Deborah Roberts: One and Many
October 25 - December 20, 2014
October 25 - December 20, 2014
3–4 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/21/collectors-eye-the-maloney-collection-2/ 25-10-2014 03:00:00 PM 25-10-2014 04:00:00 PM 11 Collectors Eye: The Maloney Collection Collectors Eye: The Maloney Collection 3–4 pm Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards Street, Houston, TX 77007 FotoFest
3–6 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/16/jonathan-higgins-and-chi-wara-pairs/ 25-10-2014 03:00:00 PM 25-10-2014 06:00:00 PM 11 Jonathan Higgins and Chi Wara Pairs Jonathan Higgins and Chi Wara Pairs 3–6 pm 1517 Blodgett Street, Houston, Texas 77004 Gallery Jatad
Nicole Longnecker Gallery
5–8 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/19/larry-bell-three-decades-of-art/ 25-10-2014 05:00:00 PM 25-10-2014 08:00:00 PM 11 Larry Bell: Three Decades of Art Larry Bell: Three Decades of Art 5–8 pm 2625 Colquitt Street, Houston, Texas 77098 Nicole Longnecker Gallery
5–7:30 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/20/deborah-roberts-one-and-many/ 25-10-2014 05:00:00 PM 25-10-2014 07:30:00 PM 11 Deborah Roberts: One and Many Deborah Roberts: One and Many 5–7:30 pm 3913 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 Art Palace
5–7 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/22/angela-fraleigh-ghosts-in-the-sunlight/ 25-10-2014 05:00:00 PM 25-10-2014 07:00:00 PM 11 Angela Fraleigh: Ghosts in the Sunlight Angela Fraleigh: Ghosts in the Sunlight 5–7 pm 3901 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 Inman Gallery
5–7:30 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/24/ebony-porter-the-quilt-show/ 25-10-2014 05:00:00 PM 25-10-2014 07:30:00 PM 11 Ebony Porter: The Quilt Show Ebony Porter: The Quilt Show 5–7:30 pm 3913 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 Art Palace
William Reaves Fine Art
5:30–8 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/15/billy-hassell-welcome-home/ 25-10-2014 05:30:00 PM 25-10-2014 08:00:00 PM 11 Billy Hassell: Welcome Home! Billy Hassell: Welcome Home! 5:30–8 pm 2143 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77098 William Reaves Fine Art
6–8 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/19/rusty-scruby-line-to-circle/ 25-10-2014 06:00:00 PM 25-10-2014 08:00:00 PM 11 Rusty Scruby: Line to Circle Rusty Scruby: Line to Circle 6–8 pm 3508 Lake Street, Houston, TX 77098 McMurtrey Gallery
6–8 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/19/bethany-johnson-field-notes/ 25-10-2014 06:00:00 PM 25-10-2014 08:00:00 PM 11 Bethany Johnson: Field Notes Bethany Johnson: Field Notes 6–8 pm 2815 Colquitt Street, Houston, TX 77098 Moody Gallery
6–8 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/21/fantastic-imagination-fighting-complacency/ 25-10-2014 06:00:00 PM 25-10-2014 08:00:00 PM 11 Fantastic Imagination: Fighting Complacency Fantastic Imagination: Fighting Complacency 6–8 pm 1707 Waugh, Houston, Texas 77006 Mariago Collective
6–9 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/19/ill-imply-you-decipher-betsy-huete-and-kyle-mcavoy/ 25-10-2014 06:00:00 PM 25-10-2014 09:01:00 PM 11 I'll Imply, You Decipher: Betsy Huete and Kyle McAvoy I'll Imply, You Decipher: Betsy Huete and Kyle McAvoy 6–9 pm 2327 Commerce Street, Houston, TX 77002 GalleryHOMELAND
Laura Rathe Fine Art
6–9 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/21/judith-foosaner-gian-garofalo/ 25-10-2014 06:00:00 PM 25-10-2014 09:00:00 PM 11 Judith Foosaner & Gian Garofalo Judith Foosaner & Gian Garofalo 6–9 pm 1130 Dragon Street, Suite 130, Dallas, Texas 75207 Laura Rathe Fine Art
6–8 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/20/christopher-st-leger-mass-and-void/ 25-10-2014 06:00:00 PM 25-10-2014 08:00:00 PM 11 Christopher St. Leger: Mass and Void Christopher St. Leger: Mass and Void 6–8 pm 2631 Colquitt Street, Houston, TX 77098 Hooks-Epstein Galleries
6–9 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/19/alexa-kleinbard-remedies/ 25-10-2014 06:00:00 PM 25-10-2014 09:00:00 PM 11 Alexa Kleinbard and John Geldersma Alexa Kleinbard and John Geldersma 6–9 pm 801 Richmond Ave. , Houston, TX 77006 Koelsch Haus
Museum of Fine Arts, HoustonAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/19/monet-and-the-seine-impressions-of-a-river/ 26-10-2014 12:01:00 AM 01-02-2015 12:01:00 AM 11 Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77005 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Museum of Fine Arts, HoustonAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/22/the-naked-eye-photographer-arno-rafael-minkkinen/ 27-10-2014 07:00:00 PM 27-10-2014 08:00:00 PM 11 The Naked Eye: Photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen The Naked Eye: Photographer Arno Rafael Minkkinen 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77005 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Lawndale Art Center
5:30–7:30 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/18/27th-annual-dia-de-los-muertos/ 28-10-2014 05:30:00 PM 28-10-2014 07:30:00 PM 11 27th Annual Día de los Muertos 27th Annual Día de los Muertos 5:30–7:30 pm 4912 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 Lawndale Art Center
6:30–8:30 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/24/the-bruce-high-quality-foundation-isles-of-the-dead/ 29-10-2014 06:30:00 PM 29-10-2014 08:30:00 PM 11 The Bruce High Quality Foundation: Isles of the Dead The Bruce High Quality Foundation: Isles of the Dead 6:30–8:30 pm 2242 Richmond Avenue, Houston, TX 77098 McClain Gallery
Octavia Art Gallery
10 am – 12 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/24/carole-a-feuerman/ 30-10-2014 10:00:00 AM 30-10-2014 12:00:00 PM 11 Carole A. Feuerman Carole A. Feuerman 10 am – 12 pm 3637 West Alabama, Suite 120, Houston, Texas 77027 Octavia Art Gallery
Octavia Art Gallery
5–8 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/24/carole-a-feuerman/ 30-10-2014 05:00:00 PM 30-10-2014 08:00:00 PM 11 Carole A. Feuerman Carole A. Feuerman 5–8 pm 3637 West Alabama, Suite 120, Houston, Texas 77027 Octavia Art Gallery
6–8 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/24/ana-maria-tavares-euryale-amazonica/ 30-10-2014 06:00:00 PM 30-10-2014 08:00:00 PM 11 Ana Maria Tavares: Euryale Amazonica Ana Maria Tavares: Euryale Amazonica 6–8 pm 1506 West Alabama, Houston, TX 77098 Sicardi Gallery
6–8 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/22/gabriel-de-la-mora-luciferos/ 30-10-2014 06:00:00 PM 30-10-2014 08:00:00 PM 11 Gabriel de la Mora: Luciferos Gabriel de la Mora: Luciferos 6–8 pm 1506 West Alabama, Houston, TX 77098 Sicardi Gallery
El Dorado BallroomAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/24/ligatures-authors-and-artists-in-conversation/ 30-10-2014 07:00:00 PM 30-10-2014 09:00:00 PM 11 Ligatures: Authors and Artists in Conversation Ligatures: Authors and Artists in Conversation 2310 Elgin St., Houston, TX 77004 El Dorado Ballroom
Lawndale Art Center
12–4 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/18/27th-annual-dia-de-los-muertos/ 01-11-2014 12:00:00 PM 01-11-2014 04:00:00 PM 11 27th Annual Día de los Muertos 27th Annual Día de los Muertos 12–4 pm 4912 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 Lawndale Art Center
2–3:30 pmAdd to Calendar http://glasstire.com/events/2014/10/21/collectors-eye-the-maloney-collection-2/ 01-11-2014 02:00:00 PM 01-11-2014 03:30:00 PM 11 Collectors Eye: The Maloney Collection Collectors Eye: The Maloney Collection 2–3:30 pm Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards Street, Houston, TX 77007 FotoFest
Last Chance - October 4 through 26, 2014
Featuring a selection of drawings by Houston-based artist Juan Aaron Castillo, whose artist statement about the show includes sentences such as this: “These sources converge intuitively toward graphic Debordian spectacle where all elements vie for meaning, context and relevance within a steam-hazed ectopic social narrative.”
Last Chance - October 18 through 26, 2014
Before Jeff Koons and Matthew Barney, there was Jim Roche. Since his 1974 show at the Whitney, he's been steadily cranking it out. Described as "the artist as hippie dandy" and a "troublemaker," Roche will be exhibiting audio work, video work, and a brand new suite of drawings.
Last Chance - October 25 through 26, 2014
For those who can’t make it out to Marfa to see his current installation, here’s your chance to catch bunches of work by one of the most well known artists to come out of the 60s West Coast “Light and Space” movement.
Last Chance - August 8 through October 29, 2014
A sound and video installation composed of field recordings collected throughout Houston. "Paired with a video looking towards the Houston sky, Air, Condition explores the uncontainable sources and receptors of this soundscape as political matter, for even the air is not neutral." Golly.
Last Chance - October 4 through 30, 2014
Collaborative ventures happen all the time, but wood turning combined with painting is atypical.
Last Chance - October 15 through 30, 2014
On the 45th anniversary of man’s first steps on the moon and the 25th anniversary of the acclaimed documentary film For All Mankind, Lucas and Gonzalez have creatively transformed that film’s restored footage of the Apollo Moon missions, astronaut interviews, and ambient music soundtrack into an engaging, impressionistic, audiovisual installation triptych.
Last Chance - October 11 through 31, 2014
Known mainly for his large-scale semi-figurative canvases, Josh Hagler’s work has followed a natural evolution in the artists’s personal exploration and anxiety around religious thought and its history. In 2012, his animated video projection “The Evangelists” was based on interviews with four middle-aged men dealing with psychological trauma and included Hagler’s former neighbor who burned down their mutual San Francisco apartment building in 2007.
Last Chance - October 11 through 31, 2014
We'll have to wait to analyze the evidence, but there are some interesting suspects in this group exhibition: Rick Lowe, Jesse Lott, Tracy Hicks, Noah Edmundson, Kelly Moran, Ken Little, Bob Schneider, Dr. Rockit, William Cokeley, Elizabeth Fox, Inka-Maaria Jurvanen, Ann Harithas, and Meredith Jack.
Last Chance - June 20 through November 1, 2014
Over one hundred brightly colored parasols hung throughout the trees symbolize the evolutionary process of the Birds-of-Paradise in this site-specific outdoor installation by Houston-based Fleischhauer.
Last Chance - September 19 through November 1, 2014
ALH's 2014 Texas Patron of the Year exhibition, features a diverse selection of works from over thirty folk, self-taught, and visionary artists.
September 12 through November 2, 2014
Three artists undertook three different challenges, creating photographs that explore the classic American road trip. Curated by HCP Programs Coordinator Caroline Docwra. Artist talks during the opening starting at 6 p.m.
October 8 through November 5, 2014
Please join us for this, our LAST auction fundraiser! We have elegant, funny, handsome works by 16 artists, and they are looking for a good home! Special thanks to the artists and galleries who have participated the past couple of years, and please help us go out with a bang as we raise funds for the participating artists and Glasstire's writers. We're the biggest employer of arts writers in Texas, and we need your support!
October 10 through November 8, 2014
A curious group show (with Aaron Garber-Maikovska, Stanya Kahn, Chloe Seibert, Jesse Stecklow, and Ian Swanson), curated by Keith J. Varadi, who must have a curious theme in mind when he ends his press release with, “Do something. Do something. Do something. The head will always prevail, even when the limbs all fail. There is a special madness that skulls must eat to feed.”
October 10 through November 8, 2014
James Buss came from a school of thought that touted painting's demise and denounced the medium. In this exhibition, Buss defiantly asserts the value of the painting process without adhering to its familiar constraints. The exhibition consists of a series of works created from experimental procedures including photography, sculpture, books, drawing, and film.
October 2 through November 8, 2014
Frideres’ cuurent work features encaustic silver gelatin prints produced through a labor-intensive process of multiple layers of wax, damar varnish, and oil pigments. The artist calls them, “a slightly fogged or soft focus memory reminiscent of another time and place, forgotten yet uncovered.”
October 20 through November 8, 2014
Almost three decades ago, Lawndale started handing out small 8 x 10” tins and inviting artists to create small works inspired by the traditional Latin American devotional art form of the same name. Always a fun show including amateurs to big names, with proceeds going towards Lawndale programming.
