Winners Announced in the Brooks Museum's "If I Can
Dream" International Art Competition
July 18, 2012
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and Elvis Presley
Enterprises, Inc. are excited to announce the winners of the
"If I Can Dream" International Art Competition.
The winning works of art will be on display at the Brooks
Museum from July 21 - September 16 and visitors to the
exhibit will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite
piece through Elvis
Week 2012. The remaining submissions will be shown via
PowerPoint at the exhibit.
Artists of all ages submitted artwork inspired by the song
"If I Can Dream," which Elvis sang during a
heart-felt performance at the close of his legendary 1968 NBC
television special. After hearing the song for the first
time, Elvis said, "I'm never going to sing another song I
don't believe in. I'm never going to make another picture I
don't believe in."
The winners in the professional, non-professional, and youth
categories are listed below:
"We Watched From the
"I Dreamed that Elvis
Gave Me a White Bible"
Professional Honorable Mentions:
Steven Harper, Mandy Maxwell, Terry Wong
In addition, the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will celebrate
Elvis Week 2012 with two other special events/exhibits:
"Elvis is in the Building Photography" Exhibition,
open June 23 - October 31, 2012; and the Tupelore Film
Program, Thursday, August 16.
For more information on Elvis Week 2012 - including special
guests, a complete schedule of events and more, visit ElvisWeek.com.