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2017 VAST Member Exhibition

VAST’s 2017 Member Exhibition this year will take place in the UNT On the Square gallery from June 16th through June 29th, with the opening reception on the 16th from 5:30 until 7:30. Intake for the exhibition will take place on Monday June 12th from 10:00am to 12:00pm and 4:00pm to 7:00pm.

In Memoriam: T. Jervis Underwood, PhD 1932-2017
VAST dedicates our 28th Annual Members Exhibition to the memory of long-time member, T. Jervis Underwood. Jervis was a dedicated and generous supporter of VAST, and with his wife Carmen, helped fund many awards presented to artists in our juried exhibitions. Jervis served as President in 2007-2008 

View the 2017 Member Exhibition Prospectus for entry details.

Winners for the 2017 Member Exhibition have been announced:

Jennifer Spencer – Reflection in an Autumn Pond “vacation” series
watercolor on paper
40″ x 40″
$500 Jervis Underwood Best of Show Award


Ingrid Scobie – Complements
paper on plexiglass
54″ x 40″
$400 First Place PointBank Award


David Blow – Winter Ice
digital print
26″ x 35″
$300 Second Place Jeanne Heartsill Memorial Award


Mindy Faubion – Banana Blossom
46″ x 35″
$200 Third Place Ray and Eloise Sears Award


Kimberly J. Schaefer – Pillow I
graphite and acrylic on found object
32″ x 17″ x 7″
$175 Fourth Place Gail Cope Award


Beth B. Menking – Cloud Fire
12″ x 12″
$150 Pride of Denton Kimberly Karl Award
$125 Jack Richeson and Co, Inc. Gift Certificate Award II

Nel Dorn Byrd – October Elegance

30″ x 38″
$100 Honorable Mention I SOHO Salon Award


Tonya Littmann – Dad’s Blue Truck
35″ x 40″
$100 Honorable Mention 2 Lin Hampton Award


Barbara Oliver Hartman – Out My Front Door
50″ x 36″
Honorable Mention 3 Fran Shurtleff Award

Angelia Ford – A/B

intaglio print
16.5″ x 20.5″
Honorable Mention 4 Pauline Morris and Mary Sigle Memorial Award

Lorraine Hayes – Have a Seat

21″ x 27″
Honorable Mention 5 Evalyn Coulter Award

Barbara Lindley – Winter Walk by the Lake

watercolor and mixed media
26.5″ x 19.5″
Jack Richeson and Co, Inc. Gift Certificate Award I

Ray Sears – Chateau Cenconceau, France

15″ x 18″
Jack Richeson and Co, Inc. Gift Certificate III

Kathy Elliott – Two or More

acrylic on paper
20″ x 16″
Asel Art Supply Gift Certificate

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