News Release

School of Arts & Humanities
For immediate release

News contacts:

Sadie Prater, UTD
(972) 883-2982
[email protected] 


U.T. Dallas to Host Texas Visual Arts Association
High School Art Competition Feb. 25 - March 17

RICHARDSON, Texas (Feb. 4, 2001) -The Texas Visual Arts Association High School Art Competition will be held in the Main Gallery of the Visual Arts Building at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) from Feb. 25 to March 17. The exhibition, which is free to the public, will be open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.

The exhibition is intended to prompt excellence in art among gifted high school students. Winners of the competition will be announced at a closing reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 17. Monetary awards will be provided for first, second, third and honorable mention, and UTD and the Dallas Community College District will present scholarships for the most outstanding work. The Texas Visual Arts Association, which is sponsoring the competition, also will present an award for photography. In addition, five Dean’s Awards will be presented by UTD.

Jurors for the exhibition will be Cynthia Mulcahy, director of the Mulcahy Modern Art Gallery in Dallas; Tom Sime, a critic for The Dallas Morning News who is also a painter and sculptor; and UTD Assistant Professor John Pomara, an artist who recently exhibited in a one-man show at the Dallas Museum of Art.

For more information about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances and exhibitions held throughout the year at UTD, please call 972-883-2982, e-mail [email protected], or visit the School of Arts and Humanities’ web site at  Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982. Texas Relay Operator: 1-800-RELAYVV.

About UTD

The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls more than 7,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate students. The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s web site at

Other Press Releases & Announcements
This page last updated
August 15, 2002