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Bruce New: Together We Can Dream This Life Away

Redbud Gallery

Last Chance - July 2 through 26, 2016

An exhibition of works by self-taught Kentucky-based artist Bruce New. The works in the show are collages that reference the artist's "deep and personal vocabulary of symbolic imagery." This show is presented in Collaboration with Jay Wehnert and Intuitive Eye.

QFest 2016

Various Venues

Last Chance - July 21 through 26, 2016

The 20th annual QFest. The festival is a sponsored project of The Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP) and features multiple films and events by, about, and of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer community. For the festival's full schedule, go here.

martín ivy: lunar landing

Tomo Mags

Last Chance - July 23 through 27, 2016

An exhibition of works by Martín Ivy. Ivy's first solo show explores the metaphysical idea of space and perception.

Summer Show 2016

Art Car Museum

Last Chance - June 18 through July 29, 2016

Three new exhibitions at Houston's Art Car Museum:To Inhabit, an exhibition of videos and photos by Houston artist Mark Chen. The show focuses on the impact of fossil fuel-induced climate change.Lowriders of Corpus Christi, an exhibition of photographs by Irvin Tepper.Art Car World, a show of photographs by Tom Massimin.

The Butterfly Project

Holocaust Museum Houston

Last Chance - February 11 through July 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.


Apama Mackey Gallery

Last Chance - June 11 through July 31, 2016

"POLL(ITICS) 2016 / THE DOCUMENTARY exhibits artists using their voice through photography, video, painting, and print. The exhibition will also feature "the wall of memorabilia", complete with official exhibition documentation. Memorabilia will include countless opinions on the candidates and issues in today’s climate; spanning from Black Lives Matter to ISIS." Featured artists include: Kevin Bradley, Tom Hück, Phillip Kremer, David Krueger, Armita Pebdani, and SABO.

Krista Birnbaum: Courage

Gspot Gallery

July 2 through August 3, 2016

An exhibition of works by Krista Birnbaum. The pieces in the show are inspired by the artist's desire to understand their relationship with nature and their beliefs of gender, morality, and human instinct.

SHEILA PEPE invites SONDRA PERRY: Put me down Gently: A Cooler Place + I'm Afraid I Can't Do That


June 10 through August 6, 2016

"Sheila Pepe’s exhibition in Houston is a commissioned installation that serves as an open meeting space and platform for several events, including a video installation by current MFAH Core Fellow Sondra Perry. With an interest in carving out space within solo exhibitions for young artists, Pepe invited Perry, working in video and performance, to respond to her augmented reinstallation of Put me down Gently, 2015."

Perry House: Happyville

Zoya Tommy Contemporary

July 8 through August 6, 2016

An exhibition of works by Houston-based artist Perry House. The works in the show are inspired by America's fear of terrorism and the colors used in Walt Disney films.

Mark Flood: Gratest Hits

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

April 30 through August 7, 2016

"Never has an exhibition enjoyed so many moments of extreme visual beauty, cheek by jowl with crude humor and aggressive, roughly rendered texts to create a visual roller coaster ride. Gratest Hits presents the deep wisdom and humor of three decades of work while ultimately revealing the true achievement of an artist who has produced many highly praised works and had an active career despite remaining barely visible at the museum level."

Olivia de Havilland Centennial Tribute

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

July 1 through August 13, 2016

A program of films celebrating actress Olivia de Havilland's 100th birthday.

Arthur Turner: Pendulum Series

Moody Gallery

July 9 through August 13, 2016

An exhibition of new watercolors by Arthur Turner. The works in the show are inspired by the natural landscape and shapes present in Turner's garden.

Rebecca Marino: The Best Available Evidence

Art Palace

July 8 through August 13, 2016

An exhibition of works by Austin-based artist Rebecca Marino. The works in the show are inspired by “a found document compiled to prove the existence and legitimacy of unidentified flying objects” and attempt to “play with the idea of proof and to question personal thresholds of belief.”

Puffy, Prickly, Poured

Anya Tish Gallery

July 15 through August 13, 2016

An exhibition of new new and recent paintings, sculpture, and installations by US-based artists Claire Ashley, Xuan Chen, and Dan Lam.

Any Idea?

