1821 West Alabama St.

Houston, TX 77098

Ph: 713.522.2336 or 281-701-9899

Hours of Operation: Wednesday-Saturday 11:00am -5:00pm or by appointment


Becky Newsom

Becky Newsom grew up in Cuero, Texas.  She attended the University of Texas at Austin and received a BFA with Honors.  She was a founding member of 500 Exposition Gallery in Dallas.  Since 1982 she has lived in Hoboken, NJ with her husband the sculptor, Scott Madison.  Most recently her paintings were the subject of a one person show at the Iron Bridge Gallery in Long Lake, NY and a group exhibition entitled “In Bloom” at The Islip Art Museum in East Islip, NY.  Her work is held in numerous private collections

Frances Bagley

Frances Bagley received her M.F.A. in Sculpture at the University of North Texas after earning an M.A. in Art Education and her B.F.A. in Painting from Arizona State University. She has exhibited extensively in her career and in 2008 was awarded a top prize in the 10th Kajima Sculpture Exhibition in Tokyo, Japan.   Her work is included in museum and corporate collections including The Dallas Museum of Art, The El Paso Museum and the National Museum of Women in Washington D.C.  Her awards include, the Individual Artist Grant from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, the Moss Chumley Artists Award 2011 and the 1995 Legend Award from the Dallas Center for Contemporary Art

Ann Stautberg

Ann Stautberg was born and raised in Houston. In the past four decades she has had 30 solo exhibitions and been in over 100 group exhibitions. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Houston MFA, the DMA, Dallas, the Fort Worth Modern, and at the museums in Austin, Beaumont, Corpus Christi, El Paso and Tyler, Texas, in addition to many other corporate and private collections. She lived in the north Texas area after college where she met and married her husband, artist Frank X. Tolbert 2, until they moved to South Texas in 1991 & continue to live & work in Houston.



1945. Born in Washington D.C.
Currently lives and works in Houston, Texas


1970-71 North Texas State University, Denton, Texas
1969-70 Texas Tech Art Extension Course, Taos, New Mexico

1964-69 Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

2015  Texas Bird Project, 1821 W. Alabama, Houston, Texas  
2013  Horizontal, Zoya Tommy Contemporary, Houston, Texas  
2011  Frank X. Tolbert, Kirk Hopper Fine Art, Dallas, Texas  
  Frank X. Tolbert, HCG Gallery, Dallas, Texas 
2010  Frank X. Tolbert, Studio Show, Houston, Texas 
2008  Meditations on Mortality, Art Museum of Southeast, Texas, Beaumont, Texas 
2007  Meditations on Mortality, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas 
2006  Frank X. Tolbert at the Ty Stokes Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia 
2005  Frank X. Tolbert, Rudolph Projects / Artscan Gallery, Houston, Texas 
2004  Leaves, Ouisie’s Table, Houston, Texas 
2003  Frank X. Tolbert, New Drawings, Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, Texas 
2001  The Exotic and The Everyday, Pillsbury & Peters Fine Art, Dallas, Texas. Catalogue.  
2000  Chili X: A Special Supper, Ouisie’s Table, Houston (guest chef and artist) 
1999  Frank X. Tolbert Drawings10, Galveston Arts Center and Weil Gallery. Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, Texas. Catalogue.
  Berlin/Paris/Texas, Moody Gallery, Houston, Texas 
  Berlin/Paris/Texas, Slugfest Gallery, Austin, Texas 
  Berlin/Paris/Texas, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas. Catalogue. 
  Frank Tolbert: Recent Work, Mulcahy Modern, Dallas, Texas  
  Francis Xavier Tolbert [The Transatlantic Project] 1996-1999, Mulcahy Modern, Dallas, Texas. Brochure. 
1998  The Utopia Series, William Campbell Contemporary Art, Fort Worth, Texas 
1997  The Gulf Coast Project 1990-1997, Mulcahy Modern Gallery, Dallas, Texas 
1994  Frank X. Tolbert, Moody Gallery, Houston, Texas 
1992  Frank X. Tolbert: Recent Work, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, Texas 
  Tarot Tableaux, Eugene Binder Gallery, Dallas, Texas 
1991  1991 Drawings, Eugene Binder Gallery, Dallas, Texas 1990 Frank X. Tolbert, Air Gallery, Austin, Texas  
1989  Frank X. Tolbert, Art Bar, Dallas, Texas. (Presented by Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, Texas) 
1984  Eleven Drawings, Paperbacks Plus, Dallas, Texas  
  The Grape Show, Grape Restaurant, Dallas, Texas 
1980  New Work, D.W. Co-op Gallery, Dallas, Texas 
1973  New Mexico Kit Carson National Park Show, New Mexico  
  Killeen to Austin, Texas: Full Mood Highway Show, Highway 196, Texas 
1972  Frank X. Tolbert, Knox Street Pub, Dallas, Texas  
  Frank X. Tolbert, Tyler Street Factory, Dallas, Texas  



Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin  
Dallas Museum of Art Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art 
Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art 
San Antonio Museum of Art  
Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos  
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 
Witte Museum, San Antonio 
Houston Museum of Fine Arts  



2006  Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art, First Prize, Houston  
1993  East-West (X. & Dr. Sanh), Mural commission, 8.0 Bar, Houston 
1989  Ninth Life, Lyric Films, Inc., Dallas  
  Little Kingdoms, SMU Press, Southwest Life & Letters, hand-colored etching on cover Trip to Boystown, mural commission, 8.0 Bar, Dallas