New York City has traditionally been a mecca of sorts for American artists. But more and more, you hear about artists settling in Texas. Marfa boasts a community of artist transplants. Austin and Houston both have a draw for creative folks looking for something a little different than the hustle and bustle of New York. And Dallas and Fort Worth attract artists that work in all kinds of media as a result of a renewed focus on contemporary art in the local gallery scenes. It's not hard to imagine the lure of Texas--it's a mishmash of cultures, an amalgam of different landscapes, and (not unimportant) it boasts relatively cheap real estate for those seeking studio... More >>>