A Year on The Plaza Art Competition

Thank you for all the entered the 2016 Art Competition!



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 2016 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 2017 annual competition details with your local professional artist friends. Here are the details of the 2016 Art Competition submission guidelines. The public unveiling of the 2016 winner was on October 12, 2016 at 12:30pm. 

Trinity River Origami"Trinity River Origami”  by local artist Tanya Joiner Slate 2016 Year on the Plaza winner.

 2016 Artist Competition

Congratulations to Tanya Joiner Slate, the 2016 Year on The Plaza winner. Her submitted artwork titled, "Trinity River Origami" 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.  

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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                          2015-16: "Paint the Town" Stuart Hausmann

 Take a peek at our 2015 Plaza Art Unveiling Ceremony:

2015 Art Unveiling Ceremony


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