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Veneto Collection Art & Fashion

Join WiVLA members and friends for a day celebrating visual art and writing as well as exciting fashion and accessories at Uptown Park on Saturday, May 14. An Encore Show will be from 10 am to 5 pm at 1121 Uptown Park #15.  Art from the Library Show "Inspired by Her Quote"  will be on display with Chapbook Readings at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm. In addition, there will be a spring dress sale and food and drink. You won't want to miss this!


Spring 2016 Guiton St. Artists Open Studio & Art Sale

Mark your calendar for April 23, 2:00 - 8:00 pm. Read more.


Mexicantos Houston Chamber Choir (HCC)

It is an honor to share my artwork with the HCC for the Mexicantos choral treasures on March 5, 7:30pm, at St. Vincent the Divine, 2450 River Oaks Blvd, Houston, TX 77019.



WIVLA Presents, “Inspired by Her Quote”

My visual and literary submissions have been accepted for this show. Opening reception, March 8, 4-7pm, in honor of International Women’s Day, at the Houston Public Library, at 500 McKinney. Readings begin at 6pm. Free and open to the public.



February in Guatemala

Plein air painting in Guatemala with artist William Kalwick, Jr. Look for updates and posts on my blog.



Fall 2015 Guiton St. Artists Open Studio & Art Sale

Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 14, for the 2015 Fall Open Studio & Art Sale. This is the second of our annual open studio events where you can see and purchase artwork directly from the artists. The event takes place from 2:00 to 8:00 pm. Read more.



Power Speaker for the Power Year Series - Creating a Powerful You

I will speak on Power Health ~ Think Natural Health: June 16, 2015, 8-9pm. Call-in.



Kerrville Chalk Festival

June 6 & 7. Read more.



Guiton St. Artists 2015 Spring Open Studios & Art Sale

The Open Studios & Art Sale takes place on Saturday, April 25, from 2:00 to 8:00 pm.


Guiton St. Artists
West Loop Building
4848 Guiton Street

Houston, Texas 77027

More information.



Woman of the Year - Woman in Arts Award

Lilibeth was recognized by Sucesos Newspaper and Solo Mujeres Magazine with the Woman of the Year-Woman in Arts Award during the 8th Tribute to Hispanic Women, held on March 5.


Read more. (Spanish)



Natural Health & Wellness Workshop Series 2015


Are you ready to pamper yourself and enhance your health and well-being? Come and learn natural ways to maintain your wellness by increasing your natural practice IQ.


Upcoming workshops March 7, March 28, & April 11.


Read more information on the workshops and speakers.




The Songs of My Grandfather - 2014 New Book Release


Read more.



Artwalk 2014 in Alpine, Texas


November 21-22, 2014


This year during Artwalk, November 21st and 22nd, Houston artist, Lilibeth Andre will do a sidewalk chalk art installation and demonstration at Brown Dog Garden. Friday and Saturday from 10A.M. to 3P.M.


Guiton St. Artists Open Studios - Fall 2014


October 25, 2014
2:00 to 8:00 pm
West Loop Building
4848 Guiton Street
Houston, Texas 77027


More information.



Street Art Workshop-Alpine


October 16 & 17, 2014


The Artwalk Art in Education Program provides a venue for Alpine students to experience a particular public art form with a Texas artist.


Arts in Education Program.



School Visit-Mark Twain


October 15, 2014


Demonstrating the creation of art and what it’s like to be an artist.



Featured in Southwest Magazine’s Women In Art for 2013.



First Place Award - BEST EDUCATIONAL YA Book!


The Lady of The Turquoise Pendant was recognized by the Latino Literacy Now International Latino Book Awards. Read more.









ChimMaya Art Gallery - Frida Kahlo exhibition


The original oil paintings, Frida Teal, Yellow Frida, and Princess Frida will be part of the exhibtion, Sunday, July 6, 2014, from 3-7pm. Show runs through August 3.


ChimMaya Art Gallery

5283 E. Beverly Blvd

Los Angeles, CA


For inquiries on these originals during the exhibition, please contact ChimMaya at: 323.869.8881.


Prints of these paintings are available.



FACES: Houston Community


From the Houston community and all walks of life, neighbors and strangers sit in the model's chair before the artist. This exhibition reflects the flavor of the community through the many faces represented in a unique style in search of the force within each individual.


FACES:Houston Community, features representational portraits by Lilibeth André for the Guiton St. Artists Pre-summer Open Studios.


Blog about it


The Lady of The Turquoise Pendant is a Finalist in the 2014 International Latino Book Award.


Latino Literacy Now announces the list of finalists in the 2014 International Latino Book Awards. The winners will be announced June 28, in Las Vegas.



The Lady of The Turquoise Pendant goes electronic!


Read about the launch!



El Dia de la Cultura Salvadoreña en Houston

(Day of Salvadoran Culture in Houston)


Book Fair, Book and Poetry Readings, Art, Theater, Dance, Mariachi, and Song.


Saturday, November 30, 2013

10 am to 2 pm


With a brief presentation at 12:45 pm on The Lady of the Turquoise Pendant.


