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Heart to Art: Thao Votang and Brian Willey of Tiny Park (Part II) by New American Paintings
July 19, 2012, 8:30 am
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Part two of my interview with Thao Votang and Brian Willey, owners of Tiny Park in Austin, TX. Find part one here. — Brian Fee, Austin contributor


Tiny Park’s Greatest Hits grand opening at Navasota St, June 2012. Courtesy Tiny Park, Austin.

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Heart to Art: Thao Votang and Brian Willey of Tiny Park (Part I) by New American Paintings
July 17, 2012, 8:00 am
Filed under: Art World, Austin, Interview | Tags: , , , ,

Living half a block from West Chelsea’s gallery scene equalled art overload for this former New York City resident. I figured I wouldn’t find the same convenience in Austin, TX…until I discovered the adorable apartment gallery Tiny Park, within walking distance of my flat. Tiny Park’s petite size belied its creative and compelling exhibitions, organized by owners Brian Willey and Thao Votang. Less than a year after opening their doors to the public, Tiny Park moved to a proper commercial space on Austin’s east side. I spoke with Willey and Votang about their plans for the new, not-so-Tiny Park. — Brian Fee, Austin contributor

Part II has been posted! Check it out here…


Thao Votang and Brian Willey. Courtesy Tiny Park, Austin.

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