Join Fresh Arts and the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs for a special evening celebrating the close of Artist INC Houston- Spring 2017 session. The free event will feature a cocktail reception and short visual presentations by the first graduating Artist INC Houston class which includes a diverse group of 24 of Houston’s brightest and most driven visual and performing artists. Over the last 8 weeks these artists have gathered one night a week to develop their entrepreneurial skills and strengthen their artistic practice through mentorship opportunities, expert presentations, and peer networks. Now in its eighth year, the Artist INC program has been completed by more than 700 regional artists.
Artist INC is a collaborative partnership between Mid-America Arts Alliance, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City Innovation Center.
Artist INC Houston is administered 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.