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The Panik Collective

The MOD - Museum of Drawing, Houston

Last Chance - 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

Last Chance - 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

Last Chance - 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"

Daryl Gannon: Block Party

SAMARA Gallery

Last Chance - August 19 through September 2, 2016

A solo exhibition of works by Houston artist Daryl Gannon. The works in the show are inspired by the artist's childhood.

A View Within

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Last Chance - 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.

Charlotte Potter: Glass Armory

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Last Chance - May 27 through September 3, 2016

An exhibition by Virginia-based artist Charlotte Potter. The works in the show "investigate the physical manifestation of identity through the intersection of glass and the human body's skin."

Summer of Lust

UNIX Gallery

Last Chance - 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

Last Chance - 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

Last Chance - 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

Last Chance - 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

Last Chance - 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."

THIRST

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.

Bob Parks: Saggy Bottom

Hellbox Gallery (Formerly She Works Flexible)

August 12 through September 12, 2016

An exhibition by New Forest, UK-based artist Bob Parks. The show will include, via the gallery:cricket, eating loads of food, Johnny Otis, the crucifixion, wax, gospel music, large cuts of wood, Sway, letters of recommendation, complex interconnecting theories about all things and ideas, cadavers, the BBC, catheters, Aboriginal dream interpretation, the blues, teaching, the flute, wallpaper, ect.

Edgar Meza: FC

Blank Check Gallery

August 19 through September 15, 2016

An exhibition of works by Houston artist Edgar Meza. The paintings and installations in the show reflect on "isolation, violence, labor, and country."

with/in: blurring the line between art and education

Art League Houston

August 5 through September 17, 2016

Organized by Zachary Gresham, this show "aims to challenge the dichotomy of physical and conceptual space while exploring socially-engaged work centered on pedagogy to incite individual/communal action, response, contemplation, resistance." Included in the show are artists who create works that are influenced by art education and educational initiatives.

Betsy Huete: A Collection of Babysitters

Art League Houston

August 5 through September 17, 2016

An exhibition featuring a chapbook of poetry and sculptures based on the children’s fiction series The Babysitters Club by Ann M. Martin. The poems lift lines from Martin's text, and the sculptures respond and attempt to translate the poems into material objects.

Michael McFadden: aesthetic][equity

Art League Houston

August 5 through September 17, 2016

An exhibition using Art League Houston's hallway gallery "as a site of reflection, focusing on the turbulent history of socio-economic inequity found within the Houston arts community. Through a presentation that is part visual record and part call-to-action, the exhibition lays the groundwork for artistic intervention and theoretical efforts to level an unjust art-world hierarchy."

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.

Summer Studios

Project Row Houses

August 20 through September 18, 2016

An exhibition featuring works by PRH's 2016 Summer Studio residents. This year's artists were mentored by Kaneem Smith, a Houston-based artist and daughter of PRH founding artist George Smith.Participating 2016 residents include Amiri Boykin (Rice University), Rachel Even (University of Houston), Devon Grigsby (University of Houston), Robert Riojas (Texas Southern University), Caroline Ryan (University of Houston) and Huidi Xiang (Rice University).

Megan Dwyer: innerlight.

Matchbox Gallery Rice University

August 25 through September 20, 2016

An installation by Megan Dwyer that "explores the power and complexity of one’s own emotions and manifests them in fluid, organic glowing forms that engulf the viewer in an ethereal cave-like space. The installation itself is meant to serve as a meditative space where the viewer may come to terms with these emotions that we are often afraid to recognize-- the feelings we bury under our over-committed, busy lives."

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."

Ariane Roesch: Upwards and Onwards

Galveston Arts Center

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

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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