- Six Street Galleries is the newest addition to one of the Southwest’s growing and exciting art communities that is coming together in Alpine, Texas. Already known for its exciting art galleries, festivals and events, this historic town in the West Texas Davis Mountains invites artists and gallery owners looking for inexpensive space and a steady stream of visitors to spend a day exploring the next major art community in the Southwest.
- Sixth Street Galleries include:
Foothills Gallery for Contemporary Art
Alpine Sculpture Garden
Philion Art Center
- Located 220 miles southeast of El Paso, Alpine was founded in 1881. Known as the Gateway to Big Bend National Park this town of 6.500 is host to Sul Ross University, Museum of the Big Bend, eighteen art galleries at last count and some of the most exciting festivals in Texas.
- Magnificent landscapes and awesome skies are Alpine’s greatest assets and a dream come true for artists and photographers. Wildlife abounds in this environment. Whether using a brush or a camera, large game animals, national parks within easy driving distance and the Chihuahuan Desert provide opportunities for artists and photographers found nowhere else.
Galleria Esposito sells original graphics representing the 16th to 20th centuries and such artists as Gaugain, Chagall, Dali, Calder, John Taylor Arms and many more.
The Foothills Gallery for Contempory Art is dedicated to the promotion of “works on paper”. These include original hand pulled prints and drawings. The gallery represents artists from around the world and throughout the United States.
Alpine Sculpture Garden is dedicated to the promotion of modern schulture The gallery represents sculptors in Texas and New Mexico.
The Philion Art Center is a studio and printmaking workshop that gives lessons in monotype.monoprint and is the work place for national artist Ray Esposito.