Fresh Arts Blog

All stories and reflections of Fresh Arts programs and initiatives

Gallery Curator Ashlyn Davis Burns shares advice on Pricing Your Work for Galleries

Tell us a little about yourself and your professional background   Yeah, sure. I have been working in the arts for the past 15 years. I earned my BA from Pratt Institute in New York. And as soon as I graduated, I began working for various different commercial and nonprofit art spaces, as well as […]

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Grant Writer and Multi-disciplinary artist Julia Barbosa Landois shares advice on Funding Strategies for Artists

Can you tell us a little about yourself and your artistic background Sure. I’m a multidisciplinary artist. I do performance, video installation, and works on paper.  I grew up in San Antonio and moved to Houston in 2017 with my family. I worked in the arts for a long time as an educator and exhibitions

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Houston Musician Nick Gaitan shares his advice on copyright protection for emerging artists

By Jade Boldenow, Fresh Arts Can you start by telling us a little bit about yourself and artistic background? Sure. My name is Nick Gaitan. I’m a native Houstonian, and I’ve been performing music live since the summer of 99. I picked up the guitar at a younger age, but that’s when I kind of

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Hello, 2024!

Hello, Fresh Arts friends and supporters, The Fresh Arts team is excited to share a sneak peek of what’s in store for 2024! From a new Houston artist advice blog to “Artie” the ADHou art car, we’re mixing things up this year to engage with more artists and art lovers.  But before we do, we

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Fresh Arts’ 2023 Impact

Hello, Fresh Arts friends and supporters, The Fresh Arts team would like to take a moment to look back at all we accomplished in 2023 with the support of our donors, funders, board members, artist advisory committee, workshop facilitators, artist presenters, volunteers, and our small but dedicated staff. Fresh Arts 2023 By the Numbers: Over $236k

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New year, new Board President!​

We are thrilled to introduce Jackie Staple as the newly appointed Board President of Fresh Arts. Jackie Staple began her term as President on January 1, 2024. Jackie, a labor and employment attorney based in Jackson Walker’s Houston office, has served on Fresh Arts’ Board of Directors since January 2022 and has been actively involved

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August 2023 STAResident: Keeley Dunnam

Fresh Arts is proud to highlight Keeley Dunnam and her project Telephone 2.0 as our August 2023 STAResident. Keeley’s project, Telephone 2.0, was all about bridging the gap between performance and visual art and bringing multiple perspectives together in a single space. In a series of interactive workshops led by Keeley, participants used a dance piece as the inspiration for their own pieces of artwork, created in their preferred mediums. The result was a beautiful blending of disciplines and indivudual expressions of emotion.

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