Author: Everett Taasevigen

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Glass Houses 23: Ludwig Schwarz

The spacious studio of Dallas native Ludwig Schwarz has beautiful natural light. The ceiling is covered with old pressed tin tiles and the paint-splattered wooden […]

Glass Houses 23: Ludwig Schwarz

Glass Houses 22: Lizzy Wetzel

Dallas artist Lizzy Wetzel has a very strong personal iconography that draws on notions of the spiritual and supernatural from a variety of cultures. In […]

Glass Houses 22: Lizzy Wetzel

Glass Houses 19: Marjorie Schwarz

Dallas artist Marjorie Schwarz once volunteered at the Dallas Zoo and used the birds as inspiration. She painted them to help her remember their names […]

Glass Houses 19: Marjorie Schwarz

Glasshouses 16: Gary Sweeney

Son of a Hollywood police photographer/detective, Gary Sweeney is a classic Irish smart-ass – quick-witted and funny as hell. Case in point, his public art […]

Glasshouses 16: Gary Sweeney

Glass Houses 15: Lauren Kelley

Lauren Kelley’s unapologetic approach to stop-motion animation is in keeping with the studio space in which she creates her videos. Kelley rents a very humble […]

Glass Houses 15: Lauren Kelley

Glass Houses 14: Margarita Cabrera

Following in the path of her signature monarch butterflies, artist Margarita Cabrera just migrated from El Paso to Houston where she’s teaching sculpture at the […]

Glass Houses 14: Margarita Cabrera

Glass Houses 13: Hana Hillerova

With dreams of a Millermatic 180 welder dancing in her head, Houston-based, Prague-born artist Hana Hillerova is pushing her signature use of mirror in a […]

Glass Houses 13: Hana Hillerova

Glass Houses 12: Leslie Wilkes

I’m always fascinated by how often an artist’s space resembles their art, from the space itself to the objects lying around the studio to the […]

Glass Houses 12: Leslie Wilkes

Glass Houses 11: Julie Speed

On a vintage English bike, a “Robin Hood” three speed, Marfa artist Julie Speed rides to her studio every morning to paint the images in […]

Glass Houses 11: Julie Speed

Glass Houses 10: Bert Long

Plants, plants and more plants surround Bert L. Long Jr.ʼs Houston studio and home. The artist’s edenic lot also boasts a thriving vegetable garden. Located […]

Glass Houses 10: Bert Long

Glass Houses 9: Steve Brudniak

Austin-based artist Steve Brudniak is a renaissance wonder of creativity, charm and wit. Over the years, Brudniak has successfully had his hands in sculpture, design, […]

Glass Houses 9: Steve Brudniak

Glass Houses 8: David Aylsworth

I spent several hours with David Aylsworth over the course of a couple weeks, trying to figure out how to best photograph his studio. It’s […]

Glass Houses 8: David Aylsworth

Glass Houses 7: Jill Pangallo

Jill Pangallo, performance artist and cat lover, lives in Austin with her cat Vinny and a headful of witty characters. Quickly after meeting “Jill” she […]

Glass Houses 7: Jill Pangallo

Glass Houses 6: Nestor Topchy

Nestor Topchy has lived in Houston for about 25 years.  Since 2001, he has been living on the North side on an acre compound with […]

Glass Houses 6: Nestor Topchy