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Yard Art Austin

Yard Show, an exhibit organized by Texas Folklife in collaboration with Jill Nokes, author of "Yard Art and Handmade Places: Extraordinary Expressions of Home" (2007, […]

Hoang wants 1%

Houston City Councilman Al Hoang is suggesting that the city slash the current 1.75% for public art mandated by the 1999 public arts ordinance to […]

Artist Foundation Grants

The Artist Foundation of San Antonio has announced 12 winners of their 2010 Artist Grants, ranging from $5,000 to $7,500.  The Rick Liberto Award for […]

Morgan Graff wins Hanger commission

Austin glass artist Morgan Graff will receive the $10,000 Commission for "Strides"; Round Rock artist Bryan Dubreuiel has won the $1,000 Employee Choice Award. The […]

“Contra Flujo: Independence and Revolution” at UTEP’s Rubin Center

This year marks the centennial of the Mexican Revolution and the bicentennial of Mexico’s independence. In commemoration, curators Kerry Doyle and Karla Jasso have assembled […]

Arthouse TX Prize Finalists Announced

Congratulations to Jamal Cyrus, Will Henry, and Jeff Williams, just announced as the finalists for the $30,000 Arthouse Texas Prize. Cyrus is a member of the Otabenga Jones […]

Why Mummify?

Egyptian Religion, Medical Theory, and the Funerary Arts, a talk presented by Dr. Robert Ritner, Professor of Egyptology at the University of Chicago Friday November […]

WHAM craft fair in Houston

Starting tonight through Sunday, Spacetaker is hosting their annual Winter Holiday Art Market (WHAM) with an explosion of goodies from Houston artists (including our own Bill Davenport)! You […]

ARTCRAWL 18 Houston

Since 1992, the traditional Artcrawl open studios event takes place on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, and November 20 is no different, only bigger. The 18th […]

Arthouse Potluck

Arthouse, Austin may have a fancy roof deck, but does not have the ability to keep food hot for an extended period of time, so […]

One Kind Favor 3 (Pennies)

Fell asleep last night thinking how I had the Lone Ranger flashlight with me and didn’t think to use it. As if it were a […]

One Kind Favor 2 (Desdemona Hatbox Strawn)

The lucky key continued to influence my time yesterday as I wound down from writing. I turned on the TV about one am and found […]

Nudes OK in Plano

The Plano school district has dropped its ban on a textbook it pulled after a complaint about its photos of nude sculptures. The district says […]

Cutler firing: the inside scoop

The case of Christian Cutler, who was fired as gallery director at Stephen F. Austin University after a run-in with "terror babies" congressman Louis Gohmert […]

One Kind Favor 1 (East of Eden)

This is day one of One Kind Favor, a trip I’m taking around the state and into New Mexico, reversing the route taken by Jens […]

Goss-Michael foundation opens Friday

Despite a tabloid scandal and a brief prison term in England for co-founder George Michael, on November 19, the new Goss-Michael Foundation will re-open at […]

Citywide African American art show

Houston’s 15th Annual Citywide African American Artists Exhibition is spreading the word for entries. The show opens on February 1, 2011 at the Community Artists […]

Let’s Talk Trash

  While I lament the lack of legitimate arthouse venues to view offerings from the second annual Houston Cinema Arts Festival, I have to admit […]

Art for Aggregators’ Sake

On November 11, 2010, the San Francisco Chronicle reported that some of the biggest names in technology, media and fine art are coming together to […]

Ohr-O’Keefe opens

"Right angles are almost as scarce as Ivory-billed woodpeckers," says Times-Picayune reporter Doug MacCash of the new Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi, MI. Housing […]