Did you feel that?
It barely registered, but it happened/ is happening.
Austin is growed up.
We gots the artists, then came the galleries. Now the monetary support is showing up. First EGAD, now this…
Austin Fine Arts Festival has shifted its mission and become Art Alliance Austin. Rotating art exhibits in their new office space at 315 Congress starting Oct 11, 2007 and $25,000 worth of grants for artist projects in the works.
Its not just locally that professionals are convinced that Austin is coming into its own. Checkout what ArtLies says in describing Austin for their roadtrip.
It’s not even your Austin anymore! It’s now so much more than UT, state government, and music…
And if I may use the mainstay Gallery Lombardi as another example. Stylistically, Uhlir appears to have replaced Rodriguez as Lombardi’s poster boy. They’re still friendly to the graff crowd, there’s just a different feel in the atmosphere.
Found this earlier this summer: Did Austin’s Food Guys move north?
I’ll tell you ’bout what I sees.