Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Speak Easy, Speak Often

Talks by Julia Wallace and Gwendolyn Zepeda
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Winter Street Studios
2101 Winter Street
Houston, TX


an informal atmosphere, creative dialogs/talks/presentations about their work. The evening is designed to introduce local artists to each other to encourage conversation.

Gwendolyn Zepeda:

Gwendolyn Zepeda was born in Houston, Texas in 1971 and attended the University of Texas at Austin. She began her writing career in 1997 with her long-running site and as one of the founding writers of Television Without Pity. Her first book was a short-story collection called To the Last Man I Slept with and All the Jerks Just Like Him.

Zepeda’s first children’s book, Growing Up with Tamales is a 2009 Charlotte Zolotow Award Highly Commended Title. Her first novel, Houston, We Have a Problema won praise from Publisher’s Weekly and Booklist for its wit and upbeat story.

Julia Claire Wallace:

Julia Claire Wallace is an emerging artist born and raised in Houston, Texas. She is currently finishing up her BA in painting at the University of Houston. Her performance based work deals with the body, sexuality, and relationships. She is a leading figure in Houston’s favorite surprise aerobics dance squad, sexyATTACK. She also serves as a facilitator in Performance Art Lab, a Houston Art Collective known for various acts of art mischief.

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