a portal to the arts from southeast Texas and beyond

Home     Poetry     Photography     Short Stories     Visual Art     Video & Music     Letters to the Editor     Book Shelf     2008 Publication Calendar     Site Map      
Norman Ball - May 2008
Doug Johnson - May 2008
Joseph Nechvatal - April 2008
Jim Fuess - March 2008
Richard Bilow - March 2008
Richard Bilow - February 2008
Andrew David King - February 2008
Richard Bilow - January 2008
Peter Schwartz - January 2008
Jeremy James Thompson - January 2008
Fall 2007 - Peter Ciccariello
Fall 2007 - Claudio Parentela
Fall 2007 - Anne Pearce
Fall 2007 - Liat Yossifor
Cinda Rae Oliverio - August 2007
Claudio Parentela - August 2007
Peter Schwartz-August 2007
Summer 2007 - Jared Barbick
Summer 2007 - Kuhn & Wyche
Summer 2007 - Diana Magallon
Steve Cartwright - January 2007
Welcome to the January 2007
Visual Art Issue


In this issue, The Houston Literary Review introduces the work of Steve Cartwright.


Steve Cartwright has provided art for several magazines, newspapers, websites, commercial and governmental clients, books, and tavern napkins. He also creates art pro bono for several animal rescue groups.


He was awarded the 2004 James Award for his cover art for Champagne Shivers.

He  recently  illustrated  the  Cimarron Review cover.


Take a gander ( or a goose ) at his online gallery:   www.angelfire.com/sc2/cartoonsbycartwright



Cowboy Stylized by Steve Cartwright



Benito Huerta's


"Signature Watercolor 2004"




Above is a Preview of our March 2007 Issue.
Several more pieces by Benito Huerta will be featured. 

Benito Huerta was born 1952 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Huerta received a BFA from the University of Houston and an MA from New Mexico State University, Albuquerque.His first solo exhibition was at the Galerie sur la Terre at the University of Houston in 1976.

Since then, he has exhibited in both solo and group shows throughout the United States and the world. Other solo and group exhibitions include:

The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi; Dallas Visual Arts Center; University Museum, Arizona State University; Centro Cultural Tomasa Valdes, Mexico City; and Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia.

Examples of his public art commissions can be found at the Richardson, Texas, DART Station and the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. His work is held in the collections of the Albuquerque Museum of Art; American Airlines DFW Admirals Club; Anthony Foundation, Houston; Art Museum of Southeast Teexas, and Art Museum of Corpus Christi.

Benito resides in Arlington, Texas.