Texas is brimming with artists, offering you beautiful work exemplified by individuality and spirit. Check out these fine examples of Texan craft to see how they stand out from the mass-produced, and see why we think buying handmade is the ideal choice for consumers.
- Choosing a handmade piece creates a relationship between you and the maker. When it comes to craft, you are able to get a sense of who the artist is as a person and develop a rapport. It makes the work more meaningful when you are able to understand the person behind it. Manufactured objects by design lack the personality and intimacy of the handmade.
- Selecting work from Texas supports your community. You have the power to choose where your money goes! When you acquire a local work, you are investing in the career of a fellow resident. This financial backing allows them to continue on with their work and use their skills to enhance the community through their art, in outreach programs and teaching positions.
- Works made by fellow Texans reflect the area’s unique culture. Showcase your pride with a work hand carved from Texan wood! Artists here create pieces unavailable anywhere else, marking them an exclusive sample of the Houston experience. This art is especially suited for gifts, which have proven very popular within our community.
- Though more expensive than mass-produced goods, local artists create work with more value. They demonstrate an individual dedicaton to high standards, along with a mastery of skills that sets handmade works apart from those made by machine.