TWU's Visual Arts is pleased to announce the John Weinkein Juried Art Exhibition for Spring 2024!
Please join us for the reception on Thursday, March 7th from 5 - 7 pm. There will also be a simple award ceremony for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place art prizes for Undergrad & Graduate Students that were accepted into the show. The exhibition is open Febrary 26 - March 15th, Monday thru Thursday from 9a-4p. and Fridays from 9a-3p.
John Weinkein was the former chair of the Department of Visual Arts at Texas Women's University. Established in 2010, the annual John Weinkein Juried Student Art Exhibition is hosted in honor of his legacy
Juried by Vicki Meek, a nationally recognized artist who has exhibited widely. Meek is in the permanent collections of the African American Museum in Dallas, The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Fort Wayne Museum of Art in Indiana, Paul Quinn College in Dallas, Serie Art Project in Austin and Norwalk Community College in Norwalk, Connecticut.
She was awarded three public arts commissions with the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Art Program and was co-artist on the largest public art project in Dallas, the Dallas Convention Center Public Art Project. Meek has been awarded a number of grants and honors including National Endowment for the Arts NFRIG Grant, Dallas Observer MasterMind Award, Dallas Museum of Art Otis and Velma Davis Dozier Travel Grant, Texas Black Filmmakers Mission Award, Women of Visionary Influence Mentor Award, Dallas Women’s Foundation Maura Award, nominated for the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, the African American Museum at Dallas A. Maceo Smith Award for Cultural Achievement and was selected as the 2021 Texas Artist of the Year by Art League of Houston.