Materials Hard + Soft awards May 27 – Summer Exhibitions Reception

Greater Denton Arts Council

400 E. Hickory St.

Denton, Texas 76201 | Website

Summer Exhibitions Reception and 

Materials Hard + Soft Awards Presentation

Friday, May 27, 6 – 8 PM

Celebrate the 35th Annual Materials Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition and Francesca d’Atria-Romano’s Rocks and Rugged Terrain.

Enjoy art, refreshment, live music, and have the opportunity to meet the Materials Hard + Soft 2022 juror Tanya Aguiñiga and artists featured in both exhibitions.

Materials Hard + Soft announcements including juror’s statement and award winner will be made at 7 PM. 

Event is free and open to the public.

400 E. Hickory St.

Denton, Texas 76201.

More information about both exhibits at

35th annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition & Exhibition
Meadows Gallery & Gough Gallery, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
May 27 – August 27, 2022

Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country, Materials: Hard + Soft began in 1987 and was originally initiated by area artist Georgia Leach Gough. Now in its 35th year, the exhibition opens to international artists as we celebrate the evolving field of contemporary craft and the remarkable creativity and innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media. 

Art from left to right: Alex Uranga, Backed Pipe Homunculus, (second from left)  Francesca d’Atria-Romano, Hitch My Wagon to the Stars, (third from left) Suzanne Faris, You see me. I see you too. (far right) Francesca d’Atria-Romano, Don’t Fence Me In.