Artist INC Houston 2020


The 2020 Artist INC-Houston program will kick-off with an informal Meet-Up on Wednesday, March 4 from 6-8pm. Sessions will run Wednesday evenings from 4 – 7pm from March 25 to May 13, 2020.  The program will culminate with a public presentation night on Wednesday, May 20, 2019, 6:00-9: 30 pm at the Legacy Room at Houston City Hall.

  • Meet-Up   |  March 4
  • Session 1   |  March 25
  • Session 2  |  April 1
  • Session 3  |  April 8
  • Session 4  |  April 15
  • Session 5  |  April 22
  • Session 6  |  April 29
  • Session 7  |  May 6
  • Rehearsal night  |  May 13
  • Presentation Night  |  May 20



Artists are encouraged  to attend post-Artist INC hang-outs after each session for additional discussions and networking. Hangout location(s) will be held in public venues (bar/restaurants/artist studios) near the meeting space and determined prior to each session. Hang-out participation is optional but strongly suggested.



Sessions 1-7 will take place at the Galleria area Frost Bank Financial Center, 1700 Post Oak Blvd (at San Felipe), Houston TX 77056 (MAP).

Presentation Night (Wednesday, May 20) will take place at City Hall, 901 Bagby Street, Houston, TX 77002.



Selected participants for Artist INC-Houston are subject to a $150 course fee which includes all materials including a copy of Jackie Battenfield’s The Artist Guide, the Artist INC Houston workbook, a 1-hour mentorship session, plus weekly snacks + refreshments.

Payment deadline is Friday, February 21, 2020 by 5pm. 

For more information regarding payment options and extensions, visit:

NOTE: Even with the participant fee, the program is heavily subsidized. As a result of this subsidization, participants are required to attend ALL program dates, barring illness or emergency. 



Meet the Artist INC Houston 2020 team!


Artist INC Houston 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.

Special thanks to the City of Houston, The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, and Frost Bank for their program support.