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Friday,  11.17.17

Opening

Meredith Butch Jack: Playing in the Sandbox Too

Friday,  11.17.17   |   6–8 pm
"In his site-specific installations, Meredith "Butch" Jack constructs structural and sculptural vignettes from common materials. Playing in the Sandbox Too highlights the alternate use of those daily materials towards the same concerns of his more commercial works: small mysteries; personal loss; physical tension, imbalance, or peril; and mortality."
Houston  |  Lawndale Art Center
Opening

Layla Luna: I Saw Noboday Coming, So I Went Instead

Friday,  11.17.17   |   6–8 pm
"With the mixed media works of I Saw Nobody Coming, So I Went Instead, Layla Luna explores personal histories through personal collections. Building her own collections to document time and create stories in a pro-active manner Luna questions our reasoning for holding on to objects and creating our own collections and displays of those items; is it the object its self or the haunt of the memory tied to the object?"
Houston  |  Lawndale Art Center
Opening

Árpád Forgó: Tales From the First Floor

Friday,  11.17.17   |   6–8:30 pm
An exhibition of works by Budapest-based artist Árpád Forgó. "Forgó utilizes shaped canvas to create visually alluring, subtle kinetic works while embracing the heritage of European abstraction and developing it further through his own geometric methods, such as reflection, shifting and rotation."
Houston  |  Anya Tish Gallery
Film

Mona Hatoum: Terra Infirma

Friday,  11.17.17   |   7–8 pm
A show featuring nearly 50 sculptures, installations, and works on paper by Beirut-born Palestinian artist Mona Hatoum. The exhibition focuses on the "artist’s interest in exploring themes of placelessness and the fragility of home in a turbulent world."
Houston  |  Menil Collection

Saturday,  11.18.17

On View

Winter Holiday Arts Market

Saturday,  11.18.17   |   10 am – 7 pm
Winter Holiday Arts Market is a three-day juried art sale and citywide celebration of Houston artists. This is the 12th annual WHAM event.
Opening

Paul Carola: Eye Spy

Saturday,  11.18.17   |   6–8 pm
An exhibition by Houston artist Paul Carola. Carola's work "offers a sense of gravity with reference and deference to Constantine Brancusi, while it maintains a sense of playfulness with anomalous color, oblique angles, and unpredictable curves."
Houston  |  Front Gallery
Opening

Daniel Hipolito: Developments

Saturday,  11.18.17   |   6–9 pm
Daniel Hipolito's Developments series is an ongoing Instagram-native photography project exploring the elements and themes of urban development and surveillance through the lens of outdated and “castoff” technologies. The show will also feature the publication of a book chronicling Hipolito's works. The book is published by Civic TV Laboratories and the Free International Univeristy-Texas: Writing & Publication Lab.
Houston  |  Civic TV Laboratories
Opening

Brittany Ham: About Ritual

Saturday,  11.18.17   |   6–9 pm
Brittany Ham's series About Ritual observes the way that social media has impacted the ritual of daily life, and examines the way that digital media has affected traditional modes of art making.
Houston  |  BLUEorange Contemporary
Opening

Adrienne Wong: Finding Spaces

Saturday,  11.18.17   |   6–8:30 pm
A show of new works by Houston-based artist Adrienne Wong. The pieces in Wong's exhibition are inspired by memories, the relationship of nature with the urban environment, and the balance between humans and cities.
Houston  |  Forum6
On View

Open Studios

Saturday,  11.18.17   |   7 pm – 12:30 am
Meet the artists working at El Rincon Social! Artists include:Darwin Arevalo Alejandro Castro Alejandro Colunga Dylan Connor Theresa Escobedo Jonathan Paul Jackson Maureen Penders Mario Rivera Matthew Sullivan Maureen YET & More
Houston  |  El Rincon Social
Opening