October 10 through November 15, 2014
In his 67th year of exhibitions, Bott presents a collection of works expanding on what is known as the “24 Basic Scribbles,” the inherent, fundamental marks that are consistently found in the drawings of children—the building blocks that ultimately make up all written and visual languages across every culture.
October 24 through November 16, 2014
Henry's paintings probe success and its many definitions. Bhichitkul's photography explores the comedy of futility and solutions gone wrong.
October 23 through November 20, 2014
David Politzer and Krista Steinke explore the dialog between humans and nature from two distinct perspectives. Steinke’s work depicts nature in a distorted or illusionary sense, while Politzer takes an often humorous approach to nature and human interaction.
September 26 through November 22, 2014
The last crop of artists at the Houston micro residency program show their stuff at Sojourn's biannual exhibition.
October 16 through November 22, 2014
Pousette-Dart has been making paintings since the early 70s and, in her new work, continues to be committed to abstract painting but with a strong emphasis on both color and line to make form, creating a vibrant painting style.
October 23 through November 22, 2014
Recent watercolor monotypes from master printmaker Higgins explore the balance between the rigidity of a system and the organic nature of material and impulse. In the small gallery, several Chi Wara Pairs from the Bamana people of Mali highlight the selection of antique African art.
October 25 through November 22, 2014
Kleinbard is a self-taught painter, who for more than 30 years has explored folk medicines, scientific advances, the environment and the unsettling role of humans in the balance of nature through her work. Geldersma transforms raw materials into totemic poles, cairns, and tablets.
October 2 through November 23, 2014
Rice University Art Gallery has commissioned Japanese artist Yusuke Asai to create an installation in conjunction with The Menil’s exhibition Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence. In his immersive murals, Asai paints with different types of mud, dust, soil, and other natural materials he finds locally. For his first U.S. exhibition, Asai will transform Houston's swampy soil found in its bayous and surrounding areas into a stylized, fantastical landscape.
October 11 through November 23, 2014
Guest curator Christine Jelson West of Lawndale Art Center brings together the works of three young Houston-area women artists, Rebecca Braziel, Kari Breitigam, and Isela Aguirre, who each address the need to recreate the natural world through different media.
October 2 through November 23, 2014
In the six short videos presented in Rice's RG Cubicle video space, animators create imaginative mini-universes full of animals, humans, and characters in between the two. Using stop-motion animation and other techniques, these creatures often playfully shift and morph to tell stories of larger cycles of life and evolution.
October 25 through November 26, 2014
Field Notes presents a selection of drawings that reference the careful study of natural sciences. Johnson's methodically drawn tight parallel lines evoke a variety of historical referents, from antique engravings and cartography through early computer graphics, television monitors and contemporary printing technologies.
October 22 through November 28, 2014
Seeing the Light presents a diverse group of works in which light plays an essential role. Artists: Adela Andea, Steve Burtch, Marta Chilindron, Kristen Cliburn, Gabriel de la Mora, Don Foster, Thomas Glassford, Will Henry, Barbara Jackson, Perla Krauze, Michelle Prazak, Robert Ruello, Sigrid Sandstrom, Rusty Scruby, Brent Steen, Luis Tomasello, Liz Ward.
October 25 through November 29, 2014
Curator Felipe Contrera says, “What interests me personally about these artworks is first and foremost its accessibility to sensual perception, the necessity and specific qualities of the chosen medium and the artistic form.” Artists: David S. Cobb, Steve Neves, Gabriel Prusmack and Michael Cody White.
August 23 through November 30, 2014
The first of "an occasional and ongoing series through which the museum will investigate localized artistic practices." (Read: we'll do shows of local artists from time to time, but don't hold us to any kind of schedule!) The CAMH's Bill Arning, Valerie Cassell Oliver and Dean Daderko each chose a Houston artist to feature: Debra Barrera, Nathaniel Donnett, and Carrie Marie Schneider, respectively.
September 1 through November 30, 2014
A massive three-month project involving parades, visual arts installations, performances, outdoor concerts, and much more—all in celebration of the centennial of the Houston Ship Channel. We'll be selectively posting some of the individual events as they occur, but click here for the full, hefty listing of this ambitious project.
October 2 through December 4, 2014
Bandleader, pianist, composer, mystic, and extraterrestrial Sun Ra was an early pioneer of Afro-Futurism and active from the 1930s-90s. The exhibition presents art, graphics, poetry, and photos from the archives of Ra’s DIY record label of the 50s, 60s, and 70s.
