Hall of Fame

In 1994 the International Association for the Visual Arts established the El Paso Artists’ Hall of Fame to honor artists for their accomplishments and contributions to the visual arts scene in the El Paso region.

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Artwork of the honorees resides in the museum collection. There is also a bronze plaque listing each member of the Hall of Fame in the Museum’s parlour.

How to Apply

The International Museum of Art inducts members into the Hall of Fame once every other year.  Nominations are accepted until the deadline established the year of the award date.  The next year’s nominee will be inducted in November of 2009.  Nominations will be accepted until September 2, 2009.  Criteria for nominees is as follows:

  1. Artists must have lived in the El Paso area 10 years or more.
  2. Artists must have been acclaimed for outstanding excellence in the field of visual art.
  3. Achievements should be statewide, nationally, or internationally recognized.
  4. Artists must have been accepted in the juried exhibits.
  5. Artwork should be an outstanding expression of the positive human spirit which would merit special recognition.

Any interested person may submit a letter of nomination detailing the artist’s achievements to:

International Museum of Art
1211 Montana
El Paso, TX 79902

Inductees

Inducted Artist
1994  

William Kolliker

 

1994  

Urbici Soler

 

1995  

Mortimer Wilson, Jr.

 

1995  

Connie Dillman

 

1996  

 

Anna Johnell Crimen

Eugene Thurston

 

1997  

L B Porter

 

1998  

John Sherrill Houser

 

1998  

Jose Cisneros

 

1999  

Russell Waterhouse

 

1999  

George Robert Snead

 

2000  

Bill Rakocy

 

2000  

Susan Amstater Schwartz

 

2001  

Ernesto Martinez

 

2001  

Ann James Massey

 

2002  

Rosellen Marslender

 

2002  

Manuel Acosta

 

2003  

Ricardo Hernandez

 

2003  

Hal Marcus

 

2004  

Alberto Escamilla

 

2005  

Tim Gallegly

 

2006  

Earline Barnes

 

2010  

Aleksander Titovets

 

Click here for full details of these honorees.


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