Earlier today, the Meadows Museum at SMU opened its call for applications for the 2016 Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award. Named in memory of two North Texas art dealers, Frank Moss and Jim Chumley, the award, which comes with a $2,500 cash prize, is given yearly “to an outstanding North Texas artist who has exhibited professionally for at least ten years and who has a proven track record as an active community advocate for the visual arts.” Past winners of the award include Ludwig Schwarz, Christopher Blay, Frances Bagley, and, most recently, Annette Lawrence.
This year’s jurors for the Moss/Chumley award include:
Danielle Avram, freelance arts writer and gallery director at Texas Woman’s University
Joan Davidow, co-director of SITE131; director emerita of the Dallas Contemporary
Heyd Fontenot, artist and director of Central Trak: The UT Dallas Artists Residency
Annette Lawrence, professor/chair of studio art at the University of North Texas; 2015 Moss/Chumley recipient
Shelley DeMaria, curatorial assistant at the Meadows Museum
David Leggett, photographer and membership manager at the Meadows Museum
Nicole Atzbach, curator at the Meadows Museum
Applications are due by November 30, 2016. For more details and to apply, please go here.
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