SENSE OF HOME

The Art of Richard Stout written by Judith Taylor In August, the nation watched as hurricane forces brought devastation to the Gulf Coast. As Hurricane Harvey made landfall, I received an advance release of Sense of Home / The Art of Richard Stout, published by Texas A&M Press. Home, for Stout, is the southeast coastal region hit by Harvey. … Continue reading SENSE OF HOME

Mechanations

John Peralta by Rachel Stephens There’s a strange but familiar object, outdated and broken Pushed far under a table in the stale vintage shop. I found it, sleeping under a pile of other unwanteds Counting the passage of time in dust. This tool, once so sturdy, now feels so fragile As I drag it from … Continue reading Mechanations

Rebecca Rothfus Harrell

Deftly Playing with Scale by Jeanne Claire Van Ryzin Rebecca Rothfus Harrell kept her fascination with minerals and crystals somewhat a secret before she began creating a now years-long series of paintings. “I’ve always been intrigued by minerals but I didn’t really tell anyone how deep that interest was,” says the Austin-based artist. Her secret … Continue reading Rebecca Rothfus Harrell