Events by Region

Houston

For a New World to Come

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

March 7 - July 12, 2015

"For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968–1979" examines an important and often overlooked period for photography and contemporary art in Japan. This show features more than 250 works–photographs, photo books, paintings, sculpture, and film-based installations–many of them never before seen in the U.S.

DFW

Austin

Melissa Murray: Sub

Not Gallery

May 2 - 27, 2015

A show of artist Melissa Murray’s new series of objects exploring truths beyond surface filters.

San Antonio

Jesse Amado: 30 Day Rx

Ruiz-Healy Art

April 30 - June 6, 2015

A solo exhibition of new works by San Antonio artist Jesse Amado informed by his recent personal experience with illness and prescription drugs.

West Texas

Yoshua Okón: Pulpo (Octopus)

El Paso Museum of Art

February 22 - June 14, 2015

Mexico City artist Yoshua Okón’s video piece Pulpo (Octopus) offers an alternative presentation of the Guatemalan Civil War–enacted in a Los Angeles Home Depot parking lot by people who actually fought in the war and are now day laborers in the US.

The Panhandle

Natasha Bowdoin: HEX∆M

Old Jail Art Center

February 7 - May 24, 2015

Intricately layered collages by artist Natasha Bowdoin, taking some inspiration from the initials HEX∆M carved into the limestone blocks that form the OJAC’s 1877 jail. This show is part of the Cell Series of exhibitions.

East Texas

Kenny Braun: Surf Texas

TCC Photo | Gallery

April 2 - June 12, 2015

An exhibition of Texas photographer Kenny Braun’s documents of Gulf Coast surfing’s past and present. Braun has been fascinated with surfing since he first started riding waves off of the Texas coast in the mid-1970s. His book of the same title will also be available.

The Valley

Thresholds: Gerardo Nigenda Retrospective

International Museum of Art and Science

February 19 - June 7, 2015

Work by blind artist Gerardo Nigenda (1968-2010), who lost his sight at age 25 and began taking photographs at 32 with a camera given to him by documentarian Mary Ellen Mark. He described his photos as reflections of “what I smell, touch, and listen to,…the feeling I had when I took it.”