Quest for Success Award Winner – John Spriggins

The Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce nominated SDCC’s very own John Spriggins as an awardee for this year’s Quest for Success!

The Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce Annual Quest for Success Awards was established in 1985, under the leadership of Thomas L. Houston, to honor and recognize African entrepreneurs in the Dallas/Fort Worth area who have made significant contributions to the business and civic communities. Over its 37-year history, the Quest for Success Awards has honored hundreds of Black-owned businesses across the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Small business owners, corporate partners, and community leaders will engage in discussions to elevate and strengthen Black businesses in Dallas/Fort Worth. The recipients are selected from nominations submitted by themselves or individuals in the community and business sector. Quest Award recipients represent diverse careers and industries and range from a variety of sizes of companies, firms, and the healthcare field.

About John Spriggins:

A native of Dallas, Spriggins has an extensive background as a visual artist and arts administrator. Most recently he was the Gallery Director for Richland College (Dallas County Community College District) and was a professor of Art and Humanities at campuses for the Tarrant County and Dallas County Community College Districts. Since 2012, Spriggins has been the Interim Curator for the African American Museum, Dallas and continues to work with the museum on special projects. He has served as a member of the Public Art Committee and the Cultural Affairs Commission for the City of Dallas. He has worked tirelessly with numerous organizations to bring arts awareness to the City of Dallas. Spriggins received his BFA from Texas A&M University – Commerce and his MFA in Humanities from the University of Texas, Dallas.

Click here to watch Spriggins’ interview with WFAA Good Morning Texas