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UPCOMING EVENTS

ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Wednesday,  6.29.16

Conversation

Matthew Ronay

Wednesday,  6.29.16   |   12–1 pm
"Although New York-based artist Matthew Ronay has a form of color blindness, his handcrafted wood sculptures, installations and reliefs combine vivid hues from across the spectrum that seem to vibrate and hum. This is the first major U.S. presentation of his work."
Houston  |  Blaffer Art Museum

Friday,  7.1.16

Saturday,  7.2.16

Opening

Bruce New: Together We Can Dream This Life Away

Saturday,  7.2.16   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition of works by self-taught Kentucky-based artist Bruce New. The works in the show are collages that reference the artist's "deep and personal vocabulary of symbolic imagery." This show is presented in Collaboration with Jay Wehnert and Intuitive Eye.
Houston  |  Redbud Gallery
Opening

Krista Birnbaum: Courage

Saturday,  7.2.16   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition of works by Krista Birnbaum. The pieces in the show are inspired by the artist's desire to understand their relationship with nature and their beliefs of gender, morality, and human instinct.
Houston  |  Gspot Gallery

Thursday,  7.7.16

Opening

Visual Voices

Thursday,  7.7.16   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition of new work from Spring Street resident artists, curated by Hans Payan Geler.
Houston  |  Spring street studios
Opening

Ty Clark: Texas Artist Series

Thursday,  7.7.16   |   6–8 pm
An exhibition of new works by Austin-based artist Ty Clark. The artist focuses on ideas of personal journeys "and the tension that exists in the space that encompasses ones' cultural existence."

Friday,  7.8.16

Saturday,  7.9.16

Friday,  7.15.16

Saturday,  7.16.16

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."

Thursday,  7.28.16

Performance

Mark Flood: Gratest Hits

Thursday,  7.28.16   |   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."

Friday,  7.29.16

Saturday,  7.30.16

Saturday,  8.6.16

Sunday,  8.7.16

Friday,  8.12.16

Saturday,  8.13.16

Friday,  10.7.16

Friday,  11.11.16

Friday,  12.9.16

Todd Allison: Pleasing the Gaited Machine

June 4 through 30, 2016
An exhibition of paintings by artist J. Todd Allison. In his works, Allison draws from news bites and a societal need for satisfaction to "reveal the disjuncture of daily life."
Houston |  Gspot Gallery

Fibers of Design

May 20 through July 2, 2016
A group exhibition of fiber art curated by Carol Cunningham and featuring works by Amada Miller, Meghan Shimek, and Delaney Smith.
Houston |  Capsule Gallery

Randy Twaddle: Sham-A-Ling-Dong-Ding

May 19 through July 2, 2016
An exhibition of recent works by Randy Twaddle. Included in the show are drawings, a hand-woven rug, and drawn-on paper plates displayed in a full-sized hutch made of corrugated cardboard.
Houston |  Moody Gallery

Works on Paper & Jai Llewellyn

May 21 through July 2, 2016
 An exhibition by Erin Lawlor and Jai Llewellyn. The show includes a series of diluted paints on paper, as well as small geometric forms on canvas.
Houston |  Gray Contemporary

XX Part Two

June 3 through July 2, 2016
Part two of an exhibition celebrating Anya Tish Gallery's 20th anniversary. Artists in the show include Nadezda Prvulovic, Katja Loher, Neva Mikulicz, Arpad Forgo, JooYoung Choi, William Cannings, Lillian Warren, and Eduardo Portillo.
Houston |  Anya Tish Gallery

Art of Japan

June 17 through July 2, 2016
An exhibition of prints by Japanese artists. Artists in the show include: Shuji Wako, Takeshi Hara, Takahaski Hiromitsu and Yoshio Sekine.
Houston |  SAMARA Gallery

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."

Barbara Able: Alla Prima and Sprezzatura

June 4 through July 6, 2016
An exhibition of new paintings and collages by Barbara Able. While the artist paints dramatic mountain scenes using the alla prima technique (wet-on-wet), her collages present a spontaneous attitude towards mass media. 
Houston |  Archway Gallery

Paradise Elsewhere

May 28 through July 9, 2016
An exhibition featuring works by Daniel Bertalot, Andy Davis, and Diamond Gray. The artists use humorous installations and video works to address issues of physical bodies and land.
Houston |  BOX 13 ArtSpace

Laura Latimer: Dispersal

May 28 through July 9, 2016
An exhibition of works by Laura Latimer. In her work, the artist hopes to illustrate "our capacity as innovators and responsibility as caretakers by addressing the delicate balance between construction and destruction - while opening a discussion of the world we intend to leave behind."
Houston |  BOX 13 ArtSpace

Jonathan Faber: Volume

June 3 through July 9, 2016
An exhibition of works by Jonathan Faber. "Faber's painting remain both descriptive and elusive, focusing on consciousness and how we create versions of what we want to remember."
Houston |  David Shelton Gallery

Brazen Women Pansexual Cowboys

June 11 through July 9, 2016
An exhibition featuring paintings, drawings and sculptures by Marina Pinsky, Dual, Erick Sandlin, Charlie Satterlee, Daniel Johnston, Ella Kruglyanskaya, Katherine Bernhardt, and others. The show is thematically based on the following quote by Hunter S. Thompson:Houston is a cruel, crazy town on a filthy river in East Texas with no zoning laws and a culture of sex, money and violence. It's a shabby, sprawling metropolis ruled by brazen women, crooked cops and super-rich pansexual cowboys who live by the code of the West - which can mean just about anything you need it to mean, in a pinch.
Houston |  The Second Bedroom

