2nd Annual Members’ Juried Art Show

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October 15 - December 31, 2022

IMAS is pleased to announce our 2nd Annual MemberJuried Art Show in the Fall of 2022. Inclusion in this exhibition of original artwork is a benefit of membership for IMAS members. Membership can be purchased or renewed up to the date or artwork submission to contribute artwork to this exhibit.

“We are thrilled to be welcoming artwork from our IMAS members this year after an incredible response in 2021 for our first show. We had over 72 member artists submit over 100 artworks for the inaugural show and saw an array of talent, styles, and mediums in the exhibition,” said Amelia Whitehead, Director of Collections & Exhibitions. “This year promises to be another strong show with great interest from our membership and the community.”

Members’ Juried Art Show is made possible by Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA). The mission of the Texas Commission on the Arts is to advance our state economically and culturally by investing in a creative Texas. TCA supports a diverse and innovative arts community in Texas, throughout the nation and internationally by providing resources to enhance economic development, arts education, cultural tourism and artist sustainability initiatives.

Texas Commission on the Arts

Juror: Diane Milliken Garza, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Brownsville Community Foundation
Commissioner, Texas Commission on the Arts

Key Dates

  • Artwork Drop-off: Saturday, September 24th, 2022 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. & Wednesday, September 28th, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Declined Artwork Pick-up: Saturday, October 8, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. & Wednesday, October 12, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Opening Reception: Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • Exhibited Artwork Pick-up: Wednesday, January 4th, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. & Thursday through Saturday (5th -7th), 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Awards

Works will be juried across the entire exhibition. Award recipients will be notified prior to the reception and awards will be noted on exhibition labels.

  • Best of Show $500
  • Second Place $300
  • Third Place $200
  • 3 Honorable Mentions $50

Participating artists must be 18 years of age or older and a museum member in good standing. Member artists may submit up to two works of art created within the past three years; one work is guaranteed to be included in the exhibition, the other may be juried in. Up to two adults from the same household may participate if they have a Family membership.  No work can be larger than 4 x 5’, work must be movable by the artist, sculpture must include a base or stand, and no liquids, live plants or animals are allowed. No saw-tooth hangers allowed, all works must have D-rings and/or wire to hang. Please watch for the exhibition entry form in our summer newsletter.  

IMAS Members Juried Art Show
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Entry Requirements

  • Current Museum membership renewed for the 2022 calendar year; up to two adults from the same household address may participate if they have a Family membership or higher level.

  • Up to two entries per member; one guaranteed acceptance.

  • All artworks must be display ready; wall pieces must have D-rings and/or hanging wire (no saw tooth hangers accepted).

  • No work can be larger than 4′ x 5’, work must be movable by the artist, sculpture must include a base or stand, and no liquids, live plants or animals are allowed.

  • All works must have been created in the last three years and not previously exhibited at the Museum.

  • Accepted artwork must remain on display through Dec 31, 2022.

Application for Artwork Entry
Learn About IMAS Membership
Buy or Renew Membership

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