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Refinement of Line in Fashion and Machine

Two Allen Center

Last Chance - July 12 through September 29, 2016

An exhibition featuring fashion designs by HCC students that were inspired by the MFAH exhibition Sculpted in Steel. Participating artists include Criseyda Arriaza, Kitty Dupas, Bridget Fizer, Alan Gonzalez, Maria Hammond, Luisa Nadarajah, Silvia Otaola and Teresa Rangel.

Matthew Ronay

Blaffer Art Museum

Last Chance - June 3 through October 1, 2016

"Although New York-based artist Matthew Ronay has a form of color blindness, his handcrafted wood sculptures, installations and reliefs combine vivid hues from across the spectrum that seem to vibrate and hum. This is the first major U.S. presentation of his work."

New Beginnings: The Shape of Things to Come

Galveston Arts Center

Last Chance - August 27 through October 2, 2016

An exhibition featuring works by Ted Larsen, Myke Venable, Mokha Laget, Aldo Chaparro, George Grochocki, Clark Derbes, and Eduardo Portilla. The show explores the artist's varying interpretations of color and form.

Ariane Roesch: Upwards and Onwards

Galveston Arts Center

Last Chance - August 27 through October 2, 2016

An exhibition of works by Houston-based artist Ariane Roesch. The show is comprised of various ladder sculptures that integrate patterned fabrics and bright colors. The artist on her work: "My work questions the physical and psychological structures that make up our everyday, ranging from essential building structures such as electrical wiring, to the basic conduct of how people communicate and behave."

Marcos Hdez: Things I see Things I am

Galveston Arts Center

Last Chance - August 27 through October 2, 2016

"Marcos Hdez, creates minimalist drawings and paintings utilizing tar, sand, asphalt, and drywall sheeting.  His sculptural reliefs are predominantly white and grey as if he were drawing three dimensionally."

Danny Rolph: Painted on the Sky

Barbara Davis Gallery

September 9 through October 8, 2016

An exhibition of works by London-based artist Danny Rolph. The paintings in the show "use the sky as a backdrop on which the artist projects his particular vocabulary of signs - a matrix of things, spaces, attitudes and future forms."

William Cannings: Luster Cluster

Anya Tish Gallery

September 9 through October 8, 2016

An exhibition of sculptures by Texas-based artist William Cannings. The works in the show are inflated metal sculptures coated in lustrous automotive paint that seem to undulate and move.

Bougainvillea Begonia

Jonathan Hopson Gallery

September 11 through October 8, 2016

The opening shoe for Jonathan Hopson Gallery. Featuring work by Joshua Abelow, Michael Kennedy Costa, Chelsea Culprit, Ryan Hawk, Paul Kremer, Keith J. Varadi, Alison Veit, and Yui Yaegashi.

.GIF

Matchbox Gallery Rice University

September 22 through October 8, 2016

An exhibition of .GIFs. Artists include:Alexandra Constantinou Amiri Boykin Andrea Mondragón Andrew Indelicato Anna Zinovieva Berne Bastian GIF Submissions Blake Thomas Bryan Unger Cale Bradbury Carlos Reyes Colleen Nika Dominic Ewan Elle Oser Enad Yenrac Espen Iden Evan Only G VNCT G1ft3d Gabriel Junqueira Gaijin Gökay Atabek Isabella Auer Jace Jeremy McKeehen Jessica Dolence joaod coliveira Kai Holmes Laura Kim Lindsey Chizever Marco Carbonetti Matthew Keff Milad Forouzandeh Mohsen Hazrati Mr. Hideyoshi Nate Rodriguez-Vera Nic Symbios Nikolas Muller nothanxok Omar González López Oscar Muro paris psalter Ruslan Simashev sandra araújo Sandra Medina Saulonzo ShantDolbakian Simon Falk Taietzel Ticalos TJ Fuller Toyoya Li Tycho Horan Voja Art Xie_Cherry_FeltzineSubmission Zoe Trilnick Farji Zootghost

Unapologetic

The Community Artists' Collective

September 10 through October 9, 2016

An exhibition exploring race, gender, and activism. Featuring works by Rabéa Ballin, Ann Johnson, Lauren Kelley, Rosine Kouamen, Delita Martin, and Lovie Olivia.

