Houston Burners is organized as a non-profit corporation under the laws of the state of Texas. This corporation is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.


Our non-profit corporation is volunteer-driven and dedicated to arts support and education in our community, with a particular emphasis on our Community Principles.

Mission and Vision Statements

The mission of Houston Burners is to hold space to light and sustain the flame of Burning Man’s culture and Principles in the greater Houston community and to facilitate community artistic goals to that end.

The vision of Houston Burners is to educate and empower an inclusive and active community, guided by Burning Man’s 10 principles to explore and develop art, culture, and self-expression.

Directors and Officers

All members of the board are volunteers in their positions and receive no stipends, salaries, nor other remuneration for their posts. You may reach all members of the board at the same time by emailing

“Orange Mike” Director and President

“Mumbels” Forrest – Director and Secretary

“Clover” MichaelDirector and Acting Treasurer


State of the Organization Reports

The “Pandemic Years” annual report is currently in progress and will be posted far and wide, and here to on completion. Thanks for your patience!

June 2019- August 2020

Jan 2018- May 2019

June 2016- December 2017