After a rigorous selection process that included METRO staff, art specialists and members of the community, the following projects have been selected to enhance the Uptown Line stations.
THE ARTISTS INCLUDE:
ALAN KRATHAUS AND FIONA MCGETTIGAN
Alan Krathaus received his MFA in sculpture from Cranbook Academy of Art and has been exhibited nationally, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art and the Tang Teaching Museum. Fiona McGettigan received her MFA in design from Cranbook Academy of Art and has exhibited work at DiverseWorks, the Museum of Fine Arts and Forum Gallery, Michigan. Krathaus and McGettigan are partners in CORE Design Studio.
RICHMOND (SHOWN), GUILDFORD AND WESTHEIMER
“Poems from Inprint’s workshop for senior citizens and children’s poems from Writers in the Schools fill these stations, creating a dialogue between generations.”
Roberto Cervantes was born in Puerto Rico and studied Fine Arts and Architectural Studies at Rice University. He has participated in many group art shows focusing on young, emerging artists and has taught art courses at Houston’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.
SAN FELIPE (SHOWN) AND UPTOWN PARK