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Worth Repeating: Vincent Valdez Has A Serious Message About Cupcakes

Vincent Valdez is the 2015 Texas State Artist Painting and Drawing, which is good, since he teaches it at Southwest School of Art here in San Antonio. His paintings and drawings have been exhibited all across the country and world, but he wasn't always so well known. 

The San Antonio native told the Worth Repeating audience about a time in his life when affording a studio space that he didn't have to live in was the biggest stress in his life, a time when he was just getting started, a time when he lived almost exclusively on Hostess cupcakes. It almost killed him, but not in the way you might think.

Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive