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Betty Shamel, "Triassic Peak, Palo Duro Canyon," acrylic on canvas.
Friday, January 30th, 2015
2015 Merit Artists Announced, Including People's Choice

The 2015 Merit Artists are chosen from the annual all-member show, Currents, which runs December - January.

Five artists were selected by visiting juror Deborah Fullerton, Curator at the Art Museum of South Texas. The People's Choice Merit Artist is selected by popular vote, collected over the duration of the all-member show.

All six artists will debut new work in Standing Out: The Merit Artists show, opening in August 2015:

Jorge Alegria

Beth Alexander

Kimberly Delgado

Mary Frazier

Carol Koutnik

Betty Shamel*


*People's Choice Merit Artist