Photography by Jay Marroquin 

For the Sake of Art 2020 is the sixth series of the biennial wearable art competitions which celebrates the vibrant talent of emerging artists and designers while highlighting the incomparable permanent collection of African American art at the University Museum at Texas Southern University.  Conceived originally as a fundraiser to support the restoration of the university’s 128 murals, the competition has grown to feature works from art alumni from the 1950’s through the 21st century.

Individual Ticket - $350

Presenting Sponsors & Above - $50,000

John Biggers Masterpiece - $20,000

Carroll Harris Simms Monument  - $10,000

Radcliffe Bailey Breakthrough - $5,000

David C. Driskell Legacy - $3,500 

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