RSVP for the FHWL Industry Night

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You're invited to the From Houston With Love Industry Night featuring Art Houston, Ellio Fine Art Gallery, and the Mayors Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA).

Attendees will have an opportunity to learn more about each organizations Art, history, and programs via a Q&A panel discussion. In addition, attendees in the creative/art space can learn more about how they can be involved, featured, or receive grants from the featured organizations.

Please RSVP to confirm attendance.

Date: Thursday August 5, 2021
Time: 6pm-9pm
Address: 1201 Main Street Houston, TX 77002

For more information please call 832.739.9775 or email content@prauper.com

 

ABOUT THE ART EXHIBIT:

Prauper Studios in partnership with Midway, The Heist Agency, Rukaz Kultura, NAMI and Art Houston Magazine, presents a 60-day collaborative exhibition entitled From Houston, With Love (FHWL) featuring over 20 local as well as globally recognized visual artists from Houston, TX running from June 18, 2021 through August, 15, 2021 at what was formerly known as Forever 21, in Downtown Houston’s GreenStreet (1201 Main Street Houston, TX 77002). FHWL will include works that exemplify Houston culture through the eyes of the featured artists. 

The 60-day gallery style exhibition takes advantage of the 23,000 sqft space that the GreenStreet 2-story retail-turned-venue behemoth has to offer. Each artist presented had the opportunity to develop their own displays in collaboration with Prauper Studios.

 

Multidisciplinary artist Cary Fagan takes pride in investigating the potentials of a more interactive art form such as creating pieces with strong social messages and the desire to connect with people through different socioeconomic backgrounds. 

As a multidisciplinary artist who has photographed for Apple, Nike, Glossier, CRWN Mag’s cover of Issa Rae, and recently writing and directing her first short film Black Women Are WorthyDeun Ivory has carved her own lane as a rare breed regarding her ability to effortlessly express her vision through various creative mediums. 

Donkeeboy has wowed art enthusiasts with his outstanding paintings and apparel depicting pop culture and has hosted and participated in hundreds of shows since 2010 - including Art Basel in Miami, several shows in Los Angeles, and countless shows in Houston. For this exhibit, Donkeeboy has joined forces with NAMI (National Association of Mental Illness) in collaboration with Prauper Studios to create an immersive installation that highlights and brings awareness to mental illness in the community.  

Live photographer Greg Noire has captured performances and behind-the-scenes shots of artists like Drake, Chance the Rapper, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino at various concerts and festivals such as Coachella, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience. As one of the most sought after concert photographers in the industry, his images are frequently picked up by the press and he continues to shoot for some of the biggest names. For the exhibit, Greg will bring the main stage to life through his photos and a collaborative installation curated by Greg and built by Prauper. 

Shelbi Nicole, a Houston-based artist, designer, and muralist, will make a grand entrance in head-turning fashion as the renowned artist’s work will appear on a three-wheeled Polaris Slingshot. Known for its dynamic styling and customization capabilities, the Batmobile-like vehicle will serve as the ultimate canvas for Nicole’s art.