Art collectors from around the world converge on the Texas Hill Country every year in search of some of the finest collections of art in the world. From Boerne to Fredericksburg to Wimberley and Austin, the Hill Country features many world-renowned artists that are showing in multiple galleries throughout our area.
One local group is now capitalizing on this popularity and is producing a publication specifically geared to assisting art enthusiasts plan their trips, identify the key galleries they’d like to visit, know where art shows are occurring, and even where to dine and lodge. Kerry Green, North Texas Market Manager for the Texas Fine Art Collector’s Guide begins, “The art market in Texas is simply exploding. We are seeing people coming in from all around the globe and they are looking for world class art. Texas has lots of it, but until now, they have had no resource to assist them with finding the very art they were seeking. Now, via the magazine, a collector can identify a specific town or region, and instantly see the galleries, learn about who’s art is showing where, and even can learn where some fine dining and lodging options are.”
Currently in production, the magazine is slated for a January 1, 2013 release, but it’s apparent that the art community in Texas has been clamoring for this resource. South Texas Market Manager, Suzanne Meyer, continues, “While the publication is proving popular with art enthusiasts, the art galleries themselves have quickly supported this concept and so we are excited to see the whole thing come together late this year. All of us working on the magazine are ardent supporters of art, and so while we are trying to run a business, we are also trying to assist the industry in reaching its true potential. We want Texas to be one of the premier art destinations in the country, and so that’s our mission.”
For more information: Texas Fine Art Collector’s Guide, www.txcollectorsguide.com