Hyper Local

The Universal Houston Experience on Canvas

A young artist whose paintings explore the city

06/05/2015 By Maggie Berardo Illustrations by Roger Seward

events

It's Not Bizarre, It's the Brazarre

Supporting cancer research has never been this literal (or fun).

05/29/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

essay

In Praise of Kitsch

Houston is the town too busy for taste, where the only relevant question is, "Does it look cool?"

05/04/2015 By Cort McMurray

Shoes

Art and Sole: Hanh Tran Debuts Sandals

Houston artist Hanh Tran takes her work to unexpected places—like the soles of your feet.

02/23/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Affordable Art

Skateboard Art That Really Moves You

ArtDeckCo's mix of skater culture and art is on display in Houston for the first time this weekend.

02/06/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

installation

Artist Tara Conley Invites You Into Her Doll House

Ever wondered what it would be like to live inside a pop-up book?

01/27/2015 By Michael Hardy

Candyland

A Different Type of Lunch Break

Get out of the tunnels and experience food as art.

11/17/2014 By Natalie Harms

Made in Houston

Manoosh Brings Art to Your Closet

With soft, gauzy, colorful scarves, wearable art has never been so chic.

11/03/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Fall Arts 2014

6 Young Artists Who Are Reshaping Houston’s Art Scene

This year we salute the new wave behind this season’s thrilling slate of cultural events—a lineup as fresh and new as the artists behind them.

09/30/2014 By Michael Hardy, Peter Holley, and Adam Casteñeda Photography by Arthur Garcia

Slideshow

The Prolific Mural Work of Anat Ronen

From bars to freeways to elementary schools, muralist Anat Ronen’s work is all over Houston—you just might not realize it.

08/03/2014

Woodland Heights

The Fine Line Between Art and Madness

How do you know if your eccentric neighbor is a hoarder? Well, for one, hoarders don’t have yard sales.

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy Photography by Eric Kayne

WEIRDNESS

Michael Brown's Favorite Artist Jailed In Houston

A look at the life and breathtaking work of Irina Bogatcheva, a.k.a. "Anastasia the Great."

05/15/2014 By John Lomax

52 Road Trips

6 Artsy Road Trips

Love art? An embarrassment of cultural riches lies just a tank of gas away.

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

The Return of the Mounds!

New exhibition is first to examine Houston artist Trenton Doyle Hancock's drawings

04/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

DIY

Making Art with an Asphalt Roller

Texas printmakers converge on the Saint Arnold brewery this Sunday to make large-scale ink prints. And the public's invited.

04/24/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

We Were There

M Penner's Magritte-Inspired Preview Event

It was like a performance art piece fueled by Pinot Grigio and chocolate truffles.

04/14/2014 By Sarah Gabbart

Art

New CounterCurrent Festival Makes Waves in Art World

Interdisciplinary city-wide festival features 11 multimedia performances

04/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Wearable Art

Hanh Tran's Painterly Clutches

One-of-a kind handbags from a true Houston talent.

03/24/2014 By Sarah Gabbart

Chic Camp

The Next Big Thing

Tweens and teens make a lot more than s’mores in Fashion Camp Houston.

03/19/2014 By Sarah Gabbart

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Sketches: Emanuelee "Outspoken" Bean (Video)

The Houston wordsmith on the power of poetry

02/18/2014 By Peter Holley