With over twenty-five years’ experience, Joseph Dixon works in the areas of art for education and community outreach. Dixon has conducted over a thousand workshops, residencies and performances in the Houston, Dallas, Beaumont and San Antonio areas through collaborative partnerships with schools and organizations. Currently, Dixon serves as a teaching artist for various nonprofit art organizations, including the River Performing and Visual Arts Center, ArtReach, Young Audiences of Houston, and Avondale House, where he implements fine arts programming in music and visual art designed to aid communication and social development and encourage fine and gross motor development for students with autism and other disabilities. Dixon also provides children’s performances through his Early Inspirations Performances Series which offers interactive, educational performances designed to encourage creative thinking, promote team learning, and foster social development through the presentation and engagement of the arts. Each performance is Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills-aligned. Dixon provides curriculum guides for all performances to aid educators in building knowledge and skills. Performances: History and Songs of the Mardi Gras Indians, Let’s Play Together Drum and Strum /Jawad African Rhythms and Spirituals. Photo by JD Art.

Additional information



Contact name

Joseph Dixon

Contact address

2011 Plum Falls Ln. Pearland TX 77581

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Public performance

$450 – $900

School performance

$450 – $900

Workshop fees

$250 – $450

Travel per diem lodging

$77 – $190




Special audiences

Hands-on activities, Libraries, People with disabilities, Schools

School audiences

Elementary, Pre-K

Venue size

Larger, Medium, Smaller

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