Design On A Dime | NYC 2018
Marie Flanigan Interiors
April 2018

This spring, I was contacted by Megan Hotze, the awesome Marketing Director of Marie Flanigan Interiors, and was asked if I'd be able to donate a small artwork for this years' Design On A Dime benefit in New York. I was of course honored and jumped at the chance to be a part of such a...


Classic Elements Meet Minimalist Moments In Texas
By Mindy Pantiel
LUXE Magazine
December 2017

A painting by artist Padaric Kolander hangs above the fireplace in the library of a Houston home. As the wife notes, “He’s a man with a drink in his hand and he has a definite Texas attitude.” The desire to have a home reflecting the couple’s shared Texas roots mingled with an East Coast edge acquired during time living in New York City led them to Kolander’s studio and to other art selections, with the help of art consultant Maura Parro of Laura Rathe Fine Art...


Greyhound Grad Wins Prestigious Art Competition
by Desiree Cooper
ENMU Alumni News and Events
January 10, 2018

Padaric Kolander, who received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Art and Graphic Design from Eastern New Mexico University in 2002, won the Hunting Art Prize in 2016. The Hunting Art Prize, which was sponsored by Hunting PLC, an international oil services company, was an annual art competition for Texas artists with a $50,000 award. Artists submitted a single two-dimensional painting or drawing, with a winner being determined through a two-tiered jury process...


Padaric Kolander Wins 2016 Hunting Art Prize
PR Newswire
May 2, 2016

Hunting PLC announced that You Step In by Houston artist Padaric Kolander is the winner of the $50,000 Hunting Art Prize for 2016. The 42" by 64" drawing was made with graphite, charcoal, and acrylic on paper. It was selected from over 100 finalists in the 36th annual award program, which is sponsored by the global oil services company and is the most generous annual art prize in North America for painting and drawing...


Interior Designer Robert Bentley’s Downtown Studio Reflects His Love For Mid-Century Modern Design

By Michele Chan Santos
Austin Monthly
December 2, 2015

Combining a love for mid-century modern design with practicality and efficiency, interior designer Robert Bentley’s 711-square-foot condominium serves as both his home and office. The condo is located in the historic Brown Building. This elegant 10-story structure, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, was once...


Flux and Stagnation: New Art Adorning Gallery Black Lagoon
By Danielle Houtkooper
The Horn
July, 2014

Gallery Black Lagoon has been vital to the resurgence of the Austin art community; it's intimate settings provide the perfect place to enjoy powerful new voices in the local scene. Danielle Houtkooper recently attended an opening and was struck by both the gallery and the art inside. Located in Hyde Park, Gallery Black Lagoon offers a fantastic art experience that's not to be missed...


At Red Arrow Contemporary, Three Young Texas Artists Leave Intense Traces of Themselves
By Betsy Lewis
Dallas Observer
January 15, 2013

Red Arrow Contemporary, a young, cutting-edge art gallery, has shown work by famous artists like Banksy and Shepard Fairey. The new show, visibletraces, is an intense and thoughtful look toward the future with a group of young Texas artists...


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