Exhibit Archive

Berding Fordham Jones Award Ceremony
(40th Cecil Wallace Fordham Award)
Apr. 5, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The Cecil Wallace Fordham Award in Visual Arts is presented each year to an outstanding art student at each of the seven Dallas County Community Colleges. Each Fordham winner receives a cash award and the opportunity to participate in the annual art exhibition at H. Paxton Moore Fine Art at El Centro College. The Cecil Wallace Fordham Award is made possible by a gift from Mr. Fordham’s daughter, Eleanor Fordham Jones, and her family. This gift was made in memory of his love for visual beauty.

Berding Fordham Jones Award Ceremony

"Young American Talent"
Opens Feb.16 - Mar.20
Reception Mar. 20, 6 – 8 p.m.

The H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery at El Centro College announces a juried exhibition of talented high school visual arts students from the North Texas area. The exhibition is sponsored in collaboration with the Visual Arts Guild of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.

Each spring, this juried competition showcases artworks from area high school art students. Organized jointly by the Visual Arts Guild at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and El Centro College. Works in the categories of Painting/Watercolor, Drawing, Mixed Media, Digital Imaging, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Ceramics, Fibers and Jewelry will be featured.

This year's jurors are three Dallas based artist  Fred Villanueva, Zarina Karapetyan, and Jessica Trevizo. They will choose award winners in each category, along with the overall Best of Show selection.

Young American Talent poster

"That's So Fresh Expo"
On View: January 31 – February 14
Reception: Thursday, February 7, from 4 – 6 p.m.

Featured Artists:

  • Leah Lawless Smith
  • Samantha Maddela
  • Luisa Camille Alejandro
  • Kenya Diaz
  • Alondra Guardiola
  • Elisa Guardiola
  • Raymond Pratt
  • Shoka Ford
  • Antoaneta Hillman
  • Lisa Cardenas
  • Nicolas Williams
  • Roberta Masciarelli
  • Gwendolyn Coney
  • Raul Najera

Across the Board
Frida and me by Leah Lawless Smith, Acrylic on canvas
Across the Board
La Tierra Natal by Antoaneta Hillman, Encaustic on wood
Across the Board
Trails by Raul Najer, Oil on Canvas