Art of the Week: “Chinese Lantern”

Art of the Week: “Chinese Lantern”

Title: “Chinese Lantern” Artist: Thomas L. Thomas has been coming to the Arc for years, but his art has recently undergone a stylistic transformation. With the introduction of acrylic paint markers into his repertoire, he is capturing details and creating intricate patterns like never before. The results, we think, are beautiful! “Chinese Lantern,” a great … Continue reading

Navigating our Site

Navigating our Site

For those of you who are familiar with websites, you know they can be filled with content that, while important to some, can cause you difficulty in finding your desired information. Here we’ve compiled a how-to guide to using our website that should answer your questions and will hopefully make navigating easier for you. Let’s … Continue reading

Art of the Week: Lotería cards

Art of the Week: Lotería cards

This week, we are excited to bring you a sneak peek of the some of the work our artists are creating for the upcoming West Side Studio Tour. The theme of our show will be a Mexican fiesta, and we are busy making art inspired by Mexican folk art and culture, like these small paintings … Continue reading

Art of the Week: “Sea Dragon”

Art of the Week: “Sea Dragon”

Title: “Sea Dragon” Artist: Dominic H. This week, we are featuring the work of one of our newest—and also our youngest—artists, Dominic. Like Joe, whose art we highlighted last week, Dominic is a quick, assured artist. It’s a treat to watch him work, his hand flying across the canvas, never resting until the piece is … Continue reading

Art of the Week: Presidential Portraits by Joe W.

Art of the Week: Presidential Portraits by Joe W.

Joe has a remarkable ability to draw what he sees, quickly and without hesitation. Each portrait in this new series—a departure from Joe’s usual subject matter of fairy tale characters, toy soldiers, and toy trains—was drawn in under a minute, and in permanent marker. We love how the portraits are at once caricatural and realistic, … Continue reading

Art of the Week: “Willie Nelson”

Art of the Week: “Willie Nelson”

Title: “Willie Nelson” Artist: Davey K. South by Southwest has invaded Austin, so we thought it only appropriate to feature a portrait of one of our city’s most iconic musicians as our Art of the Week. We think Davey did a great job capturing Willie’s signature style and renegade spirit. Hope everyone in town gets … Continue reading

Projector Portraits

Projector Portraits

A big THANK YOU!! to all who came out last night for our People are People Art Show & House Warming.  Clients, friends, volunteers and staff all gathered for an incredible night of artwork, socializing, snacking and admiration of a certain sequined swan.  As part of our portrait themed display, we projected a colorful slideshow … Continue reading