Tony Schaub

Tony Schaub’s Visual Hilarity

People who love a good time, anything retro, and pop art cannot miss the upcoming opening reception for Tony Schaub at the Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum. Tony and his wife Beverlee are planning something very special in ...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Mitch D’Arte; An Artful Life

During a recent cold and drizzly afternoon, I met Mitch D’Arte at her 1930s cottage-style home near downtown McAllen.  The artist’s name, the figure of Don Quixote outside the home, and the hand-painted terra-cotta tiles o...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Gaby and Mario

Modern Day Icons

Once you meet Mario Godinez and Gaby Gonzalez you realize they have something special, an “aura” of creativity and sensitivity seems to flow around them. Gaby first laid eyes on Mario during a ceramics class at the Universi...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Lydia Blanchard

Lydia Olvera Blanchard Bringing Art to the Blind and Visually Impaired

I had the pleasure of meeting Lydia and writing this article for Beyond Arts Magazine’s September issue. Lydia Olvera Blanchard had just fulfilled her dream of earning a degree in art education in 2011 when she received l...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Joaquin Garcia Quintana

Joaquin Garcia Quintana is Living an Artist’s Dream

Time to share the story I wrote about artist and art professor Joaquin Garcia Quintana published in June 2015 by Beyond Arts Magazine. As he prepares for an upcoming exhibit at the Harlingen Arts and Heritage Museum, Joaquin Ga...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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