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A conversation with Salado artist Ronnie Wells

Ronnie Wells’ reputation in the genre of wildlife sculpture and painting is unchallenged. He switched from a job as a…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Libby Lane

Libby Lane cuts and sews her streamlined leather bags in an old converted bunkhouse on the Panhandle ranch where she…

Meet Your Texas Maker: Chuck Lee Banjo Co.

You can’t play a sad song on a banjo, says Chuck Lee. Which is a big part of why this…

Meet Your Texas Maker: Patricia Wolf

When Patricia Wolf was a little girl growing up in Pennsylvania, she often fell asleep at night gazing at the…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Nokona

In the 1960s, when former Nokona CEO “Big Bob” Storey was asked why he wasn’t buying from overseas to make…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Crumpton Cycles

Behind his house in central Austin, in a tiny space decked out with machinery, an industrial oven, and a peg-board…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Arbor Castle Birdhouses

"If you want to find out how to do something, you just have to start doing it,” says artist Joseph…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Dos Carolinas

Robin’s egg linen, yellow seersucker, blue madras... The fabric options for a custom-made Dos Carolinas’ guayabera are as varied and…

Meet Your Texas Makers: Aermotor Windmill Co.

As familiar as bluebonnets and Dairy Queen, the Aermotor windmills that dot the Texas countryside are such a fixture that…

Extraordinary Texans: Carolyn Boyd

Working as a muralist in the late 1980s, Carolyn Boyd traveled to the cliffs and rock shelters flanking the Pecos…

Extraordinary Texans: Alan Bean

One of only 12 people who has ever walked on the moon, former astronaut and Apollo Lunar Module Pilot Alan…

Extraordinary Texans: Armando Hinojosa

Front and center on the grounds of the Texas Capitol in Austin, the Tejano Monument’s life-size granite figures include an…
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