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Opening Reception July 14 - TRAHC's 29th Annual Juried Exhibition

Join us for TRAHC's 29th Annual Juried Exhibition opening reception Friday, July 14 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Awards will be presented at 7:00PM.

The reception is free and open to the public. Drinks, wine and light hors d'oeuvres will be served. Business attire requested.

Thank you to E-Z Mart Inc., our generous sponsor who makes this exhibition possible!

Opening Reception:

Friday, July 14, 2017
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Awards Announced at 7 pm
Regional Arts Center
321 4th Street, Texarkana, TX 75501

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.

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

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.


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

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.


Amy Donohoe
903-792-8681 ex.132

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