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ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Saturday,  1.21.17

Sunday,  1.22.17

Tuesday,  1.24.17

Wednesday,  1.25.17

Conversation

Blake Rayne: Cabin of the Accused

Wednesday,  1.25.17   |   6:30–8 pm
A show of works by New York artist Blake Rayne. The show "highlights Rayne’s career from 2003 to the present, displaying a range of work in various media including painting, sculpture, printmaking, and installation."
Houston  |  Blaffer Art Museum

Thursday,  1.26.17

Friday,  1.27.17

Opening

Lyle Carbajal: Romancing Banality

Friday,  1.27.17   |   6–9 pm
A show of works by nomadic artist Lyle Carbajal. "The exhibition features a mash-up of anti-artistry, folk, and contemporary themes, which pull from art history, cultural, economic, geographic and personal references, creating an immersive installation of densely layered mixed-media paintings, and sculptural compositions that combines everyday materials and aesthetic traditions."
Houston  |  Art League Houston
Opening

Iva Kinnaird: Art Show!

Friday,  1.27.17   |   6–9 pm
A show of small-scale paintings and sculptures by Houston artist Iva Kinnaird. The pieces in the show use humor and autobiographical elements in an attempt to draw the viewer in.
Houston  |  Art League Houston
Opening

Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art

Friday,  1.27.17   |   6:30–8 pm
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.

Saturday,  1.28.17

Curator Talk

Transient Views: The Places of our Lives

Saturday,  1.28.17   |   2–4 pm
An exhibition of works by three Houston artists "whose works reflect places and moments of consequence which they have encountered in their own lives, and whose aesthetic expression places firm hold on these most transient of moments, freezing and perpetuating the view for themselves and all who follow." Featuring works by Ken Mazzu, Richard Stout, and Jim Culberson.
Houston  |  William Reaves Fine Art
Opening

The Haas Brothers: Animalia

Saturday,  1.28.17   |   6–8 pm
An exhibition of sculpture, drawings, and a mural by the Haas Brothers. Flirting the line between function and luxury objects, the brothers create objects that seem to come from an unrestricted world of sexual freedom and fun.
Austin  |  Lora Reynolds Gallery
Opening

I Love America and America Loves Me

Saturday,  1.28.17   |   7–9 pm
An exhibition of works by members of The Front, an artist collective and non-profit gallery in New Orleans. Artists include: Alex Podesta, Brooke Pickett, Claire Rau, Cristina Molina, Cynthia Scott, Jamie Solock, Jessie Vogel, John Isiah Walton, Jonathan Traviesa, Kelly Mueller, Kevin Baer, Lee Deigaard, Madeleine Wieand, Patch Somerville, Patrick Coll, Robyn Leroy-Evans, Ryn Wilson, and Vanessa Centeno.
Houston  |  BOX 13 ArtSpace

Sunday,  1.29.17

Wednesday,  2.1.17

Opening

50 States: Colorado

Wednesday,  2.1.17   |   5:30–8 pm
An exhibition in Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin's ongoing 50 States series. This show honors the life of Charles “Frenchy” Vosbaugh, a transgender man who lived in Trinidad, Colorado in the 1880s.

Friday,  2.3.17

Opening

Pocket Museum

Friday,  2.3.17   |   5–8 pm
A group exhibition focusing on artists who create miniatures. Artists in the show include Jon Almeda, Althea Crome, Sean Donlon, Nash Quinn, and Marco Terenzi.
Opening

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

Friday,  2.3.17   |   5:30–8 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."

Saturday,  2.4.17

Artist talk

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

Saturday,  2.4.17   |   3:30–4:30 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."

