAHC's extremely limited storage space, artwork left more than 30 days after August 15, 2017 (September 15, 2017) will be deemed the property of TRAHC unless arrangements have been made in writing and agreed up on by both parties. Any artwork that arrived through USPS will be held until a pre-paid return-shipping label from FedEx or UPS is provided.


QUESTIONS

Amy Donohoe
adonohoe@trahc.org
903-792-8681 ex.132
www.callforentry.org



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Date Time Location
August 12, 2017 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Regional Arts Center FREE

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