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Monday, January 27th, 2014
2014 Merit Artists Announced, Including People's Choice
The 2014 Merit Artists are chosen from the annual all-member show, Currents, which runs December - January. Five artists were selected by visiting juror Dianna Bluntzer, Director of the Art Center of Corpus Christi. 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 August in Standing Out: The Merit Artists show, opening August 9, 2014.

Jorge Alegria

Doris Cole

John Martell*

Les McDonald

Lotus McElfish

Lois Morton


*people's choice and winner of the Penny Redmon Scholarship