Katrina Moorhead: The Stars and Us

Houston

UPCOMING EVENTS

ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Tuesday,  5.3.16

Film

Dean Sameshima: Public Sex

Tuesday,  5.3.16   |   8–10 pm
An exhibition of works by Dean Sameshima.  Sameshima's practice is comprised of photographing "historically active gay cruising grounds in and around Los Angeles" to address "the politics of identification under regimes of corporeal rigor, and the tension between surveillance and concealment, especially in regards to sex in public."This exhibition is curated by MFAH Core Fellow Andy Campbell, and presented in partnership with the Core Program (Glassell School of Art), She Works Flexible, and Cafe Brasil.
Houston  |  She Works Flexible

Wednesday,  5.4.16

Opening

Jacob Spacek: Pseudoscience

Wednesday,  5.4.16   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition of works by Houston-based artist Jacob Spacek. The artist on his work: “My work is grounded in the representational figure, but pushes towards abstraction. It therefore exists somewhere between, and attempts to provide answers to, the inexplicable philo sophical questions of life.”
Houston  |  Next Wall Gallery

Thursday,  5.5.16

Performance

Remote Houston

Thursday,  5.5.16   |   4–6 pm
Remote Houston is "a participatory pedestrian-based live theatre experience where groups of 50 individuals meet and discover the city of Houston from a new remote perspective. Participants will be lead on a journey across the city that alters perceptions of familiar landscapes, unifies the group and conjures up personal memories."Remote Houston begins at Evergreen Cemetery, 500 Altic Street and concludes in the downtown Houston Theater District.  Participants are advised to park in the Theater District and take the MetroRail Green Line to the Altic/Howard Hughes stop. Tickets to Remote Houston are now on sale and are $39.
Performance

Mark Flood: Gratest Hits

Thursday,  5.5.16   |   6:30–8 pm
"Never has an exhibition enjoyed so many moments of extreme visual beauty, cheek by jowl with crude humor and aggressive, roughly rendered texts to create a visual roller coaster ride. Gratest Hits presents the deep wisdom and humor of three decades of work while ultimately revealing the true achievement of an artist who has produced many highly praised works and had an active career despite remaining barely visible at the museum level."
Film

Julien Temple at the MFAh

Thursday,  5.5.16   |   7–11 pm
Filmmaker Julien Temple visits the MFAH. In conjunction with his visit, the museum will present screenings of The Filth and the Fury, Never Mind the Baubles: Xmas ’77 with the Sex Pistols, Absolute Beginners, and Earth Girls are Easy. For tickets, go here.
Opening

Dean Sameshima: Public Sex

Thursday,  5.5.16   |   8–10 pm
An exhibition of works by Dean Sameshima.  Sameshima's practice is comprised of photographing "historically active gay cruising grounds in and around Los Angeles" to address "the politics of identification under regimes of corporeal rigor, and the tension between surveillance and concealment, especially in regards to sex in public."This exhibition is curated by MFAH Core Fellow Andy Campbell, and presented in partnership with the Core Program (Glassell School of Art), She Works Flexible, and Cafe Brasil.
Houston  |  She Works Flexible

Friday,  5.6.16

Performance

Remote Houston

Friday,  5.6.16   |   4–6 pm
Remote Houston is "a participatory pedestrian-based live theatre experience where groups of 50 individuals meet and discover the city of Houston from a new remote perspective. Participants will be lead on a journey across the city that alters perceptions of familiar landscapes, unifies the group and conjures up personal memories."Remote Houston begins at Evergreen Cemetery, 500 Altic Street and concludes in the downtown Houston Theater District.  Participants are advised to park in the Theater District and take the MetroRail Green Line to the Altic/Howard Hughes stop. Tickets to Remote Houston are now on sale and are $39.
Opening

