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UPCOMING EVENTS

ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Wednesday,  7.26.17

Opening

Camera Roll #6

Wednesday,  7.26.17   |   6–8:30 pm
A show featuring cell phone photography by Williams Tower employees and guest photographer, Lou Vest.
Houston  |  Williams Tower Gallery

Thursday,  7.27.17

Artist talk

The Big Show

Thursday,  7.27.17   |   6–8 pm
It's that time again: Lawndale's Big Show is back! This year's iteration, which features nearly 200 works, was juried by Toby Kamps.Artists in the show include:Fariba Abedin John Adelman Chris Akin Ariana Andrei Daniela Antelo + Elise Weber Darwin Arevalo Miguel Ángel Ávila Lula Azorey Chris Bakay Ryan Baptiste Alex Barber Clifton Barker Heather Bause Francesca Bayegan Kenneth James Beasley Chuy Benitez Gaby Berglund Cárdenas Mohammad Ali Bhatti Cousin Babby Lesley Bodzy Agnes Bourely Judy Bovill Elaine Bradford Rebecca Braziel Antonius Bui Qindeel Butt Paul Carola Gregory Michael Carter Mary H. Case Lindy Chambers Chadwick + Spector Claire Chauvin Cathy Clark Joseph Cohen Shanti Conlan Rebecca Elise Cook Charlotte Cosgrove + Suzette Mouchaty Isabel Cuenca Andy Dearwater Arthur Deatly Adeleenne de Mesa Heather den Uijl Kathy Drago Luisa Duarte Trey Duvall Jane Eifler Karen Eisele Sharon Engelstein Danna Espinosa Laura Feld Emily Fens Pilar Figueira Vincent Fink Lori Fish Steve Fisher Andrew Flanders Sean Flournoy Michael Galbreth Nela Garzón Wayne Gilbert Denise Giordano Matthew C.Glover Jessica González GONZO 247 Alex Goss Nell Gottlieb David P. Gray Zachary Gresham Robert Griffin Tad Griffin London H. Rebecca Hackemann Erik Hagen London Ham Laura Hannusch Lisa Hardaway Linda Harmes Ron Winston Hartgrove JP Hartman Rachel Hecker Katy Heinlein Christopher Henry Marcos Hernandez Paul Hester George Hixson Ryan Hollaway Charles Hollingsworth Martin Holmes Perry House Betsy Huete Ross Hutchinson Cedric Ingram Omar Islas Martín Ivy Terrell James Rita João Lucas Juarez Bradley Kerl Iva Kinnaird Michael Sean Kirby Padaric Kolander Daniel Kramer Jessica Kreutter Babic Ksenija Laura Lark Melinda Laszczynski Joan Laughlin Christie Leday Joyce Lin Renata Lucia Sara Madandar Leslie Magdaleno Matt Manalo Traci Matlock Anna Mavromatis Ken Mazzu Randall McCabe David Mcgee Patrick McGrath Muniz Catharine Minois Verny Sanchez Mitchell Rahul Mitra Lorena Morales Chris Moras Crystal Murley Adam Neese Floyd Newsum Michael Patrick O'Brien Adekunle Ogunade Mari Omori James Orellana John Oualline Lee Alice H. Pablo Nadia Pacheco Aaron Parazette Dune-Micheli Patten Kristy Peet Arely Peña Donna E. Perkins Cory Perry Ellen Drew Phillips Patrick Phipps Brian Piana Page Piland Valerie Powell Phillip Pyle II Deanna Ramirez Ellen H. Ray Irene Antonia Diane Reece Gerald-James Rhodes Brianna Rivas Ariane Roesch Alejandro Rosas Giselle Rosenthal Susie Rosmarin David Ruck Robert Ruello Caroline Ryan Christian Sarkar Rajab Ali Sayed Beth Secor Barbara Shaw Bret Shirley Tivakorn Sirinopawongsakorn John Slaby George Smith Kaneem Smith Earl Staley Rose Stern Ingrid Tremblay Juan Ramon Sanchez Torres Patrick Turk Katya Vassilyeva Myke Venable Dandee Warhol + Marjon F. Aucion Lillian Warren Kelly Lee Webeck Jordan Elizabeth West Bill Willis Geoff Winningham Geraldina Interiano Wise Martin Wnuk Joseph Wooten Amy Beth Wright Justin Zachary Bibi Zambrano Brandon Zech Jasmine Zelaya Jo Zider Damir Zoric
Houston  |  Lawndale Art Center
Film

QFest

Thursday,  7.27.17   |   7:30–9 pm
QFest, Houston's annual international city-wide LGBTQ film festival, is back! For more info on the festival, please go here.

