Arts & Culture


Art In Quarantine
Art In Quarantine
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In times of crisis such as these, it is not only an artist’s work but also their philosophies and perceptions that provide unique and thought-provoking perspectives. Four local painters, each with a style as unique as their voice, give us a glimpse into their work and inspiration during unprecedented times.


The Neubauer Project
The Neubauer Project - Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way
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Nearly every young adult of the 1980s remembers that earth-shattering day in August of 1988 when MTV debuted the music video for Rick Astley’s hit single, “Never Gonna Give You Up.” Wide-eyed and open-mouthed audiences all over the world stared at the screen in disbelief—no way was this scrawny, red-headed kid in high-waisted, acid-washed jeans the source of that sultry, booming baritone.


The Neubauer Project
Jack Morris - A Retrospective
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If as Roman emperor and philosopher Marcus Aurelius mused in the 2nd century, “the soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts,” then the soul of beloved Galveston artist Jack Morris a veritable rainbow.


The Heard Gallery
The Heard Gallery
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The Heard Gallery recently relocated to The Emporium at Eiband’s, 2204 Postoffice Street, in a section some locals refer to as the “Art Corner.” Three corners of the intersection of 22nd Street and Postoffice house three different art galleries, and the fourth is the home of a large mural painted as a collaboration between local artists.


Rene Wiley
Rene Wiley Studio & Gallery
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When Hurricane Ike struck Galveston Island in September 2008, it uprooted trees, homes, businesses and lives. When the winds died down, and the storm surge retreated back into the Gulf of Mexico, lives were forever changed. For Galveston artist Rene' Wiley and her husband Ben Wiley, the Category 2 storm altered their lives in a way they hadn’t expected.