Alex Trimino: Totemic Lore

Friday,  5.6.16   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition of works by Miami-based artist Alex TriminoThe show features "a series of illuminated fiber-based sculptures and installations that re-contextualize the traditional use of colloquial, low-tech crafts; crochet, knittings and weavings exploring social views on civilization, technology and gender."
Houston  |  Art League Houston
Opening

{exurb}: Array

Friday,  5.6.16   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition by Houston-based artist collective {exurb}. The show is comprised of LCD video monitors hung from the ceiling that display videos that change and respond to the viewers in the space.
Houston  |  Art League Houston
Film

Julien Temple at the MFAh

Friday,  5.6.16   |   6–8 pm
Filmmaker Julien Temple visits the MFAH. In conjunction with his visit, the museum will present screenings of The Filth and the Fury, Never Mind the Baubles: Xmas ’77 with the Sex Pistols, Absolute Beginners, and Earth Girls are Easy. For tickets, go here.
Opening

Johan Barrios: Intervalo

Friday,  5.6.16   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition of small works on paper by Colombian artist Johan Barrios. The pieces in the show address themes of time, movement, space, self-disclosure, and intimacy.
Houston  |  Art League Houston
Opening

how2magpie

Friday,  5.6.16   |   6:30–8:30 pm
An exhibition featuring works by Lawndale Artist Studio Program participants Bradly Brown, Cobra McVey and Anthony Sonnenberg.
Houston  |  Lawndale Art Center
Opening

Surface Dwellers

Friday,  5.6.16   |   6:30–8:30 pm
An exhibition of works by Samantha Persons & Christopher Wallace. The two artists use hand-drawn images and patterns to create drawings that explore notions of narrative, pattern and obsession.
Houston  |  Lawndale Art Center
Opening

Alex Goss: May-Can-Will

Friday,  5.6.16   |   6:30–8:30 pm
An exhibition by Alex Goss. The show aims to transform the gallery into a space referencing public restrooms, challenging the viewers to navigate unfamiliar surroundings.
Houston  |  Lawndale Art Center

Saturday,  5.7.16

Opening

Radiant Space

Saturday,  5.7.16   |   2–4 pm
An exhibition featuring works by Peter Alexander, Richard Anuszkiewicz, Larry Bell, Gisela Colón, Stephen Dean, Christian Eckart, Gary Lang, De Wain Valentine and Marc Vaux.
Houston  |  McClain Gallery
Opening

Becky Soria: Woman and Her Symbols

Saturday,  5.7.16   |   5–7 pm
An exhibition by Becky Soria. Inspired by Patheolithic iconography and biological sciences, Woman and Her Symbols explores the intense emotions of love, despair, ecstasy, and other peak experiences.
Houston  |  Jung Center
Reception

Texas Aesthetic X

Saturday,  5.7.16   |   6–8:30 pm
The tenth annual Texas Aesthetic exhibition, featuring art works from twenty-three Texas artists.
Houston  |  William Reaves Fine Art
Opening

Maria Cristina Jadick: Coming Home Leaving

Saturday,  5.7.16   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition of quilt-like works by Maria Cristina Jadick. Coming Home Leaving contrasts iconic American themes with the harsh realities of war and natural disaster through combining remnants of material that reference the past and the present. 
Houston  |  Gspot Gallery
Opening

Letitia Eldredge: MYTHOS, LOGOS, PATHOS

Saturday,  5.7.16   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition by Letitia Eldredge. The artist on their work: "As in ancient mythology, everything has a sacred significance, no object or activity is profane. Thus, since nothing is neutral, universal aspects of pathos, beauty and lovable absurdity of humanity offer themselves up to the poet as an expressive framework for spirituality.  For me, these depictions bear fateful significance."
Houston  |  Redbud Gallery
Film

Julien Temple at the MFAh

Saturday,  5.7.16   |   6–8 pm
Filmmaker Julien Temple visits the MFAH. In conjunction with his visit, the museum will present screenings of The Filth and the Fury, Never Mind the Baubles: Xmas ’77 with the Sex Pistols, Absolute Beginners, and Earth Girls are Easy. For tickets, go here.

