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September 6, 2014 Artist Roster!

Michelle Bowers


I use natural fiber such as wool, alpaca, and angora as my media, transforming the raw fiber by hand dying and using a variety of felting and surface design techniques in my creative process. My style is expressive and impressionistic and centers on vivid colors and textures to create striking visual movement. My representational art is primarily landscapes and botanical images. I also creates stunning non-representational art in the process of exploring composition, medium, and color. www.michellebowersart.com 281-299-9049

Janice Jackson


I like to paint in bold vivid colors and will paint any subject. The vast majority of my work is acrylic, but I've recently painted a couple of oils on canvas. The size of my paintings varies from 2" X 2" to 3' X 5'. I suppose that I paint about life. 281-886-2400

Joel Anderson Art


I describe my art as Encaustic meets Digital / Mixed Media. Upon layers of blended beeswax I will add a variety of images - sometimes digitally altered - and objects. I also hand craft my own frames to complement the pieces. JoelAndersonArt.com 713-829-1065

Margaret Fulton Grimmer


My paintings are done in acrylics with an emphasis on composition, design, and straight forward use of color. I use rhythm of application technique, my paintings have an affinity for structures, rooms, buildings, and street scenes with a slight touch of whimsy. 281-387-7754

I Love Alcohol Ink by Debbie Edmondson


I paint with alcohol ink on tiles or yupo paper. AI is a fun and colorful medium! It only works on non-porous surfaces, and is also very unpredictable because it easily spreads and blurs and drips! But that is the beauty of it and also its unusual poetry. Although it is hard to “paint” with alcohol ink in the proper way, with brushes, it can be done, often with fun, and non-traditional results. But in addition to painting with brushes, I also let the ink drip, run, drizzle, or I spray it with 91% alcohol to further “mess with it!” It is fun and very striking to look at. www.ilovealcoholink.imagekind.com

Vivian Le Flore Mora


In creating my pieces, I want viewers to feel them as much as they see them. I combine realistic images with the elemental use of color and texture. I strive to induce a feeling that renders words somewhat inadequate.
www.vivianmoraart.com 713-385-5548

Arthur Deatly


My paintings are based from direct observation. I take my French easel out into the city I call home, Houston TX. The subject matter, although always changing, is often the confluence of what I love about Houston; it's buildings, bayous, highways, tree lined streets and lush parks and gardens. I hope you can see the beauty of Houston in my Urban Landscapes. 713-305-6626 http://deatlyart.com

Art by Alicia


Abstract oil and acrylic paintings on canvas ranging from a medium to large scale that are ready to display with or without a frame. Photography consisting of wildlife, architecture, landscape or just day to day images captured naturally. Pictures come in both black and white and a very colorful scale. Images come framed, unframed and matted in an 8x10 format. facebook.com/artxalicia

Amanda Armistead


I am a multimedia artist focusing on the formal aspects of Art--line variation, texture, rhythm, color, space, etc. My original drawings, watercolor paintings, and other elements are encased within layers of mixed-mediums. The nature of the mediums dictate the compositions and ensure that no two are alike. They are created on custom made wood panels which eliminates the need for framing. www.amandaarmistead.com 281-796-7445

JerryPoscovsky


I create art interpretations of life. Each moment of time is different. The lighting, the people the moment of time itself. I capture life using a instant film camera then i interpret its spirit as a artist. I paint on top of the actual photograph ( 2.5 inches x 5 inches ) creating a one of a kind art piece. The photo is now art and there is no other copy of the actual photo. When the art is complete it represents that one of a kind moment in time. I call my technique : LIQUID EMULSION. The eye of a photographer. The heart of a artist.

My art is available both as original and in printed versions. pixels.com/art/all/jerry+poscovsky/all 713-569-4204

Anahit Burke


Acrylic landscapes and abstract paintings. I get my inspiration from nature and process it through all my feelings and emotions. The result is shown in my art work as a way to express myself. If any of my art will make anybody happy for a moment, my mission is accomplished. www.artspan.anaburke.com 281-543-9868

Andy Gonzalez


My work is painted and designed with many shapes and colors to express biblical stories and natural life in an abstract cubist style. My inspiration is not of this world.
http://www.artistandy.com 713.291.7533

Annette Kinslow Original Art Jewelry


Wire wrap jewelry featuring dichroic glass, handmade lampwork beads and sea glass. I use sterling silver, gold filled and copper wire. All the dichroic glass is made by the artist. The jewelry I make is for people who want the unusual, exotic and beautiful. http://kinslowart.com 832-466-1412

c.s.ellington (Camille Ellington)


