Arts

The Arts are alive and well in San Antonio. Join us here for the highlights of the best and brightest talent in the categories of art and design that are shaping the fabric and landscape of our great city.

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May 21, 2024 at 11:17am

Anthony Welborn is a Graphic Designer for the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota in 1996. With 25+ years of experience, he is a self-starter, a former studio owner, and has collaborated with small businesses domestically and internationally in a vast range of industries. 

We spoke with him about how he got started in graphic design, some tools of the trade, his experience with the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, and how he thinks AI will influence the industry.

May 02, 2024 at 2:38pm

Carrot & Honey Interior Design, LLC provides interior design services and custom fabrication solutions for commercial and residential spaces in San Antonio, Texas. They are owned and operated by Kai Thompson, RID, IIDA, and Jonathan Davis.

April 11, 2024 at 12:29pm

[Sponsored]  Rockport, Texas was once known as a small Texas coastal fishing town. Today, it is a thriving and rapidly growing community, which still includes fishing, but also has a strong presence in tourism and the arts.

March 05, 2024 at 10:33am

Kaia Dublin is a fashion entrepreneur, DJ, and businesswoman based in San Antonio who is helping to shape the landscape of the fashion industry in Texas.

January 31, 2024 at 12:26pm

Violeta De Leon Davila is a contemporary dance teacher, choreographer, and community dance organizer based in San Antonio, Texas. Although she was active long before, we first noticed her when she was a participant in the evening arts festival, Luminaria, in San Antonio in 2021. She has also been the recipient of grants from the City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture.

January 31, 2024 at 10:58am

Our most viewed articles in 2023 include an interview with a Casting Director who grew up in S.A. and is now based in L.A., the new Executive Director of the San Antonio Philharmonic, a local mid-century modern antiques dealer, a contributing article from an architecture firm that designed a building which hosts the education of first-responders, and the background behind a new development in River North with fantastic new restaurants + brewery!  Did you miss them? Let us bring you up to speed below.

January 22, 2024 at 10:21am

K. Day Gomez is the San Antonio-based Editor in Chief, CEO, and Creative Director of the global magazine, PEPPER. She has worn many creative hats such as being a model, a photographer, a fashion designer, an actor, a visual artist, a writer, and now a publisher.

We connected with her to discuss her diverse background in visual arts and media and her journey to her current role with PEPPER.

January 12, 2024 at 2:46pm

In Southtown, tucked around the corner at South Flores and Lonestar Boulevard, is the hidden gem of a gallery by artist, Douglas Galloway. 

Douglas began practicing art as a child (see his CreativeMornings talk at the end of this article for the whole story). He began private lessons as early as eight years old and was an instructor by the time he was eighteen. Douglas began his collegiate training in Graphic Design at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, later changing his studies to Studio Art.

September 19, 2023 at 12:21pm

Roberto Treviño is an architect, a former San Antonio Councilman for District 1, and as of June 2023, he is the new Executive Director of the San Antonio Philharmonic. We sat down with him to discuss his new role, being an advocate for arts and culture in San Antonio, and some of his preferred places.

July 14, 2023 at 2:11pm

Rex Hausmann is an international contemporary artist that was born and raised in San Antonio. He is represented in galleries in both Fort Lauderdale, Florida and New York City, and is still based in San Antonio, Texas.

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