The award is given annually to an outstanding North Texas artist who has exhibited professionally for at least 10 years and who has a proven track record as an active community advocate for the visual arts.
The cash prize for the award is $2,500.
The competition is accepting entries in the genres of drawing, painting, sculpture, assemblage, construction, video, photography, performance and installation. To be eligible, an artist must live in either Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant or Wise county.
The winner will be announced at a private museum event Dec. 9.