IN CULMINATION OF 5TH
ARTISTS COMPETITION ANNUAL CATHOLIC FOUNDATION PLAZA
Winning artist will be introduced as artist’s work is on public display in Dallas Arts District for one year
WHAT: The Catholic Foundation will announce the winner of the 5th Annual Catholic Foundation Plaza Artists Competition and unveil new larger-than-life artwork on the outdoor art wall during a dedication ceremony in the Dallas Arts District on Oct. 7.
The winning artist receives a $2,500 stipend, and the winning work will be displayed on a 28’ by 9’8” wall in The Catholic Foundation Plaza for approximately one year.
Professional artists living in the
North Texas area were invited to submit proposal designs for consideration to be transferred to a vinyl-type surface which will be installed on the art wall. The artist and artwork are selected by a panel of highly respected members of the local arts community.
, dedicated in October 2006, was a gift from The Catholic Foundation to the Catholic Foundation Plaza community to commemorate the Foundation’s 50th anniversary. In addition to the art wall, the 3,900-square-foot public space is an oasis for Dallas citizens and visitors to enjoy. Dallas
The event is free and open to the public.
For more information please visit www.catholicfoundation.com.
WHO: *Winning artist
*Veletta Lill, Executive Director of the Dallas Arts District
*Rev. Eduardo Gonzales, Rector of the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe
*Ed Schaffler, President, The Catholic Foundation
*Tom Merkel, Vice Chair of The Catholic Foundation Board of Trustees
*Artists competition participants and judges
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Catholic Foundation Plaza
Outdoor plaza located at the corner of Flora and Crockett across from the Meyerson
Dallas Arts District
Lauren Dugger and Samantha Garcia, Sunwest Communications, 214/373-1601
Day of event: 214/693-1177 or 956/645-7809