If you’re driving through the Valley anytime soon, you’ll see some student work in prominent places: the Billboard Public Art Project, sponsored by the Rio Grande Valley Arts Council and Lamar Advertising, has 10 billboards between Mission and Harlingen showcasing work by South TX College students.
Rainey Knudson is the founder and publisher of Glasstire. After working on a print magazine about Texas art, Knudson launched Glasstire in 2001 as one of the earliest web-only arts journals in the country. She has spoken or written about arts journalism at Emory University, the USC Annenberg School, the National Endowment for the Arts, and other places. She has a degree in literature from Rice University and an MBA in entrepreneurship from the University of Texas at Austin. She lives in Houston.