Patricia Covo Johnson was born in Mexico City where she lived until moving to Houston in 1973. She earned a BA in art history from the University of California Santa Barbara. She was art critic for the Houston Chronicle from 1981-2008, and has written articles for Artspace, Southern Living and ARTnews, among other publications. She is the author of Contemporary Art in Texas (Craftsman House, Australia, 1994) and the catalogue on Mexican prints and drawings for an exhibit she curated for MFAH. Twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in criticism, Ms. Johnson also wrote a biography of her late husband, Lucas Johnson, as part of a monograph published by the Houston Artists Fund in 2006.
Registration for fall 2018 is ongoing. 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 registrar.houstonseminar.org or phone 713.666.9000.