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Post date: Feb 24, 2011
Hi Culture 365 Members and Spacetaker visitors,   I’m back with another entry in our Culture365 Q & A series. This week we are featuring artist J E Theriot who is not only a Culture 365 artist but also will be exhibiting his work in “The Poo-tail Collection” at Spacetaker’s ARC Gallery from this Saturday, February 26th through March 19th. The opening reception...
Post date: Feb 16, 2011
Hi Culture 365 Members and Spacetaker visitors,   I’m back with another entry in our Culture365 Q & A series. This week we are featuring one of Spacetaker’s Culture 365 Non-profit members, the Aurora Picture Show. Associate Director Rachel Blackney Tepper was kind enough to take time out of her busy schedule to answer my questions.   Aurora Picture Show is a non-profit micro-...
Post date: Feb 8, 2011
Hi Culture 365 Members and Spacetaker visitors,    My name is Sandra, and I’m currently the intern at the Spacetaker headquarters. I’m happy to announce the launch of our new Artist Q & A.  The Q & A, will feature Culture 365 members, which include artists, non-profit organizations, and businesses. Join me in this new adventure. Make sure to check your email--you just...
Post date: Jan 6, 2011
Although a native Houstonian, fine art photographer Stephanie Anne Clark just recently moved back to Texas after spending three years in Rochester, NY where she received her Masters of Fine Arts in Imaging Arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology. While in Rochester, Clark began her series The Specter of Nature, a selection of work comprised of photographs, decorative materials, and...
Post date: Jan 5, 2011
  BIG NEWS for Houston artists!  Spacetaker has secured a partnership with Fractured Atlas via their Open Arts Network so that all of our Culture 365 members have automatic access to Fractured Atlas Associate Member benefits, which includes low-cost and reliable health insurance!   As far as we know, SWAMP is the only other organization in Houston that is also part of the Open...
Post date: Jan 4, 2011
Since about midway through 2010, we have been presenting work by Houston artists in an exhibition series in our Artist Resource Center (ARC) Gallery. In November, we launched our first formal exhibition proposal submission process and got a number of outstanding submissions. Our Artist Advisory Board juried the submissions and selected four individual artists to exhibit their work in the first...
Post date: Nov 23, 2010
We are absolutely THRILLED to announce that this year’s Winter Holiday Art Market completely blew all other WHAMs out of the ballpark!    WHAM art sales increased this year by 80%!!!  Here’s the big picture view: 30K in art sales in 2008 43K in art sales in 2009 78K in art sales in 2010   Spacetaker takes a small portion of sales at WHAM to cover event...
Post date: Nov 18, 2010
Hey friends! We can't wait spend this weekend with some of the best Houston artists, live entertainment, brewskies, chow, and hopefully YOU!   Wake me up before you go go and read this to make sure you know how to "survive" WHAM properly...   1. How to get your pick of the art first before everyone else:   Come to our Friday night Preview Party! Friday, Nov. 19, 6...
Post date: Nov 8, 2010
At Spacetaker, we’re always trying to connect artists with opportunities to further their artistic growth through economic development, professional development, and by offering a network in which they can thrive.   Our Winter Holiday Art Market (WHAM) is the perfect example, as it affords 60-some local artists the chance to showcase and sell their work to the general public, while...
Post date: Oct 18, 2010
As many of you know, Spacetaker's Artist SPEAKeasy takes place on the third Wednesday of every month. If you've ever been to our SPEAKeasy, then you've probably seen Geoff Smith there, a reserved guy with bright red hair and a great big smile. Geoff is one of our most devoted fans and we look forward to seeing him at the SPEAKeasy nearly every month.   The Artist SPEAKeasy is one of our...

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