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Tolerance Sculptures in Houston by Jaume Plensa

Posted: March 28, 2016 at 11:10 pm   /   Art & Culture, Sculptures

Houston, Texas Sculptures Several years ago in Houston, Texas we started noticing some interesting looking sculptures located along Buffalo Bayou. They were adding to the public art displays in Houston and as we were driving by I wanted to be able to photograph them and get a better look at them. These metal sculptures made […]

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Saint Patrick window By Sicarr (Flickr) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

St. Patrick Catholic Church in Galveston & Saint Patrick

Posted: March 26, 2016 at 2:24 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Galveston is certainly an attraction if only to see the beautiful architecture. It is another one of noted architect Nicolas J. Clayton’s designs of which he had more than a passing interest. He was a parishioner of this parish.

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Eaton Memorial Chapel Galveston & Storm of the Century

Posted: March 26, 2016 at 12:43 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

The focus of this article is Eaton Memorial Chapel + shows my original linocut print. It will also concern itself with hurricanes on Galveston Island including the “storm of the century” in 1900. This church is a historic beauty!

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Closeup photo of the George H.W. Bush Monument

George H.W. Bush Monument in Sesquicentennial Park

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 3:47 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

See photos of the George H.W. Bush monument in downtown Houston, & learn about the artist who created it as well as the President he memorialized. It is a lovely setting in Sesquicentennial Park.

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Charles Criner standing by a litho stone placed upon the working antique 1835 Star Wheel Press

Charles Criner, the Heart & Soul of His Lithography Art

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 5:46 am   /   Art & Culture, Fine Art, Museums

Looking into the heart, soul, & character of a gentleman who also happens to be a renowned artist by the name of Charles Criner has been my husband’s & my great pleasure. Being able to also call him a friend enriches us beyond belief. See examples of his work here.

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