Call Detail
TRAHC's 31st Annual Juried Exhibition
ATTN: Dr. Becky Black
321 4th Street
Texarkana, TX 75501

Contact Email:
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: Texas
Event Dates: 7/26/19 - 7/14/19
Entry Deadline: 6/9/19
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (TRAHCs 31st Annual Juried Exhibition Entry Fee): $35.00

TRAHC’s 31st Annual Juried Exhibition Prospectus


The Yates Foundation


The exhibition is open to all artists 18 years and older. All work must be original in concept and not copied from another artist's work. No installations or artwork that requires special technical installation or assembly will be accepted. Entries must be received by midnight CST June 9, 2019. Only entries submitted online through will be considered. Entries are limited to a maximum of three works executed in the last two years (May 2017 - May 2019.) A maximum of two pieces of artwork per artist can be juried into the exhibit. Accepted work will be exhibited at TRAHC from July 26 - August 24, 2019.


$35 flat fee for up to three entries. All fees are non-refundable and payable through Entry fees may be paid by credit card only.


Judging occurs in two phases. The initial judging will take place from June 10 – 14, 2019. During this time, the juror will select the artwork to be accepted into the exhibit. After all accepted artwork has arrived, the juror will view the exhibit in person to select the award-winning artwork. Winners will be announced at the opening reception, July 26, 2019.


Results of the first phase of judging will be emailed by June, 17 2019. All notifications will be sent by email through  These emails occasionally end up in one's spam/junk box.  Please add the email address to your address book.


Accepted artists will receive instructions for shipping and hand delivery. Shipping and return shipping costs and insurance are the responsibility of the artist. All entries will be handled with reasonable care, but neither TRAHC nor its representatives will be responsible for loss or damage.

Reusable shipping containers only. TRAHC encourages artists to insure their artwork when shipping. No glass allowed, unless for pastel work (at the artist’s own risk.) Plexiglas only.

No packing peanuts allowed. Any shipped artwork found with packing peanuts will not be unpacked, displayed, or eligible for an award. Shipping via FedEx or UPS is mandatory. Any artwork arriving through USPS will be held until a pre-paid return-shipping label from FedEx or UPS is provided. All shipped artwork must include a pre-paid return-shipping label from either FedEx or UPS.

Artists may hand-deliver accepted artwork at TRAHC by making an appointment to deliver the work. Appointments should be made with Dr. Becky Black at TRAHC. No unscheduled drop offs will be accepted. All hand delivered work should be wrapped or boxed for protection. No unprotected works will be accepted.

All accepted artwork is due by Saturday, July 12, 2019 at 3:45 p.m.


All works accepted for the exhibition must be original, completed, and ready to hang. Substitutions of accepted works will not be allowed and all delivered work must match the image juried.

Frames, mats, and wiring must be professional quality and in good condition. No chrome frames. Wiring must be in good condition and substantial enough for the weight of the artwork. All paintings must be framed or gallery wrapped with fully painted edges. Two-dimensional works on paper must be framed and under Plexiglas, unless artwork medium is pastel. Artwork using pastel may be framed and under glass (at the artist’s own risk.) All freestanding sculptures must have felt pads attached to the bottom.

Accepted artwork may not be removed from TRAHC prior to August 24, 2019.


Any artwork sold to the public will incur a 20% commission. Prices quoted on the entry form may not be changed after acceptance. Please contact Dr. Becky Black at 903-792-8681 for pricing related issues.

No purchased work may be removed from TRAHC before August 25, 2019.

Artwork that is "Not for Sale" - Please add NFS to the description box of the artwork in question.

Artwork listed as “Purchase upon Request” will not be accommodated and will be listed as “Not for Sale.”


Works are entered at the artist's own risk. Artwork will be handled with reasonable care. TRAHC and its representatives will not be responsible for loss, theft, or damage of artworks while in the gallery's possession or in transit. TRAHC encourages artists to insure their artwork when shipping. 


TRAHC reserves the right to photograph or use any of the works for publicity purposes. Images of accepted entries will become the property of TRAHC to be used for printed materials, archives, website, and for educational purposes. All copyrights for the artwork are retained by the artist. The artist waives any claim, including any claim for invasion of the right of privacy of copyright, against TRAHC, its directors, employees, and volunteers.


The submission of entries to this competition shall be understood to constitute an agreement on the part of the artist to all rules and conditions as set forth in this prospectus. Entries not meeting the criteria listed herein will be disqualified, and the entry fee will not be refunded. TRAHC is a family-oriented arts council and reserves the right to not display subject matter or imagery deemed offensive by TRAHC. This is at the discretion of the Executive Director of TRAHC.


Due to TRAHC's extremely limited storage space, artwork left more than 30 days after August 25, 2019 will be deemed the property of TRAHC unless arrangements have been made in writing and agreed up on by both parties. Any artwork that arrived through USPS will be held until a pre-paid return-shipping label from FedEx or UPS is provided.



All submissions will be through ( Entries and credit card payment must be submitted on or before June 9, 2019, with no entries accepted after this date.

Upload requirements for image files:

  • File format: JPEG only
  • File dimensions: No smaller than 1920 pixels on the longest side
  • File resolution: 72 ppi/dpi (standard web resolution)
  • File size: 3 MB maximum
  • Image must be correctly oriented (vertical or horizontal)
  • No digital enhancement is allowed
  • Maximum of 3 photos per entry

Further information on the image requirements for submission and resources for editing the digital image size can be found on’s Help section.

Artists within driving distance of Texarkana may book an appointment with Dr. Becky Black to help them photograph and upload their entry to All assistance will take place during business hours at the Regional Arts Center. No appointments may be made after June 8, 2019.


Dr. Becky Black
903-792-8681 ex.132

 Additional copies of the prospectus are available for downloading at


Yates Collection Purchase Award…..$1000
Best of Show………………………….$2000
First Place………………………………$750
Second Place………………………..…$500
Third Place……………………………..$300
Fourth Place……………………………$200

Injeong Yoon, PhD

InJeong Yoon received her doctoral degree in Art History and Education with a minor in Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies from the University of Arizona. Before she started teaching at the university level, she worked in public elementary schools as a teacher of multiple subjects for five and half years. Her research centers on (de)coloniality in education, decolonial pedagogy, critical race feminism, and social justice art education. She has been currently working with adult immigrants to build a community for art and emerging bilingual adults. Based on her works on social justice and diversity in art education, she was nominated as one of Emerging Scholars by Diverse Issues in Higher Education in 2018. She presented her works at the National Art Education Association (NAEA), the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME), and the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) conferences. Both her teaching and research are heavily informed by critical pedagogy, visual culture studies, and critical race feminism.

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