Art Council

The Art Council is a sub-group of the Bosque Arts Center made up of a volunteer board. Potential Art Council members shall have demonstrated at least two years of commitment to the goals of the organization by being an Art Patron or showing evidence of service supporting the visual fine arts. All members serve a term of three years. Officers are elected for one-year terms. The Art Council sponsors several art-related events ranging from the annual Bosque Art Classic juried art show to special seminars/talks given by local artists and/or gallery owners, to a high school art show promoting art students from Bosque County. The Council also sponsors workshops by artists Bruce Greene, Martin Grelle, and guests artists.

In 2009, the Council implemented a "Featured Artist" program promoting the art of several artists in the Arts Center's 2nd Floor Gallery.

The Art Council year runs from October through September.

Art Council Board Members for 2021-22:

Virginia Richards, President
Karen Cornett, Vice-President
Judi Boston, Secretary
John Linn, Treasurer 

Don Boysen
Charles Davis
Leanne Donner
Joyce Jones
Rick Lundberg
Betty Murdoch
Peggy Sue Reed


Advisory Board to the Art Council:
Tony Eubanks
Bruce Greene
Martin Grelle

Art Patrons

The BAC Art Patrons are a group of art lovers committed to supporting the arts at the Bosque Arts Center.  By joining the BAC at a level that includes an Art Patron membership (couple or single), one may participate in the variety of activities the Art Council provides.  Patrons support events, programs, and gallery improvements.  Annual perks include an art talk by a renowned artist, early purchase privileges at the Bosque Art Classic, and a Christmas dinner party.

To join, visit our membership page.

High School Student Art Show 2021

Congratulations to all winners and entrants in the Art Council’s 18th Annual High School Student Art Show.  Out of fifty entries, Madeline Chandler of Hico won Best of Show and 1st Place Oil/Acrylic, while Cambria Blanton of Clifton and Kassidy Langley of Hico took top honors in other mediums.  The complete list of winners are below.

The show remains on display at the Bosque Arts Center at 215 S. College Hill Drive in Clifton through the end of April. 

Best of Show - The Warrior’s Gaze by Madeline Chandler - Hico

1st - The Warrior’s Gaze by Madeline Chandler - Hico/12
2nd - Sunflower Field by Kassidy Langley - Hico/12
3rd - You’re So Golden by Brittany Embrey - Hamilton/11

1st - Golden Passion by Cambria Blanton - Clifton/11
2nd - Courage by Kelsey Wetegrove - Clifton/10
3rd - The Owl Goes Who by Camdyn Mobley - Clifton/9

1st - Notre Dame Cathedral by Kassidy Langley - Hico/12
2nd - Lucifer by Leslie Ramirez - Hamilton
3rd - Shine by Natalie Walker - Clifton/12

2nd - Lady Hurricane by Madeline Chandler - Hico/12

1st - Ridin’ Red Rock by Cambria Blanton - Clifton/11
2nd - The Highway to Me by Tyner Haile - Hamilton
3rd - Split by Elise Webb - Clifton/11

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P.O. Box 373
215 College Hill Drive
Clifton, Texas 76634

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