Houston Matters

She Quit the World of Finance to Become a Full-Time Artist

Posted on · The annual Bayou City Arts Festival is Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 8-9, 2016). The event features more than 300 artists showcasing their work. One of the featured artists is Dania Olivares, a mixed-media artist whose paintings often include bright colors, varied materials — like newsprint — and sometimes feature pop-culture adaptations of other famous artwork — such as […]

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Houston Artist Krista Birnbaum

Posted on · Houston artist Krista Birnbaum loves sharing her art with the city, especially when she was commissioned to create a piece for the new international terminal at Hobby Airport. She’s inspired by nature and explains where her love of art came from. (Above: Artist Krista Birnbaum’s work “Roadside Attraction” on display in the new international terminal at […]