September 21 through December 6, 2014
A traveling group exhibition exploring the creative misuse of built structures, suggesting the possibility of alternative forms of engagement, both physical and psychological— “parkour turned into art.” Organized by Steven Matijcio for the Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati.
October 25 through December 7, 2014
For the second show in its renovated spaced, gH presents I'll Imply, You Decipher—the art of recent UH grads Betsy Huete and Kyle McAvoy, whose work “together creates an ongoing vibration of literary translations.”
August 23 through December 13, 2014
Somewhere between statehood and the 20th century oil boom lies the fantasy Old West Texas of Lonesome Dove lore. This show includes works from those "halcyon years."
October 19 through December 13, 2014
The first solo museum exhibition by Venezuelan artist and former Core Fellow Miguel Amat investigates the interdependence between militaries and the financial industry in relation to images of development and power.
October 25 through December 20, 2014
Ebony Porter presents a selection of hand-quilted pieces inspired by a cross-section of the American landscape, cultural histories, folklore, and minimalism. As studies in patience and repetition, her work pieces together time, space, heritage, and destiny.
August 4 through December 31, 2014
August 15, 2014 through January 4, 2015
This exhibit is the perfect union of cabinet of curiosity artist and cabinet of curiosity. Robleto has been researching NASA heartbeat recordings as well as the recent medical breakthrough of the beatless artificial heart, for "the largely unexplored history of the human heartbeat."
October 3, 2014 through January 4, 2015
The first solo museum show for Houston musician and visual artist, Robert Hodge. Though his practice has expanded to include site-specific sculpture and hip hop recording, Destroy and Rebuild features fifteen paintings and an off-site presentation of The Beauty Box, a second iteration of Hodge's 2013 site-specific sculpture, this time in Houston's Fifth Ward at 3705 Lyons Street.
October 20, 2014 through January 5, 2015
Dozens of Kittelson’s sculptures of the past twenty years, plus a newly-created installation.
February 28, 2014 through January 10, 2015
The 2014 mural at Lawndale Art Center will feature Otabenga Jones & Associates. This project will be the fourth mural at Lawndale Art Center. In addition to the mural at Lawndale there will be a series of adjacent programs, kicking off a year-long commitment to health education. Programs will include cooking classes, a foraging workshop, an urban gardening workshop and a line of mass produced lunchboxes that will be made available to the public.
October 10, 2014 through January 11, 2015
In homage to the building that has been the MFAH’s Core program's home since its inception, Mary Leclère and Lily Cox-Richard have organized a show of seven former Core fellows. Featuring works by Mequitta Ahuja, Vasco Araújo, Nick Barbee, Steffani Jemison, Karyn Olivier, Fraser Stables, and Jeff Williams. After this show, the Glassell will host the spring 2015 Core Exhibition and then THAT’S IT for this iconic building.
October 16, 2014 through January 11, 2015
Art from the ancient Americas of animals that played significant roles in religion and society. Jaguars, killer whales, fish, and cats!
September 2, 2014 through January 31, 2015
Houston wouldn't be Houston without the Ship Channel, and this show will explore the "lore of work" associated with the city's port — and there is nothing not to love about their press image of the heavily tattooed young man suggestively wrangling two big ropes. Dockworkers of the world, UNITE! In conjunction with Transported + Renewed.
October 2, 2014 through February 1, 2015
What does peace look like? This show explores the resonance in the visual arts of Gandhi’s ethics of nonviolence.
October 23, 2014 through February 14, 2015
The exhibition focuses on the art created by soldiers, demonstrating how individuals from opposing sides of the conflict personalized and humanized the war experience. Seventy-five hand-painted postcards by German painter, Otto Schubert, serve as a focal point of the exhibition and depict the daily realities and tragedies of the war.
October 25, 2014 through February 15, 2015
The work from the contemporary Japanese artist Bidou Yamaguchi, who is a master Noh mask carver in the Hōshō tradition, employing a modern interpretation to facial features.
October 18, 2014 through March 5, 2015
Project Row Houses' Round 41 explores the ways in which contemporary artists deal with labor-intensive practices. As the first round devoted entirely to female voices, Process and Action features installations by an interdisciplinary group of eight artists, including Rabéa Ballin, Julia Brown, Vanessa Diaz, Akua Holt, Rosine Kouamen, and Monica Villareal.
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