Susi Brister: Everything Must Go

Saturday,  11.18.17   |   7–9 pm
Everything Must Go is a window installation by Susi Brister. The piece "explores the complex relationships we have with objects as a medium of personal representation."
Houston  |  BOX 13 ArtSpace
Opening

Shaped by Subtraction

Saturday,  11.18.17   |   7–9 pm
Shaped by Subtraction is an exhibition curated by Kelly Montana and featuring works by Dylan Connor, Ronald L. Jones, Jessica Ninci, and Xochi Solis. The exhibition " seeks out the relationship that a work maintains with the elements and ideas obscured and embedded over the course of its making."
Houston  |  BOX 13 ArtSpace
Opening

Routinely

Saturday,  11.18.17   |   7–9 pm
An exhibition featuring works by Kendall Bradley, Erin Miller, and Sarah Ott. The three artists "investigate ‘home’ though the rendering of individualized objects as well as rituals and routines embedded in tradition."
Houston  |  BOX 13 ArtSpace

Sunday,  11.19.17

On View

Winter Holiday Arts Market

Sunday,  11.19.17   |   11 am – 4 pm
Winter Holiday Arts Market is a three-day juried art sale and citywide celebration of Houston artists. This is the 12th annual WHAM event.
On View

Open Studios

Sunday,  11.19.17   |   7–11 pm
Meet the artists working at El Rincon Social! Artists include:Darwin Arevalo Alejandro Castro Alejandro Colunga Dylan Connor Theresa Escobedo Jonathan Paul Jackson Maureen Penders Mario Rivera Matthew Sullivan Maureen YET & More
Houston  |  El Rincon Social

Saturday,  11.25.17

Opening

Dan Schmahl: Sufer’s Beach

Saturday,  11.25.17   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition of photographs, video, printed matter, and a 13-foot-tall viewing platform resembling a seawall lifeguard stand by artist Dan Schmahl. Schmahl’s exhibition documents the romantic pipe-dream of a Galveston, Texas, beachfront utopia.
Galveston  |  Galveston Arts Center
Opening

Joan Laughlin: Entanglement

Saturday,  11.25.17   |   6–9 pm
Joan Laughlin’s detailed paintings of forest undergrowth and tree knots highlight the resilience of the natural world and allude to the fleeting nature of memory. The works border between hyper-real and abstract in their attention to detail.
Galveston  |  Galveston Arts Center
Opening

Taiguruma Radio Station

Saturday,  11.25.17   |   6–9 pm
"Taiguruma Radio Station reintroduces the lost art and tradition of Japanese “fish cart” lanterns through an installation by Motoyuki Noguchi and Toshimichi Minagawa. Expanding on the tradition of communicating with our ancestors, Noguchi and Minagawa’s installation offers visitors an opportunity to open a line of communication across borders, generations, and cultures through postcards and a local radio broadcast."
Galveston  |  Galveston Arts Center

Sunday,  11.26.17

Saturday,  12.9.17

Conversation

Mona Hatoum: Terra Infirma

Saturday,  12.9.17   |   2–3:30 pm
A show featuring nearly 50 sculptures, installations, and works on paper by Beirut-born Palestinian artist Mona Hatoum. The exhibition focuses on the "artist’s interest in exploring themes of placelessness and the fragility of home in a turbulent world."
Houston  |  Menil Collection

Thursday,  12.14.17

Thursday,  1.11.18

Lecture

Mona Hatoum: Terra Infirma

Thursday,  1.11.18   |   7–8 pm
A show featuring nearly 50 sculptures, installations, and works on paper by Beirut-born Palestinian artist Mona Hatoum. The exhibition focuses on the "artist’s interest in exploring themes of placelessness and the fragility of home in a turbulent world."
Houston  |  Menil Collection