Alief Community Center

11903 Bellaire Blvd.

Houston, Texas 77072

Houston Via Colori

Downtown Houston


November 23 & 24

See past work


Guiton St. Artists
Fall Open Studios


Saturday, November 16

Noon - 8pm


Come and visit our studios, meet the artists, and enjoy a glass of wine with live music. See details.



Publishing Workshop

October 12. See more information.



Fechas Patrias, A Celebration of Mexican Independence


A solo art exhibition with the work of Lilibeth André


Talento Bilingue de Houston

333 S. Jensen Dr.

Houston, Texas 77003

East on Franklin at I-59. Go under the railroad overpass, pass Canal St., and Navigation. Franklin turns to Jensen. You’ll see Guadalupe Park on your left and TBH is between the park and Buffalo Bayou.


September 9-November 3, 2013


Opening reception:

September 13, 6-9pm


Closing reception:

October 18, 6-9pm


Visit the event page on Facebook




In My Nature – Art and Science, by Darra Keeton, A Retrospective, and Second Nature, a show of Darra’s students, at Rice University Media Center, May 30 – September 6, 2013.


Here is information about Darra’s story and how her project came about. Thanks to all her wonderful supporters she has been able to move forward with the project.


I have been very excited to be one of Darra’s students at Rice University, and now, to be her friend. She is an admirably energetic and talented woman who helped me break through in my own creativity and still motivates me today. This retrospective presents Darra’s work. It also includes the Second Nature exhibition, showing the work by Darra’s students. I am very proud and grateful to be included.


Opening Reception: May 30, from 6-8 pm., Rice University, Rice Media Center.  The closing reception will be on September 6, from 6-8pm.


The closing reception will be on September 6, from 6-8pm.





First Saturday Arts Market


Saturday, June 1, 2013

548 W 19th Street

Houston, Texas 77008


I’ll be back at the FSAM with my friend an d fellow artist, Myrna Salaun. Myrna and I started with the FSAM almost 10 years ago now. We are looking forward to seeing old friends and new artists.




Guiton St. Artists 2013 Studio Open House Festival


West Loop Building

4848 Guiton Street, Studio 223

Houston, Texas 77027


Studio Open House Festival, April 18-20, 2013.


Thursday, April 18. Doors open from 6-9 pm.


Friday, April 19. Doors open from 6-9pm.


Saturday, April 20. Doors open from 2-8pm.


Participating Artists: Bruce Williamson, Jerrie Powell, Candice Goodwin, Linda Bukema, Billie Chasen, John Daniel, Verlinde Doubleday, Maggi Dunwoody, Janis Edel, Rosa Herst, Eleanor McCarthy, Mary McJunkin, Sunny McKinnon, Lenore Prudhomme, Caroline Ratliff, Helene Rob, Tahamia Spain, Paula Winter, and Lilibeth André.


(Not all artists will be present at all times.)


Music by Jimmy Dan with Will Golden.



 

8th Annual Frida Festival 2013.


East End Studio Gallery

708C Telephone Road

Houston, Texas 77023


Art opening and poetry on Friday, April 5, 2013, from 6-10pm.


Performances and Adult Frida Look-alike Contest

Friday, April 19, 6-9pm


Market and Kids Frida Look-alike Contest

Saturday, April 20, 12-5pm


My Journey, My Story/Mi Viaje, Mi Historia:Mexican Art & Culture Exhibition


The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts hosts "My Journey, My Story/Mi Viaje, Mi Historia:Mexican Art & Culture" as their fall exhibition featuring three oil paintings from Lilibeth André's Mexico Series. The Exhibition will hold a preview reception on Friday, August 24, 2012, from 6 to 8 pm.


Besides "La Costurera" (shown here), other pieces featured are "Pintando Artesanias" and "Artesanas", paintings on canvas using water-soluble oils (to avoid the use of solvents), highlighting artisan market scenes.


The exhibition opens to the public on Saturday, August 25 and runs through December 23, 2012.


Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts

6815 Cypresswood Drive

Spring, Texas 77379

(281) 376-6322



The Story of Izta


The story of Izta, the Aztec princess presented by the Houston Institute for Culture at East End Studio Gallery.


When: Friday, December 7, 2012, at 6:00pm-9:00pm


Where: East End Studio Gallery, 708 Telephone Road, Suite C., Houston, Texas



Via Colori 2012


Downtown Houston at Hermann Square & City Hall

Bagby, McKinney, Smith & Walker


This is my 6th year participating. Come and see over 200 artists creating temporary master pieces on downtown Houston streets.


Saturday & Sunday, November 17 & 18, 2012.



Fall Studio Open House


West Loop Building

4848 Guiton Street, Studio 222A

Houston, TX 77072


Saturday, November 3, 2012, 2:00 am to 8:00 pm. There will be a book reading of, "The Lady of the Turquoise Pendant", at 4:00 and 6:00 pm. New art will feature the oil paintings illustrating the book.


Other artists opening their studio include: Lilibeth André, Linda Buikema, Candice Goodwin, Margaret Griffith, Caroline Ratliff,  Tahamia Spain, & Bruce Williamson.


