Artists’ Studios: An Inside Look

Two Tuesdays, 10 A.M. – Noon March 23, University of Houston and March 30 | 1412 Bonnie Brae Parking instructions will be given to participants.

We will visit the studios of two of Houston’s leading artists, Aaron Parazette and Sharon Engelstein. Parazette, associate chair of the University of Houston School of Art, is a nationally recognized painter, who has had solo shows in Los Angeles, Boston and Miami and will be featured in a one-person show at Houston’s Contemporary Art Museum in spring 2004. We will tour the graduate student studios and current exhibition at the University of Houston. Sculptor Sharon Engelstein has had one-person shows at the Glassell School, the CAM, and in Miami. She recently won the coveted International Artist-in-Residency Program of ArtPace in San Antonio.



Fall 2018 brochures are out! Please let us know if you did not receive one and we will be happy to send one to you.

Registration is now open. You may register online, by mail, or by phone with a credit card. 


The interest list for the fall and spring study tours is also now open. If you are interested in traveling with the Houston Seminar to Natchez in the fall of 2018 or Virginia in the spring of 2019, please call the registrar at 713.666.9000 to place your name on a list. Please see Terms and Conditions for "travel list" policy.


Please note a date in the Mid-term Elections course has changed from that published in the brochure. The course will meet the first two Mondays, October 29 and November 5 as planned, but will meet Tuesday, November 13 instead of Monday, November 12. 


Also note Art Underground: Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Cistern is FULLY SUBSCRIBED. Please contact the registrar if you would like to be wait listed for this course. 


Have a great summer. We look forward to seeing you this fall!


For additional information about any of our courses, to register offline, or to add your name to our mailing and/or email lists, please contact our adminstrator at  or phone 713.666.9000.