artist proposals

Houston’s New Tech Hub Calls for Local Artist Submissions

Houston-based tech hub, The Ion is seeking two artists to create unique window displays in Downtown Houston.

09/21/2021 By Amarie Gipson

Paint Job

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Houston’s Mass Street-Art Installation

More than 20 new murals brought a fresh coat of paint to Bayou City walls as part of last month's Big Walls Big Dreams Mural Festival.

06/15/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

We're the Best

Houston Receives 7 Arts & Culture Noms in USA Today's Readers' Choice Polls

You still have time to vote for the Bayou City.

04/20/2021 By Adrianne Reece

Positive Apparel

4 Things to Know about H-Town Artist Donkeeboy's Collab with Life Is Good

And the T-shirt they designed is sure to make you smile.

03/30/2021 By Emma Schkloven

let's play

PlayHaus's Second Iteration Is Gracing Houstonians' Instagram Feeds

Meet Julie Gray, the creative visionary elevating the Bayou City's growing street art culture.

03/18/2021 By Adrianne Reece

#JusticeforVanessaGuillén

Houston Artists Paint the City to Honor Slain Soldier Vanessa Guillén

The Bayou City street art community is remembering “Houston’s Daughter” with a series of murals honoring 20 years beautifully and boldly lived.

09/30/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Chalk it up to creativity

Houston Muralist’s Cross-Country Chalk Collab Inspires in Trying Times

Four artists around the country each draw one-quarter of a chalk mural honoring nurses.

05/12/2020 By Emma Schkloven

City of Dreams

Finding Home a World Away: Central America

Seven immigrants from Central America share their stories.

03/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm, Catherine Matusow, Gwendolyn Knapp, Schaefer Edwards, and Erica Hernandez

Dinner Date Dreams

Ninfa’s Uptown's New Mural Features One Seriously Star-Studded Dinner Party

With a guest list of athletes, music makers, and local celebrities, we wish we could pull up a seat at this table.

02/21/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Ice, Ice ... Houston

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan 31–Feb 2

Activities that have nothing to do with the Super Bowl.

01/31/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Street Art

The New Gulfton Story Trail Tells the Tale of a Neighborhood

A dozen related murals celebrate the diversity of the Southwest Houston community—and hopefully entice others to come explore.

10/30/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Rest in Pieces

So Long to Those Colorful MFAH Admission Stickers

....and hello to their replacement.

08/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Wall to 'Gram

11 Pieces of Houston Street Art Just Begging to Be Photographed

Some oldies, some newbies, but all goodies assembled here for your summer Insta pleasure.

06/26/2018 By Catherine Wendlandt

Budding Talent

This Artist is Blooming All Across Houston

The 24-year-old Tyler Kay wants you to see the beauty in life.

02/20/2018 By Alexis Vargas

NSFW Art

These Trees Speak for Montrose, for Montrose Has No Voice

Meet the artist fighting yuppification, one tree knot at a time.

01/04/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Signs of the Times

Is the Future of Signs Behind Us?

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft presents an evolving look at a reemerging art form.

10/04/2017 By Anita Gomez

Street Art

New Mural Brings Healing Hands to Fifth Ward

Reginald Adams christened the new Legacy Community Health clinic with a colorful series of murals.

08/25/2017 By Hannah Lauritzen

Picture Perfect

Houston's Top 10 Instagrammable Spots for the Summer

You might want to clear some space on your phone for this.

06/21/2017 By Bianca Rodriguez

Behind the Walls

How Street Art Took Over Houston

A tradition once considered the purview of criminals is now a major part of a citywide beautification project.

06/21/2017 By Paul DeBenedetto Photography by Marco Torres

Every time a bell rings

What's the Deal with Those Angel Wings Downtown?

Colette Miller's pop-up art piece arrives to remind us humans (and dogs) that we matter.

06/20/2017 By Morgan Kinney