Citywide African American Artists Exhibition

June 19–July 26, 2015

The 18th Citywide African American Artists Exhibition opens June 19 at the University Museum at Texas Southern University, and it remains on view through July 26. The exhibition is open to all artists of the African Diaspora in the greater Houston area.

Presented by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in collaboration with the Museum's patron group Five-A (the African American Art Advisory Association) and the University Museum at Texas Southern University, the Citywide African American Artists Exhibition offers artists the opportunity to show their work to a broader public, and to the collecting community.

For additional information, contact Jason Moodie at jmoodie@mfah.org or 713.639.7835.





Opening Celebration
Friday, June 19, 2015
6–8 p.m.
The University Museum
Texas Southern University



 

 

Eligibility
• Participants must be 18 years of age or older.
• Open to all visual artists of the African Diaspora living in the greater Houston area.
• Only original works of art will be accepted, no copies.
• Work in all media will be accepted. Limit (6) works per artist.
• Work is to be recent (within the last 2 years).
• All entries must be ready for installation (wires, hooks, etc.).
• Drawings and photographs must be framed.

How to Enter
1. Contact Jason Moodie, 2015 Citywide manager, stating your intention to enter: jmoodie@mfah.org or 713.639.7835.
2. Fill out and attach the 2015 Entry Form to your work, then hand-deliver your entries or arrange to have them delivered to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Monday–Wednesday, May 11–May 13, between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Early submissions may be arranged through Jason Moodie: jmoodie@mfah.org or 713.639.7835.
3. All artists who submit work for the 18th Citywide African American Artists Exhibition are notified via e-mail about which of their works has been accepted for the exhibition on Saturday, May 30, 2015.

Prizes for Artists
• Juror's Choice: A full scholarship for one studio art class at the Glassell School of Art
• 1st prize: $500
• 2nd prize: $250
• 3rd prize: $150