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Archway Gallery

Last Chance - March 4 through 30, 2017

A show of sculptures by Andrea Wilkinson and paintings by Christie Coker. Both artists are inspired by nature and the environments inhabited by wildlife.

John Alexander Print Project

Rice University

Last Chance - March 28 through 30, 2017

Artist John Alexander will work with master printmaker Patrick Masterson and Rice professor of printmaking Karin Broker to create a series of monoprints.

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Various Venues

Last Chance - February 1 through April 1, 2017

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Liz Hickok & Shiyuan Xu: Experiments in Form & Fiction

Capsule Gallery

Last Chance - February 17 through April 1, 2017

A show of works by San Francisco-based photographer Liz Hickok and Houston-based ceramicist Shiyuan Xu. "The two and three dimensional pieces in the exhibition invite viewers to imagine the infinite possibilities and outcomes these works could have taken and asks us to carefully consider the seemingly random patterns and forms present in the world around us, seen and unseen."

Liz Ward: Watershed

Moody Gallery

Last Chance - February 25 through April 1, 2017

A show of new paintings on paper by artist Liz Ward. The works in the exhibition explore topographical and geological elements of the Mississippi River.

Ellen Berman: Three. Two. One.

Hooks-Epstein Galleries

Last Chance - February 25 through April 1, 2017

A show of oil paintings by artist Ellen Berman. Often painting domestic objects, Berman aims to juxtapose the painted object to reality. The artist on her work: “I am interested in the notions of beauty, the extraordinariness of the ordinary, and the transitory nature of and inevitability of loss inherent in everything.”

Udona Boerema: Transience

Gray Contemporary

Last Chance - February 25 through April 1, 2017

A show of recent paintings by Dutch artist Udona Boerema. The works in the show use a reductive manner of painting in which the artist applies thin washes of acrylic to linen to build up images of mountains.


Octavia Art Gallery

Last Chance - March 9 through April 1, 2017

An exhibition of photographs by Kenny Morrison and Chuck Ramirez. The works in the show explore "the interconnections between the real, imagined and simulated."

Martin Ivy: NUCLEAR

Front Gallery

Last Chance - March 11 through April 1, 2017

A multimedia installation by Houston artist Martin Ivy. The exhibition explores the mysterious cycle of the universe.

Industrialism in the Twenty-First Century

Nicole Longnecker Gallery

Last Chance - February 25 through April 1, 2017

An exhibition featuring works by nine urban realist artists. Artists include Don Eddy, Allan Gorman, Chris Klein, Roland Kulla, Sheryl Luxenburg, Stephen Magsig, Jan Anders Nelson, James Ritchie, Joseph Santos, and Mark Cervenka.

Roi James: Evocations

Laura Rathe Fine Art - Houston

Last Chance - March 9 through April 3, 2017

A show of works by Austin artist Roi James. From the gallery: "The artist describes his creative experience as one of surrender resulting in works that document his internal spirituality as he continues to explore the chasm of self realization."

Roger Colombik: Selected Works

San Jacinto College South- Art Gallery- Marie Flickerman Fine Arts building

February 27 through April 7, 2017

From the gallery:"Selected Works by Roger Colombik features the artist’s diverse practices in sculpture and social engagement. The sculptures weave through the narrative of Absence/Presence, a psychological state of yearning for two disparate possibilities of simultaneous existence. Representational imagery – journals, a magic carpet, pillows, scales – awaken restless spirits navigating the space between wanderlust and responsibility."

Your Presence Is Required

Zoya Tommy Contemporary

March 9 through April 8, 2017

An exhibition curated by Daniela Antelo and featuring works by Elise Weber, Kyla Crawford, James Radcliffe and gallery artist Gil Rocha. The show is based around Antelo's performance Better On The Outside.

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Tomo Mags

March 25 through April 8, 2017

An exhibition featuring works by Qindeel Butt, Mia Cugasi, John Davis, Barry Elkanick, and Lane Hagood.

