On March 11th, 2015 the Visual Arts Alliance held their opening reception and awards ceremony for the 32rd Juried Open Exhibition at the Williams Tower Gallery.
The 32 Juried Open Exhibition was open to VAA members and non-members. In all 598 entries were submitted by 165 artists from 17 states and one country outside the U.S. Noted independent art curator Sally Sprout selected 58 entries for the exhibition.
Ms. Sprout is an active member of the Houston art community, currently directing the exhibition program at the Williams Tower Gallery and acting as principal of Sally Sprout Fine Art consulting services. She has served as Curator of Exhibitions and Curator of the Collection for Transco Energy Company and also curated the sculpture program for The Woodlands Operating Company. Ms. Sprout has served on numerous art boards, including DiverseWorks Art Space Inc and Houston Center for Photography and is a frequent juror for city art organizations.
First place award was presented to Clark Nun for his mixed media painting. Second place went to Frank White for his photograph, and third place went to Darcy Rosenberger for her work on paper.
You can view the exhibition catalog here.