Kristy Peet: Gilt World

Aker Imaging Gallery

September 16 through October 11, 2016

An exhibition of works by Houston-based artist Kristy Peet. The works in the show combine gilding and landscape photography to create images that "transcend the world of traditional landscape photography."

Around the Edges

Gaddis Geeslin Gallery

September 20 through October 14, 2016

An exhibition featuring works by artists that document the fringes of our culture. Featuring art by Deborah Bay, Bill Daniel, Denny Renshaw, and Bruce Lee Webb.

Tracye Wear: Ceramic Vessels

Moody Gallery

September 10 through October 15, 2016

An exhibition of twenty large ceramic vessels by Tracye Wear. The pieces in the show are inspired by the artist's interest in Cubist and early 20th Century sculpture, as well as by the natural forms found in her garden.

Stephen Mueller: The Muses

Texas Gallery

September 8 through October 15, 2016

An exhibition of works by artist Stephen Mueller (1947-2011). The paintings in this show are inspired by Greek mythology and the artist's experiences in Mexico.

Aimée Terburg: Both Sides Now

Gray Contemporary

September 10 through October 15, 2016

An exhibition of acrylic paintings by Netherlands-based artist Aimée Terburg. From the gallery:"Starting with a subjective use of color, composition and gesture formed by her associations with nature and culture, her labor-intensive methodology takes over: using the dynamic between chance and control, the captured marks are rehearsed until the transcend into an autonomy of the moment; highlighting a decision and an element within the painting.
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ArtFiction: Ten Fictional Modernists from Texas

Lawndale Art Center

September 9 through October 22, 2016

A multi-faceted project developed by Rino Pizzi. The show explores the effect biography has on the public perception of an artist's work:"Ten writers were invited to write about ten fictional Texas artists supposed to be living and working any time between the 1940's and the early 1980's. Ten actual artists responded by creating work that could be attributed to the imagined artists, and ten actors sat for photographic portraits of the fictional personas. Ten actors studied the biographies and impersonated the artists for photo sessions in photographic styles current with their time and consistent with their personas."Participating writers: Robert Faires, Steve Harrigan, Kirk Lynn, Janis Bergman-Carton, Kurt Heinzelman, Katie Robinson Edwards, Pete Gershon, Saundra Goldman, Mary Mikel Stump and Edward Carey, Annette DiMeo CarlozziParticipating artists: Sydney Yeager, Jules Buck Jones, Steve Wiman, Liz Ward, Caroline Wright, Stella Alesi, and Rick Mansfield, Brett Brookshire, Leon Alesi and Amy MorrowParticipating actors: Nadine Mozon, Jeff Mills, Jason Phelps, Florinda Bryant, Cami Calys, Teresa Elliott, William Tucker, Jennifer Balkan, Van Harrison, William Hoover and Amy Morrow

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SAMARA Gallery

September 9 through October 22, 2016

An exhibition shedding light on the issue of human trafficking. The show features work by Artist XX, an "internationally acclaimed Houston-based artist who wishes to remain anonymous in an effort to keep focus on the artwork and subjects addressed in this project."

Traded

Lawndale Art Center

September 9 through October 22, 2016

An exhibition curated by James Scheuren. For the show, Scheuren reached out to artists he knows and asked them to "propose one artist with whom they have traded works to join the artist roster" for the show.

Joe Wooten: Mystic Dumb-Dumb

Lawndale Art Center

September 9 through October 22, 2016

An exhibition of new collages by artist Joe Wooten. In his works, Wooten uses dyed and cut paper to create cartoonish figures that confront the viewer.

