The Gopher Illustrated emerges from the desire to consume hefty, satisfying cultural content that is worth keeping. We envision a cultural publication in which content is associative, obsessive, ludic and endures in time. Instead of covering the current and the immediate – staples of the internet era – we aim for stories, pieces and ideas that take time, are globally local and ultimately timeless. The “Gopher” is leisurely but is composed of meticulous, opinionated, crafty, original
The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.