Friday,  7.28.17

On View

Summer Series Art Stroll & Sale

Friday,  7.28.17   |   5–9 pm
Join the Artists at Sawyer Yards and Fresh Arts for two evenings of open studios and opportunities to visit with artists working out of Silver Street Studios, Summer Street Studios, The Silos and Winter Street Studios. The event will feature live music and food trucks.
Houston  |  The Silos on Sawyer
Film

QFest

Friday,  7.28.17   |   7–11 pm
QFest, Houston's annual international city-wide LGBTQ film festival, is back! For more info on the festival, please go here.

Saturday,  7.29.17

Workshop

A Better Yesterday

Saturday,  7.29.17   |   11 am – 3 pm
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.
Workshop

Paul Ramírez Jonas: Atlas, Plural, Monumental

Saturday,  7.29.17   |   11 am – 3 pm
An exhibition featuring sculptures, photography, videos, drawings, and participatory works by Paul Ramírez Jonas. From CAMH: "Ramírez Jonas's work galvanizes connections between the personal, the collective, and the public, making them concrete and observable. Manifested in visually, materially, and conceptually compelling forms, Ramírez Jonas's work invigorates our cultural commons by inviting the public to reflect on and engage with public art in inventive and surprising ways."
Film

QFest

Saturday,  7.29.17   |   1:30–11 pm
QFest, Houston's annual international city-wide LGBTQ film festival, is back! For more info on the festival, please go here.
On View

Patrick Turk: The Demiurge

Saturday,  7.29.17   |   8:30–11 pm
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."
Houston  |  Mystic Lyon

Sunday,  7.30.17

Film

QFest

Sunday,  7.30.17   |   3–10 pm
QFest, Houston's annual international city-wide LGBTQ film festival, is back! For more info on the festival, please go here.

Monday,  7.31.17

Film

QFest

Monday,  7.31.17   |   7:30–9 pm
QFest, Houston's annual international city-wide LGBTQ film festival, is back! For more info on the festival, please go here.

Thursday,  8.3.17

Artist talk

The Big Show

Thursday,  8.3.17   |   6–8 pm
It's that time again: Lawndale's Big Show is back! This year's iteration, which features nearly 200 works, was juried by Toby Kamps.Artists in the show include:Fariba Abedin John Adelman Chris Akin Ariana Andrei Daniela Antelo + Elise Weber Darwin Arevalo Miguel Ángel Ávila Lula Azorey Chris Bakay Ryan Baptiste Alex Barber Clifton Barker Heather Bause Francesca Bayegan Kenneth James Beasley Chuy Benitez Gaby Berglund Cárdenas Mohammad Ali Bhatti Cousin Babby Lesley Bodzy Agnes Bourely Judy Bovill Elaine Bradford Rebecca Braziel Antonius Bui Qindeel Butt Paul Carola Gregory Michael Carter Mary H. Case Lindy Chambers Chadwick + Spector Claire Chauvin Cathy Clark Joseph Cohen Shanti Conlan Rebecca Elise Cook Charlotte Cosgrove + Suzette Mouchaty Isabel Cuenca Andy Dearwater Arthur Deatly Adeleenne de Mesa Heather den Uijl Kathy Drago Luisa Duarte Trey Duvall Jane Eifler Karen Eisele Sharon Engelstein Danna Espinosa Laura Feld Emily Fens Pilar Figueira Vincent Fink Lori Fish Steve Fisher Andrew Flanders Sean Flournoy Michael Galbreth Nela Garzón Wayne Gilbert Denise Giordano Matthew C.Glover Jessica González GONZO 247 Alex Goss Nell Gottlieb David P. Gray Zachary Gresham Robert Griffin Tad Griffin London H. Rebecca Hackemann Erik Hagen London Ham Laura Hannusch Lisa Hardaway Linda Harmes Ron Winston Hartgrove JP Hartman Rachel Hecker Katy Heinlein Christopher Henry Marcos Hernandez Paul Hester George Hixson Ryan Hollaway Charles Hollingsworth Martin Holmes Perry House Betsy Huete Ross Hutchinson Cedric Ingram Omar Islas Martín Ivy Terrell James Rita João Lucas Juarez Bradley Kerl Iva Kinnaird Michael Sean Kirby Padaric Kolander Daniel Kramer Jessica Kreutter Babic Ksenija Laura Lark Melinda Laszczynski Joan Laughlin Christie Leday Joyce Lin Renata Lucia Sara Madandar Leslie Magdaleno Matt Manalo Traci Matlock Anna Mavromatis Ken Mazzu Randall McCabe David Mcgee Patrick McGrath Muniz Catharine Minois Verny Sanchez Mitchell Rahul Mitra Lorena Morales Chris Moras Crystal Murley Adam Neese Floyd Newsum Michael Patrick O'Brien Adekunle Ogunade Mari Omori James Orellana John Oualline Lee Alice H. Pablo Nadia Pacheco Aaron Parazette Dune-Micheli Patten Kristy Peet Arely Peña Donna E. Perkins Cory Perry Ellen Drew Phillips Patrick Phipps Brian Piana Page Piland Valerie Powell Phillip Pyle II Deanna Ramirez Ellen H. Ray Irene Antonia Diane Reece Gerald-James Rhodes Brianna Rivas Ariane Roesch Alejandro Rosas Giselle Rosenthal Susie Rosmarin David Ruck Robert Ruello Caroline Ryan Christian Sarkar Rajab Ali Sayed Beth Secor Barbara Shaw Bret Shirley Tivakorn Sirinopawongsakorn John Slaby George Smith Kaneem Smith Earl Staley Rose Stern Ingrid Tremblay Juan Ramon Sanchez Torres Patrick Turk Katya Vassilyeva Myke Venable Dandee Warhol + Marjon F. Aucion Lillian Warren Kelly Lee Webeck Jordan Elizabeth West Bill Willis Geoff Winningham Geraldina Interiano Wise Martin Wnuk Joseph Wooten Amy Beth Wright Justin Zachary Bibi Zambrano Brandon Zech Jasmine Zelaya Jo Zider Damir Zoric
Houston  |  Lawndale Art Center

