The 2014 edition of the Houston Contemporary Art Fair is next week. 8 Photos in this gallery best viewed by clicking on “more words” or the clock icon if you are in the reader, or “View Original” below of you are on my blog.
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8 Photos in This Gallery
This series of images was collected over several weekends during October of 2010. Destiny, owner of Delectable P.I.E.S appears at the Winter Street Studios open house. She was serving delicious cake pops. Also that evening, a pretty gallery sitter with an unusual bird on a wire tattoo on her thigh. Houston artist Wendy Wagner is pictured with her friend Olga at Darke Gallery. Wendy is facing serious health issues, and truly inspires all with her positive attitude and new works on paper. The two ladies are associates who work at Anya Tish Gallery located at 4411 Montrose in Houston. Regina Agu appears while speaking an event at Winter Street. Regina’s work is inspired by her Nigerian heritage. The final two images were shot at the opening party of the Texas Contemporary Art Fair at the George R Brown Convention Center in downtown…
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Art Houston is a coordinated series of gallery openings in the hottest part of the year. These photos were taken at, outside of, or near the galleries.
This post takes its title from a show at Diverse Works, a Houston non-profit that supports visual arts. Diverse Works specializes in installations, and this multiple artist show was no exception.
More photographs from Houston Gay Pride 2014. This is the third and final set. Click on the “Home” button in the header to see the others.
Yesterday I photographed these people at Houston Gay Pride 2014. Five of them I have photographed previously, including the idiot preachers who were saying things so explicitly sexual and disgusting that I can’t repeat any of it here. “Petite Tattooed Girl” acquired most of her ink in the last 12 months. This year instead of the usual insufferable heat, it rained on and off. Look for more photos tomorrow morning.
5 Photos in this Gallery
The Houston Heights is a neighborhood with its own commercial district located on 19th street. The merchants there stage several events each year to generate traffic. Last night they had Jazz bands and a few offered free wine at their businesses. Food trucks were parked nearby. After about 6:30 PM our wickedly hot summer weather becomes tolerably hot, but it doesn’t matter because everyone is used to it.
Comicpalooza is a science fiction and fantasy expo. It offers participants an escape from reality. Most of those in costume were young women, although a few guys came dressed up along with their girlfriends.
Link to Comicpalooza 2013: http://ronscubadiver.wordpress.com/2013/05/26/comicpalooza/