Exhibition and Award – Jennifer Garza-Cuen

25th Texas National Competition and Exhibition, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas

Exhibition Dates: April 13th until June 9th, 2019

Assistant Professor of Photography Jennifer Garza-Cuen‘s artwork Untitled – Ranch Hand won first prize at the 25th Annual Texas National, 2019. The 2019 exhibition juror was by Michelle White, senior curator at the Menil Collection in Houston, and on view at The Cole Center @ The Old Opera House.

Texas National features an assortment of art, including photography, painting, sculpture and mixed media, according to John Handley, director of SFA galleries. This year’s exhibition includes 50 pieces of art from across the nation. Among the pieces are works by four current or former students in the SFA School of Art, including works by Sarah Jentsch, Santiago Escobido, Mason Cullen and Sara Gray.

The School of Art’s annual juried competition and exhibition attracts entrants from across the United States, providing artists an opportunity to have their work juried by highly acclaimed curators and critics, such as White, Handley said.