Wednesday, February 28, 2024

58th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition & Sale (2024)

 (Funded in part by the City of Richardson through the Richardson Cultural Arts Commission)

Exhibition dates: May 1, 2024 through May 27, 2024
at the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, TX 75082

Any amateur or professional Texas artist, age 18 and over, can apply for entry through the website CaFE Website beginning Monday, February 12, 2024
CLICK HERE to sign up for this show (After Feb. 12.)

Deadline for entry is March 15, 2024. Over $6000 in cash and awards in four media categories will be presented at an awards reception on May 12 2024, 7:00-9:00 pm. The juror is award-winning artist, Jo Williams (see info below). For Show details, Download the PROSPECTUS for this show HERE!

Juror:  Jo Williams

A native Texan, Jo Williams has been painting professionally for almost forty years. She is a versatile and accomplished painter choosing her subjects from the natural world.

Williams has a degree in art education from the University of North Texas, Denton, TX, with post graduate work under Professor Rob Erdle, head of the watercolor program at UNT. She has been teaching painting, primarily watercolor, for about forty years. A popular teacher, she conducts plein aire workshops throughout the southwest including Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, and Mexico.   In the summer of 2000, she taught in the Colorado Plateau Painting Workshop at Flagstaff, AZ. She taught week-long workshops for Artistic Gourmet Adventures in Provence and Brittany in France, in the summers of 2015 – 2017.  In addition to teaching, she gives demonstrations for area art organizations and judges regional art exhibits.

Williams holds signature memberships in the Southwestern Watercolor Society and the Society of Watercolor Artists.  Her work has been exhibited in numerous regional and national juried exhibitions.  She has won several awards including Best of Show in the Texas Neighbors Art Competition in Irving and the North Texas Area Art League Annual Juried Exhibition 2000 in Denton.  In 2008, Williams was invited to paint an ornament for the White House Christmas tree to represent the 26th Congressional District.

She has had several solo exhibitions including an invitational exhibit at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri and an invitational exhibit at the Center for Visual Arts in Denton. TX.  Her work is included in many private collections and public collections including Raytheon, Ben E. Keith Co., Denton Publishing Company, City of Denton, and the Greater Denton Arts Council. 

Visit Jo Williams web site for more information: www.jowilliamswatercolors.com/