(ROCKPORT, TX) Michael Cloud, United States Congressman for the 27th District announced that the City of Rockport and Rockport Center for the Arts are the recipients of a $5 million grant from the United States Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA).
(ROCKPORT, TX) Rockport Center for the Arts is happy to announce that it has secured Estelle Stair Gallery, located at 406 S. Austin St. in downtown Rockport, for the months of June and July 2018 to host its annual Art festival Poster Artist exhibit. The agreement was entered into on May 8 with Lisa Baer Frederick, proprietor of Estelle Stair Gallery who is a Poster Artist herself (2009). Baer Frederick is also the niece of the famed gallerist that bears the historical building’s name. She states “I am so excited!”
The Texas Cultural Trust has announced its annual awards, honoring high-profile artists in several genres as well as important patrons of the arts. The 2013 Texas Medal of Arts Awards Honorees are:
On Saturday November 1, 2008, the Art Center welcomed back Mr. Cam Leonard and his family to dedicate his donation of Charles Umlauf's "Uccelli" into the Sculpture Garden. Leonard, a founding father of the Sculpture Garden and past president of the Art Center, was present along with Jesus Moroles (a long-time friend of Mr. Leonard), who designed the base for the donated sculpture. Also in attendance was Harold Phenix, another long-time friend of Mr. Leonard and of the Art Center, as Phenix was the first Art Festival Poster Artist in 1993.