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    Jonathan Leach: Planes Drifter

    Gallery Sonja Roesch

    Last Chance - June 10 through August 19, 2017

    A show of new works by Houston artist Jonathan Leach. The pieces in the exhibition draw on man-made structures and organic systems and are "inspired by the visual language used to guide us through our environment."

    Dahlia Elsayed: Flag Days

    Apama Mackey Gallery

    Last Chance - June 24 through August 19, 2017

    A show of works by artist Dahlia Elsayed. Elsayed creates "text and image based work that synthesizes an internal and external experience of place, connecting the ephemeral to the concrete."

    Grayson Chandler: Tautologies & Memoirs

    Deborah Colton Gallery

    Last Chance - July 1 through August 19, 2017

    A show of paintings by Houston-born artist Grayson Chandler. From the gallery: "Deeply curious about the forces that govern human reason and faith, Chandler's work probes the amphibious network linking logic, intuition, consciousness, and emotion."

    Harumi Shimazu / Linde Pieper & Seth Daulton

    Nicole Longnecker Gallery

    Last Chance - July 8 through August 19, 2017

    An exhibition by Tokyo-based artist Harumi Shimazu. Shimazu "tries to represent the energy of life and the ephemeral beauty in nature in both her installations and two-dimensional work."In the back room of the gallery, there will also be an exhibition featuring the works of Linde Pieper and Seth Daulton. 

    Burning Bones Press: Collective Pulse

    Galveston Arts Center

    Last Chance - July 15 through August 20, 2017

    A show of works by members of Houston's Burning Bones Press printmaking studio. This exhibition is co-organized by Keelin Burrows, Curator for The Printing Museum, Houston, and Dennis Nance, Curator for Galveston Arts Center in conjunction with PrintHouston and includes work by Lucinda Cobley, Blaine Davis, Tess Doyle, Carlos Hernandez, Amber Kaiser, Cathie Kayser, Nancy Luton, Pat Masterson, Anna Mavtomatis, Erin Miller, Eric Pearce, MacKenzie Petter, Kathy Trice, and Christopher Wallace.

    Gisela Colon: ATMOSPHERES

    McClain Gallery

    April 20 through August 26, 2017

    A show of works by Los Angeles-based artist Gisela Colon. Inspired by Minimalism, Op-Art, and the Light and Space movement, Colon creates freestanding sculptures and biomorphic pod works that appear to generate light.

    David Scanavino: Repeater

    Moody Center for the Arts

    June 3 through August 26, 2017

    A new site-specific sculpture by Brooklyn-based artist David Scanavino. From the Moody Center: "Repeater is an immersive sculpture made of commonly available industrial tiles that create pathways that invite people to move in and around the geometric artwork. The design playfully skews the shape of the floor and sends the work up the walls of the Central Gallery to a height of 24 feet."

    Mara Held: Errant Traveller

    McClain Gallery

    June 24 through August 26, 2017

    A show of works by Mara Held. The paintings in the exhibition are created using egg tempera and are inspired by travel, insects, fungi, and various other natural elements.

    Heist In The Heights

    Clarke & Associates

    August 5 through 26, 2017

    A show featuring art and design objects from Houston collectors' collections. The show is curated by Thomas Mason, Linda Clarke, Gus Kopriva, and Heidi Vaughan

    2017 Art League Instructor Exhibition

    Art League Houston

    August 4 through 26, 2017

    A group exhibition featuring works by artists teaching at Art League Houston. Participating artists: Lucinda Cobley, Ruben Coy, Garland Fielder, ​Clara Hoag, ​Melinda Laszczynski, Polly Liu, Steve Parker, Cary Reeder, S Rodriguez, Laura Spector​, Alexander Squier​and Myke Venable.

    2017 Art League Student Exhibition

    Art League Houston

    August 4 through 26, 2017

    The 2017 ALH Student Exhibition is a group exhibition featuring works in jewelry, drawing, mixed-media, ceramics, print-making and painting by students who participated in classes at the Art League School during the past year.

    VAA 12th Invitational Juried Exhibition

    The Silos on Sawyer

    July 31 through August 26, 2017

    A show featuring works by Matt Adams, Daria Aksenova, Josena Arquieta, Keri Bas, N. Blanca, Cecilia Campos, Angela Corson, Kathy Drago, Rei Egusquiza, Karen Eisele, David Fitzgibbons, Diane Gelman, William Gerrish, Nell Gottlieb, Erik Hagen, Richard Hall, Liz Hill, Martin Holme, Cedric Ingram, David Mann, Alexandra Nemeth, Clark Nunn, Keddy Ann Outlaw, Anthony Pabillano, William Reed, Penelope Ross, Maria Elena Sandovici, Cameron Frederick Sands, A.M. Schaer, Barbara Shaw, Candis Smith, Robert Straight, Lyn Sullivan, Kemberly Warren, Geraldina Interiano Wise and Dee Zunker.