GLOSSOLALIA

June 9 through July 9, 2016
An exhibition featuring work by Consuelo Amezcua, Hawkins Bolden, Howard Finster, J.B. Murry, Felipe Archuleta, Thomas Burleson, Bessie Harvey, Gregory Van Maanen, and Esther Pearl Watson.
Houston |  Texas Gallery

Twenty Five: A Celebration

June 4 through July 10, 2016
An exhibition celebrating Curator Clint Willour’s 25th anniversary with the Galveston Arts Center. The show features a diverse selection of prominent Texas artists that Willour has curated during his tenure at GAC. Artists include:Al Souza Amy Blakemore Ann Stautberg Christopher French David Aylsworth David Bates Dixie Friend Gay Dorneth Doherty Earlie Hudnall, Jr. Gael Stack Helen Altman Jean Wetta Joe Havel Joseph Glasco Lance Letscher Mary McCleary Rackstraw Downes Ray Carrington III Robert Ruello Sydney Yeager The Art Guys Tommy Fitzpatrick
Galveston |  Galveston Arts Center

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

Summer Show 2016

June 18 through July 29, 2016
Three new exhibitions at Houston's Art Car Museum:To Inhabit, an exhibition of videos and photos by Houston artist Mark Chen. The show focuses on the impact of fossil fuel-induced climate change.Lowriders of Corpus Christi, an exhibition of photographs by Irvin Tepper.Art Car World, a show of photographs by Tom Massimin.
Houston |  Art Car Museum

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.

POLL(ITICS) 2016 / THE DOCUMENTARY

June 11 through July 31, 2016
"POLL(ITICS) 2016 / THE DOCUMENTARY exhibits artists using their voice through photography, video, painting, and print. The exhibition will also feature "the wall of memorabilia", complete with official exhibition documentation. Memorabilia will include countless opinions on the candidates and issues in today’s climate; spanning from Black Lives Matter to ISIS." Featured artists include: Kevin Bradley, Tom Hück, Phillip Kremer, David Krueger, Armita Pebdani, and SABO.
Houston |  Apama Mackey Gallery

SHEILA PEPE invites SONDRA PERRY: Put me down Gently: A Cooler Place + I'm Afraid I Can't Do That

June 10 through August 6, 2016
"Sheila Pepe’s exhibition in Houston is a commissioned installation that serves as an open meeting space and platform for several events, including a video installation by current MFAH Core Fellow Sondra Perry. With an interest in carving out space within solo exhibitions for young artists, Pepe invited Perry, working in video and performance, to respond to her augmented reinstallation of Put me down Gently, 2015."
Houston |  Diverseworks

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."

PARALLEL KINGDOM: Contemporary Art from Saudi Arabia

June 18 through August 25, 2016
An exhibition that aims to provide "insights into Saudi culture through the creativity and vision of some the most influential Saudi artists of the 21st century, alongside younger voices from the fields of art, comedy and film. Parallel Kingdom seeks to use a visual language and the first hand accounts of Saudi artists, to lay a new foundation for discourse and understanding of Saudi society, culture and politics."

In Residence

May 27 through August 27, 2016
An exhibition featuring works by seven artists who began their residencies at HCC in 2014. Artists in the show include: Clara Hoag, Natasha Hovey, Jera Rose Petal Lodge, Sarah Mizer, Alexis Myre, Collette Spears, and Rena Wood.

Nicholas Bodde: Color Rhythm

June 11 through August 27, 2016
An exhibition featuring the work of German artist Nicholas Bodde. Bodde draws on traditions of European constructivism as well as Color Field Painting to create richly colored hard-edge abstractions
Houston |  Gallery Sonja Roesch

The Panik Collective

June 11 through August 31, 2016
An exhibition featuring works by the Panik Collective, "a team of credentialed painters, sculptors, musicians, mathematicians & curators dividing time among multiple exhibition projects and public actions." The show is curated by Matt Kennedy. p

A View Within

May 27 through September 3, 2016
An exhibition of textiles by Karen Rips and Paula Chung. The works in the show are inspired by body imaging medical technology and use images gathered from the artists’ friends, family members, and strangers.

Hilary Lloyd

June 3 through September 10, 2016
"British video artist Hilary Lloyd, a 2011 Turner Prize finalist, mines visual poetry from staggered narrative fragments and abstract retinal sensations. She'll present a new body of work in her first U.S. museum exhibition."
Houston |  Blaffer Art Museum

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."

Infinite Pause: Photography and Time

June 18 through September 11, 2016
An exhibition exploring "photography's ability to both stop time in an instant and to capture its extended duration." The show features nearly 50 photographs by artists such as Harry Callahan, Harold Edgerton, ​Étienne-Jules Marey, Duane Michals, Eadweard Muybridge, ​Nicholas Nixon, Aaron Siskind, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and more.

Visual Voices

June 24 through September 17, 2016
An exhibition of new work from Spring Street resident artists, curated by Hans Payan Geler.
Houston |  Spring street studios

Kusama: At the End of the Universe

June 12 through September 18, 2016
An exhibition featuring two installations by artist Yayoi Kusama. The exhibition brings two of the artist’s signature infinity rooms—Aftermath of the Obliteration of Eternity (2009) and Love Is Calling (2013)—to Texas for the first time. 

Jae Ko: flow 流

June 17 through September 18, 2016
For this exhibition, artist Jae Ko has created a site-specific installation titled flow  流. The work consists of a room-sized sculptural relief constructed from nearly one ton of recycled commercial adding machine paper.

Matthew Ronay

June 3 through October 1, 2016
"Although New York-based artist Matthew Ronay has a form of color blindness, his handcrafted wood sculptures, installations and reliefs combine vivid hues from across the spectrum that seem to vibrate and hum. This is the first major U.S. presentation of his work."
Houston |  Blaffer Art Museum

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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