In This Issue

SETAC and the Beaumont CVB pursue programs to cover Beaumont’s walls with art, the convergence of migratory flyways makes the area a wildlife artist’s dream, and a new curator at the Ice House Museum and Cultural Center in Silsbee displays a knack for unearthing Hardin County history.

Welcome to Southeast Texas!

We're pleased to see you! Read a message from our Executive Director here.

Award winning children’s illustrator, Lamar alumni, and prolific painter. Lynn Sweat’s work has an approachable, dreamlike quality instantly engaging to viewers of all ages. Read more >

And she could do it better than you. What was “it”? Whatever. A competitive spirit blazed a trail whose track is still followed today is remembered at the Babe Zaharias Museum. Join the Gallery >

Form and function; when you pay attention to both, you might make something great. Looking for a solution to a problem of recognition, SETAC found success recognizing the heritage of one of SETX’s unique local cultures. Boogie >

Browse the season announcements at our major art venues and organizations to plan your next night out! Check schedule >

Special Thanks to those who make this publication possible!

Board of Directors
Barri Hoffman – President
Penny LeLeux – VP Orange
Micah Leigh – VP Port Arthur
Sandra Laurette – VP Beaumont
Dexter Broussard – Treasurer
Pam Trosclair – Secretary

At Large
Maurice Abelman
Zach Bowman
Greg Busceme
Michelle Cate
Amy Elizabeth
Albert Faggard
Steve Hoffman
Bridget Johnson
Michael Meazell
Debbie Hammon Pletcher
Reese Ravencraft
Sharae Bassett Reed
Reggie Rogers
Gloria Roy
Joy-Del Snook
Carolyn Thibodeaux
Richard “Eddie” Vanderwalker
Codie Vasquez

David Cargill


Executive Director
Sue Bard
Creative Director
Blake Bertrand


Spring – Summer 2021 • Vol. 4, No. 01

Southeast Texas Arts Council

ISBN 1-886130-31-0
Off Ramp Magazine is published semi-annually by the Southeast Texas Arts Council.

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All rights reserved.