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Friday, February 18th, 2011
2011 Merit Artists, Including People's Choice, Announced
Six member artists are chosen every year to show as a group in the annual Merit Artists Exhibition, Standing Out. The 2011 Merit Artists are Ed Boyd, Mary Downing, Marie Gian, Jose Guardiola, Jamie Speck, and Pam Stanley.

Marie Gian's Transatlantic Flight (shown above) received the People's Choice Award and the Penny Redmon Scholarship. The other five Merit Artists were selected by invited juror Christa Brothers of Bismarck Studios in San Antonio.

Standing Out: the 2011 Merit Artists' Exhibition will run August 10 - September 10, 2011, with a reception on Saturday, August 13 from 5-7 pm.