The State Fair of Texas Art Exhibition: 23rd Annual Texas Painting and Sculpture - 1961 [Fact Sheet] Page: 1 of 1
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THE STATE FAIR OF TEXAS ART EXHIBITION
23RD ANNUAL TEXAS PAINTING AND SCULPTURE - 1961
OCTOBER, 1961 - MAY, 1962
Sponsored by the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts of Houston
San Antonio Art League
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts-------------------........ ......... .........................................-----------------------------..October 7 - November 19, 1961
San Antonio Art League, Witte Memorial Museum----- .....------------------............. ............................... . January 14 - February 11, 1962
Beaumont Art Museum------------------.................................................................----------------------------------... ... February 25 - March 25, 1962
The Museum, Texas Technological College, Lubbock -----------.........................-----------------------------................................April 13 - May 15, 1962
Bartlett H. Hayes, Jr., Director, Addison Gallery of American Art,
Andover, Massachusetts, and two other jurors to be announced later.
$1,000 State Fair of Texas Purchase Prize for permanent collection of Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
$750 Sears, Roebuck and Company Purchase Prize for permanent collection of Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
$750 Julian Onderdonk Memorial Prize for permanent collection of San Antonio Art League
$500 Kiest Memorial Purchase Prize for permanent collection of Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
$300 Museum of Fine Arts of Houston Purchase Prize for its permanent collection
$100 Foley's of Houston Award
$100 Museum of Fine Arts of Houston Award*
$100 Museum of Fine Arts of Houston Award*
$100 Pollock Paper Corporation Award
$100 Schlumberger Well Surveying Corporation Award
$100 Beaumont Art Museum Award
*Donated by Humble Oil & Refining Company of Houston
The artist must be a permanent resident of Texas, having lived at least six months in the state during the year preceding the competition. Works
submitted should not have been previously exhibited at any of the participating museums. Works must be original; copies of other works and work
done in school or under supervision are not eligible.
EACH ARTIST MAY SUBMIT ONE ENTRY. Sculpture or painting in any medium may be submitted. Paintings must be framed; works in fragile
media, such as watercolor and pastel, must be framed and under glass. Entry blanks must be completely filled out and attached to entries. DO NOT
DETACH sections of the card. If photographs of sculpture are submitted instead of the actual work, the size of the work and the medium must be
clearly indicated on the photograph.
Ship entry to the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts prepaid. Accepted works will be returned prepaid at close of circuit. Rejected works will be returned
collect after the jury meeting. Out-of-town entries delivered by hand must be called for unless boxes are provided for return shipping. Entries should
be delivered to the Service Entrance opposite the parking lot on the North side of the Museum.
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE DELIVERED TO THE SERVICE ENTRANCE OF THE DALLAS MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS BY 6 P.M., SUNDAY,
SEPTEMBER 17, 1961.
SALES AND INSURANCE
Works sold will remain in the exhibition until the end of the circuit. A TEN PER CENT COMMISSION ON SALES WILL BE CHARGED BY THE
MUSEUM MAKING THE SALE.
Insurance will not be carried by the exhibiting agencies on works for this exhibition, but all possible care will be used in handling objects. All
works will be received with this understanding.
The number of entries in the Texas Annual grows each year, and the competition increases as the standard of Texas art rises. The number of
accepted works for this exhibition must be limited to the space available at all participating museums. Another competition, of a more inclusive
nature, is sponsored by the State Fair of Texas with prizes in many media and categories. For details write: Mrs. Leah Jarrett, Women's Division,
State Fair of Texas, Dallas, Texas.
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