    James Ciosek: Moth To The Flame

    Zoya Tommy Contemporary

    June 9 through August 26, 2017

    A show of works by Houston-based sculptor and metal worker James Ciosek. The exhibition will feature works that use new techniques for the artist, such as wood burning and ink applied using compressed air. The pieces in the show aim to "explore the nature of reality and perception."

    35th Annual Juried Membership Exhibition

    Houston Center for Photography

    July 14 through August 27, 2017

    A group exhibition juried by Rebecca Senf, the Chief Curator at the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, AZ and the Norton Family Curator at the Phoenix Art Museum. The show features works by:Leon Alesi (Austin, TX) Caleb Alvarado (Phoenix, AZ) Vivian Arcidiacono (Houston, TX) Pedro Arieta (New York, NY) Anne - Laure Autin (The Netherlands) Sandra Bacchi (Rye Brook, NY) Mel Black (Galveston, TX) D.C. Boson (Houston, TX) Stephanie Brunia (Iowa City, IA) Troy Colby (Lawrence, KS) Mark Davis (Pittsburgh, PA) Norm Diamond (Dallas, TX) John DuBois (Issaquah, WA) Catherine Fairchild (Houston, TX) Andrew Feiler (Atlanta, GA) Bryan Florentin (Dallas, TX) Thomas Gearty (Cambridge, MS) Amy Gelb (Miami Beach, FL) Judit German - Heins (Houston, TX) Carl Henry (Houston, TX) Jeffrey Heyne (Boston, MA) Kevin Hoth (Boulder, CO) Ann Johansson (Los Angeles, CA) Natalia Kharitonova (Sugar Land, TX) Kent Krugh (Fairfield, OH) Susan Lapides (Cambridge, MA) Trent Lesikar (Austin, TX) Wen Hang Lin (Mesa, AZ) Ward Long (Durham, NC)* Emily Loving (Dallas, TX)* Rita Maas (Chappaqua, NY) Kerry Mansfield (San Francisco, CA) Marilyn Maxwell (Fortworth, TX) Molly McCall (Carmle Valley, CA) Simon McCool (Bloomington, IN) Tom Morin (Houston, TX) Matt Morris (Baton Rouge, LA) Christelyn Nash (Houston, TX) Calros Ocando (Katy ,TX) Christos Palios (Baltimore, MD) Donna Pinckley (Little Rock, AR)* Kahiah Polidore (Atlanta, GA) Suzanna Revy (Carlisle, MA) Meredith Richey (Houston, TX) Eduardo Rivera (Jamaica Plain, MA) Caroline Rumley (Atlanta, GA) Mark Sawrie (Muncie, IN) Jamey Stillings (Sante Fe, NM) Jane Szabo (Altadena, CA) Valeria Yaklin - Brown (Magnolia, TX)

    M. Kelly Olsen

    Gspot Gallery

    August 5 through 27, 2017

    A show of op-art ink paintings by M. Kelly Olsen. The pieces are inspired by M. C. Escher, Frank Lloyd Wright, and the artist's father.

    On the Verge

    Archway Gallery

    August 5 through 31, 2017

    A show featuring paintings by Susan Spjut and Photography by Michael Bonagurio. The exhibition focuses on "endangered animals and is a tribute to the work of zoos in caring for animals, as well as their work in educating the public."

    Annie Evelyn: Multiple Impressions

    Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

    June 16 through September 2, 2017

    A show of recent works by furniture maker Annie Evelyn. From the Craft Center: "Using alternative materials to upholster her chairs, she manipulates tessellations of cement and aluminum to create comfortable, squishy seat cushions. These seemingly hard and rigid materials are so surprisingly relaxing to sit on, the experience of interacting with the work is sure to change the viewer’s first impression."

    Edward Eberle: Retrospective

    Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

    June 16 through September 2, 2017

    A retrospective of works by Pittsburgh-based ceramic artist Edward Eberle. The show, which includes more than 40 works created throughout Eberle's career, aims to show the evolution of the artist's technique creating porcelain sculptures and vessels.

