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.
Although Harvey has come and gone, many in our community continue to struggle with uncertain physical, temporal, and emotional spaces. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you recover and heal.
Registration is on going for fall courses, either online, by email, or by phone. We look forward to sharing the rest of this interesting and challenging fall with you.
The following courses are fully subscribed and have been closed.
Lois Stark: The Telling Image
Houston Collects: Contemporary Cool in River Oaks
Romantic Rarities with Brian Connelly
Wednesdays, October 18, November 1 and 15, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Private home, check with registrar for availability
Inside the Middle East
October 26, November 2, 9, and 16
The Station Museum of Contemporary Art
1502 Alabama at LaBranch
Fall 2017 Study Tour
Newport: History Preserved
Thursday, October 26–Monday, October 30, 2017
Spring 2018 Study Tour
Mexico City: Past, Present, Future
Tuesday, April 3–Monday, April 9, 2018
Waiting list only, check with registrar
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