Sunday,  5.8.16

Wednesday,  5.11.16

Performance

Remote Houston

Wednesday,  5.11.16   |   4–6 pm
Remote Houston is "a participatory pedestrian-based live theatre experience where groups of 50 individuals meet and discover the city of Houston from a new remote perspective. Participants will be lead on a journey across the city that alters perceptions of familiar landscapes, unifies the group and conjures up personal memories."Remote Houston begins at Evergreen Cemetery, 500 Altic Street and concludes in the downtown Houston Theater District.  Participants are advised to park in the Theater District and take the MetroRail Green Line to the Altic/Howard Hughes stop. Tickets to Remote Houston are now on sale and are $39.

Thursday,  5.12.16

Artist talk

Remote Houston

Thursday,  5.12.16   |   4–6 pm
Remote Houston is "a participatory pedestrian-based live theatre experience where groups of 50 individuals meet and discover the city of Houston from a new remote perspective. Participants will be lead on a journey across the city that alters perceptions of familiar landscapes, unifies the group and conjures up personal memories."Remote Houston begins at Evergreen Cemetery, 500 Altic Street and concludes in the downtown Houston Theater District.  Participants are advised to park in the Theater District and take the MetroRail Green Line to the Altic/Howard Hughes stop. Tickets to Remote Houston are now on sale and are $39.

Friday,  5.13.16

Performance

Remote Houston

Friday,  5.13.16   |   4–6 pm
Remote Houston is "a participatory pedestrian-based live theatre experience where groups of 50 individuals meet and discover the city of Houston from a new remote perspective. Participants will be lead on a journey across the city that alters perceptions of familiar landscapes, unifies the group and conjures up personal memories."Remote Houston begins at Evergreen Cemetery, 500 Altic Street and concludes in the downtown Houston Theater District.  Participants are advised to park in the Theater District and take the MetroRail Green Line to the Altic/Howard Hughes stop. Tickets to Remote Houston are now on sale and are $39.
Conversation

Dean Sameshima: Public Sex

Friday,  5.13.16   |   7–8 pm
An exhibition of works by Dean Sameshima.  Sameshima's practice is comprised of photographing "historically active gay cruising grounds in and around Los Angeles" to address "the politics of identification under regimes of corporeal rigor, and the tension between surveillance and concealment, especially in regards to sex in public."This exhibition is curated by MFAH Core Fellow Andy Campbell, and presented in partnership with the Core Program (Glassell School of Art), She Works Flexible, and Cafe Brasil.
Houston  |  She Works Flexible

Saturday,  5.14.16

Workshop

The School for the Movement of the Technicolor People

Saturday,  5.14.16   |   1–5 pm
"The School for the Movement of the Technicolor People is a large-scale installation and participatory performance platform developed by Los Angeles-based artist Taisha Paggett and dance company WXPT (We Are The Paper We Are The Trees) in collaboration with Ashley Hunt and Kim Zumpfe. The exhibition is comprised of a variety of large-scale architectural interventions, choreographic photographs, historical videos, slide projections, and sculptural objects that all form the basis for a participatory experimental classroom."
Houston  |  Diverseworks
Conversation

Alison Brady: I've Lost Myself Completely

Saturday,  5.14.16   |   2–3 pm
Photographs by Alison Brady. The artist on their work: "My work, is a series of color photographs that work to stimulate unconscious emotions, desires, and sexual compulsions, all unified within a dynamic that vacillates between the real and the fantasized."
Houston  |  Capsule Gallery

