The Reception & Awards Ceremony for the 32nd Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition was held on Sunday, April 30, 2016 at the Irving Arts Center. Best of Show was awarded to artist Linda Conley for her pastel “Days Finale”. The IAC Award of Excellence went to Linda Lucas Hardy for “It Don’t Make Sense But It’s So Much Fun”, a work in colored pencil. $9,300 in cash was awarded in five media categories to 22 artists. For a full list of awards see below.
To see the Exhibit Catalog, click here.
For reception photos of awards, artists, celebrants, and Chocolate Rose floral arrangements see the IAA Photo Album (coming soon).
The exhibit was juried by Michael Holter and represents works from regional artists residing in Texas and the four surrounding states. It continues at the Irving Arts Center through June 3, 2017. Gallery hours: Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sunday: 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Best of Show: Day’s Finale by Linda Conley (Pastel)
IAC Award of Excellence: It Don’t Make Sense but it’s So Much Fun by Linda Lucas Hardy (Colored Pencil)