Being a businesswoman by day and a moonlighting artist, I feel so lucky to work at Rice University.
I used to have this ritual where when I needed refuge, I simply would surround myself with the arts. I called this my sanctuary. Art would always move emotions through my soul. I could stare at a piece for a long time and be taken into the story. The emotions of what that artist felt expressed through texture and strokes on a canvas can epitomize our own truths. These experiences always brought me comfort and peace.
At Rice University I get to work within an environment where not only is it a prestigious think tank of activity, but also has an enriched culture of architecture and arts. Every day I seem to stumble upon some amazing work where as before I would have to travel to the museums or galleries to find. Now, I just have to walk a few steps to be back in my sanctuary.
This map illustrates some of the amazing pieces of art I get to be surrounded by, but there is so much more. If you are an art lover and in Houston, I suggest you come experience this for yourself.
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