Ellington paints in acrylic, with much water and sometimes sand. Her painting is in an impressionistic style with techniques that feel more like carving. "It has been said that painting is half-way between sculpting and drawing," she says. "It is a wonderful experience."
http://www.csellington.com 936-240-8014

Maggie's Meltdown


Maggie's Meltdown produces jewelry in both precious and alternative metals. The designs come straight out of Maggie's head and she does her best to reproduce what she sees. Maggie had studied with & been influenced by Thomas Mann, Richard Salley, Andy Cooperman and Rosy Revolver. The work runs the gamete from modern minimalist to industrial gypsy and all points in between. http://maggiesmeltdown.blogspot.com 713-906-6880

Corinne Lantier Smith


Corinne is an emerging artist, excited to introduce her latest body of work at First Saturday Arts Market. A former designer of museum exhibits and graphics, Corinne now enjoys time in her home studio focusing on her archival quality, fine art watercolor paintings. corinnelantiersmith.wordpress.com

Art by Architect: Gaston Carrio

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Contemporary Abstract Paintings using mixed media, acrylics, oil pastels, charcoal, gesso, graphite on Masonite (wood). Resin is also applied on top of the artwork as a final stage of the creative painting's process. http://www.artbyarchitect.com 404-536-4668

Silkendipity


Hand painted silks created using the finest steam set dyes from France. Steam set dyes create the most intense colors possible. During the steaming process, which lasts 4 hours, the dye becomes chemically bonded to the silk fibers creating lasting color without sacrificing the scarf's natural silky feel. They are a great way to add a splash of color and fun to your wardrobe at an affordable price! www.Silkendipity.com (713) 417-4518

Urbani Art


Abstract paintings in acrylics and oils.
281-413-6203
http://www.urbani.smugmug.com

Mary G. Wilkinson Painter/Printmaker

by Mary G. Wilkinson by Mary G. Wilkinson by Mary G. Wilkinson by Mary G. Wilkinson

Light and texture studies. My subject matter is abstracted from the garden
and other immediate surroundings, usually but not limited to botanicals. Read more.
713-772-7469

The Silver Acorn


We all have the desire to belong and to connect. From the first cave drawings to today's company logos or school mascots, we have used shared symbols to communicate with each other, form social and religious communities, remember together, comfort or inspire each other, and share our life stories. Symbols reflect what we are often unable to put into words. I collect symbolic antique and vintage wax stamps, wax seals from antique documents, and intaglios from the Grand Tour, from which I handcraft beautiful symbolic fine silver and bronze wax seal jewelry that has unique meaning or enduring symbolism. www.thesilveracorn.com 281-794-1180

Ralph Parker


Ralph Parker paints the landscape in gouache (opaque watercolor), using a unique style that resembles small oil paintings. His work includes serene, classic portrayals of quiet countryside, and old structures that must have wonderful secrets inside.
ralphparkerart.wordpress.com (469)569-1183

Meraki Artists


Meraki Artists Consortium is a group of four artists who work in mixed media with a specialization in polymer clay. We all live in the Houston Texas area and feel that life is reflected in our art. Each of us has a style all her own from whimsical to elegant. Our designs include jewelry, vessels, purses, and other objects. Some include fine metals such as silver or gold and all are created with the intent of fostering good will in the eye of the beholder.

The word ""Meraki"" [may-rah-kee] is an adjective that modern Greeks often use to describe doing something with soul, creativity, or love — when you put ""something of yourself"" into what you're doing, whatever it may be.

Betsy Fraser, Joey Barnes, Paula Kennedy, and Milli Jewell welcome you to our Meraki world of polymer art!
713-526-6831 Read their bios here!

Paul Kopecky- CARPENDEUM™


I make handcrafted furniture, sculptures, lamps and art creatively designed with an industrial bent using all my skills learned over a lifetime of wood and metalworking. Most of all, I enjoy sourcing the reclaimed materials and the inspiration that comes from finding new ways to use existing items. My furniture makes use of a variety of elements : steel, copper, iron, and the entire spectrum of hardwoods: oak, pecan, birch and maple. I get great satisfaction from making something that works perfectly for a customer’s environment, something custom and unique that can’t be purchased at any retail store. www.carpendeum.com 713-315-7150

Simply Artistic by Paul Sanchez


Original paintings/drawings and limited edition prints created by Paul Sanchez with Simply Artistic. It is not only his attention to detail, but also his ability to bring his artwork to life through realism.
http://www.simplyartistic.com 281-250-9361

tic Jewelry Designs


Unique design in women's jewelry using Swarovski Crystal, the finest stone and pearls available, and .925 sterling silver. 713-385-0459 www.ticjewelrydesigns.com

