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  • Aurora RobsonBorn in Toronto, Robson considers herself an artist and an environmental activist.  She uses her art to address both artistic and ecological issues, and she is best known for her installations made from recycled materials such as the bottles in Lift. Robson is also...
  • Bruce WolfeBruce Wolfe’s career in sculpture spans forty years of receiving commissions for busts and figurative portraits of many notable personalities. He is adept in both oils and clay and has taught...
  • Charles Mary KubrichtCharles Mary Kubricht, an artist living in Texas and New York, has been exhibiting her work in the US and abroad for three decades. Her work has...
  • Dana FrankfortA native of Houston, Texas, Frankfort, who has exhibited her work since 1999, won a Guggenheim fellowship in 2006, and just a year earlier was featured in her first solo exhibition, What’s So Funny, in Brooklyn, NY. Her latest...
  • Geoffrey DashwoodGeoffrey Dashwood was born in Hampshire, England. In the 1980s he discovered a gift and passion for sculpture. Later, Dashwood started to experiment with larger life-size and monumental works and began to eliminate all superfluous details.
  • James Surls Born in East Texas, James Surls has long been held as a formidable artist and dynamic art educator.  Early in his career he taught at Southern Methodist University, and he continues to lecture about art around the country.  He has been at the forefront of the contemporary sculpture scene for decades and has exhibited at the Whitney Museum of Art, the Walker Art Center and the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as numerous international venues and dozens of Texas museums...
  • James TurrellFor more than three decades, Turrell has used light and indeterminate space to extend and enhance perception.   
  • Jaume PlensaPlensa is one of the world’s foremost sculptors working in the public space, with more than 30 projects spanning the globe in such cities as Chicago, Dubai, London, Liverpool, Nice, Tokyo, Toronto and Vancouver.
  • Jim LoveBorn in Amarillo, Texas, Jim Love garnered national recognition through the groundbreaking exhibition, "The Art of Assemblage" at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1961. Love’s sculptures reside in the permanent collection of The Menil Collection, Houston; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; among other institutions. Jim Love died in Houston, Texas in May of 2005. 
  • Leo VillarealBorn in Albuquerque, New Mexico and raised in El Paso, Texas, New York-based artist Leo Villareal is an innovator of the “new digerati” due to his transformative monumental public light installations.  Driven by a universal vision and cutting-edge software, his works...
  • Lino TagliapietraOne of the world’s most eminent glass artists, Lino Tagliapietra was born in 1934 on the island of Murano, the centuries-old center of Venetian glassmaking.  He has worked as a master glassblower and designer at many glass studios, including...
  • Mark di SuveroBorn in Shanghai, China, in 1933 to expatriate parents of Italian descent, Mark di Suvero came of age in San Francisco, California. His work is deeply rooted in abstract expressionism, and di Suvero is known for the grand scale and industrial materials married in his sculptures.