Official Book Unveiling


Book reading, art exhibit, book & print signing, and reception. Master of Ceremonies and introduction by Diana X. Muñiz.


Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts (MECA)

1900 Kane Street

Houston, TX 77007

meca-houston.org


Friday, October 19, 2012, 6:30 am to 8:30 pm.


Read more about the book


The Essential Workshop For Fiction Writers

With Author & Speaker Kimberly Morris


25 years of writing experience distilled into 4 hours of intuitive, entertaining, and easy-to-digest instruction that you can immediately apply to a new or stalled manuscript.


Hosted by artist Lilibeth André and featuring instruction by Kimberly Morris. Space is limited so register early to secure your seat.


West Loop Building

4848 Guiton Street, Studio 222A

Houston, TX 77072


Saturday, June 9, 2012, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Includes lunch and an hour of networking and discussion.


Guiton Street Artists - Spring 2012 Studio Open House


For this Spring Open House I will be exhibiting figure drawings from the last six months. My artist neighbors will be exhibiting their latest works as well.


Come and visit our studios. See what's new.


Guiton St. Artists

4848 Guiton Street, Studio 222A

Houston, TX 77072


Doors open at 2pm through 8pm. Saturday, May 19, 2012.


Guiton St Artists


Plum Blossom Love Poetry


Raymond D. Chong presents his book, Plumb Blossom Love Poetry--Between Dragon Village and Gold Mountain. The book compiles poetry from his Kaiping Love Poems, Poetry of China, and Orchid Scent of Love Poetry collections. I am honored to have my artwork included in this effort of love.


A special program is planned to present the book on Friday, November 18, 2011, beginning with the documentary, "Gim Suey Chong and the Far East Cafe", by Michael and Raymond Chong.


Kim Son Restaurant

10603 Bellaire Blvd

Houston, TX 77072


The program is from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Tickets are $15 for Asian Pacific American Heritage Association members, and $25 for non-members. RSVP by November 17, 2011 or call (281) 598-1777.


Via Colori 2011


For the 5th year in a row, I will participate in this spectacular street painting event. Come join hundreds of artists creating street paintings for a wonderful cause.


November 19 & 20, 2011. The event is sponsored by the Center for Hearing and Speech. I will be painting a 10 x 10 foot square.


See my past artwork at Via Colori. More information about Via Colori.


Guiton St. Artists Fall Open Studio Tours


The Guiton St. Artists host their Fall Open Studio Tours on October 29, 2011, 2-8pm.


Art neighbors welcome you to see see the most current representational, impressionist, and abstract works. Works include portraits, figurative work, landscapes, still life, and more.


More information.


The ArtBeat of Texas - "Fall Into Art"


The Wimberley Valley Art League (WVAL) hosts the ArtBeat of Texas 2011 Annual Show and Sale, with WVAL Studio Tour, on October 14-16, 2011.


The art show and sale takes place at the Wimberley Community Center located at RR 12, at River Road, in Wimberley, Texas.


Por Amor Al Arte


Elder Street Gallery presents: Por Amor Al Arte, September 17-24, 2011..


A group show featuring the work of Latino artists.


Opening reception, Saturday, September 17, 5:00-9:00pm.


Elder Street Gallery is located downtown, at 1101 Elder Street, (down Dart Street off Houston Ave.) in the Inner Corridor, near I-45 and I-10.   


White Linen Night   i n    t h e    H e i g h t s


Sultry, Steamy, Exotic, Artfully Provocative.


August 6, 2011. Doors open at 6 pm.


The First Saturday Arts Market has it's annual big evening celebration--the art goes night! And businesses across the Heights open their doors to feature artists. I will be at The Petite Retreat on Heights Boulevard and 11th Street, where businesses on Heights, 11th, and Yale Street will open their doors for a spa, fitness or henna adventure, and more.


I will be painting live portraits in the enticing spa environment. In a 20-minute sitting you receive a freshly painted original portrait sketch in oil paints suitable for framing (once dry). The cost of the portrait sketch can be applied to commission a portrait painting or towards the purchase of an available original artwork. A selection of paintings will be in the spa Gallery and available for purchase. Come and enjoy music, hors d'oevres and art, in an exclusive spa environment--Free mini spa treats.


The Petite Retreat is located at:

1111 Heights Boulevard

Houston, Texas 77008


Park and shuttle for FREE from Northwest Mall at 610 and 290. And once you get there, the Wave shuttle will be picking you up and stopping along the routes. Read more about White Linen Night.


The Petite Retreat offers an intimate environment for you and your significant other. Individual treatments are also available. A wonderful date idea!


"One".


Work by 35 artist on view in "One", a group show benefiting Doctors Without Borders, at Elder Street Gallery, Saturday, July 9.


