Jennifer Holliday, Boz Scaggs and Conspirare Added to Final Texas Medal of Arts Honorees

Jennifer Holliday

After rolling the list of honorees in two previous announcements, the Texas Cultural Trust today announced the complete list of honorees who will receive a 2019 Texas Medal of Arts Award.

Broadway actress Jennifer Holliday; singer, songwriter, and guitarist Boz Scaggs and Grammy-winning choral ensemble Conspirare, join the roster of 2019 recipients. 

  • Film: Matthew McConaughey, Austin
  • Music: Boz Scaggs, Plano
  • Design: Brandon Maxwell, Longview
  • Literary Arts: Stephen Harrigan, Austin
  • Architecture: Elaine Molinar, El Paso, and Craig Dykers, San Antonio
  • Arts Education: Vidal M. Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts, Laredo
  • Multimedia: Mark Seliger, Houston
  • Visual Arts: Trenton Doyle Hancock, Houston
  • Music Ensemble: Conspirare, Austin
  • Theatre: Jennifer Holliday, Houston

The Texas Medal of Arts Awards is the signature fundraising event of the Texas Cultural Trust and is held biennially in Austin in odd-numbered years during when the Texas Legislature meets. This year’s celebrations take place Feb. 26-27.