IN THE NEWS
KG Smooth from Houston’s 97.9 FM “The Box” interviews Iconoclast Artists program director, Marlon Lizama and chairman of the board, Jovon Tyler about our program’s history and annual They Say Vol 4 performance event at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston at 7pm May 2, 2019:
Galveston Radio station, KTOR “The Tornado” interviews two Iconoclast Artists students, London Williams and Amaya Randle with Galveston program director/teacher, Torrina Harris (Feb 2019). Click here to enjoy their engaging discussion.
THE HOUSTON CHRONICLE WRITES ABOUT ICONOCLAST PARTNER SCHOOL'S PRINCIPAL AND STUDENTS, June 13, 2018. Principal Diana Del Pilar, heroically fights for her students at Middle College to graduate against all odds. Read about Diana and her students in this important 4-part story by Maggie Gordon, multimedia by Jon Shapley: Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3 & Chapter 4.
KSTX-FM, TX PUBLIC RADIO INTERVIEWS MARLON LIZAMA, April 6, 2018. Iconoclast's Houston Program Director discusses his one-man show, My Spanglish Hip Hop Story, and how poetry and hip hop inspired him to find his own voice. Click here for full story, including audio of the interview, beginning at the 11:00 mark.
HOUSTON CHRONICLE FRONT PAGE ARTICLE ABOUT ICONOCLAST ARTIST, May 10, 2017. A multi-media story, "Goodbye to High School Football" featurs high school football star turned Iconoclast poet, Eric Charles. See the full story here.
ABC 13 TV INTERVIEWS MARLEY LIZAMA AND STUDENT POET. Iconoclast co-founder Marley and one of his students, Leon Escamilla are interviewed by Erik Barajas on Houston's ABC 13. See them discuss the impact of the Iconoclast poetry program here.
TEXASMONTHLY SHORT FILM, STARRING ICONOCLAST'S DONALD VAL. Texas Monthly posts a short film by John Carrithers, featuring a spell-binding performance by Donald Val of his poem "Fear of Star Gazing". The 3:24 film also includes cameo appearances by Iconoclast superstars Gregory Hines and Eric Charles.
HOUSTON CHRONICLE ARTICLE ABOUT MATTHEW RUSSELL. Iconoclast co-founder Matthew Russell is featured in this thought-provoking story in the Houston Chronicle, by Maggie Gordon and Jon Shapley. The multi-media article includes a video, where Matt discusses how human relationships can catalyze change, citing the Iconoclast Artists program as an important example.