Tag Archive: Downtown Houston



Christopher Schardt Firmament

Public Art Focus

Acclaimed Burning Man artist lights up Discovery Green for the Holidays

Acclaimed Burning Man artist Christopher Schardt is lighting up Discovery Green beginning Nov. 22, 2016. His installation, Firmament, a is 52-feet wide, 42-feet high canopy of 21,600 LED lights. Passersby are invited to gather under the celestial, psychedelic structure to engage with the enveloping artwork. Schardt aims to create work that inspires connections and interaction—we…

Read More
Jamal Cyrus Lightnin' Field

WAG in the News

Jamal Cyrus’ Lightnin’ Field named 2016 Best Houston mural by Houston Press

The spotlight is shining brightly on Jamal Cyrus’ Lightnin’ Field mural located in Downtown Houston as part of the Art Blocks temporary art project. Aside from recently being featured on CODAworx (Collboration of Design + Art), Houston Press named the billboard as 2016 Best Houston Mural. Houston Press says about the public art installation: “New…

Read More
Screen Shot 2016-08-26 at 7.16.28 AM

WAG IN THE NEWS

CODAworx features Jamal Cyrus’ Lightnin’ Field

CODAworx (Collaboration of Design + Art) spotlights the Main Street Marquee, which is part of a major temporary art project for Houston’s Downtown District titled Art Blocks. The marquee features a rotation of visual works from regional artists; on view here is Jamal Cyrus’ Lightnin’ Field (Inman Gallery) CODAworks explains: Lightnin’ Field by Jamal Cyrus is a commemoration to…

Read More