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Post date: May 5, 2016
April showers bring May. . . artist opps! There's plenty of exciting opportunities to go around this month, starting with a slew of workshops to nourish your brain.  First, The United Way is hosting a Board Service workshop on May 10th that will cover topics such as board governance, duties, and etiquette.  Another helpful non-profit workshop hosted by The United Way...
Post date: Apr 26, 2016
Bayou Boss Ladies Commandment #1: Recognize the merits of an opportunity even when it is not ideal. The life experience will stretch your mind and bore its way into your work.           ...
Post date: Apr 7, 2016
April is starting out strong for arts professionals with plenty of available opportunities, especially with regards to organizational development workshops.  First, U of H is hosting their 2016 Leadership in the Arts Summit: Valuing the 21st Century Creative Economy on April 11th.  This year's summit is packed full of engaging lectures, panel discussions, and...
Post date: Mar 29, 2016
“There is something about a woman who raises her voice in public that is difficult for us as a society.. There is a sense of authority being a masculine quality”.- Zinnie Harris, PlaywrightIf you have been living under a rock, you may not be aware that March is Women’s History Month. As an all-female staff, we Fresh Arts ladies can appreciate...
Post date: Mar 28, 2016
Artist call for entries are plentiful this spring! Are you planning to apply to any?  If so, you may want to consider freshening up your artist statement and bio (oh no!).Whether applying for consideration into a group show, a gallery, coffee shop, artist residency, or museum, you will most likely be asked for an artist's statement and/or artist bio to accompany your work. Here are a...
Post date: Nov 13, 2015
There is just one week to go until the return of WHAM! In celebration of a whole glorious decade of Houston's favorite annual art market, we have been talking to some of the artists who have exhibited at WHAM not once, not twice, but EVERY SINGLE YEAR since its inception. This week Fresh Arts gal Sarah Stevens caught up with local artist, potter, and jeweler guru Nicki Berndt for the final...
Post date: Nov 9, 2015
In the second of this three-part WHAM series, Fresh Arts lady and resident blogger Sarah Stevens (www.artfuldodgy.com) met with local ceramic artist Betsy Evans, one of the few original WHAM artists to still be exhibiting with us 10 years later. Side note: she is very pleasant to drink tea with on a Monday morning!  OK, so to start why don’t you tell me a little bit about yourself...
Post date: Nov 4, 2015
So as you may already know, this year marks the tenth anniversary of our beloved Winter Holiday Art Market.  With just three weeks to go until the big event, we caught up with the few very special folks that have been exhibiting with us at WHAM since its humble beginnings in 2005.  In the first of these interviews, Fresh Arts lady and resident blogger Sarah...
Post date: Sep 30, 2014
Howdy! My name is Angela Carranza and since I will probably never work at Crayola as a color namer (is that even a real job??), I am excited to announce that I am the new Administration and Operations Assistant at Fresh Arts. While I’m no stranger to the Houston arts scene (or the Fresh Arts office for that matter… you might recognize my handiwork via the weekly Art on Tap newsletter), this is my...
Post date: Sep 11, 2014
UPDATE: We've filled this position. We appreciate the outpouring of interest and are always impressed by the incredible talent in our hometown. Thank you to everyone who applied and spread the word.Fresh Arts has some big news!We're only a few weeks away from unveiling our new "look"-- website, brochures, and a refreshed menu of programs and services. It's an exciting time for our...

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