Friday,  8.4.17

Opening

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

Friday,  8.4.17   |   6–8 pm
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.
Houston  |  Art Palace
Opening

2017 Art League Student Exhibition

Friday,  8.4.17   |   6–9 pm
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.
Houston  |  Art League Houston
Opening

BLACKLIGHT: 2017 Summer High School Studio Art Intensive Exhibition

Friday,  8.4.17   |   6–9 pm
"BLACKLIGHT, the 2017 Summer High School Studio Art Intensive Exhibition, is an annual group exhibition by students from Art League’s High School Intensive Program. This four-week summer program is a rigorous, in-depth studio art experience for high school students, ages 14-17."
Houston  |  Art League Houston
Opening

2017 Art League Instructor Exhibition

Friday,  8.4.17   |   6–9 pm
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.
Houston  |  Art League Houston
Closing

Archway Goes French

Friday,  8.4.17   |   7–9 pm
A show featuring 16 artists from Archway Gallery: Barbara Able, Margaret Bock, Christie Coker, Veronica Dyer, Diane Fraser, Jane Ewen, Larry Garmezy, donna e perkins, Isabelle Perreau, Silvia PintoSouza, Shirl Riccetti, T. Smith, Becky Soria, Liz Conces Spencer, Cookie Wells, and Andrea Wilkinson.

Saturday,  8.5.17

On View

Heist In The Heights

Saturday,  8.5.17   |   12–10 pm
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
Houston  |  Clarke & Associates
Opening

M. Kelly Olsen

Saturday,  8.5.17   |   6–9 pm
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.
Houston  |  Gspot Gallery

Saturday,  8.12.17

Opening

Summer Studios 2017

Saturday,  8.12.17   |   4–7 pm
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
Houston  |  Project Row Houses
Reception

On the Verge

Saturday,  8.12.17   |   5–10 pm
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."
Houston  |  Archway Gallery

Friday,  8.18.17

Performance

whole wide water

Friday,  8.18.17   |   7–8 pm
"whole wide water is an ongoing collaboration between writer Lindsay Kayser and multidisciplinary artist Anthony Barilla. whole wide water encompasses a variety of projects, transmitted over a span of twenty years. The narrative is set in the future, when modern civilization has mostly washed away."
Houston  |  Lawndale Art Center

Tuesday,  8.22.17

Lecture

Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950

Tuesday,  8.22.17   |   6:30–7:30 pm
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.

