Art association

The Plano Art Association’s 125 SHOW is now at the Eisemann Center

The Plano Art Association’s 125th annual show is on display at the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts at 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, TX 75082. Plano Art Association is a 50-year-old arts organization comprised of artists residing in Plano and surrounding townships . The installation will remain on display from June 29 to July 24, 2022 in the Forrest & Virginia Green Mezzanine Gallery at the Eisemann Center. A reception will be held on July 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. The Plano Art Association is dedicated to encouraging the development of the visual arts and education of members and the community, and to inspiring awareness of the visual arts by sharing joy, passion and beauty within and beyond our Plano community.

The Jury Exhibit features the top 81 works in three categories: 2D Artwork, 3D Artwork and Photography and was open to all artists living within 125 miles of Plano. The jurors for the exhibit were: Marilyn Waligore, professor, visual and performing arts/photography, who directs the photography program at UT Dallas; Bart Forbes, American painter and illustrator and Marty Ray, Emeritus Professor of Art at North Lake College.

Awards: The 2-D, 3-D and Photography categories will each receive a first place ($500), second place ($300) and third place ($150) and certificate. Best of Show will receive a $1,000 prize and a certificate. Certificates of Merit ($50 each) will also be awarded to three finalists in each artistic genre category. For more information about the Plano Art Association, visit www.planoartassociation.org/

Gallery hours are 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and during all public events. The exhibition is free and open to the public. The Charles W. Eisemann Center is located at 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, Texas 75082 in the Galatyn Park Urban Center adjacent to the Galatyn Park DART station. For more information on exhibitions and events, visit the website at www.eisemanncenter.com.