Houston has always had an artistic soul. The culture and heritage of our city, like most great cities, owes a tremendous debt to the arts community. Supporting local art is something we care deeply about and we’d like to do everything we can to help the local arts community thrive. Unfortunately, too often media attention is monopolized by corporate interests and tabloid gossip – but culture doesn’t come from a focus on celebrity breakups it comes from a focus on the arts.
Below, you’ll find some incredible artists from Outside 610 that we hope you will check out, follow and support.
Jeffie Brewer grew up in a small, rural town in East Texas. The son of eccentric junk yard owners, he learned to spot beauty in the mundane, developed an array of industrial skills and discovered he had a knack for drawing. Those early revelations have influenced his artistic trajectory ever since. Read more>>
I grew up in Clear Lake, taking pictures of neighborhood cats and entering Rodeo Art competitions every year in grade school. At Texas Tech I studied graphic design and had a career in that field for 10 years until I had a realization that my passion was more in figurative art and illustration. Read more>>
I started in Photography at age 12 in Germany while in High School shooting a 35mm and developing my own film. Learning the manual process of developing the film has given me great insights not only to the outcome but of better picture taking. Read more>>
I was born in Rome, Italy and I lived my youth in Petritoli, a little town on the Adriatic coast. After completing my degree in Business administration, work and life circumstances brought me to the Tuscany region of Italy, specifically Florence and this represented an important turning point in my creative spirit and outlook on life. Read more>>
I’ve always loved photographs. When I was a kid, I’d spend hours looking through all of my parents’ old photo albums. There was just something about having this image of the past right there in front of me that felt magical. Read more>>
I love photographing love. Weddings, newborns, couples, maternity and everything in between. I believe as a photographer I’m not only capturing images, I’m capturing those memories that only get sweeter with time. I’m inspired to create beautiful images that are timeless, organic and tell the story of each day. Read more>>
Over the years I was so lucky to have showed my art in all kinds of places. At Galleries, in restaurants and even at a museum in Mexico once. Nowadays I show my work at different venues in Houston, usually art fairs or at the Harrisburg Arts Museum. Read more>>
My inspiration and goal is always to engage, surprise and delight the viewer by what can be done with glass. Installations of stained glass can have a huge impact on the experience of the built environment, and I am always working to broaden the horizons for expression in stained glass art. Read more>>