NEWS

Austin Grows Up

January 24, 2007 – The latest downtown development announcement arrived this morning when I opened up the Austinist and read about the grandiose phallus in the sky, with the grammatically challenged name, “the Austonian”.  It seems like every couple of weeks there’s a new monolith being erected for the teeming millions of young urban professionals…

An Interview with Wade Beesley

Wade Beesley interview originally posted in January, 2006 Wade was one of the first members of Austin’s art community I met when I moved here in 2002.  Wade has made an indelible mark in Austin’s art scene.  Wade owned and operated Mojo’s Daily Grind for ten years.  While serving coffee and beer, Wade was personally…

Slide Talk!

WOMEN AND THEIR WORK GALLERY SHOW AND TELL SLIDE TALK January 17, 2006 – I was invited to present my work in a slide talk at the Women and their Work Gallery. After joking about my status as a man with some close friends for a couple weeks, the night of my talk arrived. I…

An Interview with Shea Little

Shea Little Shea is a life long resident of Austin who attended the School of Visual Arts in New York.  While studying design, bookmaking and printing, he began to run in an ever tightening circle with Jana Swec and Joseph Phillips.  Together, they formed the SODALITAS Art Group, working in a collaborative group that churns…

Famous Lunch

Famous Lunch hot dogs Gus’s hot dogs As excited as I was to head out for a day of eating hot dogs with an equally enthusiastic eating partner in crime, I had no idea the day would end up going the way it did.  Aunt Nicky served as the Patron Saint of Hot Dog Eating…