BLUEorange Contemporary

July 16 through August 19, 2016

An exhibition featuring works by graduate students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The show is curated by Michael Villarreal and features works by:Joyce Bingeman Amanda Breitbach Larry Buller Patricia Davis Meryl Engler Stuart Gair Bob Hall Bryon Hartley Kendall H Johnson Qwist Joseph Shalya Marsh Emily Reason Erin Schoenbeck Michael Villarreal Stephanie Wright Rana Young

Felipe Lopez: Wet

The Duende Art Project

July 16 through August 19, 2016

An exhibition of works by Felipe Lopez. Via the artist:"Through work on canvas, photographs, and sculptures, I examined how resin resembling water created a dialogue with color along with composition."

Mary Bucci McCoy & Aimée Terburg

Gray Contemporary

July 9 through August 20, 2016

Two exhibitions featuring the work of Mary Bucci McCoy and Aimée Terburg. McCoy's works in inspired by her background in ceramic sculptural work, and Terburg creates paintings on polyester that contemplate the nature of abstract painting.

Homelife: A Group Exhibition

Inman Gallery

July 8 through August 20, 2016

An exhibition organized by Dana Frankfort and Gael Stack and featuring works by Charis Ammon, Patricia Gonzalez, Spencer Harris, Vera Iliatova, Tracey Keller, Melinda Laszczynski, Trevon Latin, Joshua Litos, Lisa Ludwig, Cat McCaully, Jordan McGroary, Aranxa Ortega, James Radcliffe, Richard Ryan, Henry Sekimotto, and Kelli Vance.

Behind the Lens: William John Kennedy, Jonas Mekas & Suzanne Paul

Deborah Colton Gallery

July 9 through August 20, 2016

An exhibition comprised of a selection of works from the archives of William John Kennedy, Jonas Mekas and Suzanne Paul. Via the gallery: "The photographs in this exhibition provide an uncharacteristic glance through the lens of some of the artists who helped establish film and photography as fine art in late twentieth century."

Objectively Speaking

Hunter Gather

July 21 through August 20, 2016

An exhibition exploring the qualities of 3D forms. Featuring works by Rebecca Braziel, Rix Jennings, Fari Rahimi, Samara Rosen, Shelley Scott, and Delaney Smith.Also on view will be a selection of works on paper by Houston artist Don Glentzer.

Yuriko Yamaguchi

Asia Society Texas Center

April 23 through August 21, 2016

An exhibition by Yuriko Yamaguchi. In her work, Yamaguchi uses "materials such as resins, wire, and LED lights to create large-scale abstract sculptures that resonate uniquely in the spaces in which they are installed. Her spontaneous responses to architectural structures introduce a tension between the built environment and our lived experience of such spaces, emphasizing movement, color, and the play of light, which alters as the day progresses."

PARALLEL KINGDOM: Contemporary Art from Saudi Arabia

Station Museum of Contemporary Art

June 18 through August 25, 2016

An exhibition that aims to provide "insights into Saudi culture through the creativity and vision of some the most influential Saudi artists of the 21st century, alongside younger voices from the fields of art, comedy and film. Parallel Kingdom seeks to use a visual language and the first hand accounts of Saudi artists, to lay a new foundation for discourse and understanding of Saudi society, culture and politics."

Rahileh Rokhsari: The Edge

SAMARA Gallery

July 15 through August 26, 2016

An exhibition of works by Rahileh Rokhsari. The pieces in the show are inspired by "personal journey as a woman and the never ending dance between tradition and modernity."

In Residence

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

May 27 through August 27, 2016

An exhibition featuring works by seven artists who began their residencies at HCC in 2014. Artists in the show include: Clara Hoag, Natasha Hovey, Jera Rose Petal Lodge, Sarah Mizer, Alexis Myre, Collette Spears, and Rena Wood.

Nicholas Bodde: Color Rhythm

Gallery Sonja Roesch

June 11 through August 27, 2016

An exhibition featuring the work of German artist Nicholas Bodde. Bodde draws on traditions of European constructivism as well as Color Field Painting to create richly colored hard-edge abstractions

Matt Kleberg: Paintings

Hiram Butler Gallery

July 9 through August 27, 2016

An exhibition of works by New York artist Matt Kleberg. The works in the show are inspired by "Cubism, Fauvism and various related movements to produce a colorful balance of directional forces."

Project Marfa

Octavia Art Gallery

July 8 through August 27, 2016

An exhibition of Marfa-based artists. The show explores each artist's personal connection to the town's landscape and remoteness. Artists include Valerie Arber, Camp Bosworth, Meghan Gerety, Anne Marie Nafziger, and Sam Schonzeit.


