Art In West Texas

I hopped on the Union Pacific Railroad train to Alpine, Texas and with good reason.

Original art by Alpine High School students

Original art by Alpine High School students

This was my first train ride since childhood. I have always wanted to repeat the fun train trips I experienced as a kid and my opportunity came up this October. I participated in the Alpine Arts and Education project. I was the guest artist visiting to teach the high school students a street painting workshop.

Over one hundred students participated and created wonderful pieces of art that allowed them to express their creativity in a new way. The project couldn’t have happened without the fantastic effort of the project coordinators on the ground and the students’ willingness to experience a new art medium. Go Bucks!

In November I will return as the featured street artist for Artwalk. I will be creating a 10 foot by 20 foot original piece of street art at Brown Dog Garden. This will be my first Artwalk and I am very excited to attend and create a special piece of ephemeral art for Alpine.

The Alpine Artwalk takes place on November 21 & 22, 2014, in downtown Alpine.

 

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About The Artist

Houston, Texas A classical artist and writer that delves in sustainability issues and natural health practices.
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