Art Series: Studios and Private Collections
February 7: We will visit the Houston home of Charles Butt. His collection includes nineteenth-century American marine paintings, twentieth-century American art, French photographs, and eighteenth-century American furniture.
February 14: We will tour the Fourth Ward studio of Toby Topek and see her new, whimsical jewelry creations. From there we will visit the downtown studio of Christian Eckhard, where we will see his newest monochromatic paintings on metal. Eckhard recently moved to Houston from New York and is represented in collections worldwide.
February 21: We will visit the house of Beverly and Howard Robinson, whose collection emphasizes contemporary art and crafts.