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UPCOMING EVENTS

ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Monday,  3.27.17

Wednesday,  3.29.17

On View

John Alexander Print Project

Wednesday,  3.29.17   |   2–4 pm
Artist John Alexander will work with master printmaker Patrick Masterson and Rice professor of printmaking Karin Broker to create a series of monoprints.
Houston  |  Rice University

Thursday,  3.30.17

On View

John Alexander Print Project

Thursday,  3.30.17   |   10 am – 12 pm
Artist John Alexander will work with master printmaker Patrick Masterson and Rice professor of printmaking Karin Broker to create a series of monoprints.
Houston  |  Rice University
On View

John Alexander Print Project

Thursday,  3.30.17   |   2–4 pm
Artist John Alexander will work with master printmaker Patrick Masterson and Rice professor of printmaking Karin Broker to create a series of monoprints.
Houston  |  Rice University

Friday,  3.31.17

Opening

In Residence

Friday,  3.31.17   |   5:30–7 pm
An exhibition of works by Houston Center for Contemporary Craft resident artists. The show features works by Susan Budge, Jonathan Clark, Madison Creech, Terry Fromm, Julia Gabriel, Rene Lee Henry, Younha Jung, Wen-Dan Lin, Sarah S. Mallory, Gary Schott, and Carolyn Watkins.

Saturday,  4.1.17

Opening

Donna E. Perkins: Becoming Paint

Saturday,  4.1.17   |   5–8 pm
A show of works by Donna E. Perkins. The paintings in the exhibition explore the physical properties of different kinds of paint.
Houston  |  Archway Gallery
Opening

Miriam Medrez: Inverted Dresses

Saturday,  4.1.17   |   5:30–7:30 pm
A show of works by Mexican artist Miriam Medrez. The pieces in the exhibition explore the female body through textile works that employ embroidery, knitting, and digital printing.
Houston  |  Deborah Colton Gallery
Opening

Justin Earl Grant: Aprilfool

Saturday,  4.1.17   |   7–10 pm
This show is native Houstonian Justin Earl Grant's first exhibition in the city after living for 10 years in South America. The show features watercolors, pastels, graphite and ink works.
Houston  |  Khon's

Sunday,  4.2.17

Artist talk

Miriam Medrez: Inverted Dresses

Sunday,  4.2.17   |   11 am – 12 pm
A show of works by Mexican artist Miriam Medrez. The pieces in the exhibition explore the female body through textile works that employ embroidery, knitting, and digital printing.
Houston  |  Deborah Colton Gallery

Thursday,  4.6.17

Saturday,  4.8.17

Reception

Mary Baxter: Painting Far West Texas

Saturday,  4.8.17   |   6–8:30 pm
A show of paintings by Mary Baxter. To create the works in the exhibition, Baxter drew on her deep understanding of the West Texas landscape and the sense of place she feels within it.
Houston  |  William Reaves Fine Art

Wednesday,  4.12.17

Thursday,  4.13.17

Saturday,  4.15.17

Lecture

2017 CORE Exhibition

Saturday,  4.15.17   |   4–5 pm
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.
Houston  |  Lawndale Art Center

Thursday,  4.20.17

Friday,  4.21.17

Artist talk

Diana Thater: The Starry Messenger

Friday,  4.21.17   |   7–8:30 pm
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.

Saturday,  4.22.17

Workshop

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

Saturday,  4.22.17   |   10 am – 5 pm
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."
Artist talk

Mary Baxter: Painting Far West Texas

Saturday,  4.22.17   |   2–4 pm
A show of paintings by Mary Baxter. To create the works in the exhibition, Baxter drew on her deep understanding of the West Texas landscape and the sense of place she feels within it.
Houston  |  William Reaves Fine Art

Wednesday,  4.26.17

Thursday,  4.27.17

Thursday,  5.25.17

Saturday,  5.27.17

Closing

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

Saturday,  5.27.17   |   3–5 pm
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."

MK Ghonima: Optimistic Woe

March 4 through 28, 2017
A show of works by MK Ghonima. Many pieces in the exhibition tell stories of places where cultures overlap or butt up against each other.
Houston |  Redbud Gallery

WILD

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.
Houston |  Archway Gallery

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February 1 through April 1, 2017
A new media happening. For more details: http://18007892228.com/Call: 800 789 2228 to access virtual convenings on three different singularities:Press 1 for Hydrology Press 2 for Material Press 3 for FinanceTo return to the main menu, press #Virtual Conference 2017 by William Sarradet An informal speculation conference on the future of hydrology, material and finance. in association with the society of something.The Virtual Conference will conclude with a private presentation on the subject of SaaS products and their role in New Media art. An invitational event set for Spring is forthcoming.Speakers: -Morehshin Allahyhari and Sam Robinson with Patrick Romeo -Carolyn Sortor and Marcos Yturri -Peter Fend

Liz Hickok & Shiyuan Xu: Experiments in Form & Fiction

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."
Houston |  Capsule Gallery

Liz Ward: Watershed

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.
Houston |  Moody Gallery

Ellen Berman: Three. Two. One.

