The Lost Pines Art Center features a variety of fine art from across the world. We take pride in showcasing the works of some of the most prominent artists in Texas and beyond. We welcome you to visit the Art Center, where you’ll discover beautiful and provocative artwork in a wide array of mediums—from oils, acrylics, watercolors, alcohol inks, and pastels to sculpture, mosaics, ceramics and pottery, glass, metal, wood work, fiber arts, mixed media pieces, photography, and more.
If you’re interested in showing your work in our juried Art of the Pines Gallery, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and our team of talent scouts will be in touch shortly.
Brian Joseph Feb. 1st- March 31st, 2020.
Brian Joseph started painting at the age of 33 in 1986. He created his
own style based on the fictitious Bydee People, and thus he is called the Bydeeman. Bydee is an acronym that means Bringing You Delightful Entertaining Experiences. His paintings are as colorful as they are happy. The art focuses on education, promotes diversity and positivity in general. He is an artist, poet and a motivational speaker. Brian has 5 published books, including Color Me Bydee, Happy Calypso Clowns, and People Come in All Colors.
Some of his commissions were for the Austin Revitalization Authority,
National Alliance of Black School Educators, Texas Education Agency,
Texas A&M University, City of Austin, Texas State Reading Association, and The University of Texas.
Brian has painted murals at several locations including Colgate
University, Auburn University, Advocacy Incorporated, Disability Rights of Texas, Best Elementary School, Kealing Middle School, Del Valle Junior High School, Blackshear Elementary, Del Valle Junior High, and Mendez Middle School.
Over the years Brian has received numerous awards and honors,
including the TNOYS Spirit of Giving Award and The Austin Links
Honoree of Community Arts Award. He was featured in KLRU television In Concept documentaries in 2008 and 2018. He has owned and operated Bydee Art Gallery in Austin for25 years. Brian was born in Trinidad and is a self-taught artist. Brian resides in Austin with his wife Louise Lynch and their four sons.
Learn more about Brian Joseph at Bydee.com, and on Facebook and Instagram- @brianalexisjoseph, and Twitter.
Symphony of Images
Central Texas Pastel Society- Feb. 1st- Mar. 31st, 2020
The Central Texas Pastel Society will show works from nearly 30 artists from the region, in a variety of styles and subjects. CTPS is a nonprofit collaborative organization, promoting pastelists, and art education for kids. They are based in Georgetown, but have a far reach in their endeavors. Their opening reception will be on Saturday, March 7th, during Art After Dark. Learn more about the group here.
Benefit for Australia
Feb. 8th- March 7th, 2020.
The Lost Pines Art Center will host a special exhibit, with works from local member artists depicting wildlife. A portion of the proceeds will go to the aid and recovery of so much wildlife lost and injured in the devastating fires in Australia. The show will be featured in the Art of the Pines Gallery. The opening reception will be Sat. Feb. 8th from 6-8pm.
Artist of The Month
Theresa was born in New Orleans, La. she has lived in Texas the majority of her life. Theresa loves Art from an early age. She was president of the OHS Art club honing her skills in several genres.
Due to a personal loss in 2016, Theresa picked the paint brush back up to utilize art as a cathartic outlet. During this time she’s worked on perfecting her skill set in acrylic, pastel and 3D mediums.
As a Bastrop County resident, Theresa has utilized the Lost Pines lifestyle to inspire her most recent creations for rural scenes, wildlife sunsets and water scenes.
Her professional accomplishments include:
Published in Voyage Dallas 5/19
*Big Bend Bluebonnets
*Wild Ole Mustang
*Back Porch sipping
Bastrop Art in Public Places
* Cactus of St. Veit
5/19 *Second Place
Mural commissioned by The City of Bastrop 5/19
Camelback Gallery Waterscapes Finalist.
* Infinity 9/19
Theresa is a special local talent. She presently resides in Red Rock, Tx. All of her pieces have the initials M,L,J imbedded in them as a living testament to her departed family members. Follow Theresa on Facebook and Instagram @MLJartstudio.
In the Mezzanine
Our Members Gallery displays art work exclusively from Lost Pines Art League members, who come from around Texas and beyond. You will always see a wide variety of styles and mediums. Over 80 works of art are displayed on both floors of the Members Exhibit, and new work is rotated every three months. So come in and enjoy the collection from local and regional artists.
UPCOMING/ PAST EXHIBITS, 2019-2020
November 2019~ William Clay, Egg Tempera Paintings
Nov./ Dec. 2019~ Enid Wood, Pastels
Nov./ Dec. 2019~ Carol Lyon, Photography
Dec./ Jan. 2019-20~ Square Show
January 2020- Faye Barber, Wild World
Feb./ Mar. 2020~ Brian Joseph, “Bydeeman”
Feb./ Mar. 2020~ Central Texas Pastel Society
Apr./ May 2020~ Lucy Todd, Watercolor
Apr./ May 2020~ Masks, “Maskenfreiheit”
William “Jim” Clay