Pulp Fiction Project

noun - fiction dealing with lurid or sensational subjects, often printed on rough, low-quality paper manufactured from wood pulp.

2024, Lubbock, TX.

Pulp Fiction: HERstory is History

With meticulous pasting and stitching, this second installment of the Pulp Fiction exhibition spans the well-worn pages of HERstory into a women’s artistic narrative curated by Tricia Earl. The first installment of Pulp Fiction was in Lubbock, TX. in 1999 featuring 13 women artists.  As it was then, this exhibition is set to offer artwork, spoken word, and music as a rich source of the personal and collective story of women’s lived experiences.  Art is a safe classroom to educate us on the sight and sound of celebrating, painstakingly pushing through oppressive stereotypes.  We can honor, shape, and nurture our stories to carry on into generations to come.  Women’s mark-making is a call and response, like no other, drawing us into the talking circle to undo the fictional narrative those in power tell about us. You, the audience, are in the now of that which women endure but forcibly move out of by putting our story on paper.


March 1, 2024

First Friday Art Trail

Rock * Paper * Shears

Hair Studio & Gallery

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

1103 Main St, Lubbock, TX.


Art by Catherine Prose, Women of the Apocalypse 

1999, Lubbock, TX.

Pulp Fiction: A Women's Collaborative | One Star Gallery, Lubbock, TX.


Artist List: Catherine Prose, Tricia Earl, Andra Hinojosa, Katy Heinlein, Ariel Tietelbaum, Shelby Morrison, Marie Weichman, Angela Carter, Kara Donatelli, Carla Poindexter, Nola Richards, and Darcy Atlas.


People often ask how we chose the subject of Pulp Fiction for the content of our show.  Simply put, it sounded interesting, and no one knew much about it.  That was enough to start an exploration.  Our first meeting started by defining what Pulp Fiction is which led to a discussion about its history.  The second meeting involved developing a contemporary character and defining the boundaries of the show.  Finally, it was time for the labor.  It is amazing to be a part of something which started out so abstract and ended up with something so defined and yet open for growth.  As Angela Carter put it, “Nothing about women is easy to define.  Even the fiction is constantly changing.”  And Andra Hinojosa said, “…every woman has her individual superpowers up her sleeve that we whip out every day to astound…imagine how much greater the effect is when amplified by two women, ten women, ten thousand.” For many of us, this show is more about the creative process than the final result.  Now that the result is in front of you, the viewer, we hope you will enter the space again and again, each time with new questions about the hero, yourself, and the energy behind the creative act.

Who's the Woman?


She's smart, she's sexy, she's funny.  She owns dozens of wigs and shoes, washes with soap that renders her invisible, and travels through time. She’s global, and environmental and has the ability to sew her own clothes.  She’s able to solve super crime mysteries, affect history and capture the “bad guys”.  She passes her time watching TV, lifting weights, and eating bonbons.  She has German shoes, oops, I mean germ issues…everything she touches must not come into direct contact with her skin.  Who is she? Find out for yourself by exploring her inner environment and worldly possessions at One Star Gallery on Saturday night February 13th.  Meet her collective creators, the fourteen women behind this Super Heroine who are graduate students in Fine Arts at Texas Tech.  If you’ve ever read Nancy Drew, watched Superwoman, read pulp fiction, or just plain played Barbies, you’ve got to see this show.

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