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September 15, 2022

2022 Art On The Plaza Winner

We loved receiving so many wonderful art pieces this year as part of the annual Art on the Plaza competition. We unveiled and dedicated the winning art piece in October at The Catholic Foundation Plaza in the heart of the Dallas Arts District during a morning ceremony.

You can watch the 2022 Facebook Live event that featured brief remarks from our president and CEO Matt Kramer and our winning artist Robert Opel with views of his beautiful work, Wings Of Joy by clicking here.

You can view Wings Of Joy in person any day of the week at 2216 Flora Street (SE corner of Flora and Pearl between the Cathedral and the Meyerson Symphony Center. Small versions of the previous winners are located on the sides of Wings Of Joy in The Catholic Foundation Plaza.

In late spring, we’ll invite artists once again to participate in this year’s Art on the Plaza competition.

About The Art Competition

Congratulations to Robert Opel, the 2022 Year on The Plaza winner. His submitted artwork titled, “Wings Of Joy” is 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.

The Catholic Foundation Plaza is a unique 3,900 square foot public space located at the rear of the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe, 2215 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas. The Plaza is located in the SW corner of Flora and Pearl 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.”

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
2016-17: “Trinity River Origami” Tanya Joiner Slate
2017-18: “Tree of Life” Adriana Rivera
2018-19 “Windows to the City” Emily Holman Morris
2019-20: “Saint Peter’s Fish” Kimberley Peterson
2020-21: “Continuo” by Robyn Jorde
2021-22: “Be Happy” by Heajung Jina Lee
2022-23: “Wings OF Joy” by Robert Opel

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