Tuesday,  5.17.16

Wednesday,  5.18.16

Saturday,  5.21.16

Workshop

The School for the Movement of the Technicolor People

Saturday,  5.21.16   |   1–5 pm
"The School for the Movement of the Technicolor People is a large-scale installation and participatory performance platform developed by Los Angeles-based artist Taisha Paggett and dance company WXPT (We Are The Paper We Are The Trees) in collaboration with Ashley Hunt and Kim Zumpfe. The exhibition is comprised of a variety of large-scale architectural interventions, choreographic photographs, historical videos, slide projections, and sculptural objects that all form the basis for a participatory experimental classroom."
Houston  |  Diverseworks
Artist talk

Jacob Spacek: Pseudoscience

Saturday,  5.21.16   |   2–3 pm
An exhibition of works by Houston-based artist Jacob Spacek. The artist on his work: “My work is grounded in the representational figure, but pushes towards abstraction. It therefore exists somewhere between, and attempts to provide answers to, the inexplicable philo sophical questions of life.”
Houston  |  Next Wall Gallery
Artist talk

Jane Eifler: System and Syntax

Saturday,  5.21.16   |   3–5 pm
An exhibition of works by Jane Eifler. Many of the pieces in the show are "second-generation collages"—they are created as original collages, then scanned and reprinted, and then enhanced with additional collage elements. The show also features paintings, drawings and lithographs.

Saturday,  5.28.16

Workshop

The School for the Movement of the Technicolor People

Saturday,  5.28.16   |   1–5 pm
"The School for the Movement of the Technicolor People is a large-scale installation and participatory performance platform developed by Los Angeles-based artist Taisha Paggett and dance company WXPT (We Are The Paper We Are The Trees) in collaboration with Ashley Hunt and Kim Zumpfe. The exhibition is comprised of a variety of large-scale architectural interventions, choreographic photographs, historical videos, slide projections, and sculptural objects that all form the basis for a participatory experimental classroom."
Houston  |  Diverseworks

Friday,  6.10.16

Friday,  7.8.16

Thursday,  7.21.16

Film

Mark Flood: Gratest Hits

Thursday,  7.21.16   |   6–8 pm
"Never has an exhibition enjoyed so many moments of extreme visual beauty, cheek by jowl with crude humor and aggressive, roughly rendered texts to create a visual roller coaster ride. Gratest Hits presents the deep wisdom and humor of three decades of work while ultimately revealing the true achievement of an artist who has produced many highly praised works and had an active career despite remaining barely visible at the museum level."

Friday,  8.12.16

Friday,  10.7.16

Friday,  11.11.16

Friday,  12.9.16

Fikry Botros: Sidewalks

April 2 through May 5, 2016
An exhibition of photographs taken by Fikry Botros "as he explored daily life on the sidewalks of various cities around the world."
Houston |  Archway Gallery

Julia Brown: Skin Trade

April 8 through May 6, 2016
An exhibition featuring works by Washington D.C.-based artist Julia Brown. The artist "creates paintings, videos, and works on paper exploring the politics of looking, the body as a site of cultural conflict, and the problems of representation."
Houston |  Devin Borden Gallery

In the Wake

March 4 through May 8, 2016
An exhibition of works that examine the relationship between humans and water. The show features photographs by Daniel Beltra (Seattle, WA), Bigert & Bergström (Stockholm, Sweden), Caleb Cain Marcus (New York, NY), Leah Dyjak (Austin, TX), Lori Hepner (Pittsburgh, PA), Constance Hockaday (Oakland, CA), Anaïs Tondeur (Paris, France), and Ian van Coller (Bozeman, MT).

John Forse: Chickenhawk

March 28 through May 11, 2016
A collection of paintings by John Forse. The exhibition focuses on the "artist's historical role as the disseminator of a masculine mythos, and his own experiences with the gender ideals contained within such tales."

