Award Winning Houston Abstract Artist
Art Instructor - Art Classes

SALLI BABBITT

 

 

 

Career Experience:
2015 The Woodlands Encaustic Workshop
2015 Conroe Art League Encaustic Workshop
2015 Art Expo in Houston, Tx Golden Workshop
2015 Golden Art Educator Program in New Orleans (September)
2014 9th Annual Artist Expo Convention, Encaustic Instructor, The Woodlands, Tx
2014 Adjudicator, St John the Divine ISAS festival, Encaustic Workshop Presenter
2013 8th Annual Artist Expo Convention, Encaustic Instructor, The Woodlands, Tx
2011 Lecture North Harris County College, Woodlands, “Understanding Encaustics"
2010 Encaustic R&F Workshops for Texas Art Supply Montrose & Voss
Encaustics Workshops for Art Supply Midtown
Curator – “The Mens Show” Sculptures By Design CityCentre
Canal Street Gallery "Illumination of Color"
Demo, Kingwood Art Society for Encaustics
2009 Judge Coca Cola Company “Color in Harmony” Houston
2009 Encaustic Workshop for R&F Encaustics at Texas Art Supply Montrose
2008 Art League Houston Board Member Emeritus Award
2006 Deborah Colton International Gallery, "Feminity" 
2005 Sculptures By Design - Texture
2004 Curator: Americans with Disabilities Act Anniversary Exhibition
Juried exhibition with Juror Lynette Wallace of Bayou City Art Festival
Curator: Sippora Gallery “Touch Me, Feel Me” Group Exhibition
Curator: Sippora Gallery “Erotica” Group Exhibition and fashion extravaganza
Curator: Sippora Gallery “Loco Locals” Group Exhibition
Encaustic Workshop, Eastman Gallery, Houston, TX
Lecturer, “Power Guides and Dream Symbolism”, Visual Arts Alliance, Houston, Tx
2003 Judge, Coca Cola Company, “Color in Harmony” Exhibit, Houston, Tx
2002 Lecturer, Sugarland Artisan’s Society, Sugarland, TX
Jury Panelist, Bayou City Art Festival, Houston,TX
Judge, Coca-Cola Company, Color in Harmony National Exhibition
2001 Curator, Bodyworks Gallery “The Magic of Connection” artwork by Jan Van Liere
Curator, Bodyworks Gallery “Blowing Kisses”
2000 City of Houston Mayoral Award Winning Outreach Program
Curator, Texas Art Supply “An Abstract Show”
1997-2002 Curator, Art League Houston Student Teacher Exhibition
1999 Texture Workshops, Houston Area Artists
Curator, “Power Princess” Blossom Street Gallery, Houston, Tx
1996 Texture Workshop, Sugar Land Area Artists, Sugar Land, Tx
1995-2009 Faculty Member, Art League Houston - Specializing in Abstract Art, Encaustics and Outreach Healing Arts

Solo Exhibitions:
2011 Lone Star College - The Woodlands, Tx
2010 Canal Street Gallery
2004 Continental Airlines Corporate Gallery, “Tropicals”, Houston, Tx
2003 Lower Lobby Gallery, 1600 Smith, “Tropicals”, Houston, Tx
2002 500 Jefferson Gallery, “Goal Angels and Power Guides”, Houston, Tx
Three Allen Center – Gallery 3, “Goal Angels and Power Guides”, Houston, Tx
2000 Bodyworks Gallery, Houston, Tx
Blossom Street Gallery, Café Noche, Houston, Tx
511 Main, Houston, Tx
1999 Group Four Gallery, “Solo”, Spring, Tx
Riverway Bank, “The Art of Healing”, Houston, Tx
1998 University of Texas, Health Science Center, “The Art of Healing”