T.D. Snider


Acrylic, House Paint, Mixed Media, Collage, etc. on Wood, Canvas, Metal, Board, Found Pieces, etc., and Found Object Sculpture. Basically, whatever I can lay my hand to. I can do a lot with a little.
281-572-1563

Terry Fromm


I make small objects with metal, some wearable and some not. My sterling silver jewelry line contains flowing designs that mimic fabric, ribbons, or leaves. My holloware collection is made from a variety of metals, primarily pewter, copper, and brass, and includes both functional and decorative pieces. terryfromm.com 832-275-2168

Darlene Besier


I enjoy working in a wide variety of media and currently my main focus has been creating jewelry redesigns (altered art). I greatly enjoy redesigning jewelry as finding just the right components to collage together into one-of-a-kind pieces is exciting! Another focus is embossed metal art (repujado). Working in 36 gauge metal sheets, I emboss my linear designs which I then embolden with blocks of bright enamel paint. I developed this bold style of embossed metal from the idea to keep the designs clear and colorful which results in a stained glass quality in its simplicity. My favorite motifs include the sun, sunflower, and heart. It makes me happy when my work brings happiness to others!
Facebook http://www.sunartstudio.com/

Pen Morrison

My "Guitar Series" is a tribute to blues musicians and is made from steel, wood, found objects and signage. Lightnnin' Hopkins' "If You Steal My Chickens, You Can't Make 'em Lay" was a commission for the Whole Foods Montrose store. The "Gospel Series" celebrates all that is gospel and is made from wood, bibles, signage, found objects, and bird images. https://www.facebook.com/PenMorrisonArt http://www.spacetaker.org/profile/pen-morrison

Two Earth Chic's Jewelry


Our creations are quite unique and are made from earth elements, we create from shell, rock, glass, and wood from the Texas Gulf Coast. We say "Save Mother Earth 1 Necklace at a Time!"

D and B Funky Creations


D & B Funky Creations makes fun, colorful Mexican Folk Art with a twist. We create unique colorful art that celebrate life & death with recycled, up-cycled & everything in between. From paper mache masks to multi-sized figures and paintings; there's a funky creation for everyone! facebook.com/DBFunkyCreations

JH Jewelry Studio


One of a kind dichroic jewelry. Art to wear = Earrings, Pendants and Art Glass. By artist Jeanne Haner.
http://www.jhjewelrystudio.com

Delafield Pottery


Artist and potter John Delafield makes a wide range of wheel thrown stoneware pottery
using rich earthtone clay and glazes designed for everyday use.
www.delafieldpottery.com

Kimberly Schwarzkopf


Specializing in oil and acrylic media, Kimberly primarily enjoys painting natural subject matter, mainly flowers, landscapes, and the human body and face. Her style is marked by having ample detail and contrast with an emphasis on bright colors. She also loves surreal pieces, including camouflage art, and hopes to add more of the like to her portfolio soon. Come out and see what new bright and beautiful paintings she’s been working on!
www.kschwa.virb.com 832-361-0239

BellaRose Designs

I use several different techniques in creating my fused glass pendants. I use powder, frit, and metals to create reactions in the glass, giving each piece a uniqueness all its' own. I cut and shape each jewelry piece, by hand, using saws, a wet belt sander, or a lap belt. For my larger pieces, such as plates, bowls, etc., I often use a sandblaster to expose the multiple color layers of powder I used in designing my piece. All my fused glass pieces are cold worked for a polished, professional art piece. www.jewelrybybellarose.com 713-504-1758

Sergio Santos

Fell In Love With a Zombie Girl

I generally work in projects. Some of the projects draw from pop or subpop culture, but most of the other bodies of work are visual allegories. My paintings contain figures, actions, imagery, and/or events that convey an underlying meaning or emotion. I enjoy embracing humor where it surfaces and am unafraid of vibrant colors.
http://sergiosantosartist.com 832.659.5608

RSA Creations


Unique Gifts from Reclaimed Wood: Cutting boards, Bowls, Salt & Pepper Mills, Fine Writing Instruments and Wine Bottle Stoppers are just a few examples. Each month I add new products. http://www.rsacreations.com 832-276-8557

Cammie's Handmade Soaps


All natural, handmade designer soap bars with great designs and scents. Also, exfoliating sugar scrubs and wonderfully scented body and linen sprays. Don't miss Shampooch, my all natural dog flea shampoo bar, and SCRAM!, my all natural insect repellent.
281-392-1097
www.cammieshandmadesoaps.com

The Great San Saba River Pecan Company

Norman Fekete opens a new window

Gourmet Preserves all have Pecans in them. Peach Pecan Amaretto, Raspberry Pecan,
Jalapeno Peach Pecan,Orange Pecan. Pecan Pie in the Jar. 281-342-8117
Great Pecans.Com

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