Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2018

Williams Tower Gallery
2800 Post Oak Boulevard

Opening Reception
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
6:00 PM – 8:30pm
Award Presentation: 7:00pm

Anna Katz,
Assistant Curator, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

R-L: Chairperson Georgana McNeil, Juror Jose Esparza Chong Cuy, President Linda Williams Hall, Chairperson Jaci Day, Third place winner Marky Dewhirst and First place winner Soody Sharifi

Our Mission

Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art is a juried art show that showcases work of today’s artists and presents opportunities for rising Texas artists to be discovered. In 2016, more than 550 submissions 60 pieces of art were chosen to exhibit for an audience of over 3,000, and three were awarded First, Second and Third Place.

Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2017

Opening night reception to the Art Show proved to be yet another successful event. This is our 47th year of Celebrating Texas Art Show and despite the torrential rains, we had a great turnout! We are delighted to announce our three winners:

First place: Soody Sharifi for Lovers Picnicking

Second place: Jill Bedgood for Passive Passion

Third Place: Marky Dewhirst for Night Glasses

A big thanks to Jaci Day and Georgana McNeil, our Chairmen and to their committee for working so hard to make this art show a true success.

First Place


Lovers Picnicking, by Soody Sharifi

Second Place


Passive Passion, by Jill Bedgood

Third Place

Night Glasses, by Marky Dewhirst

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