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Meet the 2021 Artist of the Year Award Winners

Art Spark Texas presents its Annual Artist of the Year Awards to five artists with disabilities who live and work in Texas. These artists were nominated by members …

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Back to Class

By April Sullivan Class registration is open. School has started again! Just like students heading back to class this Fall, it is the perfect time for year for …

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Art Spark Texas presents People, Places, and Things Workshop

By Jerry Slayton Storytelling is a uniquely human invention that has allowed us to share our life stories with others for thousands of years. This Fall, Art Spark …

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Artist of the Month: Denise Knebel

Denise Knebel began drawing with her Aunt Donna as a very young child. They played drawing games together and her aunt always encouraged her to try new things. …

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Staff Summer Creativity

Here at Art Spark Texas we are always busy with some project, class or performance, or other creative, or occasionally non-creative activity. Our staff is also pretty busy …

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Help Us Raise $6k

Art Spark’s A Community Thrives fundraiser takes place July 19th through August 13th Art Spark is one of the charities participating in A Community Thrives, a Gannett Foundation …

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Songwriting with Nathan Brown

In May, we held our fourth Community Conversation about songwriting with Texas Hill Country-based, award-winning poet, songwriter, and teacher, Nathan Brown. I was excited for Nathan to facilitate …

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Artist of the Month: Maria R. Palacios

We are excited to announce Maria Palacios as our July 2021 Artist of the Month! Maria is a multi-talented poet, storyteller, performer, and activist based in Houston, Texas. …

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Take the Tour

Have you ever wanted to learn about art from some of Texas’s top artists? This year’s Texas Stories art tour series may be just what you’ve been looking …

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Discussing Disabilities in Media

The Relationship Between Horror and Marginalized Groups by Lindsay Winters. Hey, everyone! My name is Lindsay Winters (she/they), and I am an intern here at Art Spark Texas! …

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