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Welcome R’Bonney Nola: 2021 Fall Artist in Residency Winner

Houston, Texas – Zócalo Apartments is proud to announce that R’Bonney Nola is the Fall 2021 winners of its second annual Artist-in-Residency program. Nola is a fashion designer and textile artist from Houston, Texas running an eco-conscious clothing line and that merges together textile manipulation, sustainability, and design. Nola traces her inspiration to growing up…

Zócalo Apartments Artist-in-Residency Program Announces Spring 2021 Program Winners

Houston, Texas – Zócalo Apartments is very pleased to announce the 2021 winners of its second annual Artist-in-Residency program. This year’s winners were chosen by a three-judge panel from 82 applications from 23 states. The selected artists have been granted fully funded housing in a private apartment / studio, a monthly working stipend, need-based project…

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Zócalo Artist Residency Announces 2021-2022 Open Call

The Zócalo Artist Residency program is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 residency season! Three fully-funded residency positions ranging from six months to one year are now open for submissions. The awards include free housing in a private apartment studio, a $250 monthly stipend, exhibition space, access to community and lifestyle amenities, and hands-on support…


Zócalo Artist Residency is Now an Emerging Member of the Alliance of Artists Communities

The Alliance of Artists Communities is an international network of artists’ communities, colonies, and residency programs.


‘Inside the Studio’ with Houston’s Digital Dream Team, Input Output

Billy Baccam and Alex Ramos brought the moon to Zócalo one evening in early March. Viewers might have sworn their lunar spectacle was the real thing as it hovered and rotated a few feet above the grass at the Spring Branch apartment complex.


A Meta-Community For The Arts: Spring Branch’s Zocalo Artist-In-Residence Program Kicks Off With a Queer Perspective

The Zócalo, or main square in central Mexico City, has long served as a gathering place. The plaza was once a well-known ritualistic mecca in the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan..