Texas Emerging: Volume II

Houston, Texas: Texas Emerging: Volume II opens at Foltz Fine Art, kicking off the Fall show season, on view September 9-October 16, 2021.


Starting September 9, 2021, Foltz Fine Art presents Texas Emerging: Volume II, an ongoing series of group exhibitions featuring emerging visual artist of all disciplines from the state of Texas.  In this second annual exhibition, aptly referred to as Volume II, six extraordinary Houston artists on the rise are being showcased: Erika Alonso (painting), Dylan Conner (sculpture), Laura Garwood (painting), Peter Healy (painting/mixed media), Matt Messinger (painting/mixed media), and Meribeth Privett (painting). 


Texas Emerging is co-curated by visual artist Jonathan Paul Jackson with videography by Marc Newsome.  In the corresponding videos, Jackson interviews the artists, and captures each artist’s process of creation in their studio through the final installation.  These behind-the-scenes peak gives viewers access, allowing for a unique opportunity to learn more about each artist and their work. Jackson will also act as virtual tour guide, walking online viewers through the gallery.  

Texas Emerging: Volume II will be on view for 5 weeks at Foltz Fine Art starting September 9th, with opportunities to view the works in person and meet the artist by appointment.  For more information, please visit FoltzGallery.com.


Upcoming Events


On View: September 9-October 16, 2020


*Thursday, September 9, 5:30-7:30pm: Opening Reception (RSVP Required)


*Saturday, October 16, 2021, 2-6pm: Closing Afternoon - Artist Panel Discussion 


About Texas Emerging 

Texas Emerging is an ongoing series of group exhibitions, featuring emerging visual artist of all disciplines from the state of Texas, organized by Foltz Fine Art and co-curated by artist Jonathan Paul Jackson, with videography by Marc Newsome. In 2020, Volume I featured 5 artists: DUAL, Tom Bandage, Theresa Escobedo, Ronald Jones, and Matt Manalo; and received wide acclaim throughout the Texas art scene. This year, Volume II showcases 6 emerging Houston artists: Erika Alonso, Dylan Conner, Laura Garwood, Peter Healy, Matt Messinger, and Meribeth Privett.  These exhibitions highlight some of the most exciting up-and-coming talents in Texas, with a wide range technique, approaches, and media on display. 


*For Artist Spotlight videos, be sure to check out our ARTNOTES section throughout the exhibition: https://foltzgallery.com/artnotes 


*View the online exhibition catalogue: https://issuu.com/wrsffa/docs/txemerging2_-_catalogue-lr






Installation Images