David Shelton Gallery

July 15 through August 27, 2016

An exhibition curated by Austin Eddy and Benjamin Edmiston and featuring works by:Samuel T. Adams (Brooklyn) Yevgeniya Baras (New York,) Michael Berryhill (Brooklyn) Samantha Bittmna (Chicago) Peter Davies (London) Britta Deardorff (New York City) Mark Delong (Vancouver) Austin Eddy (Brooklyn) Benjamin Edmiston (Brooklyn) Amy Feldman (Brooklyn) Joseph Hart (Brooklyn) Denise Kupferschmidt (Brooklyn) Liz Nielsen (Brooklyn) Margaux Ogden (Brooklyn) Matt Phillips (Brooklyn) Chuck Webster (Brooklyn)

The Big Show

Lawndale Art Center

July 22 through August 27, 2016

Lawndale's annual open-call juried show. This year's jurors were Tina Kukielski, Executive Director of ART21 in New York, and Apsara DiQuinzio, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Berkeley Art Museum. Participating artists include:Fariba Abedin, Isela Aguirre, Ann Albritton, Ariana Andrei, Daniela Antelo in collaboration with Clay Zaplac, Alphonse Argieard, Chris Bakay, Steven Baptiste, Amaechina Blot, Maria T. Bodelon-Nelson, Tania Botelho, Celan Bouillet, Allen Bourne, Susan Budge, Carolina Buitrago, Erick Calderon, Carlos Canul, Jorge Canul, Tracy Carlson, Mary H. Case, Lindy Chambers, Michelle Chen-Dubose, Peter Chok, Lim Chung, Dominic Clay, Angela Corson, Shannon Crider, Jessica Crowl, Marky Dewhirst, William Dixon, Adrienne Duncan, Roslyn M. Dupre', Noah Edmundson, Kwanzaa Edwards, Karen Eisele, Tatiana Escallon, Diane Fraser, Gao Hang, Yvonne Gerych, Pablo Gimenez-Zapiola, David P. Gray, Wanda Harding, Nina Hays, Marcos Hernandez, Jimmy Hines, Rhonda Holleman, Hedwige Jacobs, Christy Karll, James Kerley, Hogan Kimbrell, Iva Kinnaird, Koerie, Joan Laughlin, Maureen Lax, Beth LeBlanc, Patti Lennon, Marie Leterme, Denise Liebl, Lulu Lin, Wyatt Little, D.W. Longtin, Max Manning, Colleen Maynard, Kelly O'Brien, Aranxa Ortega, John Oualline, Quentin Pace, Annette Palmer, Page Piland, Chasity Porter, Alejandro Rosas, Penelope Ross, Robert Ruello, Ann Randolph Sandberg, Rajab Sayed, A. M. Schaer, Mireille Schellhorn, Wade Schmitz, Cassie Skelly, Megan Spacek, Stacy Anne Tracy, Rosa Valdovinos, Justin Varner, Katya Vassilyeva, Elise Weber, William Witte and Adrienne Wong

The Panik Collective

The MOD - Museum of Drawing, Houston

June 11 through August 31, 2016

An exhibition featuring works by the Panik Collective, "a team of credentialed painters, sculptors, musicians, mathematicians & curators dividing time among multiple exhibition projects and public actions." The show is curated by Matt Kennedy. p

Ron Ulicny: Xylotheque

Cindy Lisica Gallery

July 15 through September 2, 2016

An exhibition of works by Los Angeles-based artist Ron Ulicny. The pieces in the show are composed of salvaged materials that have been reconfigured into sculptural objects.

Brett Hollis: Sublime Absurdity

Zoya Tommy Contemporary

July 22 through September 2, 2016

From the artist: "The work of Brett Hollis is a scientific paradox, where irreverent narratives play out to reveal unexpected concepts. Throughout his pieces, Hollis mainly explores isolation through technology and misguided sentiments about art and culture"

A View Within

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

May 27 through September 3, 2016

An exhibition of textiles by Karen Rips and Paula Chung. The works in the show are inspired by body imaging medical technology and use images gathered from the artists’ friends, family members, and strangers.

Summer of Lust

UNIX Gallery

June 3 through September 3, 2016

A group show centered on themes of love, lust, obsession, and consumption. Artists on view include Desire Obtain Cherish, Eugenio Merino, Alfredo Scaroina, Engels, and Zhuang Hong Yi.

