The Pink Parachute Project: Recasting Resilience

by Margaret Richards on December 12, 2018

Texas is known for its resilience, strength and sharpshooters. Throughout the Lone Star state’s history, Texas women have become recognized and renowned for these traits. Now, photographer Teodora Pogonat follows in their footsteps. Through January...

Giving Back: Making Artwork Accessible to More

by Julie Tereshchuk on November 5, 2018

Launched in Summer 2018, ArtStartArt is an Austin-based online marketplace designed to support university-level art school students and make the practice of buying and selling original artwork a more approachable experience. Created by Alok Marwaha...

Austin Film Festival 2018 | Everybody Knows

by Daniel Ramirez on October 27, 2018

Photo Courtesy © Memento Films The wisdom goes, “the truth shall set you free,” and rarely is this maxim challenged.  To that end, few films have challenged the age-old saying as much as “Everybody Knows (Todos...

In the Studio with Anna Swanson of Demi and Olive

by Leah O'Neill on October 18, 2018

As an interior decorator it is so important to me to be able to source unique and whimsical art for my clients. I especially love when I can find talented local artists to use in...

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...