Zach Houston

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Zach Houston
Zach Houston.jpg
Born  (2017-05-26UTC09:59:05)
Marin County, California
Residence California
Known for Artist, Poet

Zach Houston is a California conceptual artist and poet. He is best known for his "poemstore", an ongoing business/literature performance. Some others have had similar projects.[1][2] The "poemstore" has received coverage from Charles Osgood,[3] CBS News,[4][5] Katie Couric,[6] The NY Times, The LA Times,[7] reviewed by Kenneth Baker, critic for the San Francisco Chronicle[8] NPR,[9] and many others.[10] In 2011 the poemstore was the focus of two major exhibitions. One, entitled poemstore at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri.[11] The other, a collaborative exhibition at SF Camerawork.[12] in 2012 he was featured in the exhibition in Den Haag, Holland, Let Us Keep Our Own Noon. In 2008 Zach Houston was the runner up for San Francisco SECA Award by SF MOMA. Zach Houston has also pursued a musical career. SPACE TIME,[13] use your words, Freeerways[14] and faux pseudo fake fake.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Custom poetry, while you wait Article about artist who was inspired by Zach Houston
  2. ^ "Street Poet". Newyorkdailyphoto.blogspot.com. August 18, 2009. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  3. ^ Osgood File – Zach Houston Archived April 5, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ michellem99-2009 June 18, 2007 8:48 pm EDT (June 18, 2007). "Paper, Plastic Or Poetry?". CBSNews. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ "The Supermarket poet – CBS Video". Cbsnews.com. May 9, 2007. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  6. ^ lgfundad63 April 13, 2007 2:50 am EDT (April 13, 2007). "Poetry In The Produce Aisle – Katie Couric & CO – CBS". Cbsnews.com. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Custom poetry, while you wait-Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press". Articles.latimes.com. November 26, 2007. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Artist Zach Houston writes poetry on demand – February 21, 2009|By Kenneth Baker, Chronicle Art Critic". Articles.sfgate.com. February 21, 2009. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  9. ^ http://www.npr.org/2012/04/17/150722541/the-poem-store-open-for-business
  10. ^ Park, Jane (December 12, 2008). "Pennies For Prose- Golden Gate Xpress". Xpress.sfsu.edu. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  11. ^ Personal Poems Made Here Archived July 17, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ "As Yet Untitled: Artists & Writers in Collaboration | by Brady Welch". {region}: Art Practical. April 23, 2011. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  13. ^ Space Time (August 23, 2010). "SPACE TIME's sets on SoundCloud – Create, record and share your sounds for free". Soundcloud.com. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  14. ^ UM. "freeerways | Gratis muziek, tourneedata, foto's, video's". Myspace.com. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 

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