Remote Houston

April 12 through May 13, 2016
Remote Houston is "a participatory pedestrian-based live theatre experience where groups of 50 individuals meet and discover the city of Houston from a new remote perspective. Participants will be lead on a journey across the city that alters perceptions of familiar landscapes, unifies the group and conjures up personal memories."Remote Houston begins at Evergreen Cemetery, 500 Altic Street and concludes in the downtown Houston Theater District.  Participants are advised to park in the Theater District and take the MetroRail Green Line to the Altic/Howard Hughes stop. Tickets to Remote Houston are now on sale and are $39.

Andy Slemenda and Katie Vida

March 5 through May 14, 2016
An exhibition featuring works by Andy Slemenda and Katie Vida. Slemenda will be showing a site-specific installation based on an allegorical island, while Vida will show sound collages influenced by her time in Galveston.

Douglas Witmer: Verse and Chorus

April 9 through May 14, 2016
An exhibition of paintings by Douglas Witmer. The artist on his work: "I see my work as offering a clear alternative in a visual culture dominated by speed, layering, and complexity. I do not believe my work requires any prerequisite knowledge beyond what you bring to it."
Houston |  Gray Contemporary

Todd Williamson: The Darker the Blue

April 9 through May 14, 2016
An exhibition of new paintings by Los Angeles-based artist Todd Williamson. The artist's use of bright color transports viewers into a world of intense passion, beauty and emotion, while his use of parallel lines provide structure.  

Michael Kennaugh: It Was a Fine Idea at the Time

April 8 through May 14, 2016
An exhibition of new paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Houston-based artist Michael Kennaugh. A selection of works in the exhibition were included in an extensive exhibition of Kennaugh's work entitled Locus in Quo that was organized by the Art Museum of Southeast Texas and traveled to the Galveston Arts Center.
Houston |  Moody Gallery

Håvard Homstvedt: A glove in a dusty dream

April 8 through May 14, 2016
An exhibition of paintings and sculpture by Brooklyn-based artist Håvard Homstvedt. His approach to making work is to "separate as much as he connects: disparate subjects and techniques lay one on top of the other in slippery combinations that emphasize their differences and their affinities in equal measure."
Houston |  Inman Gallery

Anthony Sonnenberg: Apollonian and Dionysian

April 8 through May 14, 2016
An exhibition featuring beadwork, ceramics, metalwork, and installation by Anthony Sonnenberg. The artist's work is excessive, emphasizing the decoration and all-overness of Baroque style.
Houston |  Art Palace

ellipsis

April 9 through May 14, 2016
An exhibition of figurative abstraction. Featuring works by Jeff Jennings, Kelly Moran, Bill Frazier, Deborah Bay, Perry House, Jesse Lott, Bob Russell, and Ann Harithas.
Houston |  d. m. allison

Alison Brady: I've Lost Myself Completely

April 8 through May 15, 2016
Photographs by Alison Brady. The artist on their work: "My work, is a series of color photographs that work to stimulate unconscious emotions, desires, and sexual compulsions, all unified within a dynamic that vacillates between the real and the fantasized."
Houston |  Capsule Gallery

Mariana Copello: Sonidos Virtuales

April 8 through May 21, 2016
An exhibition by Mariana Capello of geometric, post-modern abstraction. Each sculpture aligns into a musical movement, radiating visual vibrations of the melodic rhythms.
Houston |  SAMARA Gallery

Jacob Spacek: Pseudoscience

May 4 through 21, 2016
An exhibition of works by Houston-based artist Jacob Spacek. The artist on his work: “My work is grounded in the representational figure, but pushes towards abstraction. It therefore exists somewhere between, and attempts to provide answers to, the inexplicable philo sophical questions of life.”
Houston |  Next Wall Gallery

Mari Omori: The Habit of Being II

April 16 through May 22, 2016
An exhibition of works by Japanese-American artist Mari Omori. The show will include an installation created using tea bags, soap, wood, and other materials, as well as works on paper executed in Cochineal ink.
Galveston |  Galveston Arts Center

2016 Core Exhibition

April 21 through May 26, 2016
An exhibition featuring works by 2016 Core artists-in-residence, including Tsuyoshi Anzai, Jason Byrne, Danielle Dean, Sondra Perry, Ivor Shearer, Kenneth Tam, and Rodrigo Valenzuela. Core critics-in-residence Nicole Burisch, Andy Campbell, and Taraneh Fazeli contribute essays based on their independent research to the Core 2016 publication, issued in conjunction with the exhibition.

