Join Zine Fest Houston for an evening of TERRIFYING ZINE JAMS AND SPOOKTACULAR SLAMS...and the official celebration of the winner of our inaugural spb
Memorial Grant for Emerging Zinesters! This grant aims to support the
artistic endeavors of Queer POC zinesters in Texas and Arkansas. We want
to thank The Montrose Center for generously sponsoring this celebratory event!
October 13th at the Montrose Center Room 106 5-9pm!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
5-7pm One page zine making workshop SMACKDOWN!!!
7:30-9pm Screening of SANTO Y BLUE DEMON VS DRACULA Y EL HOMBRE LOBO!!!!!
"Masked super-hero Mexican wrestler Santo teams up with his sidekick
Blue Demon for tag team wrestling/monster fighting in this classic lucha
libre film. After facing defeat at the hands of Cristaldi the magician,
Dracula is back to seek revenge and rule the world. With the help of
Wolfman and his legion of followers, victory seems imminent. Professor
Cristaldi, a descendant of the magician, is warned about Dracula's plans
and calls upon Santo and Blue Demon in the hopes that they can defeat
the infamous Count and the werewolf once and for all."
That sounds pretty ridiculous. AND KICK BUTT!!! Costumes are HIGHLY encouraged, and....
...THERE WILL BE SNACKS AND BEVS!!!
Suggested donation $5, but none will be turned away!!!
See the latest original local art at the Houston Art Connective's "Connect with Art Saturday" open house event. We are a group of artists with studio spaces at 1502 Sawyer — the iconic Silos building — and invite you to visit our space.
Browse a wide variety of original and exciting artworks in a range of different styles and media. It’s a great opportunity to “peek behind the curtain” and talk to the artists directly. Learn about each artist’s inspiration and technique and the compelling story behind each work of art. Houston Art Connective offers the ability to buy directly from local artists and collect artwork for your residence or commercial space at your convenience.
The Alephbet Workshop
Learn about the Hebrew Letters and use collage as a creative springboard to get new insights about yourself as a person
Thursday, Oct 25 | 7:00 PM-9:30 PM
Instructor: Deborah Rolnik Raichman
According to Jewish tradition, the individual letters of the Hebrew alphabet, their names, graphic forms, gematrias and respective position in the alphabet are divinely ordained. The letters have been studied and interpreted by our sages throughout our history and therefore, offer a wealth of Jewish concepts that can bring us closer to our heritage.
This workshop proposes the study of material concerning a few of the Hebrew letters and to use them as a subject for collage artwork. These collages created in the workshop could be interpreted into larger paintings on a later date.
The small size of the collages and the simple art activity of tearing and pasting disarms natural inhibitions and makes it possible to easily create art and absorb the values of the material.
Fee: $30 (includes supplies)
Silverpoint is one of the oldest drawing methods, dating back to the early Renaissance. Some of the first examples of silverpoint drawings come from the 14th century when it was commonly used in manuscripts. Artists such as Leonardo DaVinci, Raphael, Rembrandt and Cennini often employed this method of drawing with metal to create highly archival works, many have lasted over 500 years. This 4-day workshop will simplify the silverpoint process. Students will learn the basics of how to prime and tone paper, create various marks using silver tips and explore how contemporary artists are experimenting today with this re-discovered material. The workshop subject matter will be small objects observed from nature, patterning and how to include other water-based mediums to create a finished artwork.