Thursday,  2.9.17

Saturday,  2.11.17

Film

Bruce Conner: An Assemblage of Films

Saturday,  2.11.17   |   7–9 pm
A two-day program of films by Bruce Conner. Many of Conner's films use spliced-together B-movies and newsreels to create cultural critiques. This program is in conjunction with the Menil Collection's exhibition Holy Barbarians: Beat Culture on the West Coast.
Houston  |  Aurora Picture Show

Sunday,  2.12.17

Film

Bruce Conner: An Assemblage of Films

Sunday,  2.12.17   |   3:30–5 pm
A two-day program of films by Bruce Conner. Many of Conner's films use spliced-together B-movies and newsreels to create cultural critiques. This program is in conjunction with the Menil Collection's exhibition Holy Barbarians: Beat Culture on the West Coast.
Houston  |  Aurora Picture Show

Thursday,  2.16.17

Reception

INTERNATIONAL DISCOVERIES VI

Thursday,  2.16.17   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition of works by artists from six different countries. Featuring artists from:Brazil: Ilana Bar, Fábio Del Re, Tuany Lima, Eustáquio NevesChina: Dai Xiang, Qian Jin, Zhang KechunCuba: Renè PeñaKorea: Jung A. Kim, Hyunmoo LeeMexico: Paola Dávila, Marcel RiusUSA: Tad Beck
Houston  |  FotoFest

Monday,  2.20.17

Tuesday,  2.21.17

Friday,  2.24.17

Saturday,  3.4.17

Friday,  3.24.17

Workshop

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

Friday,  3.24.17   |   1–5 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."

Saturday,  3.25.17

Workshop

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

Saturday,  3.25.17   |   1–3 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."

Thursday,  4.6.17

Wednesday,  4.12.17

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."

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."

David Lackey: Witnesses

December 10, 2016 through January 28, 2017
A show of assemblages by David Lackey. Via the gallery: "The impassive stares of Lackey’s subjects are imbued with a sense of silent isolation, heightened by interloping animal and insect images.  Surreal distortions are simultaneously humorous and discomfiting."
Houston |  Devin Borden Gallery

Transient Views: The Places of our Lives

January 6 through 28, 2017
An exhibition of works by three Houston artists "whose works reflect places and moments of consequence which they have encountered in their own lives, and whose aesthetic expression places firm hold on these most transient of moments, freezing and perpetuating the view for themselves and all who follow." Featuring works by Ken Mazzu, Richard Stout, and Jim Culberson.

LIVES MATTER

November 19, 2016 through January 29, 2017
The Art Car Museum's 1th Open Call exhibition. The show will feature works by 100 artists.
Houston |  Art Car Museum

Andrew Martin: observer effect

January 7 through 29, 2017
An exhibition of works by Andrew Martin. The landscapes in the show depict communication towers and are executed on small pieces of plywood that resemble smart phones, tablets, and computer screens.
Houston |  Redbud Gallery

Aki Neumann: Paradise

December 3, 2016 through January 31, 2017
A show of works by Aki Neumann. "Neumann’s paintings on paper tell a narrative of idyllism and suspicion through stark forms and muted tones. Surreal landscapes and interiors ranging from white to tan to black, present a suspended and floating world."
Houston |  Joybird Houston

Jeff & Bryan Wheeler: Solipsistic Delusions

January 7 through 31, 2017
A show individual works and collaborations by Jeff and Bryan Wheeler. "These works exemplify the familiar force of Jeff’s collage-drawings on paper and Bryan’s panel paintings and embody on-going imagistic monologues that, in the collaborations, plunge into negative feedback loops, ultimately resolving in a dynamic equilibrium."
Houston |  Gspot Gallery

Shirl Riccetti: …In A Good Place

January 7 through February 2, 2017
A show of watercolors and drawings by artist Shirl Riccetti. The works in the exhibition aim to bring viewers back to the time and place of their creation.
Houston |  Archway Gallery

Scott Gilbert: True Artist Tales

November 26, 2016 through February 4, 2017
An exhibition of comics by artist Scott Gilbert. True Artist Tales began as a comic strip during the artist's MFA studies at the University of Houston in 1988. The comic initially was set among the artists in Houston, but then became increasingly personal and political throughout its twelve-year run. This show is curated by Robert Boyd.