Wednesday,  1.24.18

Lecture

Mona Hatoum: Terra Infirma

Wednesday,  1.24.18   |   7–8 pm
A show featuring nearly 50 sculptures, installations, and works on paper by Beirut-born Palestinian artist Mona Hatoum. The exhibition focuses on the "artist’s interest in exploring themes of placelessness and the fragility of home in a turbulent world."
Houston  |  Menil Collection

Thursday,  2.8.18

Thursday,  4.12.18

Thursday,  4.26.18

Thursday,  5.10.18

ArtCrawlHouston

November 18, 2017 | 10 am – 9 pm
ArtCrawlHouston is back for its 25th year! Visit the warehouses and artist studios located in the northernmost part of downtown Houston. The event is headquartered at MotherDogStudios.

Andres Serrano: Torture

June 3 through November 19, 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."

Trump THIS!

September 9 through November 19, 2017
An un-curated show featuring works by 100 artists.
Houston |  Art Car Museum

Giovanni Valderas: Tradecraft

October 14 through November 19, 2017
A show featuring works by Dallas-based artist Giovanni Valderas. The pieces in Giovanni Valderas: Tradecraft address "issues with gentrification in Spanish speaking communities and incorporate frayed elements of the piñata."
Galveston |  Galveston Arts Center

Regina Agu: Sea Change

October 14 through November 19, 2017
"Regina Agu explores representations of the physical and historical landscape in her exhibition Sea Change. Agu’s work explores narratives related to language, history, and representation, and their intersections in contemporary ideas around landscape and communities of color."
Galveston |  Galveston Arts Center

Open Studios

November 18 through 19, 2017
Meet the artists working at El Rincon Social! Artists include:Darwin Arevalo Alejandro Castro Alejandro Colunga Dylan Connor Theresa Escobedo Jonathan Paul Jackson Maureen Penders Mario Rivera Matthew Sullivan Maureen YET & More
Houston |  El Rincon Social

Drawn From

October 23 through November 21, 2017
Drawn From features Texas artists using contemporary and alternative approaches to drawing in their studio practices. The show includes works by Lina Dib, Hollis Hammonds, Leigh Anne Lester, and Lorraine Tady.
Huntsville |  Gaddis Geeslin Gallery

Theresa Anderson: Some Kind Of Cuddle/ Site Conditioner

October 21 through November 22, 2017
A show of works by Denver-based artist Theresa Anderson. The artist on her work: "This grouping of sculpture in the exhibition, Some Kind Of Cuddle/Site Conditioner, continues my work of making present, making softer, and cuddling of site and self."
Houston |  Gray Contemporary

Bernard Mattox: The Archaeology of Solitude & Masaru Takiguchi: Carved Memories

October 21 through November 22, 2017
The Archaeology of Solitude features mixed-media works by Bernard Mattox. The pieces in the show reflect the artist's personal experiences.Carved Memories is a show of wood and stone sculptures by Masaru Takiguchi. "Takiguchi’s inspiration comes from nature and the world around him, where he has learned principles such as: balance and rhythm, the organic growth of life, attraction and repulsion, and harmony and contrast."

re/thinking photography: Conceptual Photography from Texas

October 20 through November 25, 2017
"re/thinking photography" is an exhibition featuring works by Texas artists creating photographic works. The show is the seventh exhibition in the Texas Series, a biennial survey of Texas artists initiated by FotoFest in 2004, and co-produced with HCP since 2009. ("re/thinking photography" is split between the two venues).The show features works by: Bennie Flores Ansell (Houston); Kalee Appleton (Dallas); Drew Bacon (Houston); Rabéa Ballin (Houston); Rachel Cox (Dallas); Joe Harjo (San Antonio); Rosine Kouamen (Houston); Peter Leighton (Austin); MANUAL [Suzanne Bloom & Ed Hill] (Houston); Mark Menjivar (San Antonio); Bucky Miller (Austin); Emily Peacock (Houston); Molly Shigemoto (Dallas); Sherwin Rivera Tibayan (Austin); Kevin Todora (Dallas); and Nick Vaughan & Jake Margolin (Houston).
Houston |  FotoFest

Marina Font: Mental Maps

October 21 through November 25, 2017
A show of works by Miami-based photographer Marina Font. The pieces in the exhibition intend "to metaphorically shed light on the female experience and address the complexities of feminine identity and the human psyche."

Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped

August 18 through November 26, 2017
An exhibition featuring more than twenty years of ceramic works by Annabeth Rosen. From CAMH: "Exploring the temporal nature of ceramics, Rosen melds the performative into both material and process. Composing through laborious, additive techniques, she pushes the medium beyond spectacle and into conversations about endurance-based performance, feminist thought, contemporary painting, and conceptual art."

Morgan Sorne: Spiritus

November 4 through 26, 2017
A show of works by artist Morgan Sorne. The pieces in the show, including vocal compositions, face masks, and drawings, explore the relationships between time, written language and melody.
Houston |  Gspot Gallery

Russia. 1917.

October 25 through November 30, 2017
A photography exhibition dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. The show is presented by the Russian Culture Center "Out Texas" and Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow.

Tensile Strength

October 21 through December 2, 2017
"Tensile Strength is the second exhibition by Sculpture Month Houston at SITE Gallery Houston at the Silos at Sawyer Yards." The show features works by twenty artists, including many who are based in and around Texas. Tours of the exhibition happen every Saturday at 2PM.Artists include:HOUSTON: Lily Cox-Richard Jeff Shore/ Jon Fisher Tommy Gregory Alex Goss Patrick Renner Keliy Anderson-Staley Tierney Malone Joe Havel Kaneem SmithSAN ANTONIO: Buster Graybill Ken Little Mark McCoin Randy Wallace Jill BedgoodAUSTIN: Beili Liu Laurie FrickDALLAS: Sherry Owens Celia Eberle Cameron SchoeppARKANSAS: John Salvest
Houston |  The Silos on Sawyer

Adrienne Wong: Finding Spaces

November 18 through December 2, 2017
A show of new works by Houston-based artist Adrienne Wong. The pieces in Wong's exhibition are inspired by memories, the relationship of nature with the urban environment, and the balance between humans and cities.
Houston |  Forum6

re/thinking photography: Conceptual Photography from Texas

October 27 through December 3, 2017
re/thinking photography is an exhibition featuring works by Texas artists creating photographic works. The show is the seventh exhibition in the Texas Series, a biennial survey of Texas artists initiated by FotoFest in 2004, and co-produced with HCP since 2009. (re/thinking photography is split between the two venues).The show features works by: Bennie Flores Ansell (Houston); Kalee Appleton (Dallas); Drew Bacon (Houston); Rabéa Ballin (Houston); Rachel Cox (Dallas); Joe Harjo (San Antonio); Rosine Kouamen (Houston); Peter Leighton (Austin); MANUAL [Suzanne Bloom & Ed Hill] (Houston); Mark Menjivar (San Antonio); Bucky Miller (Austin); Emily Peacock (Houston); Molly Shigemoto (Dallas); Sherwin Rivera Tibayan (Austin); Kevin Todora (Dallas); and Nick Vaughan & Jake Margolin (Houston).

Connecting The Silos: and Artist INC Houston Group Showcase

November 1 through December 13, 2017
"Connecting the Silos, is an interdisciplinary group show featuring new collaborative works by twenty-seven Houston-based visual and performing artists with disciplines ranging from music, film, dance, public art, photography, fashion, and painting. The collaborative nature of the exhibition will result in a dynamic multi-media showcase of installation and performance art. "Artists include:Khalil AbuSharekh // Khrystyna Balushka // Aaron Jaymes Booker // Eepi Chaad // Adam Vincent Clay // Luisa Duarte // Karen Eisele // Hedwige Jacobs // Claire Drennan Jarvis // Mathieu JN Baptiste // Elaine Kuckertz // Melanie Loew // David Maldonado // Pat McEnery // Edgar Medina // Tami Merrick // Corine Michel // Mollie Miller // Karen Navarro // Roberta Paixao Cortes // Nathan Parmer // Outspoken Bean // Cary Reeder // Dominique Royem // Y. E. Torres // Suzanne L Woodbury // Lori Yuill.
Houston |  The Silos on Sawyer