    Fine Wind, Clear Morning

    Cindy Lisica Gallery

    July 7 through September 2, 2017

    An exhibition featuring artists "using contemporary hybrid and traditional techniques honed from street art to master printmaking." The show includes works by Gavin Benjamin, Deborah Nehmad, Charles Uzzell-Edwards a.k.a. PURE EVIL, Jamie Earnest, Felipe Lopez, and Minka Stoyanova.

    Owen Drysdale & Rajab Ali Sayed: Swim

    Barbara Davis Gallery

    July 7 through September 2, 2017

    An exhibition featuring works by Syracuse-based artist Owen Drysdale and Houston-based artist Rajab Ali Sayed. Drysdale's paintings use color and gesture to create constructed realities the artists imagines, and Sayed's paintings "create a dialogue about identity and representation within the history of painting."

    A Better Yesterday

    Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

    May 19 through September 3, 2017

    An exhibition featuring three artists whose works explore themes of childhood accomplishments, imaginary worlds, and traumas into a dialogue with their present lives. Artists include JooYoung Choi, Jack Early, and Lily van der Stokker.

    Adela Andea: It’s Unreal!

    Total Plaza

    May 15 through September 8, 2017

    An installation by Houston artist Adela Andea. Andea is known for her use of LED lights and electronic elements that explore the interaction between technology and the space we occupy.

    PRINTS: Frankfort, Joyce, Moorhead

    Inman Gallery

    June 8 through September 9, 2017

    A show featuring prints by Dana Frankfort, Emily Joyce and Katrina Moorhead. "Within each artist's practice, printmaking serves as a tool to further explore their primary medium and to allow for exploration into new realms of problem-solving."

    Stories Told

    Inman Gallery

    July 7 through September 9, 2017

    A group exhibition exploring trends in figurative painting. The show includes works by Mequitta Ahuja, Firelei Báez, Kaye Donachie, Angela Fraleigh, Hope Gangloff, Vera Iliatova, Rosa Loy and Sarah McEneaney.

    Things We Used To Know

    BOX 13 ArtSpace

    July 22 through September 9, 2017

    A show featuring works by Ariel Lavery, Christopher M. Lavery, Matthew Weedman, Jason Pearce Willome, and Ethan Worden. The exhibition aims to "reframes natural history and external observation as a form of self-investigation," and includes works referencing space travel, exploration, mirrors, and more.

    Melinda Laszczynski: Milk Money Honey

    BOX 13 ArtSpace

    July 22 through September 9, 2017

    A window installation by Melinda Laszczynski. From Box 13: "Part window display and part peepshow, Milk Money Honey is an installation of found objects, assemblage, and cast off studio materials. Many of these things are meant to be disposable- inflatables forgotten after a summer party; scraps of paint peeled from mixing jars; plastic toys from the dollar store that never stood a chance."

    Jim Nolan: Matter-in-the-World/Ideas-in-the-Head

    Art Palace

    August 4 through September 9, 2017

    A show of works by artist Jim Nolan. Nolan's works are inspired by a concept he refers to as "blue-collar minimalism," in which he uses readily available dollar store and hardware store materials to both lampoon and laud minimalism.

    Hillaree Hamblin: Short Term Memory

    The TANK Space

    May 20 through September 9, 2017

    A show of works by Houston artist Hillaree Hamblin. The installation at Tank Space is composed of elements that explore the concept of memory and captured fragments of the past.

    Sangram Majumdar

    Asia Society Texas Center

    April 22 through September 10, 2017

    A show of works by Indian-born artist Sangram Majumdar. The pieces in the exhibition "refer to the cyclical nature of history and the catalytic connections between major cultural centers in Asia and the west."

    Internal Dialog: External Communication

    Spring street studios

    June 12 through September 10, 2017

    A show curated by Diane Griffin Gregory and featuring art by:Agnès Bourely Anne Jensen Audrey Omenson Beverly Fritsch Cheri Randolph Cory Canella Eduardo Portillo Eileen Figueroa Gabriela Ayarzagoitia Gary Watson Jane Eifler Jennifer McClish Jim Hannan Leonor Ratliff Liane Schaefer Lou Vest Marius Zgirdea Michael Golden Monica Melgar Page Piland Patricia Blackwell Robert Seale Ron Gordon Sarah McCord Soody Sharifi Syd Moen Tony Parana