Catherine Colangelo: Talismanic

January 6 through February 4, 2017
A show of works by artist Catherine Colangelo. In her paintings, Colangelo uses imagery from illuminated manuscripts, textiles, and Indian and Islamic miniatures to create intricate images that take on the role of talismans or charms used to ward off evil.
Houston |  Cindy Lisica Gallery

Adela Andea: Glacial Parallax

January 6 through February 4, 2017
An exhibition of new works and installations by Houston artist Adela Andea. The pieces in the show are inspired by Andea's recent trip to Alaska where she witnessed the rapid melting of glaciers.
Houston |  Anya Tish Gallery

Jules Buck Jones: Hand Me My Head

January 6 through February 4, 2017
A show of works by Austin artist Jules Buck Jones. "Through the use of aggressive mark making, dense patterns, saturated color and the use of collage, Jones depicts scenes that are new and old, as well as natural and supernatural. Using his personal mythology, Jones paints nature in all its beauty, cruelty and mystery."
Houston |  David Shelton Gallery

Martin Durazo: The Adventurers

January 6 through February 4, 2017
A show of works by Los Angeles-based artist Martin Durazo. The exhibition presents "new paintings that explore concepts of travel, searching and the eventual spirituality of experiencing the uncharted."
Houston |  Barbara Davis Gallery

Friendly Fire

November 5, 2016 through February 5, 2017
"Friendly Fire consists of spatial constructs and interior interventions by artists drawn from this community." Featuring works by: Regina Agu, Noah Edmundson, Robert Hodge, Jesse Lott, Gabriel Martinez, Lovie Olivia, Forrest Prince, and Kaneem Smith.

Laura Splan: Material Expressions

January 12 through February 11, 2017
An exhibition by interdisciplinary artist Laura Splan. The works in the show are inspired by experimentation with materials and processes and attempt to "examine the material manifestations of our cultural ambivalence towards the human body."
Houston |  Capsule Gallery

Round 45: Local Impact

October 22, 2016 through February 12, 2017
An exhibition highlighting seven artists that are deeply rooted in the Houston art community. Participating artists include Regina Agu, JooYoung Choi, Sally Glass, Jesse Lott + Ann Harithas, Tierney Malone, Harold Mendez, and Patrick Renner.
Houston |  Project Row Houses

Amy C. Evans: My Houston II

January 12 through February 15, 2017
An exhibition of works by Amy C. Evans. The show explores the ever-changing landscape of Houston through a "surrealist / graphic style of painting."
Houston |  Koelsch Gallery

Combined

January 14 through February 18, 2017
A group exhibition in celebration of the gallery's second anniversary. Featuring works by Theresa Anderson, Udona Boerema, Mary Bucci McCoy, Amber Cobb, Deb Covell, Robert Dunne, Matt Feyld, Otis Jones, Emma Langridge, Erin Lawlor, Jai Llewellyn, Shawn Stipling, Aimée Terburg, Linne Urbye, Cecilia Vissers, and Douglas Witmer.
Houston |  Gray Contemporary

Dan Sutherland: peat

January 14 through February 18, 2017
A show of new paintings and drawings by artist Dan Sutherland. The composition of the works in the show are inspired by geometric and mid-20th century abstraction, and their color palette is taken from Pop Art, commercial design, and Op-Art.
Houston |  Moody Gallery

Still (Ed) Life: Part 2

January 19 through February 18, 2017
A group exhibition featuring works by Robert Mapplethorpe, David McGee, Kiki Smith, Fred Wilson, and many more.
Houston |  Texas Gallery

R. Eric McMaster: A Routine in Parts

January 13 through February 25, 2017
A show of works by Austin-based artist R. Eric McMaster. Central to this exhibition is a video by the artist documenting dancers executing a two-person routine without their partner. "The documented circumstance results in a routine robbed of its grace; an act filled with awkward or humorous moments that will never fulfill the potential in becoming whole."
Houston |  Lawndale Art Center

Play It as It Lays

January 13 through February 25, 2017
An exhibition curated by José Guadalupe Garza and featuring works by Margaux Crump, Marie Bannerot McInerney, and Gillian Tobin. The artists in the show address themes of nihilism, fatalism, sexual desire, and longing.
Houston |  Lawndale Art Center

Irene Reece: Mon Frère

January 13 through February 25, 2017
In Mon Frère, Houston artist Irene Reece explores the way the world sees her brother, a man with special needs, and the people who care for him.
Houston |  Lawndale Art Center

3DPRK: North Korean Portraits by Matjaž Tančič

September 3, 2016 through February 26, 2017
An exhibition of photographs taken by Slovenian photographer Matjaž Tančič of citizens of Pyongyang. For the images in the show, Tančič used a 3D stereoscopic photographic technique that required each subject to stand motionless for minutes while multiple photographs captured different perspectives of his sitter.

