Screen shot 2015-11-03 at 12.54.40 PMThe Meadows Museum at SMU is accepting applications through Nov. 11 from area artists for the Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award.

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.

Download an application here. If you have questions, call Nicole Atzbach at 214-768-4490 or email her at Or call Shelley DeMaria at 214-768-4246, or email her at

The winner will be announced at a private museum event Dec. 9.