TIAA coordinated the On My Own Time (OMOT) Art Exhibit this year for the first time. And, for the first time in many years, the art was exhibited at the Dallas Texins Activity Center on the Expressway Site. The exhibit took place from August 1 through 13. A total of 70 TI employee and retirees submitted 96 pieces of art. A panel of outside judges determined the category winners while TI employees and retirees voted to select the People's Choice Award either at the exhibit or online.
More than 50 artists, active TIers, retirees, and spouses, participated in this year’s On My Own Time (OMOT) Art Competition, entering 86 art objects.
There were 56 entries in nine categories in this year's competition. The 36 participating artists included active TIers, retirees, contractors, and their spouses.The winners of the 2014 On My Own Time Art Exhibition were announced at the Artists’ Reception & Awards Ceremony at the Texins Activity Center on August 15. The Best of Show award was won by TIAA's Ted Houston for his work on canvas, "We're Still Here". The People's Choice award was won by Nima Shahidi for his ceramic bowl, "Firouzeh".
Dallas-area TI retirees and TIAA members – and their spouses – were invited to display their creative talents and take part in the 2015 On My Own Time (OMOT) competition. OMOT is an employee art competition organized by the Business Council for the Arts. The council's goal is to recognize and encourage creativity, stimulate dialog and build team spirit among employees in the North Texas region. TI Retiree, Ted Houston, is TI’s representative to the Business Council for the Arts.
Some 28 artists (active TIers, retirees, and spouses) participated in this year’s On My Own Time (OMOT) Art Competition, entering 55 art objects in ten categories. Judges from the Business Council of the Arts were impressed with the quality and diversity of the entries as well as the creativity shown by the artists.
The TI Alumni Association raised a total of $25,000 to benefit The Senior Source at the seventh annual TIAA Charity Golf Tournament. The Senior Source is an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for senior citizens in the North Texas area. On Monday, September 18, some 65 golfers turned out to enjoy the best golf weather in the history of the tournament - light breeze, clear skies and cool temperatures. For the first time, the tournament was held at the Waterview Golf Club in Rowlett, Texas - a challenging course with beautiful well-kept fairways and greens.