About the author
Julia Barbosa Landois is a visual artist and performer with over a decade of experience working in the arts as an educator, exhibitions coordinator, and art-handler. She holds a BFA in Painting with a minor in Women and Gender Studies from the University of Texas at San Antonio and an MFA in Sculpture/New Media from the University of Pennsylvania. Her work has been featured in galleries, museums, and performance festivals in the USA, Latin America, and Europe, and her awards include residencies at the Santa Fe Art Institute, Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder (Norway), and Künstlerhaus Bethanien (Germany). Landois was a 2018-2019 Studio Resident at the Lawndale Art Center and received a grant from the National Association of Latino Arts & Cultures in 2019 to co-create MantecaHTX, the nation’s first online directory of Latinx creatives. Her passion for empowering local artists is why she enjoys writing grants to help Fresh Arts do its vital work in the Houston creative community.
Fresh Arts Resource Toolkits and Artist Resource Library are a part of an initiative to provide on-demand access to artist business resources on topics such as marketing, finances, fundraising, legal issues, self-care, and other artist business essentials. Resource Toolkits provide how-to information plus tips and advice from the lens of local artists.
Fresh Arts Resource Toolkits are written with the help of local artists, creative leaders, and subject matter experts and made possible with generous support from Houston Endowment and the National Endowment for the Arts.