The Art of Found Objects - Redux!

Williams Tower Gallery

March 8 through April 14, 2017

A show featuring artists who use found objects in their work. Artists in the exhibition include Helen Altman, Karin Broker, Claire Cusack, Robert Dampier, Ann Harithas, Dana Harper, Otis Huband, Sharon Kopriva, Lance Letscher, Jesse Lott, Edward Lane McCartney, Mary McCleary, Leila McConnell, Mari Omari, Kathleen Packlick, Forrest Prince, Russell Prince, John Mark Sager, Ward Sanders, Al Souza, Henry Stein, Patrick Turk, and Debbie Wetmore.

Rene Cruz

Art Palace

March 9 through April 15, 2017

A show of works on paper by Houston artist Rene Cruz.

Raychael Stine: Higher Love

Art Palace

March 9 through April 15, 2017

A show of works by Albuquerque-based artist Raychael Stine. The pieces in the exhibition adopt color palettes from Stine's surroundings and attempt to communicate life's offerings: joy, suffering, humor, wonder, loss, ecstasy, and higher love.

Linarejos Moreno: Art Forms in Mechanism

Inman Gallery

March 9 through April 15, 2017

"Art Forms in Mechanism is an interdisciplinary investigation into how modernity produced objects and systems of knowledge inherent to those objects." In the show, artist Linarejos Moreno explores the contrast between the natural world and industrialized society.

Carlos Garaicoa


March 7 through April 15, 2017

A show of works by Cuban artist Carlos Garaicoa. Garaicoa is inspired by architecture and archaeology and creates art that focuses on the thriving, changing organism of the city.

Natural Flexibility

Cindy Lisica Gallery

March 17 through April 15, 2017

An exhibition bringing together four artists who investigate human interaction and our impact on nature. Featuring sculptures by Sarika Goulatia, Felipe Lopez, Shang-Yi Hua, and Anthony Suber.

Jeff Jennings: Vanishing Auras

Studio 1821

March 18 through April 15, 2017

A show of new paintings by artist Jeff Jennings. Many of the works explore the forms of abandoned cars that Jennings observed and watched deteriorate over a period of months.

In The Mix

Barbara Davis Gallery

March 17 through April 15, 2017

A group exhibition featuring works by Andrea Bianconi, Owen Drysdale, Paul Fleming, Leigh Merrill, Gavin Perry, and Ruth Shouval.

David Aylsworth: Either/And

Galveston Arts Center

March 4 through April 16, 2017

A show of works by Houston artist David Aylsworth. The artist “is inspired by images around him, in both a mental and physical sense, and paints intersecting lines and shapes with luscious strokes, giving his works a sense of energy and movement.”

WAKE: Wake the Zine

Galveston Arts Center

March 4 through April 16, 2017

A show of selections from Galveston-based collective WAKE's publication Wake the Zine. 300 copies of each issue of Wake the Zine are distributed in publicly accessible spaces, primarily MOD Coffeehouse in Galveston. PDF scans of the zine are also accessible online at wakethezine.com.

Selections on Paper

Devin Borden Gallery

March 9 through April 18, 2017

A show of drawings by Julia Brown, Chris Cascio, Jason Hedges, Laura Lark, Nicolas Lobo, Richard Nix, Nick Vaughan & Jake Margolin, and Hilary Wilder.

Jill Bedgood: Soliloquy

BOX 13 ArtSpace

March 18 through April 22, 2017

A show of works by artist Jill Bedgood. The pieces in the show reflect on events from Bedgood's personal life while also re-contextualizing and examining her artistic practice.

Mirror, Mirror: Mockingly Minute

BOX 13 ArtSpace

March 18 through April 22, 2017

An exhibition exploring Plato's argument on Mimesis, "that all art imitated life and therefore was not really real, because nothing on the physical plane can be." The show features works by Karesha Brown, Almendra Castillo, Cinthia Gomez, Angel Lartigue, Yma Luis, Issac Reyes, and Jana Whatley and is curated by Yma Luis.

