A Year on The Plaza Art Competition

Call for Professional Artists!!!!

Enter our annual art competition before August 25, 2016 at 3:00pm:

  • for a $2,500 Grand Prize Award
  • Public display on Art Wall in Dallas Arts District for One Year
  • Public Unveiling and Art Dedication in the Fall
  • $250 Honorable Mention Prizes
  • For more information on competition details click here: 

The Catholic Foundation Plaza is a unique 3,900 square foot public space located at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe, 2215 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas. The Plaza is located at the corner of Flora and Crockett Streets, directly across from the Meyerson Symphony Hall. The Plaza is in a highly visible location to visitors to The Dallas Arts District and is also one of the sites on the “Public Art Walk Dallas.”

View all of the 2015 Art Competition entries here.

Come visit The Catholic Foundation's 50th Year Anniversary gift to the people of Dallas, and see a new piece of art installed each fall in this unique urban oasis. Share the exciting upcoming 2016 annual competition details with your local professional artist friends. The public unveiling of the 2016 winner will be October 12, 2016 at 12:30pm.

Plaza Art Competition winning artwork"Paint the Town” (pictured above) by local artist Stuart Hausmann 2015 Year on the Plaza winner.


2015 Artist Competition

Congratulations to Stuart Hausmann, the 2015 Year on The Plaza winner. His submitted artwork titled, "Paint the Town" will be on display at The Catholic Foundation Plaza in the heart of the Arts District located on the corner of Flora and Crockett Streets directly across from the Meyerson Symphony Center.  

Read full press release in our News section

Previous Winners of The Catholic Foundation Art Competition:

2006-07: “Celebrate Life, Celebrate Art,” Marty Ray
2007-08: “Trumpeting Angel,” Ann Cushing Gantz
2008-09: “Magic Carpet,” Pamela Nelson
2009-10: “Music on Parade,” David Zvanut
2010-11: “Downtown Playground,” J. Lynn Kelly
2011-12: “Dallas in Wonderland,” Rebecca Guy
2012-13: “When the Troops Come Marching Home to the City of Dallas, What a Day of Celebration That Will Be!” Cornelious Brackens Jr.
2013-14: "Homage to the Concertgebouw," James W. Keyes
2014-15: "The Dallas Arts District Word Search," Barbara Dybala


Take a peek at our 2015 Plaza Art Unveiling Ceremony:

2015 Art Unveiling Ceremony


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