On Repeat

October 7 through December 14, 2017
An exhibition focusing on textile artist that uses patterning and repetition. Artists in the show include Jennifer Bartlett, Heather Bause, Christopher Cascio, Catherine Colangelo, Cheryl Donegan, Jacob El Hanani, Rachel Hecker, Gabriel de la Mora, Tameka Norris, James Radcliffe, Drew Shiflett, James Siena, Michael Toskovich and Claude Viallat. The show is curated by poet and art critic Raphael Rubenstein.
Houston |  Clarke & Associates

Abraham Palatnik: Progression

October 26 through December 14, 2017
A show of works by Brazilian artist Abraham Palatnik. "Progression presents key pieces from Palatnik in which both organic and inorganic forms of technology are charged with linguistic and visual codes. The poetics of invention are central to Palatnik’s work, or progressive reliefs, located at the interstices of art, science, nature, and industry."
Houston |  Sicardi Gallery

Marco Maggi: Putin's Pencils

October 26 through December 14, 2017
A show of new works by New York and Montevideo-based artist Marco Maggi. "In Putin’s Pencils, Maggi activates a set of vintage Russian pencils, video, and cut papers into a medley of philosophical metaphors. Playing with the boundaries of what he calls the “infraordinary,” Maggi creatively shifts the familiar into the realm of the monumental, while questioning knowledge, information, and visuality in a globalized world."
Houston |  Sicardi Gallery

Women Painting Women: In Earnest

October 18 through December 16, 2017
An exhibition featuring works by 30 female artists from the U.S. and Spain who "explore the complexity of being a woman today while honoring the human spirit. Instead of voyeuristic depictions of the female form, these contemporary artists created art reflecting personal narratives that involve the struggles and resilience of woman in today’s society."

Sandbeach Dreamings: Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Paintings from Lockhart River

October 21 through December 16, 2017
A show featuring works by Aboriginal artists from the remote Queensland community of Lockhart River which is located at the top end of the Great Barrier Reef. The exhibition includes works by Rosella Namok, Hobson and Namok, Fiona Omeenyo, Elizabeth “Queenie” Giblet, Evelyn Omeenyo, Evelyn Sandy, Dorothy Hobson, Margery Accoom, and Thelma Hobson.
Houston |  Booker-Lowe Gallery

Luis Moro: Fragments of the Paradise & Daryl Gannon: Remember, Remember

November 3 through December 16, 2017
Fragments of the Paradise features works by Luis Moro. The pieces are inspired by the artist's relationships with nature and his fascination with the animal world.Remember, Remember is a show of works by Daryl Gannon. The pieces in the exhibition are political and attempt to show the true nature of our political climate.
Houston |  SAMARA Gallery

Susan Whyne: Egress

November 10 through December 16, 2017
A show of works by Austin-based artist Susan Whyne. The exhibition includes abstracted landscapes that Whyne created in the 1970s alongside similar works she made in the last year.
Houston |  Art Palace

Brittany Ham: About Ritual

November 18 through December 21, 2017
Brittany Ham's series About Ritual observes the way that social media has impacted the ritual of daily life, and examines the way that digital media has affected traditional modes of art making.