Rachel Fischer: Low Tide

BOX 13 ArtSpace

March 18 through April 22, 2017

A window installation by Denton-based artist Rachel Fischer. "Low Tide explores the compression of space and time into a seamless whole."

2017 CORE Exhibition

Lawndale Art Center

March 17 through April 22, 2017

This year's MFAH Glassell School of Art Core Program exhibition will be held at Lawndale. The show features art by Tsuyoshi Anzai, Adam Crosson, Shana Hoehn, Yue Nakayama, Sondra Perry, Felipe Steinberg, and Kenneth Tam, and essays by Taraneh Fazeli, Ruslana Lichtzier, and Laura A.L. Wellen.

Denise Liebl: Hold

Lawndale Art Center

March 17 through April 22, 2017

An exhibition of monoprints by Denise Liebl. "Through repetition, Liebl abstracts the architecture of a single cube and allows tonal shifts between the works to speak to times of transition and growth."

One Stone and the Rain (Una piedra y la lluvia)

Lawndale Art Center

March 17 through April 22, 2017

"One Stone and the Rain takes CORE Critic-in-Residence Laura A. L. Wellen's 2016 essay of the same name as its departure point to consider contemporary artistic practices that pair the natural environment with a politics of contemporary life in Guatemala." The show is curated by Laura A. L. Wellen and features works by Hellen Ascoli, Manuel Chavajay Moralez, Jorge de León, Reyes Josué Morales, and Julio Serrano Echeverría.

National Flower Show

The Studio @ Splendora Gardens

March 26 through April 23, 2017

An exhibition featuring flower and garden-themed works. The opening event will feature a community potluck hosted by James Surls, Charmaine Locke, and Ruby Surls, a performance by Dickie Landry, and a recording of the first Live from Splendora podcast.

Self Love

The Community Artists' Collective

January 20 through April 29, 2017

An exhibition featuring works by Latonia Allen, Rebecca Baffour, Bert Bertonaschi, Ellie Cox, Lauren Cross, Monica Kennedy, Melba Lee, Samiria Percival, Irene Reece and Fulden Sara-Wissinger.


Rudolph Blume Fine Art | ArtScan Gallery

March 25 through April 29, 2017

A show featuring works by Les Christensen, Jo Ann Fleischhauer, Joe Mancuso, Mari Omori, John Runnels, and John Salvest. All of the artists in the exhibition utilize everyday objects that, by being turned into art, become fetishized.

Jesse Lott

Mystic Lyon

October 1, 2016 through April 30, 2017

An exhibition of works by Houston artist Jesse Lott. Lott is influenced by the aesthetic of “Urban Frontier Art,” which involves the recycling of discarded material into art. This is Mystic Lyon's first show and will be presented in the space's window.

Clemencia Echeverri: Sin Cielo (Skyless)

Sicardi Gallery

March 23 through May 4, 2017

A show of works by Columbian artist Clemencia Echeverri. Since the late 90s, Echeverri has been using video and sound works to comment on the "isolation, lack of infrastructure and unchecked violence of criminal or environmental nature in her homeland."

How Do I Say Her Name?

Art League Houston

March 24 through May 6, 2017

A group exhibition organized by Ann Johnson and featuring works by Regina Agu, Rabéa Ballin, Ann Johnson, Lauren Kelley, Autumn Knight, Rosine Kouman, Lovie Olivia, Kaneem Smith, and Monica Villarreal. "The works in this exhibition are made in direct response to the countless number of women, specifically women of color who have been victims of violence but whose stories have been erased from the larger demonstrations and narratives surrounding state violence and the demand for a broader vision of social justice."