Trey Duvall: Idiot Machines/Infinity Loops

Lawndale Art Center

September 9 through October 22, 2016

An exhibition of works by UH Sculpture MFA candidate Trey Duvall. The works in the show use humor to show the underlying futility and pointlessness of the "tools" made by the artist.

Aron Williams: Common Thread

SAMARA Gallery

September 16 through October 22, 2016

An exhibition of art by Dallas-based artist Aron Williams. The works in the show are "inspired by the connectedness inherent in all aspects of the world."

Nathan Green: Over the Sun

Art Palace

September 16 through October 22, 2016

An exhibition of works by Nathan Green. In his abstract paintings, Green "reexamines the act and history of painting" and attempts to explore the timelessness of abstraction.

Kevin Todora

Art Palace

September 16 through October 22, 2016

An exhibition of works by Dallas-based artist Kevin Todora. Todora's works blur the line between photography, painting, and sculpture, subverting the viewer's expectations.

Delaney Smith: In My Back Pocket

Hunter Gather

September 15 through October 22, 2016

A solo exhibition of works by Delaney Smith. From the gallery: "In My Back Pocket presents a series of installations that explore methods by which we hold, tie, and secure objects—acting as metaphors for the ways in which we carry theories, goals, preconceptions, expectations, and even ourselves, throughout our lives."

Table for 3

Red and White Gallery

September 10 through October 29, 2016

An exhibition featuring Pat Johnson’s allegorical ceramic sculptures, Kathleen McShane’s collaged, minimalist drawings, and Amy Newland’s representational-abstractive paintings referencing the natural world.

Bryan Keith Gardner: Bugs

BOX 13 ArtSpace

September 17 through October 29, 2016

An exhibition of works by New York-based artist Bryan Keith Gardner. From Box 13:In 2016 it seems that we exist to share cat photos and well-framed selfies. As cities grow we see how they begin to imitate brainwaves, galaxies, and ant hills. Are human beings the unique individuals that they have always assumed they are or are we cosmic bugs hurtling through space on a giant rock with no real explanation of the cosmos and our purpose? We continue to share our lives and thoughts on the internet and spend more and more time staring at screens. How will this influence our future offspring and the evolution of our species?

Dirk Rathke: Foldings

Gallery Sonja Roesch

September 10 through October 29, 2016

An exhibition of works by Berlin-based artist Dirk Rathke. In his painted metal works, Rathke explores the relationship between line, area, space and movement.

The Rørpost Collaboration Project

Art Car Museum

September 10 through October 30, 2016

For The Rørpost Collaboration Project, twenty-one artists from Esbjerg, Denmark created collaborative works with twenty-one Houston artists. The show features collaborative works created by:Becky Soria + Marianne Skjølstrup; Damon Thomas + Johny Wilslew; Carol McKee + Alf Pedersen; Kay Kemp + Tina Asmussen; Donna E. Perkins + Astrid Hygum; Lisa Marie Hunter + Connie Borgen + Kamila Szczesna; Nicola Parente + Lars Henning Andersen; Tami Merrick + Flemming Rendbo; Brenda Bunten Schloesser + Jette Dümke; Jan Jbeili + Jytte Jespersen; Renata Lucia + Erik Brøndberg; Raymond Saucillo + Per Lenholdt; Andis Applewhite + Lene Hassig Vilslev; Jennifer Madeley Dunn + Birgit Juhl; Kay Sarver + Niels Kongsbak; Joe Aker + Gustav Iwinski; Barbara Tennant + Rich. Dethlefsen; Karine Parker Lemoyne + Lotte Lambæk; John Bernhard + Gitte Hadrup; Tracey Meyer + Sue Reeves; Trudy Askew + Søren Morns

Pablo Siquier: Hostile

Sicardi Gallery

September 15 through November 3, 2016

An exhibition of works by Argentinian artist Pablo Siquier. The show is comprised of graphite drawings that are inspired by the ornamentation and design in both European and Latin American cultures.