Paul Carola: Eye Spy

November 18 through December 23, 2017
An exhibition by Houston artist Paul Carola. Carola's work "offers a sense of gravity with reference and deference to Constantine Brancusi, while it maintains a sense of playfulness with anomalous color, oblique angles, and unpredictable curves."
Houston |  Front Gallery

Árpád Forgó: Tales From the First Floor

November 17 through December 23, 2017
An exhibition of works by Budapest-based artist Árpád Forgó. "Forgó utilizes shaped canvas to create visually alluring, subtle kinetic works while embracing the heritage of European abstraction and developing it further through his own geometric methods, such as reflection, shifting and rotation."
Houston |  Anya Tish Gallery

The Political Seducer's Diary

November 4 through December 29, 2017
An Instagram-based exhibition organized by Performance Art Houston. The show is curated by Jeanette Joy Harris and features week-long performance by:VINCENT CAMPOS (FR) 4 – 10 NOV BROOKE LEIGH (AU) 11 – 17 NOV STEVEN MARTZ (UK) 18 – 24 NOV JEANETTE JOY HARRIS (US) 25 NOV – 1 DEC RYDER RICHARDS (US) 2 – 8 DEC DANIEL CABALLERO (US) 9 – 15 DEC KATYA PETETSKAYA (AU) 16 – 22 DEC YOSHIE SAKAI (US) 23 – 29 DEC

Hills Snyder: Altered States

November 4 through December 31, 2017
An exhibition of drawings San Antonio-based artist Hills Snyder created on his travels across America. From the gallery: "Altered States features drawings based on explorations to Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Nevada, California, New Mexico, and South Dakota. Snyder’s travels follow a line that 'goes through towns selected by the virtue of their names—not because they are odd or funny, but because they are evocative—emotional states, hoped for ideals, downers and reckonings: Nowhere, Happy, Bonanza, Lost Springs, Recluse, Keystone, Opportunity, Diamondville, Eden, Eureka, Bummerville, Nothing, Truth or Consequences, Eldorado'."
Houston |  Gallery Sonja Roesch

Daniel Hipolito: Developments

November 18, 2017 through January 5, 2018
Daniel Hipolito's Developments series is an ongoing Instagram-native photography project exploring the elements and themes of urban development and surveillance through the lens of outdated and “castoff” technologies. The show will also feature the publication of a book chronicling Hipolito's works. The book is published by Civic TV Laboratories and the Free International Univeristy-Texas: Writing & Publication Lab.
Houston |  Civic TV Laboratories

Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz: Telepathic Improvisation

September 15, 2017 through January 7, 2018
A show featuring a new video and two sculptures by Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz. The video, Telepathic Improvisation, "uses humans and non-humans, movement, speech, gesture, music, light, and smoke to interpret composer Pauline Oliveros’s 1974 score of the same title. While the action of the film may appear abstract, it nonetheless references specific moments of leftist protest, queer S&M club life, acts of surveillance, and fantasies of new relations between human and non-human objects in an insterstellar dimension."

For Hire: Contemporary Sign Painting in America

September 22, 2017 through January 7, 2018
For Hire: Contemporary Sign Painting in America "showcases a range of contemporary sign painters who use traditional methods to create banners, sandwich boards, paper signs, murals, fictional advertisements, and more. Some pieces will be installed from the start of the show, while others will be created in the gallery, during public hours, over the course of the exhibition. Featured in the exhibition are sign painters Remy Chwae (Los Angeles, CA), Forrest Wozniak and Ira Coyne (Minneapolis, MN and Olympia, WA), Norma Jeanne Maloney (Taylor, TX), Shelby Rothenhöfer (Chicago, IL), and Sean and Kayleigh Starr (Denton, TX), among others." 

Storyline: The Contemporary Quilt

September 22, 2017 through January 7, 2018
An exhibition highlighting the spectrum of contemporary quilt-making techniques and traditions. The show brings together a diverse selection of quilters, including Kathryn Clark, Carolyn Mazloomi, Aaron McIntosh, and Anna Von Mertens.

