Opening Reception Jan. 12 for the 12th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition

You are invited to the opening reception for The Visual Arts Society of Texas’ 12th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition that takes place January 12, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm (Awards 6:30 pm), at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Gough Gallery, 400 East Hickory Street, Denton, TX 76201The reception is free and open to the public.

The 125-Mile Exhibition was initiated in 2006 to establish a regional high quality juried art exhibition for artists living within a 125-mile radius of Denton, Texas to compete and show their work at the Gough Gallery in the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center.
Featured artists:
Allison Baldwin, Denton, TX
David Blow, Hickory Creek, TX
Deborah Boschert, Lewisville, TX
Megan Ruth Bowdon, The Colony, TX
Buck Buchheister, The Colony, TX
Nel Dorn Byrd, Aubrey, TX
Gail Cope, Farmers Branch, TX
U Crosby, Arlington, TX
Lisa Daniels, Oak Point, TX
Noriko DeWitt, McKinney, TX
Kathy Elliott, Garland, TX
Kady Epley, Denton, TX
Mindy Faubion, Denton, TX
Carey Frazier, Frisco, TX
John Guest, Dallas, TX
Elaine Jary, Bedford, TX
Thomas Judd, Denton, TX
Yuni Lee, Denton, TX
Tonya Littmann, Denton, TX
Steve Miller, Grand Prairie, TX
Crystal Nelson, Denton, TX
Courtney Nixon, Denton, TX
Rachel Robic, Fort Worth, TX
Eloise Sears, Denton, TX
Sharon O’Callaghan Shero, Dallas, TX
Denise Smith, Grapevine, TX
Elisha Smith, Frisco, TX
Pradeep Vayalali, Irving, TX
Jo Williams, Denton, TX
About the Juror:
Cynthia (Cindy) Hurt, artist and writer, received her MFA in Painting and Drawing from the University of North Texas in 1977. She is a tenured Associate Professor of Art at Tarrant County College North EastCampus in Hurst, Texas. Since 1977 she has exhibited at the Dallas Museum of Art, Longview Museum of Art, Arlington Museum of Art, Laguna Gloria Art Museum in Austin, the Museum of Art of the American West inHouston, Texas, Joslyn Art Museum, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, the McKinney Avenue Contemporary in Dallas, Dallas Visual Art Center, Arkansas Art Center in Little Rock, University of North Texas, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Dallas, Texas Christian University, Eastfield, Richland, Mountain View, Brookhaven and Cedar Valley College in Dallas County,Tarrant County College North East Campus in Hurst Texas, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, Dallas Women’s Gallery, Bob Lukeman’s studio, 829 Exposition, 500X, Moss Chumley Gallery, and Dallas City Hall.
Her writing is published in Art Papers, Art Lies, Sculpture Magazine, and in exhibition brochures at the University of Texas at Arlington and The John Berggruen Gallery in San Francisco.

The exhibition runs from January 13th – February 24th, 2018. The opening reception and the exhibition are free and open to the public.

Gallery Hours:

Tuesday and Wednesday: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am – 9:00pm
Friday and Saturday: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday and Monday: Closed
Deanna Wood, Vice President of Exhibitions
Visual Arts Society of Texas PO Box 1281 Denton, TX 76202


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