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Request for Submissions

Artwork Designs for Main Street Marquee in Houston, TX

Submission deadline: Ends on July 9, 2018 Submit online: LINK On behalf of the Houston Downtown Management District (HDMD), Weingarten Art Group (WAG) invites artists living and working in Texas to submit digitally formatted artwork designs for temporary installation on the Main Street Marquee. The Marquee is a 40 x 60-foot (vertical x horizontal) art space…

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WAG In The News

Houstonia: Havel Ruck Projects Has A Literal Take On the Term Open House

Houstonia Magazine features WAG Project “Open House,” part of Art Blocks in Downtown Houston. Writer Brittanie Shey connects the dots between this Havel and Ruck installation at Sam Houston Park, the historic buildings that surround it and the modern skyscrapers that loom near it. Shey writes: Artists Dan Havel and Dean Ruck have been busy. Fresh off the…

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WAG In The News

From Houston Chron: Marking the 20th anniversary of Frank Stella’s Houston swirls

Weingarten Art Group principal Lea Weingarten is serving as the Consulting Director of the Public Art of the University of Houston System program. In that role, WAG’s primary responsibility is to usher the Collection forward strategically through publication of a monograph (the Collection’s first), creating engaging events and programming, and a temporary public art program designed to…

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WAG In The News

TimeOut Austin: A world-renowned artist is creating giant stick sculptures in Austin

TimeOut Austin features a WAG public art project in collaboration with Pease Park Conservancy. A sculptural environment by Patrick Daugherty is scheduled to open to the public on Feb. 10. The park will host a talk with the artist and firm principal Lea Weingarten on January 22 at the Dougherty Arts Center. The TimeOut Austin Editor writes: “We all…

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