Liz Magic Laser's Diverseworks commission "Tell Me What You Want to Hear" began by enlisting professional empathy conjurers to cull, perform, and refine their methods of influencing public opinion.
Autumn Knight’s work is among the most dynamic, interesting, and under appreciated happening in Houston.
Andrea Grover moved to Houston in 1995 to attend the Core Program. Shortly after, she founded the Aurora Picture Show. Andrea has much to say about the playfulness and DIY spirit of the Houston art scene and reveals the secret of running a successful program at Aurora.
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts has an interdisciplinary and collaborative focus that is very unique in Houston and nationally.
Founded five years ago by artist Teresa O’Connor, Hello-Lucky is a great store in Houston full of handmade items by artists.
Eric Schnell discusses co-founding the Galveston Artist Residency which provides a studio, housing, stipend, and a bike to artists in residence.
Rounding out our month-long feature on Houston, TX, RoadsignUSA is a billboard project by June Woest and Urban Artists.
I've been going back and forth to Mexico to participate in many of these types of writer's gatherings since 2006. Most of the writing "encuentros" have programming that tends toward pretty staid or boring affairs...but not this encuentro.