Amanda Hukill, cover artist; Nieta Fran Ward, Executive Producer Art Connection of East Texas; Gloria Lee Hood, Publisher The Eyes of Texas Fine Art Gallery

Featured artists, sponsors and art enthusiasts gathered at The Gallery at Redlands in Palestine on November 9, 2022, for the unveiling of The Eyes of Texas Fine Art Gallery, Volume 8.

This is the first issue to feature several current members of Art Connection of East Texas, including Daniel Arnold, Don Bristow, Donna Cariker, Doug Carter, Fran Cooper, Noel Ischy, Ron Mabry and Pat Wellington.

Cover artist Amanda Hukill signed a poster-sized magazine cover as well as copies of the magazine.  Amanda was represented by Valerosa Designs & Gallery before the gallery closed its doors and moved online to

 Art Connection of East Texas thanks Gloria Lee Hood, Sandi Jones, David Jones and others for making this a fun event for everyone.