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June 2021

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Plano Art Association

June 1- 27, 2021

Plano Art Association is a 50-year old membership arts organization, composed of artists residing in Plano and surrounding communities. PAA is dedicated to encouraging the visual arts development and education of the membership and community, and inspiring awareness of the visual arts by sharing the joy, passion and beauty within and beyond our Plano community. 

Plano Art Association's 125 Show 2021 is open to all artists living in a community within 125 miles of Plano. Judges will select the top 80 works for display in the Eisemann Center from June 4 through June 27. 

Categories for awards include Two- Dimensional Artworks, Three- Dimensional Artworks and Traditional & Digital Photography. 


Gold Plated Copper Wire on African Mapani Wood

By Linda Clary

"Texas Bouquet"

Acrylic on Canvas

By John Van Ness

More than 200 entries were received and a total of 80 original works of art were juried to compose the final make up of the exhibit. Jurors for the exhibit are; Sara Scherper, a Gallery Educator for the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, Texas; Jane Cornish Smith, an Adjunct Art Instructor at Texas A&M University-Commerce; and Dan Burkholder, a renowned photographer, innovator, artist and teacher. 

"Nature's Pattern"


by David Blow

The 2-D, 3-D, and Photography categories will each be awarded a first place ($500), second place ($300), and third place ($150) award and a certificate.

Best of Show will receive a $1,000 prize and a certificate. Certificates of Merit ($50 each) will also be given to three finalists in each art genre category. 

To learn more about the Plano Art Association, visit their website at

Schedule of Exhibits 2021

Due to the ever-changing response to COVID-19, we ask that you check our website, and follow us on social media for the most current announcements, cancellations, or closings. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility and remain dedicated to keeping all visitors, staff, patrons, and artists safe and healthy. 

Jeff Rogalski
June 30 - July 26

UT Dallas Teresa Mayo
Student Artwork
August 31 - September 26

North Texas Asian Photographer's Association
September 28 - October 24

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Artists wanting to be considered for exhibit can find details at the Eisemann Center website

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