Artist INC Houston


Powered by Fresh Arts, Artist INC Houston takes place annually over the course of eight consecutive Wednesday evenings from 4-7 p.m. 

Session Dates

Artist INC Houston returns Spring 2022. Sessions run March 9-May 4, 2022. 

What Works Workshops

Wednesday, December 8, 2022 – Noon-1 p.m. 

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 – 6-7 p.m. 




Applicants must complete the online application form, answer the narrative questions and submit a resume/CV and digital work samples.

Deadline to apply for the Spring 2022 cohort is January 14, 2022.  

Click here to apply. 

Fresh Arts

Fresh Arts is dedicated to strengthening the sustainability and vibrancy of Houston’s arts sector by bolstering the capacity and professional practice of artists and arts organizations and enhancing the public’s engagement with the arts. Fresh Arts is committed to the growth of a thriving, innovative, and diverse arts sector in Houston and towards that end, provides programming and services in the arenas of professional development training, resource aggregation, showcasing, community building, and audience development. They are a help-desk and small business development center, as well as an advocate, intermediary, and support network for Houston’s creative community.

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2020 Artists

Adetola Abatan, Emma Balder, Keri Bas, Janice Bond, Meryllou Cabio, Laura Lopez Cano, Isabel Cuenca, Bryan Cope, Ashley AVM Hawkins, Stephen Hebert, Loren Holmes, Michelle Iglesias, Dusti Joyner, Amy Malkin, Julia McLaurin, Monica Melgar, Norola Morgan, Marc Newsom, Jordon Nickerson, Carlos Ocando, Dabrina Sandier, Thomas Tran, Steve Ulrich, Amanda Wenger, Trinity Williams

2019 Artists

Hector Arguelles, Emily Arrow, Cuyler Ballenger, Marissa Castillo, Shannon Crider, Tatiana Escallon, Jaime Fruge-Walne, Marsha Glickman, Rachel Gonzales, Nyssa Juneau, Brandon Kafarela, Carla Lyles, Joseph Nance, P M Neist, Anthony Pabillano, Miles Payne, Peace, Crystal Rae, Jelisa Robinson, Nicci Sevier-Vuyk, Laura Sprague, Chris Thomas, Caroline Truong, Zulma Vega, Arnea Williams

2018 Artists

Chris Alexander, Wood Anthony, Samar Babar, Celan Bouillet, Dana Caldera, Adam Castaneda, Ching-In Chen, Lindsay Gary, Leslie Gaworecki, Tamer Ghoneim, Rene Henry, Rebecca Hewitt, Valerie Hurlbert, Nickclette Izuegbu, Jennifer Lang, Treva McKissic, Michelle O’Michael, Sol Pitarque, Gerald Rhodes, Monica Villarreal, Melissa Walter, John Whaley, Jr., Zachary Williams, Adriane Wiltse, Heather Wobbe

2017 Artists

Khalil AbuSharekh, Khrystyna Balushka, Aaron Jaymes Booker, Eepi Chaad, Adam Vincent Clay, Luisa Duarte, Karen Eisele, Hedwige Jacobs, Claire Drennan Jarvis, Mathieu JN Baptiste, Elaine Kuckertz, Melanie Loew, David Maldonado, Patricia McEnery, Edgar Medina, Corine Michel, Karen Navarro, Roberta Paixao Cortes, Nathan Parmer, Cary Reeder, Dominique Royem, Y. E. Torres, Heather von Reichbauer, Suzanne L Woodbury