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Post date: Nov 12, 2018
As we get closer and closer to our Winter Holiday Art Market, we want to be able to celebrate the artists and the work that they do as much as we can. A few of the artists have given us the opportunity to ask a few questions in and out of the box, so take this chance to learn more about them before you meet them. Chauncey & CocoWhat makes WHAM different from other art markets or festivals...
Post date: Nov 7, 2018
As we get closer and closer to our Winter Holiday Art Market, we want to be able to celebrate the artists and the work that they do as much as we can. A few of the artists have given us the opportunity to ask a few questions in and out of the box, so take this chance to learn more about them before you meet them. Kathrine ZerenWhy is participating in WHAM important to you? It's always been a fun...
Post date: Oct 25, 2018
 ACCESS: Zine Fest Houstonby Jessica Dodington It’s pretty simple: Fresh Arts’ Fiscal Sponsorship program provides access to funding for many awesome projects, organizations and artists in Houston. And, in this blog, we intend to provide our readers access to some of the awesome projects, organizations and artists that we sponsor.   This month...
Post date: Sep 28, 2018
 Fresh Funded: Sculpture Month Houstonby Micah Starkey Fall is upon us, and the Houston art scene is hustling and buzzing with much anticipation!One of the most anticipated exhibitions of the fall is Fresh Arts fiscally sponsored project, Sculpture Month Houston (SMH), who is gearing up for their 2-month-long feature starting in October.  We caught up with SMH guru, Antarctica, to...
Post date: Aug 24, 2018
Fresh Funded: Mystic Lyon ProjectsBy: Micah StarkeyHappy Fresh Funded Friday everyone! We are excited to feature Mystic Lyon Projects. Nestled on the corner of Mystic St and Lyon St, Mystic Lyon is an old 1930’s grocery store building turned art gallery and recreational aesthetics venue. Its owner, Emily Sloan, is a sculptor and painter whose calling has taken her from small town East Texas...
Post date: Aug 13, 2018
Tips for a Successful Arts Market Applicationwith Mitch Cohenby Micah StarkeySummer is nearly over!--hopefully, that means the heat will be over soon too! Yes, we know that's wishful thinking for Houston, but as we wish away the dog days of summer, we can daydream about the upcoming festival season.But don't daydream for too long, artists--approaching festivals means artist calls and applications...
Post date: Jun 29, 2018
Fresh Funded: The Carya String Quartetby Micah StarkeyHappy Fresh Funded Friday everyone! We are excited to introduce one of our newest fiscally sponsored projects, the Carya String Quartet.Founded in the spring of 2018, the Carya String Quartet is a Houston-based ensemble dedicated to performing a string quartet repertoire new and old. The members- Eugeniu Cheremoush, Laura Cividino (violins),...
Post date: Jun 14, 2018
INTRODUCING FRESH FACES AT FRESH ARTSby Micah StarkeyWe are excited to introduce 2 fresh faces to the Fresh Arts staff this summer!Micah Starkey - Resources and Outreach Coordinator Micah is a Houston-area native who has been exploring the city since graduating from Texas A&M University in 2015. While pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a minor in Business Administration,...
Post date: May 4, 2018
FRESH FUNDED: DEUX VOIX CONCERTSBy Micah StarkeyHappy Fresh Funded Friday, friends! This week we are featuring Fresh Funded participant, Deux Voix Concerts. This trumpet-organ duo is comprised of trumpeter, Justin Langham, and organist Stephen Distad. Together, they are on a mission "to positively impact as many lives as possible through the power of music." The pair met four years ago when...
Post date: Apr 16, 2018
FRESH FUNDED: ¡FRANCE SPAIN!By: Micah StarkeyHappy Monday! As promised, we are back to feature another of Fresh Arts’ exciting fiscal projects. This week we are featuring the "¡France Spain!" event designed by Agnès Bourely and friends. The event will be a fusion exhibition of paint and music that will bring a piece of French and Spanish culture to Houston. Bourely told us that she...

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