The Meadows Museum announced the jury for the 2011 Moss / Chumley North Texas Artist Award. The eight member jury includes artists, directors, curators a gallery owner and a lawyer. The deadline for accepting applications is November 5, 2012.
The jury members are
- Joan Davidow – director emeritus, Dallas Contemporary
- Heyd Fontenot – artist and director of Central Trak, University of Texas at Dallas Artists Residency
- George T. Lee, Jr. – attorney at law; Meadows Museum Advisory Council member
- Lucia Simek – artist and writer; contributor to D Magazine’s FrontRow blog
- Kevin Vogel – owner, Valley House Gallery; Meadows Museum Advisory Council member
- Nicole Atzbach – assistant curator, Meadows Museum
- Shelley DeMaria – curatorial assistant, Meadows Museum
- Iraida Rodríguez-Negron – Meadows / Kress / Prado fellow, Meadows Museum
The Moss / Chumley North Texas Artist Award is presented annually to an outstanding north Texas artist who has exhibited professionally for over ten years. The artist must also have a record as an active community advocate for the visual arts. The award carries a cash prize of $1,500.
The Meadows Museum will be accepting applications for the 2011 Moss / Chumley North Texas Artist Award through Monday, November 5, 2012. Acceptable genres include drawing, painting, sculpture, assemblage, construction, video, photography, performance and installation. Eligible artists must reside in one of eleven north Texas counties: Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant or Wise.
For additional information contact Nicole Atzback at 214-768-4490 or visit online at www.meadowsmuseumdallas.org.
Established in 1965 by oilman Algur H. Meadows, the Meadows Museum is located on the campus of Southern Methodist University in central Dallas. Its permanent collection of Spanish art, one of the finest in the world, contains works from the 10th through the 21st centuries by such masters as Velázquez, Goya, Miró and Picasso. Its holdings also include a significant collection of 20th centurysculpture, much of it on display in its outdoor plaza, as well as the University Art Collection, which features works by a number of noted Texas artists. Visit www.meadowsmuseumdallas.org for more information.