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Austin Street Art Enters Into a New Era
With the city cracking down on graffiti and Hope Outdoor Gallery set to close, artists look for permission to paint
"...even a felony carrying a prison sentence. So street artists painting illegally will often get out at night. But..."

July 27, 2018 News Feature by Kate Groetzinger

Austin Creative Alliance's Summit Report
The service organization moves beyond talk with four ideas on how the city can expand its cultural infrastructure
"...Kraka-thoom!!! Rapidly rising rents force Austin theatres, galleries, and live music clubs to shut their..."

April 15, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Day Trips: Chicken Farm Art Center, San Angelo
San Angelo artist colony offers surprising shopping, B&B, and food in West Texas
"...The Chicken Farm Art Center in San Angelo showcases the work of artists..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Austin Chamber Music Center’s My Life
This concert of works by Brahms, Smetana, and Fujiwara contrasted autobiographical stories told within music by young composers and mature ones
"...All art is connected to the moment in which it is..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Enjoying and Making Art at the 2019 West Austin Studio Tour
Artists offer demos, workshops, and experiences to get you in on the creative action
"...Looking at art can inspire you in all kinds of ways: to..."

May 10, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin's Artspace Crisis and Microvenues
Are home art galleries and mini-performance venues the answer to the space crunch?
"...This Saturday night, when Pump Project Art Complex closes its exhibition "The Door by the Garden,"..."

June 22, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art
Art Openings
"...4); "N-O-N," Terra Children's Gallery (Mar 5); "Texas Film Art," Pro-Jex (Mar 5); "C-21 Expo -- Metamorfosis," Austin Visual..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature

Art for Days
Can you handle two weeks' worth of the East Austin Studio Tour?
"...To wrangle this year's East Austin Studio Tour, you're gonna need Noah's frickin' ark...."

Nov. 13, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Generous Art
A new gallery splits proceeds from sales between artists and nonprofits
"...You're a visual artist who gets asked to donate your work for nonprofit..."

June 24, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Playback: The Mayor's Plan to Save Austin Music
Mayor Steve Adler addresses the elephant in the club, Susan Antone honored, and Henry Gonzalez goes to the head of the Austin poster artist altar
"...biggest headliner ever on Wednesday ­– the Obamas – Austin music still has problems, and Steve Adler's here to..."

March 4, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2016
These inductees – Ballet Austin's Cookie Ruiz and Stephen Mills, and the Austin Symphony Orchestra's Peter Bay – are cultural heroes who lead by example
"...That the vitality of Austin's cultural scene is owed to its leaders – those..."

May 6, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin City Elections
Time to get creative with your vote
"...Ladies Are Funny Festival on Saturday or take the Art of the Pot tour or catch the opening of..."

May 11, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Getting Your Head Around (and Hands on) the Art of Abraham Cruzvillegas
Conceptual artist brings "Hi, how are you, Gonzo?" to the Contemporary Austin
"..."Hi, how are you, Gonzo?," now at the Contemporary Austin, visitors are encouraged to get up close and explore..."

May 3, 2019 Arts Feature by Barbara Purcell

2012 Austin Visual Arts Awards
AVAA honors local art makers who really love making art
"...After a one-year hiatus, the Austin Visual Arts Association resumed its annual tradition of honoring..."

Nov. 23, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Find Your Center
Ballet Austin's grand-opening celebration
"...Ballet Austin wants everybody to see its new digs, so it's..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Amplify Austin 2015: Turning Up Arts & Culture
Focusing the Amplify spotlight on Austin arts
"...We know what the true heartbeat of Austin is: It's the rhythm sustained by legendary..."

March 4, 2015 Chronolog Post by Tamar Price

'Get Art: Give Hope'
Austin nonprofit offers homeless artists a voice with annual showcase and sale
"...The stereotyped portrait of a renowned artist often comes in a neat, pristine, and somewhat pretentious..."

Nov. 8, 2013 Arts Feature by Caitlin Greenwood

Report From Art Basel
Texans find a place with the art world elite in Art Basel Miami Beach
"...Earlier this month, I made my first trip to Art Basel, a major international art fair that's been held..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Arts Feature by Jacqueline May

East Austin Studio De-Tour
Homesteading artists face city code challenges – and raise old fears – in changing neighborhoods
"...the last address on a dead-end street in East Austin. From the road, you can see the front of..."

July 15, 2011 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Art of the State '98
Art & Theatre to See Around Texas This Summer
"...which is culture. If you're unaware of the dynamic creative work being done in Dallas and San Antonio, of..."

May 29, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Guide to Austin Classical Music
The virtuosi who know the score and make beautiful music happen here
"...throw you. In the context of classical music in Austin, it doesn't mean formal. It doesn't mean stodgy. It..."

April 26, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Critics Table Awards 2013
Arts writers raise their glasses to outstanding art in list of nominees
"...A toast, please, to the 170-plus artists and creative projects recognized in the nominations for the..."

May 24, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art's Eastside Origins The East End by Mike Clark-Madison
"...named La India Bonita. Interspersed between these hallmarks of Austin's Latino commercial center, you can find some of the..."

Aug. 25, 1995 News Feature

Art Aid
In the wake of Katrina, Austin artists do their part to help
"...Even as Austinites have made astounding efforts to meet the critical needs..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Arts Feature by Heather Barfield Cole

From Stuff, Art
The 21st 'New American Talent' exhibition features a whopping 72 works of art, many of them created from everyday objects
"...least one of the four modified "Exit" signs by Austin artist Kurt Dominick Mueller, installed in various places high..."

July 14, 2006 Arts Feature by Amanda Douberley

PROTOS Digital Art & Prototyping Festival
Next weekend's fest gears up for tech/art synergy
"...contradiction in terms. Before that happens the PROTOS Digital Art & Prototyping Festival introduces itself to Austin courtesy of..."

May 19, 2013 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2017
Flatbed Press founders Katherine Brimberry and Mark L. Smith, choreographer Kate Warren and theatre / spoken word artist Zell Miller III join the ranks of cultural heroes
"...For the arts and culture to take root in a city, to..."

June 2, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Art of the Business of Art
Gallery owners David Berman, Wally Workman, and Steve Clark talk about their lives promoting artists and selling art
"...Visual artists of all ilk have a thing with money. Most..."

July 30, 2004 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Austin @ Large: Reading the Riot Act
I want a new central library, and I want it now
"...no "official" role to play in the world of Austin or Texas libraries. (I went from the State Library,..."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The Art of Parenting With Art
Trying to find ways to make art while sustaining a family is no easy road.
"...Before the girls came along, we'd both been working artists, eking out a coexistence supplemented by jobs outside or..."

June 22, 2001 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

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