--Pierre Ferrand Cognac and gin, great wine, cigar rolling, blues and jazz music, and 35 top artists add up to one of the best shows in the city.--


Participating artists include: Charlie Jean Stairwell, Kelly Devine, Justin Garcia, Rodolfo Banuelos, Louise Schlachter, Jonatan Lopez, Catherine Winkler , Julie Zarate, Barbara Harmer, Cathy Espinosa Payne, Tara Jordan Greenleaf, Lilibeth André, Victoria Lewelling, Mindy Knight, Mitch Cohen, Paula Hawkins, Jerrie Glidden, Jimmy Houston, Christian Perkins, Sue Donaldson, Al Nash, Sergio Santos, Martin de Vore, Lynet McDonald, Tanna Bennett, Lorena B. Fernandez, Guillermo Hernandez Esparza, Susan Goettsche, Lacey Crawford, Matt Adams, Hebe Brooks, Cathy Payne, Amanda Armistead and Michelle Graczyk.


Elder Street Gallery is located at 1101 Elder Street, (down Dart Street off Houston Ave.) in the Inner Corridor, near I-45 and I-10.  


Guiton Street Artists Spring Open House


Mark your calendar for the Spring Open House: An opportunity to visit the studios of 15 artists who work in representational, impressionist and abstract art.


Doors will open at 2:00pm. You will be able to visit the artists in their studios and enjoy some wine, music and conversation while learning about the new artwork from the artists. Doors close at 8:00 pm.


Get your invitation.


The artists showing their work are:


Lilibeth André

Linda Buikema

Verlinde Doubleday

Janis Edel

Candice Goodwin

Elizabeth Griffith

Margaret Griffith

Eleanor McCarthy

Leila Mischer

Caroline Ratliff

Tahamia Spain

Bruce Williamson


West Loop Building

4848 Guiton Street

Houston, TX 77027


Guiton is inside the West Loop, at Richmond and the 610 Loop. Look for Hanson Brick and NTB Tire on the northeast corner.


(Please note there is no elevator to the second floor)


Guiton St. Artist


Bellaire Arts Festival


Saturday, April 16, 9-5pm.

Bellaire Town Square

7800 S. Rice Boulevard (near the civic center)


I'll be doing portrait sketches with my fellow group members to raise funds for HCAA.


St. Francis Art Show 2011


Saturday, January 29, 12:00pm to 9:00 pm

- Wine reception at 5pm


Sunday, January 30, 11:00 am to 4pm

-Brunch served at 11am


This is the 39th annual show. It is a juried fundraising event for St. Francis Episcopal Church. I am pleased to participate once again. The event takes place in the Fine Arts Center. Over 50 artists will be participating.


St. Francis is located at 345 Piney Point Road, Houston, TX 77024


The artists donate a portion of the proceeds to St. Francis. (There is no cost to attend.)



Join Me for a Pre Posada!


Saturday, December 11, 2010.

It is almost Christmas. I just moved to a new studio space. How do I tell fans, buyers, collectors, and friends?

Invite everyone to a house warming...


Pre Posada.


The studio will open from 3:00 to 6:00 pm.


West Loop Building

4848 Guiton Street (Upstairs)

Houston, Texas 77027

(inside the 610 Loop, off Richmond, behind NTB Tire and Hanson Brick.)


Read more about the Posada tradition...



Via Colori 2010


Saturday & Sunday, November 20-21, 2010


Selected Master Artist on the collaborative mural project to take place during the festival.


http://www.centerhearingandspeech.org/via-colori


http://www.centerhearingandspeech.org/via-colori/art



Mark Your Calendar for the Annual Guiton Studios Open House Art Crawl


October 30, 2010 at 4848 Guiton.


Various artists will open their studios of representational and impressionist works at the Guiton Artists Studios in the West Loop Building.


Studio 201 Featuring French Quarter: Five Years After Katrina.


Exhibition of new works by Lilibeth André. These new pieces were painted in plein aire at the French Quarter.


The studio open house hours are 2:00 - 8:00 pm.


Event sponsored by the Guiton Artists Studios

4848 Guiton, Studio 201

Houston, Texas

(inside the 610 Loop, off Richmond, behind NTB Tire and Hanson Brick.)


Read more...


Dias de Verano / Days of Summer


July 10 & 11, 2010 at Ranchero King Buffet


A collection of classical art by two local artists with roots in old Mexico.


Classical oil paintings by Henrietta Santana and Lilibeth André.


Exhibition opens Saturday, July 10, at 2pm. An artists reception from 5 - 9pm.


The exhibition closes on Sunday, July 11.


Event sponsored by Ranchero King Buffet

5900 IH-45 North Freeway

Houston, Texas

(between Tidwell and Parker--before Gallery Furniture)


Cinco on Cinco


May 7, at 7pm. MECA


A collection of revolutionary art by Mexican artists reflecting struggles and passion. The exhibition includes two of my pieces.


Pianist Omar Herrera-Arizmendi, Artist in Residence, will showcase traditional and contemporary music in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution. Explore Mexican music starting from the Mexican Revolution forward over the course of five movements.

Presented in collaboration with the Mexican Consulate.


Admission:

FREE Art reception, 7pm.

