Artist INC Houston 2019 Presentation Night- NEW DATE!

Fresh Arts presents
the 2019 graduating class of Artist INC-Houston

New date!
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
@ The Legacy Room at City Hall
901 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002

Free and open to the public

UPDATE (5/9/19):
Due to predicted weather reports of flash flooding, we have rescheduled our Artist INC Houston Presentation Night and the After Party to May 22nd. If you have any questions please contact our team at

Join Fresh Arts for a special evening celebrating the close of the Artist INC Houston 2019 session. The free event will feature a cocktail reception and short visual presentations by the third graduating Artist INC Houston class which includes a diverse group of Houston’s brightest and most driven visual and performing artists.  

Limited to 25 artists per session, these artists have gathered one night a week for eight weeks to develop their entrepreneurial skills and strengthen their artistic practice through mentorship opportunities, expert presentations, and peer networks. Now in its tenth year, the Artist INC program has been completed by more than 1000 regional artists. 

After Party!

Join us after Presentation Night at the After Party! Come celebrate with Fresh Arts and the 2019 Artist INC graduating class from 9:30-midnight at the exciting and beautiful new bar situated right in the Arts District: Decatur Bar & Pop-Up Factory.  MORE INFO.

Decatur Bar & Pop-Up Factory is dedicated to supporting Houston’s culinary, cocktail and creative communities by providing a space to cultivate and incubate local talent. 

Artist INC Houston Class of 2019:

Héctor Arguelles // Emily Arrow // Cuyler Ballenger // Marissa Castillo // Shannon Crider // Tatiana Escallon // Jaime Frugé-Walne // Marsha Glickman // Rachel Gonzales // Nyssa Juneau // Brandon Kafarela // Carla Lyles // Joseph Nance // P M Neist // Anthony Pabillano // Miles Payne // Peace Poetry // Crystal Rae // Jelisa Jay Robinson // Nicci Sevier-Vuyk // Laura Sprague // Chris Thomas // Caroline Truong // Zulma Vega // Arnea Williams

Artist INC-Houston Spring 2019 Peer Facilitators include Emanuelee “Outspoken” Bean,  Eepi Chaad, Tami Merrick Moschioni, Nicola Parente, Dominique Royem, and Lori Yuill.

Artist INC-Houston 2019 participants were selected with the help of local creative experts: Ken General (Print Matters), Moe Penders (Foto Fest), and Reyes Ramirez (Writers in the Schools).

Learn more about the Artist INC-Houston program and signup for program updates HERE.


Special thanks to The City of Houston, the Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs, and Frost Bank for their continued support of this program.

And the 2019 Artist INC "Subject Matter Experts" who led lectures and shared their knowledge:   
Elyse Espinoza (Stateline Designs), Icess Fernandez, Kathy Ploch, CPA, Erin McClarty, PLLC, and Marci Dallas (Fresh Arts), and Yeiry Guevara (Houston Arts Alliance)

Artist INC Houston is powered by Fresh Arts and is supported in part by an award from Mid-America Arts Alliance, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Texas Commission on the Arts, and foundations, corporations individuals throughout Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas. Additional support for the Artist INC Houston 2019 session is provided in part by Frost Bank and Art Colony Association. 

May 22, 2019
6:00 pm to 9:30 pm
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PO BOX 66494
Houston, TX 77266-6494


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