Author: Paula Newton

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DiverseWorks Signs Up for Fair Pay to Artists

Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.) has announced that five more arts organizations are choosing to become W.A.G.E. Certified, including Houston’s DiverseWorks. W.A.G.E. is […]

DiverseWorks Signs Up for Fair Pay to Artists

Texas Tech to Offer Degree in ADHD Nerd Art!

Above is a photo of artist Robert Rauschenberg and engineer Billy Klüver working on Oracle (1965). Klüver explained the origins of the artwork: “Bob Rauschenberg… […]

Rauschenberg and Klüver working on Oracle, 1965, via Phaidon.com

Chris Burden (1946-2015)

“Limits” is a relative term. Like beauty, it is often in the eye of the beholder. –Chris Burden Artist Chris Burden died yesterday of a […]

Chris Burden (1946-2015)

TexMojis are Coming to Town!

Take the quirkiness of the Japanese, who elevated simple emoticons to cute and pictographic emojis, and combine it with Texas pride, and you get TexMojis! […]

TexMojis are Coming to Town!

Texas Director Honored for Museum Career

The American Alliance of Museums (AAM) has given its 2015 Award for Distinguished Service to Museums to Thomas A. Livesay, executive director of San Antonio’s […]

Texas Director Honored for Museum Career

TX State Naked Art Student Project Goes Viral

Yesterday, Texas State art student Monika Rostvold sat on the steps of the school’s library, blindfolded and almost completely nude (except for a nude-colored thong […]

Photo by Mendoza, Madalyn S/Twitter via mysanantonio.com

Julie Farr to Leave Houston Craft Center

Just as one executive directorship gets filled, another opens up. Yesterday, the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) announced the resignation of Executive Director Julie […]

Julie Farr to Leave Houston Craft Center

It’s Time to Check Out Our Future Art Stars

It’s springtime and that means a ton of new exhibitions, including high school student shows. Although these student exhibitions are popping up throughout the state, […]

Brianna Ramos, “Nothing Was the Same,” 2015. Courtesy the artist via camh.org.
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