$8.00 Per Person (All Ages): Pre-sale via phone at 866-468-7621 at TicketWeb.com; $12.00 Per Person (All Ages) at the door

Location:

MECA Dow School Campus

1900 Kane Street

Houston , TX 77007

Time:

8:00 PM  


Team Art


April 22, 2010, 6 PM, Rice Media Center, Rice University


2010 Annual Student Art Exhibition presented by the Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts.


Digital Media Center (enter off University at entrance 8)

6100 Main Street

Houston, Texas 77005


More at arts.rice.edu


Evening Honoring Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz


March 19 - 6 PM - 9:30 PM


Reception, Visual Art, Poetry, and Music


The evening begins with a free reception and visual art exhibit at 6 PM celebrating artwork inspired by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, a seventeenth-century Mexican nun, poet, playwright and mathematician who championed the right of women to be educated. The visual art exhibit will be displayed through April 30.


At 7:30 PM the evening continues with a bilingual poetry reading and flamenco guitar music presented by The Flamenco Poets Society. For more information about the society, the reading, or music call Julietta Ducote at 713-520-9364.


Admission for the reading is $15 for the general public and $10 for students with a student ID.


MECA

1900 Kane Street

Houston, Texas 77007


Vaqueros y Rancheros: America's Original Cowboys and Ranchers


A special display honoring Vaqueros y Rancheros,  America’s first cowboys, ranchers and rodeo performers will open Friday, March 5 at Casa Ramirez FOLKART Gallery at 241 West 19th in the Houston Heights.  The exhibit will continue through Sunday, March 21, 2010.  An opening reception will be held Saturday, March 6 from 2 to 4 p.m.


Vaquero photographs, artifacts, Mexican saddles and other items used by vaqueros will be on display.  Oil paintings of Texas cattle scenes by Lilibeth André will also be featured.


The video LA CHARREADA, El Rodeo Mexicano, a UCSC/KTEH Production will be shown during the day.


The exhibit highlights the important contribution the Mexican vaquero and ranchero made to our current cattle and ranching industry. Many of today’s rodeo skills originated with the vaquero. The vaquero taught the North American cowboy to ride, rope, tend cattle and survive the rough mesquite and nopal country -- while the rancheros and rancheras were the original ranchers that pioneered the establishment and development of America’s cattle industry.


Casa Ramirez is located at 241 West 19th Street in the Houston Heights.  Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


For more information contact Macario Ramirez at 713-880-2420.  


St. Francis Art Show 2010


Saturday, January 30th, 4:00 to 9:00 pm. Wine reception 5:00pm. Sunday, January 31, 11:00am to 3:00pm. Brunch 11:30am to 1:30 pm.


St. Francis Episcopal Church and St Francis Episcopal Day School is located at:


335 Piney Point Rd.

Houston, TX 77024


Via Colori 2009. Saturday & Sunday, November 21 & 22, All day.


It is once again time to paint on the street! Via Colori is sponsored by the Center for Hearing and Speech. Over 120 artists come together to paint square feet of Bagby and Allen Parkway. This temporary art is a festival of art with live music, food and a lot of temporary art created just for this weekend.


Click here to see some of my Via Colori work. I was proud to paint the KUHF 88.7 FM Houston Public Radio square for two years in a row. This year, I will contribute with another "classical" piece as well.


Guiton Artists Studios Art Crawl. Saturday, October 17, 2-8pm. It is the day the Guiton Artists Studios will open their doors for their annual Art Crawl. And I will be there to welcome you. Come see what's new. A little wine...A little music, A lot of art.


Open Studios and Featured Artists: Lilibeth André, Margaret Griffith, Marion Howard, Leila Mischer, Fan Morris, Caroline Ratliff, Robert Rose, Tahamia Spain, Judie Stevenson, and Bruce Williamson.


4848 Guiton, Studio 201, Houston, Texas 77027


Click here to see a map to the studio


The Angel Store. The Angel Store opens October 15 and runs through December 31, 2009. An Exhibition featuring Angles and Art  by artists from all over the world. BENEFITING  THE "JUSTICE FOR CHILDREN"


“ In a world where a child’s cries echo soft and unheard.....We hear.”


THIS HOLIDAY SEASON HELP THE CHILDREN AND BE PART OF SOMETHING SPECIAL


GRAND OPENING

OCT 17TH  SATURDAY

6PM-10PM


1208 W. Gray

Houston, TX 77019


Connections. The Connections show takes place at Elder Street Gallery. The opening is Saturday, October 17, 5:00-6:00pm, at 1101 Elder Street, Houston, Texas. The show runs through October 31, 2009.


A benefit for the English Speaking Union Houston Branch - Shakespeare Competition. Artists from 21 countries and 25 US states will be reaching out through art sent on postcards.


My contribution is two postcard-sized art in acrylics based on my Tuscan series.


Water-Effects on Life. I am curating this exhibition at Farnsworth Pavilion at Rice University. The exhibition is a component of the Water in the Houston Metabolism sustainability water conference held on October 13, 2009. Sixteen artists were selected by a jury made up of professionals in the academic, research, professional, medical, art, and government fields who work on sustainability issues. The collection represents the various aspects of what water means to the community through the eyes of the local artists.