Saturday,  8.26.17

Opening

Christopher Cascio: XXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXX

Saturday,  8.26.17   |   6–9 pm
A show of new paintings by Houston artist Christopher Cascio. The pieces in the exhibition reference both traditional quilt patterns and the artist's past works that were created using concert wristbands.
Galveston  |  Galveston Arts Center
Opening

Bradley Kerl: Greenhouse

Saturday,  8.26.17   |   6–9 pm
A show of paintings by Houston artist Bradley Kerl. Kerl's compositions are inspired by his daily experiences — his imagery includes classroom still-life arrangements, a flowerbed at the grocery store, potted plants at the doctor’s office.
Galveston  |  Galveston Arts Center

Wednesday,  8.30.17

Conversation

The Propeller Group

Wednesday,  8.30.17   |   12–1:30 pm
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."
Houston  |  Blaffer Art Museum

Thursday,  9.7.17

Lecture

Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950

Thursday,  9.7.17   |   6:30–8 pm
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.

Friday,  9.22.17

Reception

The Sound of Things

Friday,  9.22.17   |   5:30–8 pm
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?

Summer Series Art Stroll & Sale

June 30 through July 28, 2017
Join the Artists at Sawyer Yards and Fresh Arts for two evenings of open studios and opportunities to visit with artists working out of Silver Street Studios, Summer Street Studios, The Silos and Winter Street Studios. The event will feature live music and food trucks.
Houston |  The Silos on Sawyer

THE CALL OF COUNTRY: New Paintings by Australian Aboriginal Artists of Ampilatwatja

May 13 through July 29, 2017
An exhibition featuring works by Australian Aboriginal artists Michelle Pula Holmes, Priscilla Pitjarra Foster, Joycie Pitjarra Morton, Jessie Ngwarraye Ross, Margaret Kemarre Ross, Kindy Kemarre Ross, Julieanne Ngwarraye Morton, Rosie Ngwarraye Ross, Elizabeth Ngwarraye Bonney, and Denise Ngwarraye Bonney. This show is in celebration of the gallery's 15th anniversary.
Houston |  Booker-Lowe Gallery

Small Expressions 2017

May 26 through July 29, 2017
A juried exhibition of small-scale fiber works. The show is juried by Mary Ruth Smith, a fiber artist and professor at Baylor University, and features works by:Jennifer Angelo Kate Barber Linda Barlow Julie Marks Blackstone Beth Blankenship Nicole Bunting Al Canner Andrea Cook Sandra DeLozier Emily Dvorin Molly Koehn Jean Koon Jane Marie Rebecca McEntee Elizabeth Michel Erin Miller Joh Ricci Michael Rohde Kathie Roig Ellen Schiffman Amy Sloboda Ruth Tabancay Lillian Whipple Peggy Wiedemann

Apertures

June 22 through July 29, 2017
A group show featuring works by: Eric Aho Jack Davidson Mark Flood Bill Jacobson Matt Kleberg Kate Shepherd Brooke Stroud James Turrell
Houston |  Hiram Butler Gallery

Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art

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

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."

Colette Miller: Global Angel Wings Project

May 1 through July 30, 2017
Arts Brookfield presents Colette Miller's iconic Global Angel Wings Project. "Miller began the Global Angel Wings Project in Los Angeles in 2012 to remind us that we are all angels of this earth. Since then the wings have become a symbol of peace, and installed across the globe in countries including the United States, Africa, Australia, Cuba and Mexico."
Houston |  1600 Smith St.

Coyote

June 18 through July 30, 2017
A show featuring works by Debra Barrera, Julie DeVries, Lauren Moya-Ford, Erin Joyce, Bradley Kerl, Jessica Ninci.

QFest

July 27 through 31, 2017
QFest, Houston's annual international city-wide LGBTQ film festival, is back! For more info on the festival, please go here.

Colliding Dust

July 8 through August 5, 2017
Colliding Dust is a group exhibition including works by Wister David Lamb, Paul Carola, Noelle Mulder, Darcy Rosenberger and Karen Brasier.
Houston |  Forum6

Archway Goes French

April 7 through August 6, 2017
A show featuring 16 artists from Archway Gallery: Barbara Able, Margaret Bock, Christie Coker, Veronica Dyer, Diane Fraser, Jane Ewen, Larry Garmezy, donna e perkins, Isabelle Perreau, Silvia PintoSouza, Shirl Riccetti, T. Smith, Becky Soria, Liz Conces Spencer, Cookie Wells, and Andrea Wilkinson.