Incorporated Waste

BOX 13 ArtSpace

July 23 through September 3, 2016

An exhibition curated by Kristy Peet and featuring works by Shannon Duncan, Rachel Rushing & Marilyn Waligore. The artists in the show explore garbage, discarded objects, and little-used areas as sites of interest.

Stephanie Saint Sanchez: DeLuxe Candle of the Seven Stars

BOX 13 ArtSpace

July 23 through September 3, 2016

From the artist:"Everyday hopes and dreams, the hustle of the scene, screams and schemes. All that glitters always within reach. Who couldn't use a little help or a big help to keep it all together. That's where The DeLuxe Candle of the Seven Stars comes in. Lay your troubles to rest and hedge those bets. Seven relatable dilemmas solved just for you! All you gotta do is believe"

AM DeBrincat: Dreaming in Print

BOX 13 ArtSpace

July 23 through September 3, 2016

An exhibition by Brooklyn-based artist AM DeBrincat. The show is comprised of four prints that merge historical portrait photography with botanical images appropriated from Google image search to create pseudo-recognizable figures that seem to come from a fantasy world.

2016 Juried Membership Exhibition

Houston Center for Photography

July 22 through September 4, 2016

HCP's annual juried membership exhibition. This year's show features 40 artists and was juried by Yasufumi Nakamori, Department Head and Curator of Photography and New Media at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and former Associate Curator of Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Antonio Lizárraga: Balance of Duality

Sicardi Gallery

July 14 through September 8, 2016

An exhibition examining 30 years of paintings, drawings, sculptures, and prints by artist Antonio Lizárraga. Throughout his career, Lizárraga was influenced by poetry, and illustration. He is regarded in Brazil for his contributions to art and design history.

Second Nature

Total Plaza

May 3 through September 8, 2016

An exhibition featuring works by Billy Hassell and Isaac Smith. The artists share a fascination with the environment and the animal world that is reflected in their works.

Hilary Lloyd

Blaffer Art Museum

June 3 through September 10, 2016

"British video artist Hilary Lloyd, a 2011 Turner Prize finalist, mines visual poetry from staggered narrative fragments and abstract retinal sensations. She'll present a new body of work in her first U.S. museum exhibition."


Capsule Gallery

July 8 through September 10, 2016

An exhibition celebrating functional and decorative objects that act as vessels for drinks.

H·O·P·E: Paintings by Samuel Bak

Holocaust Museum Houston

April 1 through September 11, 2016

An exhibition of paintings by Samuel Bak. The works in the show "do not attempt to illustrate the atrocities of the Holocaust, yet they show viewers the destruction, ruin and sadness left in its wake."

Infinite Pause: Photography and Time

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

June 18 through September 11, 2016

An exhibition exploring "photography's ability to both stop time in an instant and to capture its extended duration." The show features nearly 50 photographs by artists such as Harry Callahan, Harold Edgerton, ​Étienne-Jules Marey, Duane Michals, Eadweard Muybridge, ​Nicholas Nixon, Aaron Siskind, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and more.

Known and Underknown

1600 Smith St.

April 20 through September 12, 2016

An exhibition curated by Sally Reynolds and featuring works by David Aylsworth, Amanda Michelle Barry, Andrea Bianconi, Carlos Canul, Felipe Contreras, Matthew Craven, Shala de David, Esther Delaquis-Baidoo, Clark Derbes, Joey Fauerso, Rachel Gardner, Marcos Hernandez, Bradley Kerl, Bill Meek, Seth Miller, Hans Molzberger, Kelly O’Connor, Beth Secor, Joel Stanulonis, Brad Tucker and Bill Willis.

Kusama: At the End of the Universe

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston - MFAH

June 12 through September 18, 2016

An exhibition featuring two installations by artist Yayoi Kusama. The exhibition brings two of the artist’s signature infinity rooms—Aftermath of the Obliteration of Eternity (2009) and Love Is Calling (2013)—to Texas for the first time. 

Jae Ko: flow 流

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

June 17 through September 18, 2016

For this exhibition, artist Jae Ko has created a site-specific installation titled flow  流. The work consists of a room-sized sculptural relief constructed from nearly one ton of recycled commercial adding machine paper.

Refinement of Line in Fashion and Machine

Two Allen Center

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

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."

CCMH Movie Nights

Czech Center Museum

February 12 through December 9, 2016

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

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."

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