October 3-29, 2009

Opening reception, October 13, 5-7pm

A People's Choice Award will be presented at the event.


HCAA Open Judged Art Competition and Show. The Houston Civic Arts Association is having their Greater Houston Fall Open Show on Saturday, October 24, 2009. This is typically one of the biggest shows they have all year. I'll be participating with some of the wonderful artwork I created this year.


Accepted! The oil on canvas portrait of Mayor Cindy Siegel has been accepted into the Richeson School of Art & Gallery Figure/Portrait 2009 Exhibition Catalog.

Art Caliente! First Annual Juried Exhibition, July 18, 2009 - July 31, 2009. Betz Art Gallery hosts it's first annual juried exhibition featuring the work by 20 Texas Hispanic artists. The show is juried by Martin de Vore. Come and enjoy great art, music and a live performance by Danza Azteca! Betz Art Gallery, 1208 W. Gray, Houston, Texas 77019, Exhibition opens 10am, July 18. The artists' reception is from 6-9pm.


Silent Auction of Fine Art The Houston Civic Arts Association (HCAA), a non-profit art organization, hosts its annual fine art silent auction with 82 works by member artists and instructors such as Quang Ho, Bob Rohm, Judy Crowe, Jo Mullendore, Nikki Szeto, Bruce Williamson, and William Kalwick, Jr. My oil painting Farm Road 605 was selected for the auction and will be available for bidding. Proceeds from this event go to support HCAA's operating and scholarship funds. Jack Meier Gallery, Thursday, May 21, 2009, 2310 Bissonnet, Houston, Texas. Doors open at 7pm. Bidding closes at 8:30pm.


Bellaire Mayor Portraits Unveiled  A Reception and Silent Auction to Raise Funds for Fine ArtThe Houston Civic Arts Association (HCAA) hosts a portrait unveiling and silent auction reception with oil portraits of Bellaire Mayor Cindy Siegel by area artists. The auction is a special event to raise funding for HCAA. The portraits were painted by the HCAA's Markos Portrait Studio Group members and guests in January 2009. Winning bidders will have the option to donate their painting to the Bellaire Arts Commission for the City of Bellaire art collection. Saturday, April 18, 2009, 5202 Bissonnet, Bellaire, Texas. NOTE NEW HOURS: Doors open and bidding begins at 7:00pm for previews (note revised scheduled hours). Bidding closes at 8:30pm. Finished portrait at the studio. All proceeds go to support HCAA.  In memoriam, to our friend and fellow Markos artist, William Wong


Galleria Lazzara - March Group Show. A group show from March 12 - April 6. The opening reception is March 12th, 7 - 10 pm. Galleria Lazzara, 5400 Mitchelldale, Suite B.7, Houston, TX 77092. From 610, take 290 (northbound). Exit 34th/Antoine (2nd exit). Make a U-turn on 34th Street. Go back to Mitchelldale. Go west (right) for 2 blocks.


Post-Diversionists at Heights Modern Home, An exposition by members of the Post-Diversionists art and social club. Lilibeth André and other members of the Post-Diversionist group will be exhibiting art at Heights Modern Home on Saturday, March 7, 2009, during 1st Saturday Art Market. The exhibit continues through the end of March. 540 W. 19th Street, in the Heights, Houston, Texas.


Southwest Rodeo Roundup, An exposition of southwest art including natural areas around Houston. Artists Caroline Ratliff and Lilibeth André present a collection of landscapes and other subjects found in our southwest and east Texas region, including a few longhorns. Visit both studios and join the reception on Saturday, February 28, between 5 and 8 pm. (For other times, call for appointment)   Guiton Artists Studios, West Loop Building, 4848 Guiton (map)

Studio 201 & 209.

bullet For information on the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo visit: http://www.hlsr.com


SPECIAL OFFER: "The first nine purchasers of my original art pieces will receive a free autographed copy of local writer Anita Higman's latest novel Love Finds You In Humble, Texas. You can read more about this collaboration in my artist blog." Lilibeth André.


Camp HOPE Charity Auction. Children cannot choose...so...Southern Country Houston has chosen them. Southern Country Houston hosts it's first charity art auction for Camp HOPE. Camp HOPE is the first summer camp designed specifically for children 7-15 with HIV/AIDS in Texas. Friday, January 23, 2009, 7:30pm, 3618 Burlington, Houston, TX. More information at: My artist blog,  Channel 11 News clip


Dry, Shaken & Stirred, A Varied Art Mix in Dry Media. Lilibeth Andre hosts an intimate one-night invitational show with guest artists: Elizabeth Cencini, Suzanne Lienhart, Cam Lu, David Pierce, Myrna Salaun, and Cathy Ward, CPSA. Works include pieces in pastel, colored pencil, conte, and charcoal. (read more)  4848 Guiton, Studio 201, Saturday, December 13, 2008, 5-8pm.


BelleArtz, An Exposition of Visual & Performing Arts. BelleArtz Expo is celebrating Bellaire's Centennial with an art show and reception in Bellaire Town Square. 7008 South Rice Avenue, Bellaire, TX 77401. January 10, 2009, 6-8pm.


