Author: Lucia Simek

http://paperweightblog.blogspot.com

Lucia is an artist and writer based in Dallas. She is a frequent contributor to D Magazine's arts blog, FrontRow and a contributing editor and art adviser for D Home. She is also a founding member of the The Art Foundation, a Dallas-based artist collective that formed as an investigative endeavor that aims to cultivate artistic dialogue through concise critical and aesthetic explorations in the form of exhibitions, interventions and the written word. She is currently pursuing her MFA in sculpture at Texas Christian University.

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Genetic Data, Larger than Life

The brand-name mural has become a staple of the annual Goss-Michael Foundation’s  MTV RE:DEFINE auction, benefitting MTV’s Staying Alive Foundation and the Dallas Contemporary, in […]

Adam Ball alongside one of his DNA murals.

MASS Gallery Seeks Hot Artists

After settling into their new Calles Street space last fall after two years of operating as a nomadic gallery, the non-profit, artist/creative-run Austin space MASS […]

MASS Gallery Seeks Hot Artists

TWO x TWO Names 2014 Honoree

TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art, have announced the collectors and art patrons Lisa and John Runyon as the 2014 Event Chairs and artist […]

KARSTEN MORAN | THE NEW YORK TIMES
Artist Wade Guyton in his New York studio in front of a work produced by an inkjet printer on linen

Artist Theo Wujcik, 1936-2014

On Saturday night, after a rapid and intense battle against cancer following a diagnosis of the disease less than six months ago, the artist Theo […]

Theo Wujcik. Courtesy, Galleri Urbane.

Real Estate Company Sets Art Free

For 25 years, Brookfield Office Properties, one of Houston’s biggest downtown landlords, has run a program called Art Set Free wherein the company places artworks […]

Courtesy of the Houston Chronicle.

New Alternative Art Space for Houston

Artist and curator Kim Cook will open a new art space in Houston’s East Downtown Warehouse District next month that will straddle various identities: an art gallery […]

New Alternative Art Space for Houston

Farm Boxes o’ Art!

Modeling itself off of the principles of the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), wherein people pay a monthly fee to receive a farm box full of […]

Farm Boxes o’ Art!

Austin’s Tiny Park Gallery to Close

The much-loved Austin gallery Tiny Park will shutter its doors at the end of April due to rising rent costs and insufficient sales, reports Seth Orion […]

Austin’s Tiny Park Gallery to Close