Raimund Girke: Investigating White

March 12 through May 28, 2016
An exhibition of paintings by late-German painter Raimund Girke (1930 – 2002). Girke's paintings treat the color white as a non-static, elusive quality that is ever-changing.
Houston |  Gallery Sonja Roesch

Travis K. Schwab: Plastics

April 22 through May 28, 2016
An exhibition of photo-realistic oil paintings by Travis K Schwab. The works in the show address issues of identity and the attitudes of our digital society.
Houston |  Cindy Lisica Gallery

Yizhak Elyashiv and Ruth Shouval: Drift

April 22 through May 28, 2016
An exhibition featuring art by Yizhak Elyashiv and Ruth Shouval. A collection of abstract works, Drift focuses on the elusiveness of landscapes and the molding of a space through the balance of restraint and release.
Houston |  Barbara Davis Gallery

XX #1

April 22 through May 28, 2016
A group exhibition celebrating the gallery's 20th anniversary. Artists in the show include Adela Andea, HJ Bott, Katja Loher, Samariy Gurariy, William Cannings, George Grochocki, Marcelyn McNeil, Orna Feinstein, Shannon Cannings, and Maxim Wakultschik, among others.
Houston |  Anya Tish Gallery

Kelly O'Connor: Hypnotic Void

April 22 through May 28, 2016
An exhibition of collage works by San Antonio-based artist Kelly O'Connor. The works in the show are a combination of memory, fantasy and fiction, commenting on themes of gender, feminism and family.
Houston |  David Shelton Gallery

The School for the Movement of the Technicolor People

April 30 through May 28, 2016
"The School for the Movement of the Technicolor People is a large-scale installation and participatory performance platform developed by Los Angeles-based artist Taisha Paggett and dance company WXPT (We Are The Paper We Are The Trees) in collaboration with Ashley Hunt and Kim Zumpfe. The exhibition is comprised of a variety of large-scale architectural interventions, choreographic photographs, historical videos, slide projections, and sculptural objects that all form the basis for a participatory experimental classroom."
Houston |  Diverseworks

Root Shift: Photographs of Stasis and Change Selected by CAMH Teen Council

March 4 through May 29, 2016
An exhibition centered on the themes of continuity and disruption. The show is curated by the CAMH Teen Council in collaboration with Haley Berkman and Jamal Cyrus. Teen Council members include: Hank Bond, Adrian Jimenez, Charlie Magun, El Mashiyah Miller, Connor Mizell, June Ngo, Alex Rodriguez, Kizer Shelton, Jaelyn Walls, Matthew Watowich, Thor Westergaard, Eli Winter, and Felicity Yiu.
Houston |  Menil Collection

Fotofest 2016

March 26 through May 29, 2016
The Art Car Museum's participation in FotoFest 2016 includes a three-part photography exhibition by Mark Chen, Irvin Tepper, and Ken Watkins.
Houston |  Art Car Museum

Patterns of Our Past

April 27 through May 31, 2016
An exhibition of Australian Aboriginal paintings by artists from Roebourne, a remote community in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, as well as paintings from the vast deserts to the northern coastlines.

Becky Soria: Woman and Her Symbols

May 3 through 31, 2016
An exhibition by Becky Soria. Inspired by Patheolithic iconography and biological sciences, Woman and Her Symbols explores the intense emotions of love, despair, ecstasy, and other peak experiences.
Houston |  Jung Center

Jane Eifler: System and Syntax

April 30 through June 4, 2016
An exhibition of works by Jane Eifler. Many of the pieces in the show are "second-generation collages"—they are created as original collages, then scanned and reprinted, and then enhanced with additional collage elements. The show also features paintings, drawings and lithographs.