Gallery E at Salon E - 4100 Westheimer, Houston, Texas. Come and see an exhibition of various works. An opening reception will be on October 24, 6-8pm. The exhibition runs through Christmas.


Via Colori 2008 - Allen Parkway and Bagby, Street art using pastels. Come and see me create a temporary art piece for a good cause. Look for the interpretation of "Birth of Venus" by Boticelli. November 22 & 23. See previous events


Studio Grand Opening and The Guiton Artists Studios Art Crawl - 4848 Guiton, Studio 201 (off Richmond at 610). November 8, 2008, 2:00-8:00pm. Join the Guiton Artists Art Crawl and open studio tour at the West Loop Building, near the Galleria. My studio exhibit includes artwork from various series.


Lawndale Art Center's 21st Annual Dia de los Muertos - Exhibition: October 20-November 8, 2008. 4912 Main Street, Houston, Texas. (713) 528-5858.  Gala and Retablo Silent Auction, Thursday, October 23, 2008, 7-9pm. Come and see the artist's fourth retablo donation since 2005. Be the top bidder and take the original retablo home when the exhibition closes.


HCAA Greater Houston Open Show - 5202 Bissonnet, Houston, Texas. Saturday, October 18. Open to the public from 12 Noon to 5pm.


Green House Gallery - The grand opening is Friday, September 19, 6-9pm, at 716 W. Alabama. Show canceled due to hurricane.


Artistic Independence - Elder Street Gallery, opens July 12, 2008, 6-10pm. One show, one week, one piece. This is a group show with over 40 artists from the Houston area. The gallery is downtown. Take Houston Avenue to Dart Street, to Elder Street.


Houston Civic Arts Association (HCAA) Art & Dessert- Art exhibition and sale on Thursday, May 8, 2008, 7:00pm - 9:00pm, at the HCAA Gallery, 5202 Bissonnet, Houston, TX. Proceeds will benefit HCAA operating and scholarship funds.


Bellaire Art Fair - I'll be doing portrait sketches to raise funds for HCAA. Several of us will be plein aire painting in the afternoon. Come by and have some fun! On the esplanade of Bellaire Boulevard, between S. Rice and 3rd Street, outside the loop. 10am-5pm.


Yale Street Arts Market - It's First Saturday again, on April 5th, and I will be at the Arts Market doing portrait sketches so come on by! It's at Wind Water Gallery, 548 W. 19th Street, Houston. TX 77008. Come by 10am - 6pm. Look for the tents in the parking space.


Spanish Flower Mexican Restaurant - I will be showing select pieces from my Mexico series starting February 2 - March 30, 2008. Spanish Flower is located at 4701 N. Main Street. Come enjoy great Mexican food and colorful scenes of old Mexico. (They're open 24 hours).


Eastman Gallery - Group Exhibition. 1110 N. Post Oak, Suite 310 - Opening, Thursday, March 27, 2008, 6pm. Evening with the Artists, Friday, April 4, 2008, 6-10pm., Houston, Texas.


4th Anniversary Yale Street Arts Market - I will be celebrating the big anniversary of the Market doing portrait sketches. I will also be painting a portrait of Martin de Vore on-site so come on by! It's at Wind Water Gallery, 548 W. 19th Street, Houston. TX 77008. Look for the tents in the parking space.  www.yalestreetmarket.com/Main/HomePage


3rd. Texas Association for Interior Design Gala & Auction - March 6, 2008, 5-8pm.


HMS TV Channel 17 Interview - Evening with the Artists at Eastman Gallery. February 29, 2008.


Eastman Gallery - Group Exhibition. 1110 N. Post Oak, Suite 310 - Opening Thursday, February 21, 2008, 6pm. Evening with the Artists, Friday, February 29, 2008, 6-10pm., Houston, Texas.


Artists Alive & Well Exhibit - Group exhibition at One Allen Center, Houston, TX, Concourse Level, 500 Dallas Street. Tuesday, February 5 - Friday, February 29, 2008. Opening reception February 5, from 4-7 pm. An evening with the artist, Thursday, February 28, from 4-7pm.


Eastman Gallery -Fashion Fusion Show. The magical relationship between art and fashion. 1110 N. Post Oak, Suite 310 - Opening Thursday, January 17, 2008, 6pm. Evening with the Artists, Friday, January 25, 2008, 6-10pm., Houston, Texas.


Artists Alive & Well Exhibit - Group exhibition at Continental Center, Concourse Level, 1600 Smith Street,  Houston, Texas. Tuesday, January 8 - Friday, February 1, 2008. Opening reception January 8, from 4-7 pm. An evening with the artist, Thursday, January 31, from 4-7pm. First event of the year.


Yale Street Arts Market - 548 W. 19th Street - Saturday, December 1, 2007, 10am - 6pm, in the Heights, Houston, Texas. This is the last event of the year.


Via Colori, A Street Painting Festival, Downtown Sam Houston Park, Houston, Texas. November 17-18, 2007.


Yale Street Arts Market - 548 W. 19th Street - Saturday, November 3, 10am - 6pm, in the Heights, Houston, Texas. This month I participated in the Doll House project.


