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Damian Priour
Remembering the respected Austin sculptor
"...That's how to think of Damian Priour, the respected Austin sculptor who passed away Wednesday,..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Improvisation on Four Legs and a Seat
Eighty Texas artists accept Damian Priour's invitation to riff on the idea of chair
"...Dana Friis-Hansen calls it a "call-and-response" – local sculptor Damian Priour introduced a theme, and 80 other Texas artists..."

Nov. 14, 2008 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Rite of Spring: The Austin Fine Arts Festival
Local sculptor Damian Priour talks about being Featured Artist for one of the city's rites of spring: the Austin Fine Arts Festival.
"...Renewal Project -- organizers have lined up local hero Damian Priour to be the Featured Artist. The fifth-generation Texan..."

April 12, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

1% for Soul
Weighing the Costs of the Art in Public Places Program
"...Within Damian Priour's hanging glass bowls in the convention center are..."

March 7, 1997 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

The Game-Changers
The 2009 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...afterschool art programs that reach hundreds of area youth. Damian Priour..."

May 29, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
American Fiesta makes the finals of a national new play award, the Rude Mechs get their Gun from Creative Capital, and Katalin Hausel lands the Umlauf Prize
"...$500 award (underwritten by sculptor and Umlauf board Chair Damian Priour and his wife Paula), Hausel will have one..."

March 10, 2006 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Holding Light: The Seen and the Unseen
Rebecca Cohen looks at the exhibition of contemporary glass sculptures "Holding Light" at the Austin Museum of Art: Laguna Gloria.
"...give other work, like that of Austin artist Damien Priour, more room to shine...."

Nov. 12, 1999 Arts Review by Rebecca S. Cohen

Library Foliage
Artists butcher books, transmogrifying them into sculptures lovely and deep
"...Damian Priour, he of the Global Chair Project, hasn't wielded..."

Dec. 10, 2010 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Top 9 (Plus Three) Memories & Best Happenings in 2009
2009 was a good year for artists, young and old, getting their props
"...2) DAMIAN PRIOUR'S 30-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE (UMLAUF SCULPTURE GARDEN & MUSEUM, CURATED..."

Jan. 1, 2010 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Austin Arts Hall of Fame
The Austin Critics Table has honored seven more pioneers in the Austin arts community
"...Damian Priour – visual artist..."

May 1, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Piece of Work: AquaPoint
AquaPoint is not overly arresting, but if you're leisurely walking the grounds of the Austin Museum of Art at Laguna Gloria, Damian Priour's limestone arrow dripping water is hard to walk by without pausing
"...Sculpture in limestone and glass by Damian Priour..."

May 14, 2004 Arts Review by Molly Beth Brenner

Articulations
Farewell to two local galleries, welcome to the new dean of the UT College of Fine Arts.
"...art, naturally -- the latest luminous glass work by Damian Priour at Lyons Matrix and captivating personal paintings by..."

Dec. 3, 1999 Arts Column by Robert Faires

West Side Tour-y
Big Medium lets artists on the other side of I-35 in on the fun
"...work from more than 150 artists, including the late Damian Priour, as well as a reprise of The Mona..."

May 18, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Superlatives
The 2008-2009 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Johnson, Alexandra Nadal and Eugene Slavin, Sylvia Orozco, and Damian Priour into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame...."

June 5, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Visual Arts Association: Thrilled to be hitting the big 3-0
The Austin Visual Arts Association is celebrating its 30th anniversary in high style, with a pair of exhibitions and a big reunion party for local artists
"...included arts legends such as Kelly Fearing, David Deming, Damian Priour, Melissa Miller, Bill Wiman, and Susan Whyne. "We're..."

June 15, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Culture Flash!
Texas has its official artists for 2007 and 2008, the soon-to-open MACC has a program manager, and Zach has a Golden Girl drop in for a visit
"...and Texas state three-dimensional artist: David Keens, Arlington (2007), Damian Priour, Austin (2008). The appointees were selected for years..."

April 27, 2007 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Art for the "Common Audience" Journal of the Heart
"...more elegant and reserved. Bob Wade, Bert Long, and Damian Priour also play with the words and images of..."

June 16, 1995 Arts Feature

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