Five Minutes with Allison Castillo | Artist, Designer

by Kaitlin Street on May 10, 2018

"All my paintings are made up of many layers and textures--- just like life." Allison Hoffer Castillo, who comes from a long line of artists, grew up in Fort Worth. She established Allison Castillo Designs...

SXSW 2018: SX So Far – Hitting Stride Early

by Daniel Ramirez on March 11, 2018

It has begun, and done so in earnest. SXSW 2018 is here, and it has invited all who visit to come inside and step away from their own reality for a little while. With such...

Mandalas for Kristin Silent Auction on 9/23 Benefitting The Peabody Fund

by Julie Tereshchuk on September 20, 2017

It’s an ambitious goal. Yet, with over 65 artists donating their time and talents, Kristin Heaton Peabody’s huge goal of raising $1.1 million has a huge, enthusiastic groundswell of support behind it. Works from those...

Florida’s Foo Foo Fest? Food, music, culture and fun…

by Babs Chandrasoma on August 28, 2017

For many people, when they envision the state of Florida thoughts of Disney World, sandy beaches, palm trees or beautiful oceanfront views may be conjured up, but I am writing to share this Pensacola secret,...

Austin Creatives Come Together For Community

by Leeza Dennis on April 13, 2017

Fun fact, Austin is losing both its artists and its diversity at a worrying rate. This is to be expected, of course, as corporations and the wealthy rush in, and the creatives and people of...

Orna Feinstein Returns For Sixth Solo

by Helen Jones on March 20, 2017

Orna Feinstein returned to Houston’s Anya Tish Gallery for her sixth solo exhibition March 17. Her latest exhibition, Asherah, continues to highlight Feinstein’s 20-year-long admiration of nature and tree rings. Feinstein’s artwork goes through an interesting...

How Dana Younger Makes A Solid Stand

by Kayla Elliott on March 1, 2017

When I went to Dana Younger’s recent exhibit at the Dimension Gallery on Austin’s eastside, I had no idea what to expect. One of the best things about art is letting go of any preconceived...

The Black Excellence Tribute Returns With David Banner

by Nick Bailey on February 6, 2017

Austinites are in for a major treat as The Black Excellence Tribute returns for its third year, with an all-star lineup of poets, performers, artists and more at Austin’s AISD Performing Arts Center Saturday, February...