Hilltop Views

HOPE Outdoor Gallery to close in June

Matthew San Martin, News Editor

February 5, 2018

Filed under News

Last week the City of Austin’s Historic Landmark Commission unanimously approved the demolition of HOPE Outdoor Gallery, also known as the Graffiti Park. After an 8 - 0 vote, it was decided that the graffiti-covered concr...

The art behind the art

Samantha Carrizal

September 28, 2016

Filed under Life And Arts, Lifeandarts

When walking into the Fine Arts building, you’ll immediately come across an open gallery filled with abstract and interesting art. Paintings, photographs, sculptures, a pair of headphones look as if they’re waiting to be touched....

Alumna artist hopes to inspire students with project ‘Letters of Sacrifice’

Viewpoints Editor

September 25, 2015

Filed under Life And Arts

Jen Hassin is a nationally renowned artist who uses the medium of rolling paper to create art about issues that are not commonly addressed. Her work is currently being featured at The Pentagon, in studios all around Austin and even ...

Art an undervalued yet indispensable endeavor in all cultures


January 26, 2015

Filed under Viewpoints

When we were toddlers, our parents would encourage our drawings, no matter how ridiculous and uninteresting they were. In elementary school, every art piece we brought home was gladly accepted and placed around the house.Now,...

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