"...In 1991, volunteers Heloise Gold and Christi Pate teamed up with the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless to offer art classes to members of the city's homeless community. They called it Art From the Streets, and soon their twice-weekly classes were filling up..."
"...On a recent visit, we found Christi Pate, one of the co-directors of the program, helping artist Stacy Lynn Golden to price the 24 pieces she submitted for the upcoming AFTS show (Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 13-14, noon-5pm)..."
"...The article by Robert Faires [“Local Heroes,” Arts & Culture, May 29] about her was excellent in almost every aspect, except one. Heloise started Art From the Streets with her good friend and longtime collaborator, Beverly Bajema, not Christi Pate..."
"...But though space prohibits us listing them all, it wouldn't be fair to omit the artists of the city's homeless community. Back in 1991, Gold and Christi Pate volunteered to teach some art classes for people receiving assistance from the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless..."
"...Hyde Park just wants to maintain its neighborhood's character; now the community is being forced to fight to save it. 320-0553. This weekend marks the seventh time that Austin's Resource Center for the Homeless' art class, volunteers (such as Heloise Gold, Bill Jeffers, and Christi Pate) and supporters (such as Women & Their Work and area restaurants) are providing the space and forum for area homeless artists to show and sell their wares..."
"...The effect isn't eased by the static staging. Director Steve Shearer keeps his performers pretty still for the most part, with enough space around them to dis-sipate some of the energy they share..."