The Reflection in the Sword of Holofernes

Galveston Artist Residency

March 4 through May 13, 2017

An exhibition about "speaking your truth in the most direct way you know how." Featuring works by Mequitta Ahuja, Angela Dufresne, Hannah Rose Dumes, Dana Frankfort, Iva Gueorguieva, Kelly Klaasmeyer, Melinda Laszczynski, Tiffany Livingston, Dona Nelson, Gael Stack, Kelli Vance, Hilary Wilder

Barbara Hines: A Celebration of Survival

Holocaust Museum Houston

January 16 through May 20, 2017

An exhibition of works by artist Barbara Hines. The exhibition attempts to focus on "what could be" rather than examining the horrors of the past. The show includes installation elements, voice recordings, sculptures, and more.

United by Hand: Work and Service by Drew Cameron, Alicia Deitz and Ehren Tool

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

February 3 through May 28, 2017

An exhibition featuring works by Drew Cameron, Alicia Deitz and Ehren Tool. All three artists in the show use their craft as part of their personal healing. "United by Hand pays tribute to U.S. veterans and aims to create neutral ground, raising critical awareness about the history and current state of war culture in the United States."

Sandy Ewen: Photograms

Civic TV Laboratories

March 18 through May 28, 2017

A show of photograms by Houston artist Sandy Ewen. The works are created using slide projectors, multiple exposures, plants, feathers, lenses, water, & melted plastics.

Ron Mueck

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

February 26 through May 29, 2017

A show of thirteen works by hyperrealistic sculptor Ron Mueck. Via the MFAH: "Assembled from public and private collections around the world, the exhibition focuses on Mueck’s treatment of the stages of life, and addresses our collective fascination with the nature of physical existence and the ambiguity of the unknown."

Earth and Light

1600 Smith St.

February 16 through June 1, 2017

An exhibition featuring works by Madeleine Dietz, Perla Krauze, Mario Reis, and Regine Schumann.

Rain: Magdalena Fernández at the Houston Cistern

Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern

December 10, 2016 through June 4, 2017

A site-specific installation featuring artist Magdalena Fernández's video and audio work 2iPM009. "For the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern, Fernández adapted 2iPM009 to project the video onto the columns so that its imagery is reflected in the shallow pool of water on the Cistern floor."

Round 46: Black Women Artists For Black Lives Matter

Project Row Houses

March 25 through June 4, 2017

"Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter (BWAforBLM) is a collective of Black women, queer, and gender non-conforming artists formed in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement." For this exhibition, the collective "will utilize the seven art houses on PRH’s site as a platform for public dialogue. By engaging the Third Ward and greater Houston community, they hope to create a space to discuss issues that impact the lives and movement of Black people."

ReCollecting Dogon

Menil Collection

February 3 through July 9, 2017

An exhibition exploring the life and objects created by the Dogon peoples. From the Menil Collection: " the sculptures, masks, necklaces, and other works by “unknown” artists not only suggest the significance of art to daily life among Dogon peoples, they evoke formidable legacies of colonialism and the limitations of representing Dogon peoples through objects collected by and for foreigners."

Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art

Asia Society Texas Center

January 27 through July 30, 2017

An exhibition celebrating artists who have helped redefine the traditional craft of Japanese bamboo art. Artists include Katsushiro Sōhō, Fujinuma Noboru, Matsumoto Hafū, Honma Hideaki, Ueno Masao, Uematsu Chikuyū, Nagakura Ken’ichi, Tanabe Chikuunsai III, Tanabe Yōta, Tanabe Shōchiku III, Tanioka Shigeo, Tanioka Aiko, Mimura Chikuhō, Nakatomi Hajime, Sugiura Noriyoshi, and Yonezawa Jirō. Image credit: Uematsu Chikuyu, "Moon Rise on Autumn Fields," 2007, bamboo (nemagaridake), rattan, lacquer, Japanese washi paper, hemp, photo © Susan Einstein.

Decorative Arts in the Age of Victoria

Rienzi, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

March 11 through July 30, 2017

An exhibition of decorative artworks created during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837–1901). The show features porcelain, glass, miniatures, wallpaper, and furniture works that "illustrate the dual drives of the British to historicize and modernize their world."

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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