VAST’s 2017 Member Exhibition this year will take place in the UNT On the Square gallery from June 16th through June 29th, with the opening reception on the 16th from 5:30 until 7:30. Intake for the exhibition will take place on Monday June 12th from 10:00am to 12:00pm and 4:00pm to 7:00pm.

In Memoriam: T. Jervis Underwood, PhD 1932-2017

In Memoriam: T. Jervis Underwood, PhD 1932-2017

In Memoriam: T. Jervis Underwood, PhD 1932-2017
VAST dedicates our 28th Annual Members Exhibition to the memory of long-time member, T. Jervis Underwood. Jervis was a dedicated and generous supporter of VAST, and with his wife Carmen, helped fund many awards presented to artists in our juried exhibitions. Jervis served as President in 2007-2008 [read more…]

View the 2017 Member Exhibition Prospectus for entry details.


Winners for the 2017 Member Exhibition have been announced:

Jennifer Spencer – Reflection in an Autumn Pond “vacation” series
watercolor on paper
40″ x 40″
$500 Jervis Underwood Best of Show Award


Ingrid Scobie – Complements
paper on plexiglass
54″ x 40″
$400 First Place PointBank Award


David Blow – Winter Ice
digital print
26″ x 35″
$300 Second Place Jeanne Heartsill Memorial Award


Mindy Faubion – Banana Blossom
46″ x 35″
$200 Third Place Ray and Eloise Sears Award


Kimberly J. Schaefer – Pillow I
graphite and acrylic on found object
32″ x 17″ x 7″
$175 Fourth Place Gail Cope Award


Beth B. Menking – Cloud Fire
12″ x 12″
$150 Pride of Denton Kimberly Karl Award
$125 Jack Richeson and Co, Inc. Gift Certificate Award II

Nel Dorn Byrd – October Elegance

30″ x 38″
$100 Honorable Mention I SOHO Salon Award


Tonya Littmann – Dad’s Blue Truck
35″ x 40″
$100 Honorable Mention 2 Lin Hampton Award


Barbara Oliver Hartman – Out My Front Door
50″ x 36″
Honorable Mention 3 Fran Shurtleff Award

Angelia Ford – A/B

intaglio print
16.5″ x 20.5″
Honorable Mention 4 Pauline Morris and Mary Sigle Memorial Award

Lorraine Hayes – Have a Seat

21″ x 27″
Honorable Mention 5 Evalyn Coulter Award

Barbara Lindley – Winter Walk by the Lake

watercolor and mixed media
26.5″ x 19.5″
Jack Richeson and Co, Inc. Gift Certificate Award I

Ray Sears – Chateau Cenconceau, France

15″ x 18″
Jack Richeson and Co, Inc. Gift Certificate III

Kathy Elliott – Two or More

acrylic on paper
20″ x 16″
Asel Art Supply Gift Certificate