I’ll Be Showing with Cherrywood Artists at the Vortex During EAST

East Austin Studio Tour 2010


are pleased to announce

an Open Studio and Performance Festival

at The VORTEX for

East Austin Studio Tour 2010


When: Saturday and Sunday, November 13-14, 21-22, 2010 11am-6pm.

CircX VorteX, November 14 7pm.

Where: The VORTEX, 2307 Manor Rd.  Austin, TX 78722

Free Admission!

The VORTEX and CHULA present 2 weekends of visual and performing arts for the East Austin Studio Tour.  Each day of the tour, visual artists display their work while performing artists provide demonstrations and performances.  See the full list of daily events at the Vortex website.

The Vortex is Exhibition Space # E28 on the EAST map.

Visual Artists from the Cherrywood Neighborhood include:

Paul Ahern, Cardboard Artist

Stephen Bartolomeo, Painter

Marykathryn Briggs, Photographer, http://www.blurb.com/books/ 1302977

Patricia Chapa, Silkscreen Paintings.

Marilyn Fenn, Painter, marilynfenn.com

Carolyn Green + Katinka Pinka, Mother-daughter team devoted to multi-media collage art, clothing, and accessories from recycled materials, www.katinkapinka.com

Cassandra Ramirez, ceramic artist showing bowls and succulent planters.

Cedar Stevens, hoopster and herbalist, Hoops by Hullaba Loola and Natural Magick Shop

Jeff Woodruff, art jeweler, painter and mobile sculptor, www.metalicity.com


Demonstrations and performances each day between 11am and 6pm of EAST include work by Sky Candy Aerial Collective, Drishti Dancers, John Steven, and Tyler, Abigail and Hansel, Nematoades, Haun’s Mill, Los Super Avengers, and Sticky Fingers Fashion Fragrance Show.

CircX VorteX returns with a fall installment at 7pm on November 14.  This Free Circus Arts show features Aerial arts by Sky Candy, Drishti Dancers, live music, and more.  Donations accepted to support the artists and the venue.



For more information contact vortex@vortexrep.org.


Real and Imagined at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Press Release


September 19, 2008

Contact: Marilyn Fenn

Real and Imagined Art Show in Fort Worth



Five Austin artists take their show on the road, proposing five distinctive views of the weirdness of both life and the imagination. “Real and Imagined” will appear at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center from October 3rd, through October 29th, with an evening reception on Friday, October 3rd, 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

Continue reading “Real and Imagined at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center”

Netroots Nation Art Exhibit Saturday, July 19th

texas_kaosBlogging from the Right Side of the Brain Art Exhibit

Texas Kaos Presents Netroots Nation After Party and Art Exhibit

Hosted by Bay6 Gallery and Studios

Saturday July 19th
7:00PM to 10:00PM
5305 Bolm Rd Bay6 Austin TX.

As the Netroots Nation conference winds to a close Saturday evening, we invite you to join us and Bloggers from across the nation at Bay6 Studios to ‘Kick Back and Kick it Up before We Kick ‘Em Out!’

Sponsored and hosted by Texas Kaos and Bay6 Gallery and located five minutes from the Austin Convention Center in East Austin, the event will feature music, food, drink and present a group art exhibition “Blogging from the Right Side of the Brain” featuring work by Texas artists Marilyn Fenn, Daphne Holland, Jack Howe, Darvin Jones, Mindy Kober, Sharon Kyle-Kuhn and Brooke Wilton.

For more information and direction see www.texaskaos.com, www.bay6studios.com

Press Release from E.A.S.T.

Press Release from E.A.S.T.

November 6, 2007


East Austin Studio Tour 2007
November 17th & 18th, 2007
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Free and open to the public


What: East Austin Studio Tour 2007

E.A.S.T. 2007 is the sixth annual arts event that celebrates the visual arts in east Austin. This year, more than 200 artists will be opening their studios throughout the east side for a free two-day event.

When: E.A.S.T. will take place Saturday, November 17th, and Sunday, November 18th, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

How It Works: On Saturday and Sunday, 113 studios throughout east Austin will open their doors to the public. Visitors can purchase art, learn more about an artist’s specific tools and techniques, watch a demonstration or simply talk with an artist about his or her recent work.

E.A.S.T. is a self-guided tour. Maps to all the studios will be provided, and visitors can use the E.A.S.T. website and catalog to select which studios they would like to see.

The E.A.S.T. catalog, a full-color book showing the work of every artist, will be available for purchase after November 1st. The price is $5, cash or checks only. Locations include BookPeople, HalfPrice Books, Miller Blueprint, Big Red Sun, and d. Berman gallery. See the E.A.S.T. website at http://www.eastaustinstudiotour.com/ for a full list of locations.

E.A.S.T. began in November 2003 as an artist-run initiative designed to highlight studios and galleries located in east Austin. It has grown by leaps and bounds but retains its original mission—to encourage creative dialogue among artists and their peers, as well as between artists and their city.

For More Information: http://www.eastaustinstudiotour.com/ provides general E.A.S.T. information, locations for purchasing a catalog, and individual profiles and images for each participating artist. As well as a downloadable map for the tour.

For further inquiries, or to obtain press photos, please contact:
Big Medium (Bolm Studios): 512-385-1670
Joseph Phillips: 512-294-0884
Shea Little and Jana Swec: 512-217-2306

East Austin Studio Tour
5305 Bolm Rd #12
Austin TX 78721

See E.A.S.T. 2007 participating artists (edited out of this copy of the press release).