Archive for 2014
Featured Artists: SMAG Dance Collective, Albert Ewing, and Texas Southern University Murals July 8
Meet a dance company that provides a creative outlet to all dancers; find out if there is a formula for making people laugh; tour history through murals at a university in Houston; and learn the shocking truth behind some frightening old photographs.
Featured Artists: Syd Moen, Billy Childs, Melissa Janda and Directors Teller & Arron Posner June 30
A photographer creates "little planets" through stereographic projections, a veteran composer shares his tips to the trade, and two famous magicians bring their tricks to the stage.
Featured artists: Gary Dudley, Jason Rohlf, Wain Cain & Daniel White, and the International Quilt Festival June 12
A sculptor re-creates his memories in clay, a painter maneuvers through abstract art, to artists find a novel way to honor one legendary cartoonist, and quilting is elevated to an art form.
Featured Artists: Miki Lansdowne, Third Coast Kings, Mark Bradford, and Tarell McCraney May 14
A photographer explores the abandoned past, funk musicians bring the groove back to their Detroit roots, junkyard scraps come to life and a new world spin on a Shakespearean classic.
Featured Artists: Michelle Kaptur, Matt O’Brien and Daniel Mollohan, Rene Magritte, & The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum April 29
A long awaited cleaning reveals wonderful colors never seen before, a glassblower adds an emotional touch to her creations, a journalist and photographer come together to reveal the dark side of Vegas, and the ordinary becomes the extraordinary.
Featured Artists: Dale Chihuly, Myles Harlan, Lynne Parks and Colorado Ballet April 17
Gaze at giant glass sculptures, follow a musician on an emotional journey, meet an artist with an eye for the over-looked, and watch ballerinas capture an era of tragedy.
Featured Artists: Eunice Parsons, Dave Buker, Paul Bialas and Jonathan Latiano April 2
Meet an artist with a 96-year-old passion, learn about the secret lives of the members of a new indie band, see the beauty in the brewery, and explore art that bursts from gallery walls.
Featured Artists: Frequent Flyers Productions, Jason Wolff, Ann Williamson and Pompeii at the Cleveland Museum of Art March 19
Dancers fly past an ethereal backdrops at Frequent Flyer Productions, Roman ruins come to life at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Jason Wolff shares his clay throwing technique, and designer Ann Williamson makes one-of-a-kind pieces of wearable art.
Featured Artists: Kasia Billhartz, Albert Frey, “One Chance”, & Downton Abbey Fashion February 28
In this edition of Artworks, fashion illustrates the passing of time, fire sparks creativity, a profile of the man and the house behind Desert Modernism, and an opera singer gets the chance of a lifetime.
Featured Artists: Heimrad Backer, Houston Fine Art Fair, Edgar Allan Poe and Jessica Fellowes January 30
Meet an artist who has dedicated his life to documenting the Holocaust, a fine arts fair in Houston highlights contemporary Korean art, the exhibition "Terror of the Soul" explores the dark past of an iconic poet, and the history of one of Downton Abbey's beloved characters is explained.
Featured Artists: Broadway’s “After Midnight”, Mark Crouthamel, Colin Matthes, and Graham Nash January 16
The jazz age hits Downton Abbey and Broadway, find the art in the ice, a solar energy derby takes shape and a rock star reveals his first love.
Featured Artists: Albert Paley, Nick Cave, Carlton Ward and Anders Zorn January 1
A metal sculptor wields the weight of his large designs, an artist's "sojourn" leaves a lasting impression, a photographer showcases Florida's unique ecosystem, and a 20th century Swedish painter is rediscovered.