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University of Houston - Clear Lake
UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus Founding Collection
News Release
Sunday, January 30, 2011

UHCL Pearland Campus seeks artwork for founding collection

HOUSTON — Pearland-area artists are invited to submit their original works of art for consideration as part of University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus visual art history. Selected works will be displayed throughout the new campus and establish the UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus Founding Collection, 1200 Pearland Parkway, Pearland, TX, 77581.  

Submissions are now being accepted from artists 18 and older who meet one or more of the following criteria: live in Pearland; are members of the Pearland Art League or The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake; and/or currently work at, or attend, UH-Clear Lake, UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus, Alvin Community College, San Jacinto College-South, or a public or private high school in Pearland. UH-Clear Lake alumni are also eligible.

“We are excited about selecting these important art pieces as they will not only represent the founding collection of UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus, but will also reflect the university’s commitment to art,” says Associate Vice President for University Advancement Dion McInnis.

Entries are limited to two per person, and images of work must be e-mailed with an entry form by March 31. No late submissions will be accepted. Completed sizes of artwork entered must measure between 8” x 10” and 60” x 80.” Selected pieces must be delivered by April 29. Artists of juried pieces will be notified by e-mail the week of April 4, and a private opening reception for the artists is scheduled for May 23. There are no entries fees required to participate.

A selection committee reviewing submitted artwork will be from UH-Clear Lake, Pearland Arts League, The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake, Alvin Community College and San Jacinto College. For more information about artwork submissions, call McInnis, 281-283-2021, or e-mail mcinnis@uhcl.edu.

For entry forms, visit http://www.uhcl.edu/pearland and select the link under the “What’s Happening at the U” headline.






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