Rockport Center for the Arts | "Currents 2017: The All Members Show"

The Exhibition Committee at Rockport Center for the Arts Invites You to Participate in

Currents 2017: The All Members Show
Despite Hurricane Harvey, the Show Must Go On

Exhibition runs from December 2, 2017 through January 27, 2018

The annual all-member exhibition highlights our family of artists and provides a chance to stand out as a Merit Artist the following year. An invited juror will chose five Merit Artists, and a sixth is selected by popular vote.

Because of Hurricane Harvey, the venue has changed to 106 S. Austin St. in downtown Rockport.  The interior space is in the process of being upgraded. It contains 1,000 feet of linear wall space and 1,500 square feet of exhibition space.

Currents 2017 Juror: Lauryl Eddlemon

Lauryl Eddlemon is an Austin-based graphic designer, painter, and art collector.

While earning a BFA in Commercial Art at Texas State University, Lauryl also focused her studies on fine art and art history. This led to a 12 year career as the Art Director at Southwest Art Magazine furthering her art knowledge and involvement with the art community. In the 1990s she and her husband moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico. While there she studied painting and worked as a freelance graphic designer, concentrating on print design such as magazine ads and catalogs for local galleries and artists.

In Texas, Lauryl continues her freelance design business, assisting local artists, galleries, and arts organizations. She frequently takes painting classes and workshops, devours art history books, and enjoys building her personal art collection.

Currents 2017 Submission Requirements:
  • Drop off date: Sunday, November 19 from 1-4 PM.
  • Membership must be up-to-date to exhibit in Currents 2017.
  • Only ONE ORIGINAL ARTWORK per member will be accepted.
  • Submissions made after Drop off date will not be accepted.
  • Members may submit ONE piece that has never been on display at the Art Center.
  • Work must be delivered READY TO HANG.

Because the gallery space is smaller the size limitations are 30” width and height   including frame). If you have a question about the size or hanging of your piece, please contact us via telephone.
Three dimensional works must also meet the 30” size requirement and must be a weight that can be moved by one person without causing injury to the individual or the artwork.

Please note that due to space limitations, there will be no Miniatures exhibition in 2017.

Opening Reception: 

Saturday, December 2, from 5-6:30 PM
Juror Remarks @ 5:30 PM
Free and Open to the Public

Rockport Center for the Arts looks forward to continuing to serve its membership and the community in a significant way. For more information contact us at 361-729-5519.

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The Exhibition Committee
@ Rockport Center for the Arts

Members of the Exhibition Committee: Shirley Blackman, Rebecca Bridges Rice, Angalee DeForest, Anita Diebel, Pamela Fulcher, Jean Giesey, and Carol Koutnik.


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