BioCity

January 22 through June 11, 2016
A "performance-art-sculpture" installed on Lawndale's lawn. "The project will involve the creation of numerous small-scale structures each one timed, designed and tuned to attract, interface, or illustrate indigenous and migratory life on the site."A project by The Expanded Environment, featuring Ned Dodington, Christoph Ibele, Jon LaRocca & Haldre Rogers.
Houston |  Lawndale Art Center

Round 44: Shattering the Concrete: Artists, Activists and Instigators

March 26 through June 19, 2016
An exhibition curated by Raquel de Anda and co-organized by Ryan N. Dennis of site-specific works and programs addressing language and identity, artistic equity, environmental justice, affordable housing, prison reform, and police brutality. Artists in the show include The Argus Project (Gan Golan, Ligaiya Romero and Julien Terrell), Charge (Jennie Ash and Carrie Schneider), Nuria Montiel & John Pluecker, The Natural History Museum (a project of Not An Alternative), People’s Paper Co-op (Courtney Bowles and Mark Strandquist), Storyline Media (Rachel Falcone and Michael Primo), and Verbobala (Adam Cooper-Terán and Logan Phillips).
Houston |  Project Row Houses

We Chat: A Dialogue in Contemporary Chinese Art

March 26 through July 3, 2016
An exhibition featuring works by Chen Wei, Guo Xi, Jin Shan, Pixy Yijun Liao, Liu Chuang, Lu Yang, Ma Qiusha, Shi Zhiying, Sun Xun, and Bo Wang. The show explores "how a new generation of artists born after the end of China's Cultural Revolution are challenging the traditional notions of Chinese identity."

William N. Copley: The World According to CPLY

February 19 through July 24, 2016
An exhibition surveying the career of artist William Copley. The show traces Copley's stylistic developments from the early 1950s to the 1990s. Also included in the exhibition are works formerly owned by Copley by artists such as Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and Meret Oppenheim, among others.
Houston |  Menil Collection

The Butterfly Project

February 11 through July 31, 2016
An exhibition commemorating the 1.5 million children who died in the Holocaust.The show will feature a selection of butterflies created by children from across the world.

Mark Flood: Gratest Hits

April 30 through August 7, 2016
"Never has an exhibition enjoyed so many moments of extreme visual beauty, cheek by jowl with crude humor and aggressive, roughly rendered texts to create a visual roller coaster ride. Gratest Hits presents the deep wisdom and humor of three decades of work while ultimately revealing the true achievement of an artist who has produced many highly praised works and had an active career despite remaining barely visible at the museum level."

Yuriko Yamaguchi

April 23 through August 21, 2016
An exhibition by Yuriko Yamaguchi. In her work, Yamaguchi uses "materials such as resins, wire, and LED lights to create large-scale abstract sculptures that resonate uniquely in the spaces in which they are installed. Her spontaneous responses to architectural structures introduce a tension between the built environment and our lived experience of such spaces, emphasizing movement, color, and the play of light, which alters as the day progresses."

H·O·P·E: Paintings by Samuel Bak

April 1 through September 11, 2016
An exhibition of paintings by Samuel Bak. The works in the show "do not attempt to illustrate the atrocities of the Holocaust, yet they show viewers the destruction, ruin and sadness left in its wake."

Russell Etchen: About ___ Rocks

February 27, 2016 through January 16, 2017
Etchen says the mural "represent[s] Us, You, Me. How so many of our lives have been distilled to one box or another. How individualism is an illusion. How we're parts of a bigger whole. How we've actually become digital heads-in-a-box-The Profile Picture. An avatar on screen. Floating EYES looking at everything."
Houston |  Lawndale Art Center
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