The age of exploration isn't over, and local artists Dan Havel and Dean Ruck are embarking on their latest adventure right here in Houston. As the dynamic duo behind Havel Ruck Projects, they've already summited uncharted territories with their architecturally up-cycled Inversion (2005), Give & Take (2009), Fifth Ward Jam (2010)...
It was all art, music, drinks, and chill vibes. Insomnia Art Gallery celebrated 4/20 by hosting the Psychedelic Art Show & Outdoor Market! The gallery was full of original, colorful, and tripped out psych-inspired art by Houston artists, and outside was a market themed in the same way featuring jewelers, artists, glass blowers, pipe makers, and more. (Photos by Doogie Roux.)
HAUNTED FORTRESS OF DOOM
JASON MICHAEL WEST
MIZ ( R )
MONIKA MARIE FOGLIA
TAM MINH NGUYEN
THE GILDED LADY
V. SARADA HOLT
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