About

 

Pete Gershon is the author of Painting the Town Orange: The Stories Behind Houston's Visionary Art Environments (History Press, 2014) and Collision: The Contemporary Art Scene in Houston 1972 - 1985 (Texas A&M University Press, fall 2018). For two years, he worked with the Creating a Living Legacy Project's Houston team to document the artwork of multimedia artist Bert L. Long, Jr., and to arrange his professional papers for access and preservation; and for 15 years he was the founding publisher of Signal to Noise, the internationally distributed quarterly journal of improvised and experimental music. Since 2013, he’s been the program coordinator for the Core Residency Program at the Glassell School of Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. He received a bachelor of arts degree in journalism from Hampshire College in 1995 and a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of North Texas in 2015.

 

A road trip to Huntsville Texas

Zipcar's SXSW Escape Guide

Signal to Noise #60 on Issuu

2002 Interview with Herbie Hancock

2001 Interview with a Viper

 

 Pete Gershon working with Bert L. Long, Jr., July 2012. Photo by Joan Batson

Pete Gershon working with Bert L. Long, Jr., July 2012. Photo by Joan Batson