Victoria and Marshal Lightman
Victoria and Marshal Lightman have been active in the Houston art scene for over 25 years as advocates, collectors, and fund raisers. They have worked with various organizations over the years, including Lawndale Art Center, DIFFA, Child Advocates, Menil Collection, Rice Design Alliance, and Art League Houston; spoken to groups about visual arts in Texas, including the Houston Leadership Forum and the Texas Lyceum. They conceived and chaired the first two Hair Balls for Lawndale. Victoria served on the Texas Commission for the Arts, chairing the commission for two years of the six years.
Marshal is past president of the board for the Houston Arts Alliance, serves on the HAA Civic Art Committee, and the Core Fellow Committee at MFAH. Victoria serves on the advisory boards for Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and Inprint.
Marshal and Victoria Lightman are co-founders of Looking At Art, a “non-profitable” project that fosters dialogue about contemporary art in Texas.