Painting the River: Anat Ronen

Painting the River: Anat Ronen

Artist: Anat Ronen  Hometown: Houston  Title of Work: River Owls  Anat Ronen isn’t sure where her art comes from, but sometimes it pops into her head at 4 a.m. while in bed, with her cats all around her, or while she’s stuck in Houston traffic...
Painting the River: Selena Mize

Painting the River: Selena Mize

Artist: Selena Mize  Hometown: Wichita Falls  Title of Work: The Cardinal  In folklore, the cardinal symbolizes devotion, loving relationships, unity. The bird’s bright red color and sharp song are an aching reminder that you’re not alone in the world, that...
Painting the River: Fernando Rojas

Painting the River: Fernando Rojas

Artist: Fernando Rojas  Hometown: Fort Worth  Title of Work: The Panther  The minute Fernando Rojas stumbled upon the sleeping panther statue near the Flatiron building in downtown Fort Worth, he was inspired. He took photographs, then spent hours observing...
Painting the River: Mike Tabor

Painting the River: Mike Tabor

Artist: Mike Tabor  Hometown: Granbury  Title of Work: Trinity Trout  Mike Tabor’s worlds peacefully coexist in the studio behind his house near Granbury.  First, there’s the art. A cowboy riding a bucking bronc. A cowgirl dancing seductively in a...
Painting the River: Robert Burns

Painting the River: Robert Burns

Artist: Robert Burns  Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.  Title of work: Recess  Floating islands. Flying turtles. A monster-size heron being ridden by a little girl. Fanciful, free-standing waterfalls. All of these are a part of the fantasy world created by...