Art After X

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” Andy Warhol

Category: Artists

Vicky C. Balcou Bastrop, Texas

Interview with Vicky C. Balcou

We met Vicky C. Balcou in Bastrop, where she currently lives and works. A Fort Worth Native, Vicky studied at the UT Austin and spent much of her career working with Fitz and Floyd designing products to be produced in Japan. She was married for a time to well-known artist Luis Jiménez. We apologize for the background […]

Store Exhibit David McManaway from Paul Harris

David McManaway

Artist David McManaway is no longer with us, but is still a towering figure in the Dallas art community. Best known for his assemblage art, his work was featured in a solo exhibitions at the Dallas Museum of Art an 1975 and at Southern Methodist University in 1979.  His work is held in collections at […]

Octavio Medellin’s Prometheus sculpture at North Lake College Near Dallas

Octavio Medellin

(1907-1999) Octavio Medellin was an influential sculptor who taught at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts and Southern Methodist University and also founded the Medellin School of Sculpture and the Creative Arts Center of Dallas. Born in Mexico, Medellin arrived in San Antonio, Texas in 1920. After attending night classes at the San Antonio School […]

Kazuyu Sakai

Kazuya Sakai

(1927-2001) Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and educated in Japan, Kazuya Sakai spent the last years of his career teaching at the University of Texas, Dallas. Sakai studied literature and philosophy at the Waseda University in Tokyo before returning to Argentina where he began painting. The following year his first exhibition was held at the […]

Viola Delgado

Viola Delgado

We met Viola Delgado at the Latino Cultural Center in the setting of a retrospective exhibition of her work. Delgado came to Dallas in the 1970s, left and returned in the 1980s. Delgado is well-known for her public works exhibitions in DFW airport, Lake June and Downtown Rowlette DART stations. Viola Delgado Behind the Scenes Photos Watch the […]

George Green

George Green

One of the Oak Cliff Four, George Green now calls Cloudcroft, New Mexico home. From the hilltop cabin he built himself, Green recalled his time in Dallas from the 1960s to the early 1980s. We talked about his time in Dallas and his works including The Burial of a Cowboy, installed as part of a rodeo-themed show at […]