David Snyder: Knock-off Oracle, Undecider's Anthem... And a Disaster, After

Galveston Artist Residency

August 27 through November 5, 2016

A site-specific installation and video piece by David Snyder. The show is curated by GAR in collaboration with Joshua Fischer of Rice Gallery in Houston. Via the gallery:For Me TV, for the Hammer Museum's "Made in LA" (2012), Snyder created a home's façade caught in state of mid-collapse. Inside the home, a chaotic plywood scaffolding housed Snyder's cacophonous, homemade videos that parodied mass media. For his recent installation Porous, Poor us, Por us (2016), Snyder took objects found in the streets of Los Angeles and displayed them in a network of stucco shelves that snaked through the gallery as recordings from art auctions played. His installation at GAR will take on the "kludge" of our current political climate.

Tribute: Women Artists of the African Diaspora

Deborah Colton Gallery

September 17 through November 5, 2016

An exhibition of works by established African and African American women artists working in painting, sculpture, works on paper, video, photography and installation from the 1970's to the present. Artists include: Ann Johnson, Jean Lacy, Annette Lawrence, Delita Pinchback Martin, Sondra Perry, Alison Saar, Kaneem Smith, Renee Stout, Colette Veasey-Cullors and Erika Walker.

Autumn Knight & Robert Pruitt: The Chromatic Saturation Social Club

BOX 13 ArtSpace

September 17 through November 9, 2016

"This Social Club is re-imaging art action as relatable common experiences by using "after hours" and "art spaces" as under-utilized time/space material. The Social Club will stage a series of club meetings and events between the hours of 11PM - 3AM, a critically territorial time used by beds and bars. The intent is to practice and generate a commitment to alternative social models that address the actual needs of people."

Sight Lines: Looking at Guns & Learning Curve 9

Houston Center for Photography

September 16 through November 13, 2016

Sight Lines: Looking at Guns is an exhibition of works that explore the cultural implications of guns. The show features photographs by An-Sofie Kesteleyn, Christopher Colville, Garrett Hansen, Kathy Shorr, Sabine Pearlman, and Shelley Calton.Learning Curve 9 highlights the various educational programs that HCP offers in its Learning Center through the work of its students. The exhibition was juried by Jason Dibley, Collections Manager, Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Pablo Helguera: The Fable is to be Retold

Diverseworks

September 17 through November 19, 2016

An exhibition of works by New York-based artist Pablo Helguera. For this show, Helguera "uses fables to examine forms of visual and linguistic communication (or miscommunication) and understanding." The exhibition will feature new installation and video work, conceptual sculpture, and collages.

Growing Wild

Total Plaza

September 19 through November 21, 2016

An installation by Natasha Bowdoin and with porcelain creations by Anthony Sonnenberg. This show is presented by Arts Brookfield.

Right Here, Right Now: Houston, Volume 2

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

August 20 through November 27, 2016

Right Here, Right Now features three exhibitions by Houston-based artists:Amy Blakemore: People, Cars & Buildings, Sculptures, Flowers, and Junk, curated by Dean Daderko.Thedra Cullar-Ledford: Lady Part Follies, curated by Bill Arning.Susie Rosmarin: Lines and Grids: The Lost Decade and Beyond, curated by Valerie Cassel Oliver.To read more about the three individual shows, go here.

CCMH Movie Nights

Czech Center Museum

February 12 through December 9, 2016

A selection of films curated to show Czech culture and history.

ART21 Season 8 Screening

Lawndale Art Center

September 22 through December 15, 2016

Lawndale hosts a free screening of Season 8 of Art in the Twenty-First Century. Season 8 features sixteen artists from four cities—Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Vancouver.

Stephanie Sala: My Geology

Bank of America Center

August 19 through December 16, 2016

An exhibition of works by Mission, Texas-based artist Stephanie Sala. Sala creates sculptures, paintings, and digitally manipulated photographs that explore “artistic interpretations of geological concepts such as time, fragmentation, fracturing, compression and topography.”