Meredith Butch Jack: Playing in the Sandbox Too

November 17, 2017 through January 7, 2018
"In his site-specific installations, Meredith "Butch" Jack constructs structural and sculptural vignettes from common materials. Playing in the Sandbox Too highlights the alternate use of those daily materials towards the same concerns of his more commercial works: small mysteries; personal loss; physical tension, imbalance, or peril; and mortality."
Houston |  Lawndale Art Center

Layla Luna: I Saw Noboday Coming, So I Went Instead

November 17, 2017 through January 7, 2018
"With the mixed media works of I Saw Nobody Coming, So I Went Instead, Layla Luna explores personal histories through personal collections. Building her own collections to document time and create stories in a pro-active manner Luna questions our reasoning for holding on to objects and creating our own collections and displays of those items; is it the object its self or the haunt of the memory tied to the object?"
Houston |  Lawndale Art Center

Mickalene Thomas: Waiting on a Prime-Time Star

September 28, 2017 through January 13, 2018
"Mickalene Thomas: Waiting on a Prime-Time Star features paintings, photographs, collages, prints, and mixed-media works that explore the artist’s complex vision of female sexuality, identity, and power. Thomas’s portraits, landscapes, and interiors examine how women are represented in art and popular culture and confront our assumptions about what defines the female experience in the 21st century."

A Sun That Never Sets

November 11, 2017 through January 13, 2018
An exhibition featuring works by Charles Burchfield, Kent Dorn, Barnaby Furnas, Alex Katz, Patrick Jacobs, Joan Nelson, Tal R, and Joseph Yoakum.
Houston |  McClain Gallery

Shaun O'Dell: More Love

November 10, 2017 through January 13, 2018
A show of works on paper by artist Shaun O'Dell. The drawings in the exhibition are part of O'Dell's larger project and film, At Last.
Houston |  Inman Gallery

Shaped by Subtraction

November 18, 2017 through January 13, 2018
Shaped by Subtraction is an exhibition curated by Kelly Montana and featuring works by Dylan Connor, Ronald L. Jones, Jessica Ninci, and Xochi Solis. The exhibition " seeks out the relationship that a work maintains with the elements and ideas obscured and embedded over the course of its making."
Houston |  BOX 13 ArtSpace

Routinely

November 18, 2017 through January 13, 2018
An exhibition featuring works by Kendall Bradley, Erin Miller, and Sarah Ott. The three artists "investigate ‘home’ though the rendering of individualized objects as well as rituals and routines embedded in tradition."
Houston |  BOX 13 ArtSpace

Susi Brister: Everything Must Go

November 18, 2017 through January 13, 2018
Everything Must Go is a window installation by Susi Brister. The piece "explores the complex relationships we have with objects as a medium of personal representation."
Houston |  BOX 13 ArtSpace

re:work [repeated]

September 29, 2017 through January 15, 2018
A group exhibition curated by Zachary Gresham and featuring works by Spring Street Studios artists. The show highlights the "artist’s journey into making art and the memories embedded in the works" that are on view.
Houston |  Spring street studios

Lynn Randolph: Between Worlds

October 6, 2017 through January 21, 2018
"Between Worlds responds to Lynn Randolph's ongoing work with palliative care patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Comprised of approximately twenty drawings, these painstakingly rendered works deftly combine elements of the weird and scientific with acute psychological and metaphoric realism and builds bridges to the spiritual." The show is curated by Susie Kalil.
Houston |  Lawndale Art Center

Head Gear

November 17, 2017 through January 21, 2018
Head Gear is an exhibition "featuring three artists who use masks and portraiture to perform, interrogate, and subvert constructed identities." Featured artists include: Kate Clements, Arielle DePinto, and Matt Lambert.

HOME—So Different, So Appealing

November 17, 2017 through January 21, 2018
"HOME—So Different, So Appealing features U.S. Latino and Latin American artists from the late 1950s to the present who use the universal concept of “home” as a lens through which to view socioeconomic and political changes in the Americas over the past seven decades." The exhibition features more than 100 works by 39 artists.

