I’m looking out the window at a smoky haze. The result of fires raging nearby where I'm at in Oregon. I’m at my sister’s house, I came to dote on my nephew and niece, they’re the smartest kids I’ve ever met! A couple of hours south is a town called Eugene, home to the oldest Saturday market in the country (founded in 1970), and the one market I’ve followed, admired and used as … [Read more...] about Travel with Mitch to Oregon!
Last week I introduced you to Insomnia Video Game Culture & Vinyl Toys and owner Chris Unclebach. It was Valerie Gudell that introduced me to not only the store, but the entire medium of gaming and toy culture. Valerie owns Cultured Critter Collective and has been a regular art vendor at my show for several years now. Valerie Gudell is an urban vinyl and mixed media … [Read more...] about From Hobby to Profession, meet artist Valerie Gudell
There is one art medium that I just cannot relate to, it passes my “art radar” by like a speeding train. I can see the “train” but I just can’t make out what all that writing says on the side. In the art world for me, that speeding train is game culture. I can’t ignore it any longer, the Heights has probably the only retail store of its kind in Texas devoted to gaming culture. … [Read more...] about Art Valet: Taking on game culture, art at Stay Tooned! Cartoon Art Show
Art? What art? Oh, right, this is an art column. To say I’m exhausted after the past weekend would be an understatement. We sure had fun and the art patrons of Houston came out in their finest white linen and enjoyed the shops, artists and music. I swear we’re all nuts for not moving the event to a cooler day, but tradition … and if you just returned from Mars, I’m talking … [Read more...] about Local artist works to be featured in Montrose eatery, Breakfast Klub
The hot summer days feel like they keep getting longer, and that can mean only one thing … it’s time for White Linen Night. Yep, this Saturday from 6 - 10 p.m. officially. For those that just stumbled upon this for the first time, White Linen Night in the Heights is a one night, four hour, artsy, tasty, shopping and people watching experience that really has little to compare … [Read more...] about A night on the town at White Linen with Mitch Cohen