Art Exhibitions:
2015 BASEL Miami, Golden Exhibition, Project Loft Gallery
2009 “Beam Me Up Scotty”, Sippora Gallery, Houston, Tx
“Just War”, Bradford Street Gallery, Kemah, Tx
2004 “2004 Christmas Tree Show”, Buffalo Bayou Art Park
North Harris County College, “Sculpture Vision”, Houston, Tx
“Melting Into One”, Bering & James Gallery, Houston, Tx
“Touch Me, Feel Me”, Sippora Gallery, Houston, Tx
“Erotica”, Sippora Gallery, Houston, Tx
2003 North Harris County College, Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Houston, Tx
2002 “Red Cross Exhibit”, Red Bud Gallery, Houston, Tx
2001 Cow Parade Cow: “Cow Power of Houston”
Cow Parade Cow: “Chocolate Moose”
2000 “Sextablos”, Portland, Oregon
Houston City Central Library, Houston, Tx
Redbud Gallery, “Sextablos”, Houston, Tx
1999 Mercury Gallery, New Orleans, LA Feminine Products, "Good Girls Don't"
Commerce Street Art Warehouse, Traveling Collage Show
Houston Arboretum, "Abstractions of Nature"
Blossom Street Gallery, "The Power Princess In Power and Empowered"
1998 Blossom Street Gallery, "June Prints Show", Houston, Tx
1997 Summer Street Gallery, "10-2-20", Group Show, Houston, Tx
University of Houston at Clear Lake "Segue II"
George Memorial Library Group Show
Junior Achievement Group Show
City of Houston Annex "The Art of Healing"
Mediation Center of Houston Gallery Exhibit
1993-2005 Lawndale Art Center, “Dia de los Muertos” Exhibit, Houston, Tx

Charitable Works:
2010 Art League Houston Donations for Gala
5353 Fannin Show for Benefit of ALH Outreach
Diverse Works Donations
2008 Mustang Exhibit Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo
Interfaith ministries- making wreaths for "Meals on Wheels" with outreach class
2007-08  "Empty bowls" with my Outreach class making bowls for the benfit w/ Cindy babbitt
2007 Judge TAACL High School Competition for CCISD
2005 Judge, St. Francis School 8th Grade Art Show
2001 Cow Parade Cow: “Cow Power of Houston”
Cow Parade Cow: “Chocolate Moose”
Surfrider Foundation Art Benefit, Houston, Tx
The TALA Gala “2001 – An Art Space Odyssey”
1999 Curator, K101 Prison Art Show Planet Hollywood
2000-2008 Bayou City Art Festival Design High School Sculpture in the Park competition
Art in Water competition
Judge 2000-2008
Juror 2000-2008

Gallery Affiliations:
2013 to present Mecox, Houston, Tx
2010 Canal Street Gallery
Sculptures By Design, CityCentre & Greenway Plaza
2009-10  Laura Rathe Gallery
2005-06  Deborah Colton Gallery
2003-04  Bering & James Gallery, Houston, Tx
2000 Bodyworks Gallery, Houston, Tx
1998-2000  Blossom Street Gallery, Houston, Tx
1993-1995  National Art Services Gallery, Houston, Tx

Education:
1982-83 University of Texas, San Antonio, Tx; Post Graduate
1980-82 Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Tx; Over 40 Post Graduate hours
1975  University of St. Thomas, Houston, Tx; BA

Collectors:

The Gables Revere
The Gables, Tanglewood, Houston, Tx
The Gables, River Oaks, Houston, Tx
George and Isabella Canjar
Jack and Beverly Loftis
Bart Truxillo, LLC
Jack Amschwand, Architect
Michel Muylle
Dr Michael Yafi
Ben and Jean Winkleman
Houston Art Colony Association
Chuck & Andrian Cain, Panera Bread
The Lexington Grill, Houston, Texas
Wildcat Electric Industries
SEM Crude, L.P.
Aqua Foxx Productions, Houston, Texas
Indigas, Houston, Texas
Biggers and Biggers  Houston, Texas
S.J. Hight & Co. Port Lavaca, Texas
High Country Resort, Crested Butte, Colorado
Martin, Shannon, Finklestein, & Sayre, Inc. CPA, Houston, Texas
Hotel ZaZa
Lynne & Kathy Houston
Catherine Anspon
Dr Peggy Delahoussay
Dr Tom Solis, MD
Ellen Lube, Attorney at Law
Deborah Herchman, Attorney at Law
Carol Gregory, Quality Services
Diane Hassell, CenterPoint Energy, Sr Director
Other collectors in New York, Philadelphia, Austin, Denver, Paris, London and Kuala Lumpur

Art Consultants:
Jan L. Avery Designs, ASID
Denise Gaspard
National Art Services
Amy Meyers