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Tuesday, June 8th, 2010
2010 Art Festival Prize Jurors Announced

Carol Koutnik is the 2005 Rockport Art Festival Poster Artist, and has traveled the world to sketch and paint. She continues to exhibit and teach painting and drawing classes regularly at Rockport Center for the Arts. Her recently released Al Baha Sketchbook is a visual diary of her experiences in Saudi Arabia, combining text and illustrations from daily observations.

Jill Reed owns and operates Mustang Island Art Gallery in Port Aransas,Texas and handles a variety of media including painting, photography, woodworking, ceramics and more. Artists from Texas, Arizona, Montana, Utah and Europe are represented there. Herself a potter, Jill shares the gallery and working studios with her husband, Flint (2001 Poster Artist).

Marcia Selsor, before becoming Professor of Ceramics at the University of Texas at Brownsville, was Professor at Montana State University in Billings,Montana. Selsor has exhibited widely, won many awards including a Fulbright Fellowship, taught workshops throughout the U.S. and Europe, and is a contributor to Ceramics Monthly.