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Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
December in the Gallery

CURRENTS: All Member Show

ROCKPORT, TX. 

Rockport Center for the Arts proudly exhibits the artistic talent of its membership with the annual CURRENTS: All Member Show.  Opening Reception December 3rd, 5-7 PM.Juried Merit winners will be announced at 6 PM. The exhibition will run thru January 12th.

The first Rockport Art Association All Member Show took place in 1984. From this group, selected artists of merit began the tradition of exhibiting together in the Main Gallery the following year. 

In the beginning, all selections were made by popular vote. Years later, under Anita Diebel's direction (Art Director,1998-2002), The Center began a new tradition. Now each year, a distinguished guest juror chooses five deserving member artists and a popular vote selects one “Peoples' Choice” artist to complete the show.

Thirty-one years since its introduction, Rockport Center for the Arts’ All Member Show continues as CURRENTS. This year, distinguished juror, Kitty Dudics, will select outstanding artists from CURRENTS to exhibit in August, 2017. Mrs Dudics recently retired as Professor of Art Del Mar College Corpus Christi, Texas, where during her 34 years she taught painting, drawing and design. A non-juried exhibition of member created miniatures will run simultaneously with the CURRENTS show.

The CURRENTS and Miniatures opening reception is Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 5:00 PM. The Art Center invites all to see the artistic talent of our artist-members and cast a vote for their favorite piece.

Admission is free of charge.