Sergio Prego: Rose-colored Drift/To the Students

October 27, 2017 through January 27, 2018
"New York-based artist Sergio Prego creates unfamiliar perceptual and spatial situations in order to examine contemporary realms of experience.  His sculptural devices specifically created for the galleries, including inflatable structures, transform the pre-existing spatial and discursive context of the art institution so as to shape experiences beyond our conventional matrix of attitudes, habits and beliefs."
Houston |  Blaffer Art Museum

Gabriel Martinez: Everything Turns Away Quite Leisurely

October 27, 2017 through January 27, 2018
"Houston-based Chicano artist, educator and performer Gabriel Martinez digs into the relationship between art, public space and collective memory in order to uncover lost social histories. Over the last 15 years, Martinez has established a set of ongoing gestures based on his interactions with American cities, including urban guerrilla interventions, gathering and repurposing street debris and re-appropriations of public semiotic codes."
Houston |  Blaffer Art Museum

Thirty Works for Thirty Years

August 11, 2017 through January 28, 2018
A show of thirty works selected to "tell a unique story about the Menil's history by constructing a narrative that walks visitors through the past thirty years."
Houston |  Menil Collection

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.

Jesus Perez: When I Breathe Out, You Breathe In

November 4, 2017 through February 4, 2018
"The exhibition When I Breathe Out, You Breathe In asks the viewer to consider the widening triangular gap between our digital identities, the natural world, and one another." The show features works by artists Erin Carty and Jesus Perez.
Houston |  Aether Space

Round 47: The Act of Doing: Preserving, Revitalizing and Protecting Third Ward

October 14, 2017 through February 11, 2018
Round 47: The Act of Doing: Preserving, Revitalizing and Protecting Third Ward explores how gentrification is reshaping the social and physical landscape of Houston's Third Ward. The exhibition will feature workshops, events, and direct actions by artists, residents, and community organizers.Participating artists include Right to Stay/Right to Say (Zeinab Bakhiet, Olutomi Subulade, & Melanie Meleekah Villegas); Brian Ellison; Danielle Fanfair, Harrison Guy, Marlon Hall, & Anthony Suber; Nikita Hodge; Sofia Mekonnen; and Marc Newsome. Round 47 also features Collaboration Timeline House, designed by Adelle Main.
Houston |  Project Row Houses

Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam Through Time & Place

September 23, 2017 through February 25, 2018
An exhibition highlighting the long history, geographic expanse, and diversity of works of art in the Islamic world. Works in the exhibition cover nearly all media, ranging from carpets to dress to jewelry, ceramics, glass, metal, paintings, prints, calligraphy and photographs.

Mona Hatoum: Terra Infirma

October 13, 2017 through February 25, 2018
A show featuring nearly 50 sculptures, installations, and works on paper by Beirut-born Palestinian artist Mona Hatoum. The exhibition focuses on the "artist’s interest in exploring themes of placelessness and the fragility of home in a turbulent world."
Houston |  Menil Collection

Joseph Cohen: Looking at a flower

November 16, 2017 through April 8, 2018
A solo exhibition featuring works by Houston-based artist and scientist Joseph Cohen. This show follows Cohen's Rice Public Art residency in the Weisman NanoEngineering laboratory of the Department of Chemistry. "Under the guidance of Dr. Bruce Weisman and his colleagues, Cohen’s research will focus on the use of carbon nanotubes to produce paintings, photos, prints, and new sound works that both address and illustrate the unique optical and physical properties of the material."

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.

Zheng Chongbin: Clusters of Memory

October 28, 2017 through July 8, 2018
"Artist Zheng Chongbin fuses western abstraction with the Chinese calligraphic tradition in works of ink and acrylic on paper, finding contemporary relevance from earlier forms of Asian ink art. Zheng’s works examine themes of time and memory, and their cumulative effects on both humanity and the natural world."
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