Paul Ramírez Jonas: Atlas, Plural, Monumental

April 28 through August 6, 2017
An exhibition featuring sculptures, photography, videos, drawings, and participatory works by Paul Ramírez Jonas. From CAMH: "Ramírez Jonas's work galvanizes connections between the personal, the collective, and the public, making them concrete and observable. Manifested in visually, materially, and conceptually compelling forms, Ramírez Jonas's work invigorates our cultural commons by inviting the public to reflect on and engage with public art in inventive and surprising ways."

Between Land and Sea: Artists of the Coenties Slip

April 14 through August 6, 2017
An exhibition featuring early works by Chryssa, Robert Indiana, Ellsworth Kelly, Agnes Martin, Lenore Tawney, and Jack Youngerman. During the late 1950s and 1960s, the six artists all lived and worked in the old seaport at the lower tip of Manhattan called the Coenties Slip.
Houston |  Menil Collection

2017 UHCL Graduate Student Exhibition

June 2 through August 10, 2017
An exhibition featuring works by M.A. candidates enrolled in sculpture and ceramics studio courses. The show is curated by Clay Leonard, assistant professor of art, and features work by Natasha Gallagher, David Gonzalez, Holly Gottula, David Moya, Wyatt Schultz, Margaret Solomon-Bird, and Colleen Steblein.

Robby Scott & Rebecca Braziel

July 8 through August 11, 2017
The Gray Contemporary's main gallery space will feature black acrylic skin paintings in which Iowa City-based artist Robby Scott explores memory and psychological associations with formal investigations with materials. In the gallery's smaller exhibition space is an ongoing series of work focused on the devastation of wildfires, in which Houston artist Rebecca Braziel is covering found burnt tree bark with varying sizes of glass beads to resemble insect eggs.
Houston |  Gray Contemporary

The Big Show

July 7 through August 12, 2017
It's that time again: Lawndale's Big Show is back! This year's iteration, which features nearly 200 works, was juried by Toby Kamps.Artists in the show include:Fariba Abedin John Adelman Chris Akin Ariana Andrei Daniela Antelo + Elise Weber Darwin Arevalo Miguel Ángel Ávila Lula Azorey Chris Bakay Ryan Baptiste Alex Barber Clifton Barker Heather Bause Francesca Bayegan Kenneth James Beasley Chuy Benitez Gaby Berglund Cárdenas Mohammad Ali Bhatti Cousin Babby Lesley Bodzy Agnes Bourely Judy Bovill Elaine Bradford Rebecca Braziel Antonius Bui Qindeel Butt Paul Carola Gregory Michael Carter Mary H. Case Lindy Chambers Chadwick + Spector Claire Chauvin Cathy Clark Joseph Cohen Shanti Conlan Rebecca Elise Cook Charlotte Cosgrove + Suzette Mouchaty Isabel Cuenca Andy Dearwater Arthur Deatly Adeleenne de Mesa Heather den Uijl Kathy Drago Luisa Duarte Trey Duvall Jane Eifler Karen Eisele Sharon Engelstein Danna Espinosa Laura Feld Emily Fens Pilar Figueira Vincent Fink Lori Fish Steve Fisher Andrew Flanders Sean Flournoy Michael Galbreth Nela Garzón Wayne Gilbert Denise Giordano Matthew C.Glover Jessica González GONZO 247 Alex Goss Nell Gottlieb David P. Gray Zachary Gresham Robert Griffin Tad Griffin London H. Rebecca Hackemann Erik Hagen London Ham Laura Hannusch Lisa Hardaway Linda Harmes Ron Winston Hartgrove JP Hartman Rachel Hecker Katy Heinlein Christopher Henry Marcos Hernandez Paul Hester George Hixson Ryan Hollaway Charles Hollingsworth Martin Holmes Perry House Betsy Huete Ross Hutchinson Cedric Ingram Omar Islas Martín Ivy Terrell James Rita João Lucas Juarez Bradley Kerl Iva Kinnaird Michael Sean Kirby Padaric Kolander Daniel Kramer Jessica Kreutter Babic Ksenija Laura Lark Melinda Laszczynski Joan Laughlin Christie Leday Joyce Lin Renata Lucia Sara Madandar Leslie Magdaleno Matt Manalo Traci Matlock Anna Mavromatis Ken Mazzu Randall McCabe David Mcgee Patrick McGrath Muniz Catharine Minois Verny Sanchez Mitchell Rahul Mitra Lorena Morales Chris Moras Crystal Murley Adam Neese Floyd Newsum Michael Patrick O'Brien Adekunle Ogunade Mari Omori James Orellana John Oualline Lee Alice H. Pablo Nadia Pacheco Aaron Parazette Dune-Micheli Patten Kristy Peet Arely Peña Donna E. Perkins Cory Perry Ellen Drew Phillips Patrick Phipps Brian Piana Page Piland Valerie Powell Phillip Pyle II Deanna Ramirez Ellen H. Ray Irene Antonia Diane Reece Gerald-James Rhodes Brianna Rivas Ariane Roesch Alejandro Rosas Giselle Rosenthal Susie Rosmarin David Ruck Robert Ruello Caroline Ryan Christian Sarkar Rajab Ali Sayed Beth Secor Barbara Shaw Bret Shirley Tivakorn Sirinopawongsakorn John Slaby George Smith Kaneem Smith Earl Staley Rose Stern Ingrid Tremblay Juan Ramon Sanchez Torres Patrick Turk Katya Vassilyeva Myke Venable Dandee Warhol + Marjon F. Aucion Lillian Warren Kelly Lee Webeck Jordan Elizabeth West Bill Willis Geoff Winningham Geraldina Interiano Wise Martin Wnuk Joseph Wooten Amy Beth Wright Justin Zachary Bibi Zambrano Brandon Zech Jasmine Zelaya Jo Zider Damir Zoric
Houston |  Lawndale Art Center