The Butterfly Project

Holocaust Museum Houston

February 11 through December 31, 2016

An exhibition commemorating the 1.5 million children who died in the Holocaust.The show will feature a selection of butterflies created by children from across the world.

Helen Levitt: In the Street

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

September 13, 2016 through January 2, 2017

An exhibition of works by photographer Helen Levitt (1913–2009). Throughout her live, Levitt photographed the people and places in New York City, capturing simple activities that were a result of daily life. The show features photographs created from the 1930s to the 1980s.

Picasso: The Line

Menil Collection

September 16, 2016 through January 8, 2017

An exhibition examining the line drawings of Cubist artist Pablo Picasso. Picasso The Line is curated by Carmen Giménez, guest curator, who was founding director of the Museo Picasso Málaga, and coordinated by David Breslin, John R. Eckel, Jr. Foundation Chief Curator, Menil Drawing Institute, and Menil Associate Curator Clare Elliott.

Andy Warhol: Sunset

Menil Collection

August 19, 2016 through January 8, 2017

An screening featuring Sunset, an unfinished film by Andy Warhol. "Warhol began making the film in 1964 when the Menil Collection founders John and Dominique de Menil commissioned the artist to create a new film, one with spiritual significance. Warhol shot sunsets in San Francisco, East Hampton, and New York City, but never completed the project, stating, “I filmed so many sunsets for that project, but I never got one that satisfied me.”The film will be screened daily at 6 p.m.

CraftTexas 2016

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

September 23, 2016 through January 8, 2017

A biennial juried exhibition featuring 53 works by 38 artists. This year's show was juried by Paul Sacaridiz, Executive Director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts; Nicole Burisch, Core Fellow Critic-in-Residence at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s Glassell School of Art; and HCCC Texas Master, Sandie Zilker, Department Chair of Jewelry and Enamel and Three-Dimensional Design at the MFAH Glassell School of Art.

Prints and Plates

1600 Smith St.

September 21, 2016 through January 12, 2017

An exhibition featuring a selection of prints from Austin's Flatbed Press. Featuring works by Terry Allen, Dan Allison, Jeff Bernstein, John Robert Craft, Charles Criner, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Luis Jimenez, Jules Buck Jones, Sharon Kopriva, R.W. Kubach, Mary McCleary, Dan Rizzie, Armando Rodriguez, Camila Ruiz, Elizabeth Montgomery Shelton, Julie Speed, James Surls, Frank X Tolbert 2, Liz Ward and David J. Webb.

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Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

September 2, 2016 through January 15, 2017

An exhibition exploring the intersection of craft and food in contemporary culture. The show features works by Celia Butler, Kazuki Guzmán, Joshua Kosker, Aurélie Mathigot, Yuka Otani, and Rachel Shimpock and is organized by HCCC Curatorial Fellow, Sarah Darro.

Russell Etchen: About ___ Rocks

Lawndale Art Center

February 27, 2016 through January 16, 2017

Etchen says the mural "represent[s] Us, You, Me. How so many of our lives have been distilled to one box or another. How individualism is an illusion. How we're parts of a bigger whole. How we've actually become digital heads-in-a-box-The Profile Picture. An avatar on screen. Floating EYES looking at everything."

3DPRK: North Korean Portraits by Matjaž Tančič

Asia Society Texas Center

September 3, 2016 through February 26, 2017

An exhibition of photographs taken by Slovenian photographer Matjaž Tančič of citizens of Pyongyang. For the images in the show, Tančič used a 3D stereoscopic photographic technique that required each subject to stand motionless for minutes while multiple photographs captured different perspectives of his sitter.

Analia Saban

Blaffer Art Museum

September 24, 2016 through March 18, 2017

An exhibition of works by Argentinian artist Analia Saban. Inspired by art history, Saban creates paintings, drawings, sculptures, and photographs that look at new ways of interpreting the past.

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