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

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.
Houston |  Gray Contemporary

SurREAL

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."
Houston |  Octavia Art Gallery

Martin Ivy: NUCLEAR

March 11 through April 1, 2017
A multimedia installation by Houston artist Martin Ivy. The exhibition explores the mysterious cycle of the universe.
Houston |  Front Gallery

Industrialism in the Twenty-First Century

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

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

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

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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March 25 through April 8, 2017
An exhibition featuring works by Qindeel Butt, Mia Cugasi, John Davis, Barry Elkanick, and Lane Hagood.
Houston |  Tomo Mags

Gael Stack: Untitled (Tinies)

March 16 through April 13, 2017
A show of new paintings on paper by Houston artist Gael Stack. The works use fragments of words and images that evoke broken memories.
Houston |  Moody Gallery

The Art of Found Objects - Redux!

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

March 9 through April 15, 2017
A show of works on paper by Houston artist Rene Cruz.
Houston |  Art Palace

Raychael Stine: Higher Love

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.
Houston |  Art Palace

Linarejos Moreno: Art Forms in Mechanism

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.
Houston |  Inman Gallery

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.
Houston |  guerrero-projects

Natural Flexibility

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.
Houston |  Cindy Lisica Gallery

Jeff Jennings: Vanishing Auras

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.
Houston |  Studio 1821

In The Mix

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.
Houston |  Barbara Davis Gallery

David Aylsworth: Either/And

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.”
Galveston |  Galveston Arts Center

WAKE: Wake the Zine

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.
Galveston |  Galveston Arts Center

Selections on Paper

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.
Houston |  Devin Borden Gallery

Jill Bedgood: Soliloquy

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.
Houston |  BOX 13 ArtSpace

Mirror, Mirror: Mockingly Minute

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.
Houston |  BOX 13 ArtSpace

Rachel Fischer: Low Tide

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."
Houston |  BOX 13 ArtSpace

2017 CORE Exhibition

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.
Houston |  Lawndale Art Center

Denise Liebl: Hold

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."
Houston |  Lawndale Art Center

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

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.
Houston |  Lawndale Art Center

Randall McCabe: Drawings from the Equinox

February 25 through April 23, 2017
"Randall McCabe's Equinox drawings are abstractions rooted in both a recurring formal paradigm going back many years and his predisposition to see the landscape as animate."
Houston |  Art Car Museum

National Flower Show

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

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.

Fetish

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

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.
Houston |  Mystic Lyon

Clemencia Echeverri: Sin Cielo (Skyless)

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."
Houston |  Sicardi Gallery

Prince Varughese Thomas: The Space Between Grief and Morning

March 24 through May 6, 2017
A show of works by Houston artist Prince Varughese Thomas that explore the process of grief and mourning in private and public contexts. The exhibition features videos, drawings, and photographs that draw on art historical, political and personal references about death.
Houston |  Art League Houston

J. Pouwels: Dysfunctional Systems

March 24 through May 6, 2017
An exhibition by New Zealand-born and California-based artist J. Pouwels. The works in the show explore the mismanagement of water resources in Chico, California.
Houston |  Art League Houston

How Do I Say Her Name?

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."
Houston |  Art League Houston

Her Feet Planted Firmly on the Ground

March 3 through May 7, 2017
A show of photographs that use traditional techniques to reinterpret the genre of landscape photography. Artists in the exhibition include Ellie Davies, Susi Brister, Christa Blackwood, Jennifer Crane, Naima Green, and Laura Plageman.

The Reflection in the Sword of Holofernes

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

Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964

December 9, 2016 through May 14, 2017
An exhibition about the bracero program, "the largest guest worker program in U.S. history, which brought millions of Mexican nationals north to work on short-term labor contracts." This exhibition is presented both in Spanish and in English.

Barbara Hines: A Celebration of Survival

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.

David Simpson: Interference Paintings

March 25 through May 27, 2017
A show of paintings by American artist David Simpson. To create his works, Simpson mixed iridescent interference pigments with acrylic paint that allowed his surfaces to shift in light and color.
Houston |  Gallery Sonja Roesch

Sandy Ewen: Photograms

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.
Houston |  Civic TV Laboratories

Ron Mueck

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

February 16 through June 1, 2017
An exhibition featuring works by Madeleine Dietz, Perla Krauze, Mario Reis, and Regine Schumann.
Houston |  1600 Smith St.

Rain: Magdalena Fernández at the Houston 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

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."
Houston |  Project Row Houses

ReCollecting Dogon

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."
Houston |  Menil Collection

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."

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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