Artists ‘Round Texas introduce Public Art Program, welcome 2020 Board members

In keeping with the mission to promote the visual arts and artists in our community, Artists ‘Round Texas and the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce are sharing a new public art program. Art work from local artists is being displayed and are for sale at the Chamber building, 4418 Main St. in Rowlett. A 10% commission will be given to the Rowlett Chamber on any sales. The program is evolving so any feedback is welcome. Committee and Public Art co-chairs are Christy and Him Katzenberger.

Artists ‘Round Texas is pleased to announce its 2020 Board of Directors:

President Jeff Sheldon

1st VP Program – Amy Carter Ishmal

2nd VP Membership – Laurieann Dygowski

Treasurer – Linda Knight

Secretary – Pat Riaboy

Newsletter – Kathy Nutt

Committee on Public Art Co-Chairs – Christy and Jim Katzenberger

Those interested in joining A.R.T. may download a membership form at or call 972-475-1836. Stay tuned for details; there will be a Membership Mardi Gras Party on Feb. 17.

Be sure to follow A.R.T., now on Instagram! @artistsroundtexas

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