Flatbed Press: A Selection of Prints

July 8 through August 12, 2017
An exhibition of works created at Flatbed Press in Austin. The show includes works by Moody Gallery's artists, including Terry Allen, Luis Jiménez, Mary McCleary, Melissa Miller, Andrea Rosenberg, Randy Twaddle, and Liz Ward.
Houston |  Moody Gallery

whole wide water

July 7 through August 12, 2017
"whole wide water is an ongoing collaboration between writer Lindsay Kayser and multidisciplinary artist Anthony Barilla. whole wide water encompasses a variety of projects, transmitted over a span of twenty years. The narrative is set in the future, when modern civilization has mostly washed away."
Houston |  Lawndale Art Center

Miguel Angel Madrigal

July 7 through August 12, 2017
From the gallery: "This exhibition is an attempt to formally describe the symbiotic relationship that generates when one encounters another: the negotiations that take place emotionally and bodily, but which maintain our individuality and generate spaces of both attachment and separation, giving in to the possibility of growth."
Houston |  guerrero-projects

Maria Bordelon-Nelson: Carved and Woven Souls

July 14 through August 12, 2017
A show of works by Houston-based artist Maria Bordelon-Nelson. The sculptural works in the exhibition draw on five elements of design: comparison of adjacencies, surface affinity, dominance, textural finishes, and color.
Houston |  SAMARA Gallery

Mike Hammer & Michael Laube: Eye Candy

July 8 through August 15, 2017
A show featuring works by Mike Hammer and Michael Laube. Both artists in the show "share an interest in engaging processes and materials that break with traditional painting but steadfastly explore the play of color and light."

Jonathan Leach: Planes Drifter

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."
Houston |  Gallery Sonja Roesch

Dahlia Elsayed: Flag Days

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."
Houston |  Apama Mackey Gallery

Grayson Chandler: Tautologies & Memoirs

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

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

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.
Galveston |  Galveston Arts Center

Gisela Colon: ATMOSPHERES

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.
Houston |  McClain Gallery

David Scanavino: Repeater

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

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.
Houston |  McClain Gallery

James Ciosek: Moth To The Flame

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

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)

Camera Roll #6

July 26 through August 31, 2017
A show featuring cell phone photography by Williams Tower employees and guest photographer, Lou Vest.

Annie Evelyn: Multiple Impressions

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

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

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.
Houston |  Cindy Lisica Gallery

Owen Drysdale & Rajab Ali Sayed: Swim

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."
Houston |  Barbara Davis Gallery

A Better Yesterday

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!

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.
Houston |  Total Plaza

PRINTS: Frankfort, Joyce, Moorhead

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."
Houston |  Inman Gallery

Stories Told

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.
Houston |  Inman Gallery

Things We Used To Know

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.
Houston |  BOX 13 ArtSpace

Melinda Laszczynski: Milk Money Honey

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."
Houston |  BOX 13 ArtSpace

Hillaree Hamblin: Short Term Memory

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.
Houston |  The TANK Space

Sangram Majumdar

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

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
Houston |  Spring street studios

The Propeller Group

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."
Houston |  Blaffer Art Museum

Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950

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.

Andres Serrano: Torture

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

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."
Houston |  Mystic Lyon

Diana Thater: The Starry Messenger

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

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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