It fulfills its mission through mentoring, scholarships to emerging artists and by forming alliances with complementary arts organization such as LAM.
Among the artists showcased Saturday: Ken Auster, Richard Abraham, Greg LaRock, Daniel Aldana, Michael Alten, Calvin Liang, Ebrahim Amin, Ronaldo Macedo, Doug Martin, Roger Dale Brown, Jennifer McChristian, Larry Moore, Jim Lamb, Jeff Yeomans, Marcia Burtt, Jim Wodark, Eric Neubert, Paul Kratter, Nancy Bush, Niles Nordquist, Thomas Kitts, Michael Obermeyer, Larry Cannon, April Raber, Jill Carver, Camille Przewodek, Greg Scheibel, Rick Delanty, John Kilduff, Julia Seelos, Kay FlierlCQ, Doug Stotts, Joe Forken, W. Jason Situ, Hai-Ou Hou, Jeff Sewell, Fred Hope, Michael Situ, Carolyn Hesse-Low, Randall Sexton, Kirk McBride, Debra Groesser, Robert Watts and Caglayan.
Awards were presented to participating artists Bryan Mark Taylor, John Burton, Gavin Brooks, and Joan LaRue.
The Collectors Choice Award went to Taylor. Burton was the Artists' Choice winner. Brooks won the Southwest Quick Draw Award. La Rue was honored with the Edward. H. Boseker Award.