December – Public Art Tour at the University of Houston

Dec 06 2019

Roberto Tejada, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor

Meeting location:
Wilhelmina's Grove, 3333 Cullen Blvd, Houston TX 77204

Free and open to the public, Public Art of the University of Houston System hosts regular tours every first Friday, from October through May, hosted by university professors, artists, curators, critics and students. Tours offer the community an opportunity to learn more about art, creativity and artistic movements. Each tour highlights different artists and works to explore the gamut of human expression. Tour walks begin with a brief welcome and introduction of the day’s theme. Routes and starting points vary with each tour. Participants are encouraged to bring water, dress appropriately for the weather, wear comfortable shoes, and to bring a friend.



Tour Guide Biography

Roberto Tejada is the author of Still Nowhere in an Empty Vastness (2019) a cultural poetics on the imagination-borderlands of the Americas; National Camera: Photography and Mexico’s Image Environment (2009); A Ver: Celia Alvarez Muñoz (2009), and such catalog essays as “Los Angeles Snapshots” in Now Dig This!: Art and Black Los Angeles, 1960-1980 (2011). He is the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor in Creative Writing and Art History at the University of Houston.