Monday, July 27, 2009

Artists Alive and Well Meets August 11

Next Artists Alive and Well Meeting – August 11, 2009
Learn How to Photograph Your Work

When it comes to entering art exhibits and contests, nothing but the best will do for submitting photos of your work. Learn from a professional photographer the DO's and DON'Ts of documenting your work. Our speaker is photographer Kristy Peet. Kristy has an MFA in photography and teaches photography and digital art at Montgomery College, Houston Community College Southwest and University of Houston.

EXHIBIT UPDATE: We’ll also discuss plans for our next several exhibits.

DATE: Tuesday, August 11, 2009
TIME: 7:00-8:30PM
PLACE: The Forum

777 North Post Oak Road, Houston (the red-brick high-rise at North Post Oak Road and I-10)

PARKING INFO: Free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the church next door to The Forum. PLEASE NOTE: Police officers may be directing traffic for an event at the church next to The Forum - don't let them keep you from coming to our meeting!


Linda Posey

Artists Alive and Well City Hall Exhibit - Closing Reception

12 Artists Alive and Well Members Show in City Hall

Twelve members of Artists Alive and Well are showing their work in the Houston City Hall Annex, 900 Bagby, Houston, TX 77002. The art exhibit, which is across the hall from City Council Chambers, is up through July 31.

Please join us for the closing reception:

Artists Alive and Well City Hall Exhibit
Reception and Light Refreshments
Thursday, July 30, 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Houston City Hall Annex
, 900 Bagby, Houston, TX 77002
(at the intersection of Bagby and Walker Streets)
RSVP – Linda Posey,
Note: Paid parking is available in the lot on the west side of Bagby directly behind the annex – enter from Walker Street side.

Participating Artists – Linda A. Askin, Marilyn Balke-Lowry, Heather L. Bause*, Daniel Brents*, Laura G. Castriotta, Elizabeth A. Dawson, David C. Gibson, Margo I. Green*, Rona Lesser, Linda Summers Posey, Lilly Stevens, and Yvonne A. Ybarra.
* Heather has work in this year's Lawndale Art Center Big Show, a well-respected local exhibit. Daniel and Margo were finalists in the prestigious 2009 Hunting Art Prize Competition.

You’re also invited to visit the exhibit anytime during City Hall hours.

For more information about Artists Alive and Well, visit our website,, or join our Yahoo! Group, For more about this exhibit, contact Linda Posey,

Mission Statement: Artists Alive and Well, Inc. (AAW) supports its member artists in creating innovative, economical opportunities to exhibit and sell their work and gain recognition throughout Greater Houston. We provide artists with a congenial environment for exchanging ideas with other artists, reaching out to the community, and expanding/building their careers with passion and confidence. AAW meetings focus on educating artists with practical knowledge and strategies for marketing their art and developing and managing their careers.