Lawndale Art Center - Dia de Los Muertos, Retablo Gala and Silent Auction - 4912 Main Street, Houston, Texas - Friday, October 26, 2007, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Houston, Texas.


Bellaire Art Festival, October 20, 2007, 10am - 6pm, Bellaire Boulevard between S. Rice and 3rd Street, on the esplanade.


River Art Group Festival, October 6 & 7, 2007, on the river at La Villita, San Antonio, Texas.


One Show, Elder Street Gallery, opens July 21, 2007, 6-10pm.


Yale Street Arts Market - White Linen Nights in the Heights. 548 W. 19th Street - Saturday August 4, 2007, 6 pm - 10 pm.


Houston Civic Arts Association Gallery, Bellaire, Texas - 2007 Student Show, and June Exhibition. Ribbon Winner: Arco de Jiutepec.


Yale Street Arts Market in the Heights. 548 W. 19th Street - First Saturday - January, February, April, May 2007, 10 am - 5pm; June 2007, 6 pm - 10 pm.


Simply Art Gallery at 2425 The Strand, Galveston, Texas. June 2006 - May, 2007.


Bellaire Art Fair: Saturday, April 14, by the trolley on the esplanade of Bellaire Boulevard, between S. Rice and 3rd Street.


Houston Civic Arts Association Gallery, Bellaire, Texas - 2007 January, February, March Exhibition.


Houston Chronicle feature: "Faces in the Crowd", March 15, 2007.


KUHF Houston Public Radio interview: "The Front Row", March 5, 2007.


Galveston Art Walks 2007: January 27, March 17, April 28; 6:00-9:00pm.


Houston Civic Arts Association Gallery, Bellaire, Texas - 2006 December Miniature Show


Lawndale Art Center - Lawndale's 19th Annual Day of the Dead Celebration, November Auction. Exhibition continues through November 2006.


Galveston Art Walk, June 3; July 15; August 19, September 30, November 25, 2006, 6:00-9:00pm


Bellaire Art Festival, October 21, 2006, 9am-5pm.


Colored Pencil Society of America - 2006 Houston Open Competition - Ribbon Winners: White Ibis, Louise Irene.


Houston Civic Arts Association Gallery, 5202 Bissonnet, Bellaire, Texas. August 2006. Artists' reception: August 13, 3-5pm.


CPSA National Convention and Exhibition, Albuquerque, NM, July 17-23, 2006.


Rockport Art Festival, Rockport, Texas, July 1-2, 2006.


The Art of the Portrait Conference, Dallas, Texas, May 2006,


Heights First Saturday at Yale Street Art Market, March, April & May, 2006: 548 W. 19th Street at Wind Water Gallery, Houston, TX 77008, 9 am to 5 pm.


Houston Civic Arts Association Gallery open house, Saturday, March 25, 2006, 7 - 9 pm.


Northwest Art League Open Art Show 2006 - Ribbon Winner: GB Heron.


Houston Civic Arts Association - February - March exhibition. The HCAA gallery is located at 5202 Bissonnet, Bellaire, Texas.


Artists' Alliance Gallery - Opening on Sunday, March 5, 2006. The gallery is located at 104 Industrial, Suite Q, Sugar Land, Texas (off Highway 90, across from Schlumberger).  Showing March - May, 2006.


Sugar Land Area Artists Holiday Art Sale 2005.


Yale Street Arts Market, September - December, First Saturday.  


Fox News Channel 26: Featured "Artist of the Week"  - November 2005.


Colored Pencil Society of America - Houston District Chapter Closed Art Competition and Exhibition November 2005. Ribbon Winner: Girl With Mobile.


Lawndale Art Center - Lawndale's 18th Annual Day of the Dead Celebration, November 3 Auction. Exhibition continues through November 30 2005.


Bellaire Arts and Crafts Festival, Saturday, October 15, 2005.


Tea's Nursery - Landscape Office Featured Artist Show - August 2005.


The Epoch Times: "The Nation", July 2005.


Artist of the Month - July & August 2005 - Houston Civic Arts Association in Bellaire, Texas


Lone Star Art Guild regional Convention and Competition - May 2005.


Bellaire Arts and Crafts Festival on Saturday, April 9, 2005


Sugar Land Area Artist Open Winter Art Show, February 19, 2005 - Ribbon Winners: Grape Cart;  Cha Cha.


Omni Hotel Houston: December 2004 - January 2005.


Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrator's Annual Houston Conference - November 2004.


Houston Art Society Fall Open Show 2004 - Ribbon Winners: Shelf Fungus, Grasshopper and Great Blue Heron.


Galveston 7th Annual ARToberFEST - October 2004.


Houston Civic Arts Association Open Fall Competition - September 2004: Ribbon Winners: Grasshopper and Shelf Fungus.


Houston Civic Arts Association Student Art Show 2004 - Ribbon Winners: Aspens On Rocks; Shelf Fungus; and Sunny Beech.


Houston Civic Arts Association's Student Art Show 2000 - Ribbon Winners: Denzel and Sunshine.