    Summer Studios 2017

    Project Row Houses

    August 12 through September 17, 2017

    An exhibition by PRH's 2017 Summer Studios residents. Artists include:Colby Deal, University of Houston Barbara Gamiz, University of St. Thomas Maureen Lax, University of Houston LeAirre Morris, Texas Southern University Luis Parra, Houston Community College Faith Schwartz, Texas Southern University Heather Wright, Rice University

    Summer Studios 2017

    Project Row Houses

    August 12 through September 17, 2017

    An exhibition featuring works by PRH's 2017 Summer Studio residents. Artists include:Colby Deal, University of Houston Barbara Gamiz, University of St. Thomas Maureen Lax, University of Houston LeAirre Morris, Texas Southern University Luis Parra, Houston Community College Faith Schwartz, Texas Southern University Heather Wright, Rice University

    The Propeller Group

    Blaffer Art Museum

    June 2 through September 30, 2017

    An exhibition of works by The Propeller Group, "a Ho Chi Minh City and Los Angeles-based art collective led by founders Tuan Andrew Nguyen, Phu Nam Thuc Ha and Matt Lucero dedicated to elevating the Vietnamese voice on the international scene. Through installation, video and sculpture, The Propeller Group has developed an innovative model that merges collaborative, conceptual art practices — partially steeped in the politically inflected artwork of the 1990s — with the forms and methods of popular media today."

    Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950

    Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

    June 25 through October 1, 2017

    An exhibition chronicling "the development of modern art in Mexico and the social, political, and cultural forces that shaped it over the course of nearly half a century." The show features approximately 175 works by Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Rufino Tamayo, Manuel and Lola Álvarez Bravo, Miguel Covarrubias, Alfredo Ramos Martínez, Carlos Mérida, Roberto Montenegro, and Dr. Atl (Gerardo Murillo), among others.

    Art of Celebration

    The Center for Art and Photography at Celebration Company (Jewish Family Service)

    August 7 through October 6, 2017

    "The Art of Celebration features photography from selected participants of Houston’s Celebration Company. The thirteen photographers travel to different locations in the Houston community, from Farmer’s Markets to Community Centers. The photographs presented at the Center of Art and Photography capture the point of view of the photographers, allowing the audience to momentarily see the world through the artists’ eyes."The show features works by: Amy Davis, Ari Klein, Arielle Harter, Arthur Alexander, Ellen Reichenthal, Evan Levine, Gabrielle Howard, Halley Turner, Harry Samelson, Melissa Shapiro, Neville Karpas, Ian Spindler, and Jeffery Markman.

    Andres Serrano: Torture

    Station Museum of Contemporary Art

    June 3 through October 8, 2017

    For the works in Torture, artist Andres Serrano, under the guidance of military personnel, photographed more than 40 models that underwent various forms of torture. From the Station: "The models suffered humiliation and actual physical distress as they were shackled, submerged and forced into stress positions for extended periods of time. Both mental and physical techniques were used on his subjects, as Serrano chose to enter into a lineage of perverse experimentation for punishment or coercive means."

    Patrick Turk: The Demiurge

    Mystic Lyon

    June 17 through October 17, 2017

    A new public art installation by Houston self-taught artist Patrick Turk. From Mystic Lyon: "The Demiurge is the builder of the Universe and all things material. It is the force through which Everything is conceived and created. It is atomic and molecular. It is liquid, gas, and solid. It is bacteria, amoeba, and fungi. It is plants, animals and all of us."

    The Sound of Things

    Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

    August 4 through October 28, 2017

    An exhibition featuring works by Bohyun Yoon and Alyce Santoro. The show explores the potential of sound within objects and craft materials, asking questions like: What does glass sound like? What does a sonic weaving look like?

    Thirty Works for Thirty Years

    Menil Collection

    August 11, 2017 through January 28, 2018

    A show of thirty works selected to "tell a unique story about the Menil's history by constructing a narrative that walks visitors through the past thirty years."

    Diana Thater: The Starry Messenger

    Moody Center for the Arts

    February 24, 2017 through February 1, 2018

    Diana Thater's nine-monitor video work The Starry Messenger nods to Houston's role in space exploration. The piece, which was filmed in the Griffith Observatory Planetarium in Los Angeles, documents the changing view of the Milky Way Galaxy.

    The Fabiola Project

    Byzantine Fresco Chapel

    May 21, 2016 through May 13, 2018

    An exhibition of paintings, wood carvings, ceramics, jewelry, needlepoints, and more depicting 4th-century Roman Saint Fabiola. The works in the show are copied from a 19th-century depiction of the Saint by French artist Jean-Jacques Henner and were collected by Belgian artist Francis Alÿs.

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