Jonathan Leach: Guts and Bone

January 14 through February 26, 2017
"Inspired by city and suburban landscapes, Jonathan Leach’s paintings and sculptures explore how architecture, advertising, and icons interact with one another, using line and color to create movement and tension."
Galveston |  Galveston Arts Center

Patrick Renner: Upland

January 21 through February 26, 2017
A new installation by Houston artist Patrick Renner. Taking aspects from the facade of the artist's house, this work explores "the relationship of the body to architecture; aspects of time and memory, and the cyclical nature of being."

Sarah Fisher: Seen

January 13 through February 28, 2017
An exhibition of portraits by Houston painter Sarah Fisher.
Houston |  Art Palace

Emily Joyce: The Masks

January 13 through March 4, 2017
An exhibition of works by Los Angeles-based artist Emily Joyce. The pieces in the show draw from art history, universal symbols, and 16th century Italian theater and combine together within the show to create a sort of landscape.
Houston |  Inman Gallery

Tomory Dodge

January 13 through March 4, 2017
An exhibition of paintings and collages by artist Tomory Dodge. The pieces in the show "reveal how paint and surface can straddle metaphysical spaces through an exuberant balance of noise and silence."
Houston |  Inman Gallery

Trey Duvall: Loschmidt’s Column (The Reversibility Paradox)

December 2, 2016 through March 11, 2017
A durational sculpture by Houston artist Trey Duvall. "The project explores the passage and blending of material states subjected to the manipulations and processes of entropic time. Comprised of a porcelain and steel sculptural intervention, the project focuses on irreversible material change and exchange based on specific conditions of a particular space in forward moving time."
Houston |  Art League Houston

Myke Venable: TIMELINES

January 21 through March 11, 2017
An exhibition of works by Houston artist Myke Venable. The pieces in the show attempt to "explore the simplicity of shape, form, and color through the use of Universal Geometry, wood, and line."
Houston |  Gallery Sonja Roesch

Holy Barbarians: Beat Culture on the West Coast

November 18, 2016 through March 12, 2017
Via the Menil's website: "This exhibition brings together a selection of California artists who emerged following the Second World War and took advantage of the region’s permissive atmosphere to help create a thriving new art scene. Artists like John Altoon, Wallace Berman, Bruce Conner, Jay DeFeo, George Herms, and Edward Kienholz were part of a “Beat” generation, whose social critiques would eventually be incorporated into the counterculture and social protest movements that shaped the second half of the 20th century."
Houston |  Menil Collection

Analia Saban

September 24, 2016 through March 18, 2017
An exhibition of works by Argentinian artist Analia Saban. Inspired by art history, Saban creates paintings, drawings, sculptures, and photographs that look at new ways of interpreting the past.
Houston |  Blaffer Art Museum

Blake Rayne: Cabin of the Accused

October 21, 2016 through March 18, 2017
A show of works by New York artist Blake Rayne. The show "highlights Rayne’s career from 2003 to the present, displaying a range of work in various media including painting, sculpture, printmaking, and installation."
Houston |  Blaffer Art Museum

Pocket Museum

January 20 through March 18, 2017
A group exhibition focusing on artists who create miniatures. Artists in the show include Jon Almeda, Althea Crome, Sean Donlon, Nash Quinn, and Marco Terenzi.

INTERNATIONAL DISCOVERIES VI

January 19 through March 18, 2017
An exhibition of works by artists from six different countries. Featuring artists from:Brazil: Ilana Bar, Fábio Del Re, Tuany Lima, Eustáquio NevesChina: Dai Xiang, Qian Jin, Zhang KechunCuba: Renè PeñaKorea: Jung A. Kim, Hyunmoo LeeMexico: Paola Dávila, Marcel RiusUSA: Tad Beck
Houston |  FotoFest

Kate Gilmore & Heather Rowe: Only in Your Way

January 20 through March 19, 2017
An exhibition of newly commissioned site-specific sculptures, installations, and a live performance by New York-based artists Kate Gilmore and Heather Rowe. The pieces in the show explore ideas of sculpture and architecture in relation to the female body.
Houston |  Diverseworks

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.

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

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.

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."
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