A Year on The Plaza Art Competition
Local artists, thank you for your submissions in our
2017 Art Competition! Judging will take place in September.
2017 entries will be uploaded to this page soon.
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 2018 annual competition details with your local professional artist friends. The public unveiling of the 2017 winner will be October 11, 2017.
Please Note: 2017 Submission Requirements:
No photography or computer generated art will be accepted.
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.”
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.
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 2016 Plaza Art Unveiling Ceremony: