Charlie Jean Sartwelle
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Born Cameron, Texas.

Graduated Alfred C. Glassell School of Art

in ceramics and sculpture. Exhibited in numerous local and national exhibitions with interdisciplinary performances and installations. In 1984 converted a 22,000 sq ft warehouse in downtown Houston into


one of the first large scale alternative studio and exhibition spaces. Director of the

Buffalo Bayou ARTPARK

for ten years, a venue for local and international artists to exhibit temporary artwork in Houston city parks. In 2001 traveled to China with an Art and Culture Delegation. As a member of the

Wings of Desire Design Team

received the commission to design and construct a monumental portal for the entrance to Houston Old China Town. In the summer of 2004, completed an artist-in-residence program with the City of Tacoma, Washington. Selected as finalists of the METRO Solutions Public Arts Program in 2007. Charlie Jean lives in Houston, Texas.

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