Author: Debra Barrera

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Glasshouses 33: Jules Buck Jones

High on the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains of Columbia there is an indigenous tribe called the Kogi. Stories reveal that when a child […]

Glasshouses 33: Jules Buck Jones

Glasshouses 32: Emily Peacock

Little is more sacred than the moments spent at home being pissed off at your family. Most everyone has memories of early morning nagging, loud […]

Bukowski and a Polaroid camera

Glasshouses 31: Anthony Day

Houston artist Tony Day believes in freedom. Not bald-eagle-laser-etched-on-your-Ford-truck-‘Murica freedom, but freedom of expression. Day is a Yosemite Sam for the creative process, but he’s […]

Saving, 8”x10” airbrush on canvas, 2013

Margaret Meehan: we were them

Many documentaries open with a montage: extreme close-ups and Philip Glass piano riffs cue the drama of fixed-gear bike culture or the rise of Helvetica. […]

Margaret Meehan: we were them

Glasshouses 29: Angel Oloshove

  Angel Oloshove is relatively new to Houston but has already garnered attention for her unique whimsical ceramics. In 2012, Oloshove was Lawndale Art Center’s Big […]

Glasshouses 29: Angel Oloshove

Jeff Elrod and Jeremy DePrez at Texas Gallery

In 1989, Flying Toasters became a computing phenomenon. The screensaver typified personal computing in the nineties as toasters flew across monitors all over America. The program was […]

Jeff Elrod and Jeremy DePrez at Texas Gallery

Glass Houses 26: Jonathan Leach

The original “TRON” movie, PC gaming in the early ‘90s and the struggles of high school geometry came to mind when I first saw Houston […]

Glass Houses 26: Jonathan Leach

Black Friday in LA

On Black Friday, while millions were buying iPads for their six-year-olds and guns for their holsters (handgun sales broke an all-time record this year), I […]

Newport Tan Cang Seafood Restaurant made me realize how amazing fried crab can truly be!

Glass Houses 24: Geoff Hippenstiel

  Geoff Hippenstiel is a Houston-based painter whose work was recently featured in a solo exhibition at Devin Borden Gallery, two years after receiving his […]

Glass Houses 24: Geoff Hippenstiel