FLAX studio opened in January 2016 in the historic Southtown Arts District as a studio & gallery space to shed light on emerging creative talent in San Antonio through exhibitions and artist talks. The studio & gallery are run by Katy Silva, San Antonio based painter & graphic designer. Silva has experience as a nonprofit arts administrator from her time at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts and Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. She now works in digital advertising & marketing at the Rivard Report, San Antonio's hyper-local, nonprofit news site. She also serves on the board of the San Antonio Artist Foundation and American Marketing Association (San Antonio Chapter). To view Katy Silva's personal art website, visit katysilva.net.