HOUSTON, November 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunting PLC announced today that three respected members of the national arts community will serve as jurors for the 2011 Hunting Art Prize.

Members of the jury, who will select both the finalists and the winner of the prize during a two-tiered judging process that begins in January, are:

-- Rachael Blackburn Cozad, Director, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri; -- Carol Damian, Director, Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami; and -- Julien Robson, Curator of Contemporary Art, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia.

The $50,000 Hunting Art Prize is historically the most generous annual award in North America for painting and drawing. The recipient will be announced at the 2011 Hunting Art Prize gala on April 30 in Houston.

The Hunting Art Prize is open to any Texas-based artist who is 18 years or older. For more information on the competition, visit http://www.huntingartprize.com.

About Hunting PLC

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