Art of Peace: ‘Living Peace’

Entries now are being accepted for the Living Peace Visual Art Exhibit as part of the Art of Peace – Tyler celebration, a citywide commemoration of the United Nations International Day of Peace, Sept. 21.

The visual art show will be presented as a juried exhibit from Sept. 15-22 in the Education Classroom at the Tyler Museum of Art, 1300 S. Mahon Ave. on the Tyler Junior College main campus. The exhibit will be open to the public and admission is free.

Entry deadline for the visual art show is July 31. For more information about Art of Peace – Tyler events, visit For questions about the art exhibition, e-mail co-director Anne McCrady at or call (903) 658-5645.


  • Artists must be older than 18 and reside in Texas
  • Entry deadline is Monday, July 31, 2019. Entries received, whether by mail or e-mail, after midnight July 31 will not be accepted
  • Works in all media are eligible, provided they can be juried by digital image. These include painting, drawing, printmaking, photography/digital media, sculpture, mixed media and fine craft (wood, metal, clay, fiber, glass)
  • Artwork should relate to the 2019 theme, Living Peace, as a metaphor for the creative endeavor of peace work
  • Artwork must be able to fit through a regular-sized doorway
  • Works chosen must be finished, dry and ready to exhibit
  • Each artist may submit two pieces of art. Artists’ submission must consist of:

o   Three high-quality digital JPEG images of each proposed work, each clearly labeled: Artist Last Name-Title-View. If mailed CD is to be returned, artists should include a self-addressed, stamped envelope

o   A description of each work that includes title, media, size and description

o   Artist CV or résumé with contact information including Website, e-mail, phone and mailing address

  • Artists should e-mail digital images, descriptions of work, CV and artist information to or mail a CD with information packet to: Art of Peace – Tyler Exhibit Committee, Tyler Museum of Art, 1300 S. Mahon Ave, Tyler, TX 75701