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On Thursday, April 6, 2017, Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) welcomed six-time Tony Award winning actress and singer, Audra McDonald to its annual fundraising dinner, An Intimate Evening with….
DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m.
Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) and the City of Houston (City) support the community’s desire to place temporary works of art on City property. Each City department has discretion over temporary art within its jurisdiction and sole responsibility to review matters of safety.
At the request of the City department, HAA will serve in an advisory capacity during the review process and recommend pieces for placement on their property.
OFFICES CLOSED: Monday, May 29, 2017
Houston Arts Alliance, 3201 Allen Parkway, Suite 250
DEADLINE: 5:30 p.m.
The Individual Artist Grant Folk Arts Fellowship (IAGFAF) supports master artists in their efforts to preserve an artistic tradition—as a living legacy for their community—by helping them to pass their knowledge and skills on to a qualified and competent apprentice(s). This grant category enables master artists and (where appropriate) apprentices to 1) set aside time for intensive teaching and learning of the tradition and/or 2) purchase materials for the work at hand. Applications for these grants are reviewed by an external, impartial peer review panel and in recognition of exemplary artistic merit within a traditional art form.
Mounted Police and Animal Services Facility
Photo by Beryl Striewski
Sharon Engelstein, Your Loyal Mighties, 2010. Synthetic stone. 5005 Little York Road.
Funding Source: Percent for Art – City of Houston General Services Department and Houston Police Department
Your Loyal Mighties honors the animals that work daily with the Houston Police Department to safeguard the city’s residents and visitors. Created for the exterior grounds of the facility, the artwork consists of three monumental figures rendered in synthetic stone. These include a 14-foot high horse loosely modeled on the Percheron, a breed known for strength, intelligence, and hard work, and two six-foot tall German Shepherds that flank the facility’s main entrance like protective sentinels. Working with digital modeling, Engelstein seamlessly blended naturalistic rendering with the grandeur of historical animal stone carving to create heroically scaled symbols of these loyal partners.