But now she is the recipient of a grant through the Houston Arts Alliance, and her impending exhibition will debut at the Old Jail Art Center on Feb. 22, before making its way to the Institute for Art and Olfaction in Los Angeles in May, finally landing at Rudolph Blume Fine Art/ Artscan Gallery in Houston in October.
“I’ve tried to make an intentional shift in the work in the past few years,” Marcelyn McNeil tells me, recently. When we talk, her exhibition of new paintings, Slow Eddy, is about to open at Conduit Gallery (Oct. 19-Nov. 23).
Entering Libbie Masterson’s studio is like a breath of fresh air. A small outbuilding is tucked away in a lush courtyard garden in Montrose, windows overlooking the urban greenery. Fitting for an artist who is fascinated by landscape.