We are Exhibiting at Etsy Dallas Spring Bash

Mark your Calendar! Etsy Dallas was a significant success for us the last time we did it, so we decided to try it again. Come on down and spend some time with us!   Who? Texas As I See It and HarrisArt Dallas What? Art show / book signing / Meet The Artist When? May…
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Iconic Big Tex is Available in a Jigsaw Puzzle Now!

Big Tex is now a Jigsaw Puzzle A few months back I was approached about the idea of partnering with a local printing company for reproducing my composite image of Big Tex in state of the art jigsaw puzzles.  I was intrigued by the idea and we came to an agreement, inking the deal in…
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Book Signing – Art Show This Weekend in Dallas

We are doing another Urban Artists Market LIVE show this weekend. HarrisArt Dallas is doing a LIVE Art Show this weekend This is our first LIVE art show since the pandemic started! just in time for Fathers Day shopping June 12 and 13, 2021 Noon to 7 PM Saturday Noon to 5 PM Sunday at…
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September Book Signing, Open House and Art Show

Bored out of your mind? Tired of being cooped up watching the daily news about Covid-19? Take a Break from the Monotony! We are having an Open House And you are invited! Book Signing, Open House and Art Show   Once again we are opening our art studio to the public for 3 hours on…
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This Day in Texas History – Kay and Velma Kimbell Marry

This Day in Texas History December 24th, 1910   On this day in 1910, Kay Kimbell and Velma Fuller, future benefactors of Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum, married in Durant, Oklahoma. Kay Kimbell was born in 1886 in Leon County and attended public schools in Whitewright, where he met his future wife. At the time…
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Today in Texas History: French Expedition Fizzles in El Paso

The expedition was organized by fraudulent promoter Parker H. French in New York. French promised “fast and safe” passage to the California gold fields for $250 a passenger

Today in Texas History: Wood County Dams Completed

he new lakes joined the hundreds of other man-made reservoirs in Texas that provide water for municipal use and irrigation

Today in Texas History: Mexico Releases Texas Captives from Perote Prison

Today in Texas History: September 16th, 1844: Mexico Releases Texas Captives from Perote Prison On this day in 1844, Mexican officials released 105 Texans from Perote Prison. The freed men were the last of the captives taken in the Dawson Massacre, the Mier expedition, and the Texan Santa Fe expedition–all episodes in the ongoing strife…
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This Day in Texas History: Hospital Destroyed In Hurricane

in 1919, the Spohn Hospital in Corpus Christi was demolished by a hurricane in which a nun, two patients, and two employees were killed

This Day in Texas History:  Spanish Regulations Changes Frontier Line

This Day in Texas History: September 10th, 1772:  Spanish Regulations Changes Frontier Line in Texas  On this day in 1772, the New Regulations for Presidios were formally issued by King Charles III of Spain. They changed the settlement pattern of Texas. Since Spain had acquired the Louisiana Territory from France near the conclusion of the…
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