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May 4, 2016

Event Time: May 5th, 4-7pm

 

Mother’s Day is May 8th, join us in Rice Village and shop for Mom while celebrating Cinco de Mayo style at our Cinco de Madre event benefiting the Graffiti Street Art Museum of Texas. This will be an evening of the arts, entertainment, shoppi...

April 21, 2016

CALL TO ARTISTS to EXHIBIT for Prizes

 

 

DEADLINE FOR PHOTO SUBMISSIONS:  May 4, 2016
DEADLINE FOR COMPLETED PROJECT: May 13, 2016

DESCRIPTION OF EVENT:   The John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science (The Health Museum) located at 1515 Hermann Drive, Hou...

October 8, 2015

 HOUSTON - A local artist is planning to open the world's first ever "graffiti museum" in Houston.

It isn't your normal paint job and some might confuse it with tagging, but artist Gonzo247 is helping turn itinto a legitimate art form.

The artist has painted several colo...

 

It’s two or three in the morning, and the quiet of the night has a 13-year-old kid by the name of Mario Enrique Figueroa Jr. on high alert. He’s positioned himself in an alley behind a convenience store in Houston’s East End and he’s prepared to outrun anyone in unifo...

Bring the kids and get inspired! Great Day's Courtney Perna met with the founder of the new HUE Mural Festival to learn how street artists are adding color to Houston's landscape... Click to view the video clip.

http://www.khou.com/story/entertainment/television/program...

September 14, 2015

GRAFFITI ART FESTOONS THE WALLS of Aerosol Warfare located in a wedge between the 45 and 59 freeways, just outside of downtown. Some of the art is part of the personal collection of Mario Figueroa, Jr., better known in the Houston graffiti world as Gonzo247.

Figueroa is...

Houston has museums for almost everything, from printing, bicycles, the funeral business, to art cars, and soon it will have its own street art museum. This weekend Mario E. Figueroa, Jr., better known as Gonzo247, announced plans for the Graffiti and Street Art Museum...

One day, University of Houston student Nimra Haroon noticed the wild colors and designs on the walls of some Houston buildings, and — as a history student — she decided to learn more about the history of Houston graffiti. So she rode along with four of the city’s most...

 

Graffiti has long been associated with vandalism and gangs, but a group in Houston hopes to change that perception with the opening of a new museum dedicated to fringe art.

 

His legal name is Mario Figueroa, Jr. But many folks know the graffiti artist better as GONZO24...

September 4, 2015

 

HOUSTON - Temporarily housed in the personal art studio of Mario E. Figueroa, Jr. or @Gonzo247, Houston's Graffiti and Street Art Museum of Texas is expected to open in January of 2016...  Watch the video and view full story click here

 

http://cw39.com/2015/09/04/graff...

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