Natasha Mylius was born and raised in the southwestern part of Russia known as Northern Caucasus. Since early childhood, Natasha expressed interest in many different art forms. At first, she pursued musical education, hoping to become a professional piano player. While enrolled at a musical school, she began drawing portraits in her spare time and discovered not only a talent, but a strong passion, for this art form. A combination of a life-changing event, a few chance encounters with prominent Russian artists, and support from those touched by her art encouraged Natasha to shift her focus from music to drawing, and then painting. After graduating from high school and, simultaneously, music school, Natasha studied fine arts at the university level, earning a Master’s degree in Fine Arts, Crafts, and Teaching, with a major in portrait, from the Pedagogical University of Rostov-on-Don, Russia. After graduation, she went on to teach art at schools and institutions of higher learning.
Since moving to USA in 2000 she became a full-time artist. Her art was exhibited at galleries in Dallas, TX and Las Vegas, NV until the fall of 2002 when she moved to New Orleans, LA. She operated her own gallery on Magazine Street until May 2004 when she moved her studio to her home. Since September 2005, Natasha has been working out of Austin, TX.
She received a very traditional art education and originally mastered a realistic style of painting. Yet, as independent artist, she began to explore different styles and techniques. Now she finds that impressionism is the style closest to her heart. She works in oil on canvas by using a palette knife, building up color in multiple layers striving to create an incredible visual experience. The variety of colors and the texture help her truly reflect the way she sees the world.
Beautifully nestled in the serene surroundings of the Texas Hill Country, you will find this unique family owned Vineyard. Founded in 1992, Spicewood Vineyards, produces the finest award winning wines. Wines that are known for their timeless appeal and unique flavor of the Texas Hill Country.
Wine Tastings 2015 : Cabernet Claret, Riesling, Tempranillo, Rousanne.
The business was established in 2004 and the winery built in 2005 which housed the first in-house crush. The 2003 and 2004 wines were custom crushed at Wales Manor Winery in McKinney, Texas where Mr. Gatlin served as winemaker for both vintages of Tempranillo-Cabernet. The 2003 Temp-Cab and the 2005 Palo-Chard were released August 1, 2006 to a great reception of restaurant customers in Texas’ four largest cities: Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio. 2012 Inwood will be pouring: 2009 Tempranillo-Cabernet, “Segundo” Red, & “Segundo” Rubyna 2011 Inwood poured: “Segundo” White, “Segundo” Red, & “Cornelious” www.inwoodwines.com
In every country and every language, great wine is in many of life’s most memorable moments. With deep passion, Haak Winery is dedicated to creating wines of distinction that accompany the memories of all who taste our wines and visit our estate.
As the first and only winery in Galveston County, we are excited to offer you premium wines made in the great state of Texas. We invite you to visit us and our gift shop where we offer daily tours and tastings.
Hand-crafted and hand-forged artisan gemstone jewelry featuring wire weaving and coiling, rare gemstones and cabochons. My work is generally unique, with only a few pieces being reproduced. My cabochons are custom cut to my specifications. My work includes pendants, full necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings. All metals are either sterling silver, fine silver, 14k gold filled, or natural copper.
A delicious food vendor returning from 2013!
Our little blue concession serves up some outstanding homemade pulled pork sandwiches that are accompanied by homemade pickled onions and bbq sauce. We also serve up pulled pork tacos on homemade corn or flour tortillas with sides of freshly made pico de gallo and sour cream sauce. But, that’s not all! We have created an amazing pepperoni sandwich, the “Pigzaroni”. We don’t stop there so check out our website and whimsical menu names and items we have to offer! http://www.inhogheaven.net