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Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition 2017

Abilene Education Foundation (AEF) is proud to present the 10th Annual AEF Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition, which will run from March 31st – April 15th at The Grace Museum in downtown Abilene. The artwork will then be moved to Abilene Teachers Federal Credit Union, 3849 Antilley Road, from April 17th – May 12, 2017. The juried art competition offers every Advanced Placement (AP) Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition 2017

Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition 2018

Abilene Education Foundation (AEF) is proud to present the 10th Annual AEF Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition, which will run from March 31st – April 15th at The Grace Museum in downtown Abilene. The artwork will then be moved to Abilene Teachers Federal Credit Union, 3849 Antilley Road, from April 17th – May 12, 2017. The juried art competition offers every Advanced Placement (AP) Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition 2018

Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition 2019

Abilene Education Foundation (AEF) is proud to present the 12th Annual AEF Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition, which will run from March 29-April 13, 2019 at The Grace Museum in downtown Abilene. The artwork will then be displayed at Abilene Teachers Federal Credit Union, 3849 Antilley Road from April 17-May 18, 2019. The awards ceremony is open by invitation to Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition 2019

Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition 2020

Abilene Education Foundation (AEF) is proud to present the 13th Annual AEF Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition, which will run from March 26, 2020 – April 11, 2020 at The Grace Museum in downtown Abilene. The artwork will then be moved to Abilene Teachers Federal Credit Union, 3849 Antilley Road. The juried art competition offers every Advanced Placement (AP) Studio Art student Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition 2020

Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition 2021

Abilene Education Foundation (AEF) is proud to present the 14th Annual AEF Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition, which will run from March 25, 2021 – April 10, 2021 at The Grace Museum in downtown Abilene. The artwork will then be moved to Abilene Teachers Federal Credit Union, 3849 Antilley Road. The juried art competition offers every Advanced Placement (AP) Studio Art student Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition 2021

Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition 2022

Abilene Education Foundation (AEF) is proud to present the 15th Annual AEF Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition, which will be on view March 25, 2022 – April 23, 2022 at The Grace Museum in downtown Abilene. The exhibition will then move to Abilene Teachers Federal Credit Union at 3849 Antilley Road. The opening reception (invitation only) will be held on March 24th Young Masters Juried Art Exhibition 2022

Mum: Nancy Newberry

Judy Deaton, Curator Today the homecoming mum ritual has expanded to include elaborate local customs that vary from school to school. Award-winning fine art photographer, Nancy Newberry captures this phenomenon in the context of current teenage cultural traditions and rites of passage attached to the uniquely Texas custom of the homecoming mum. Native Texan, Newberry’s focus on the ritual may at Mum: Nancy Newberry

Home on the Range

Summer of 2014 at The Grace Museum is a celebration of the art and history of Central West Texas, an often mislabeled 200,000+ square mile area of the Lone Star State. The region’s 22 sparsely populated counties share a 19th and early 20th century history as an important concourse for indigenous people, ranchers, farmers and merchants. Artwork by important artists Home on the Range

Best Friends II: The Dog as Subject in Fine Art Photography

The relationship we have with man’s best friend is a two-way street. But in art, our canine companions are usually included as an accessory for their owners or as a symbolic reference. Images of dogs can be found in prehistoric cave art and on ancient Egyptian monuments. Today, dogs are so much a part of our lives that they are Best Friends II: The Dog as Subject in Fine Art Photography

Menagerie

Creating images of animals is as old as art itself; from the earliest cave paintings to today’s cutting-edge installation art, artists have created thousands of ways to depict our furred and feathered friends. Whether animals are portrayed as companions, entertainers, specimens, prey or beasts of burden they continue to inspire depiction in a wide variety of media. In an age Menagerie

Janet Turner: Second Nature

Janet Elizabeth Turner (1914-1988), was a master printmaker, naturalist and art educator. The large body of work brought together for this exhibition is a testament to her legacy as an important American artist and technician with a keen eye to the endless beauty and bounty of the natural world. Turner’s work also reflects her work as an environmentalist and close Janet Turner: Second Nature

The Abstract Impulse

co-curated by Judy Tedford Deaton and Katie Robinson-Edwards Before Abstract Expressionism of New York City was canonized as American postwar modernism, the United States was filled with localized manifestations of modern art. One such place where considerable modernist activity occurred was Texas, where artists absorbed and interpreted the latest, most radical formal lessons from Mexico, Taos, the East Coast, and The Abstract Impulse

Ray and Charles Eames: Masters of 20th Century Design

This selection of original designs by Ray and Charles Eames, courtesy of Collage 20th Century Classics owners Abby and Wlodek Malowanczky of Dallas is a rare opportunity to view original Eames furniture designs from the 1950s, Charles Eames and Ray Kaiser Eames were the embodiment of the inventiveness, energy and optimism at the heart of mid-century modern American design, and Ray and Charles Eames: Masters of 20th Century Design

Seymour Fogel: On the Wall and Beyond

co-curated by Judy Tedford Deaton and Katie Robinson-Edwards Seymour Fogel (1911-1983) was a founding father of Texas Modernism. This long overdue solo exhibition of Fogel’s paintings during the 14 years Fogel lived and worked in Texas between 1946 and 1960 is curated as a reintroduction to his distinctive stylistic experimentations and his mastery of color and complex architectonic compositions on Seymour Fogel: On the Wall and Beyond

Flashback to Midcentury Abilene

Abilene has always been ambitious but for many locals, the 1950s and 1960s were the golden years of record breaking accomplishments in commerce, culture and high school football. If you remember the Sandy Chapel Show and the Slim Willet Show, Gandy’s Big Buy, the Abilene Astronomical Society meetings at the Dixie Pig, cruise night, the Zoo in Fair Park, Mack Flashback to Midcentury Abilene

Spanish Legacy in Abilene

Spanish Legacy in Abilene The growth of Mexicans/Mexican-Americans/Hispanics in Abilene, especially after the early 1900s, can be attributed to the need for workers to build the Texas & Pacific Railroad, migrant workers in the cotton fields and nearby farms, and construction and street workers for the growing town of Abilene.  Many Hispanic families moved to California during the Dust Bowl Spanish Legacy in Abilene