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Wednesday,  1.17.18

Thursday,  1.18.18

Opening

Augusto Mora: ¿A Dónde Nos Llevan? (Where Are They Taking Us To?)

Thursday,  1.18.18   |   6–8 pm
Where Are They Taking Us To? is an exhibition based on the eponymously titled graphic novel by Augusto Mora, a comic artist based in Mexico City. Where Are They Taking Us To? attempts to create a timeline of and framework for understanding the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of 43 students in Iguala, Guerrero, on September 26, 2014, and the subsequent demonstrations around the world that demanded justice for the victims and their families."
Houston  |  Lawndale Art Center
Opening

Between Love and Madness: Mexican Comic Art from the 1970s

Thursday,  1.18.18   |   6–8 pm
Between Love and Madness: Mexican Comic Art from the 1970s features original interior art, cover art, and ephemera related to the micro-cuentos (mini-tales) that were popular in 1960s and 70s Mexico. This show is organized by Christopher Sperandio in collaboration with students from Practical Curation at Rice University.
Houston  |  Lawndale Art Center
Opening

Portrait

Thursday,  1.18.18   |   6–8 pm
Portrait is a selection of works by artists Geraldo de Barros, Antonio Berni, Mariano Dal Verme, Dias & Riedweg, Marco Maggi, Gabriel de la Mora, Oscar Muñoz, Claudio Perna, Liliana Porter, Armando Reveron, Miguel Angel Ríos, Miguel Ángel Rojas and Pedro Tyler.
Houston  |  Sicardi Gallery
Opening

Retrospective

Thursday,  1.18.18   |   6:30–8 pm
An exhibition celebrating SEAD Gallery's fifth anniversary. The show includes works by David Sites, Hailey Herrera, Scott McDermott, Dawn Winter, Mirka Hokkanen, Inari Krohn, and Marie-Renée Hoeks.
Bryan  |  SEAD Gallery

Friday,  1.19.18

Opening

Dana Frankfort: there was a stone

Friday,  1.19.18   |   6–8 pm
An exhibition of new paintings by artist Dana Frankfort. Frankfort's pieces use letters and words as figures, grounding the otherwise abstract paintings in a communicable, though sometimes obscure, narrative.
Houston  |  Inman Gallery
Opening

Dissent and Desire

Friday,  1.19.18   |   6:30–9 pm
Dissent and Desire features a selection of 48 photographs and companion text pieces by artists and collaborators Sunil Gupta and Charan Singh. The works explore the lives, daily routines, and homes of LGBTQ+ individuals in India. The exhibition also includes a video piece documenting the narratives of some of the individuals recurring in the photographic work.
Workshop

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

Friday,  1.19.18   |   7–9 pm
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

Saturday,  1.20.18

Panel

Protégés: The Legacy of Dr. John Biggers as Viewed Through the Art Works of Thirteen Students

Saturday,  1.20.18   |   4:30–5:30 pm
An exhibition featuring works by thirteen artists who studied under the creative guidance of Dr. John Thomas Biggers (1924-2001). The show includes pieces by Charles Criner, Geraldine “Geri” Crossland, Karl E. Hall, Earlie Hudnal, Jr., Harvey Johnson, Earl S. Jones, Josie Mendoza Postel, Robert Meyers, Elizabeth Montgomery Shelton, Kermit Oliver, Jesse Sifuentes, Charles Thomas, and Roy V. Thomas.
Opening

Tex Kerschen: Swine

Saturday,  1.20.18   |   6–10 pm
Swine is an exhibition by artist, musician, writer, and curator Tex Kerschen. The artist on their process: "around my house, the mail piles up on every surface. Liquefied trash whooshes out the pipes and into the estuaries. At least some of the printed garbage can be ripped-up and put to better use. These works aren’t monuments, or portraits, or symbols, or statements. They are flowers."
Houston  |  Civic TV Laboratories
Opening

Never A Dull Moment: The Art of Grace Spaulding John (1890-1972)

Saturday,  1.20.18   |   6–8 pm
Never A Dull Moment features works by artist Grace Spaulding John. During the 1930s, John spend time painting in Mexico and the American Southwest. This exhibition is presented by the Rosenberg Library in partnership with the Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art (CASETA).
Galveston  |  Rosenberg Library
Opening

Protégés: The Legacy of Dr. John Biggers as Viewed Through the Art Works of Thirteen Students

Saturday,  1.20.18   |   6–8:30 pm
An exhibition featuring works by thirteen artists who studied under the creative guidance of Dr. John Thomas Biggers (1924-2001). The show includes pieces by Charles Criner, Geraldine “Geri” Crossland, Karl E. Hall, Earlie Hudnal, Jr., Harvey Johnson, Earl S. Jones, Josie Mendoza Postel, Robert Meyers, Elizabeth Montgomery Shelton, Kermit Oliver, Jesse Sifuentes, Charles Thomas, and Roy V. Thomas.

Sunday,  1.21.18

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,  1.25.18

Conversation

Conversations @ The Center

Thursday,  1.25.18   |   7–9 pm
Conversations @ The Center is a series feature contemporary artists and other arts professionals speaking about and showing images of their work, practices, professions, or discuss timely issues in contemporary visual art. The theme for this year's conversations is "Artists as Activists."
Galveston  |  Galveston Arts Center

Friday,  1.26.18

Conversation

Christopher Knowles: In a Word

Friday,  1.26.18   |   12–1 pm
An exhibition of works by Brooklyn-based artist Christopher Knowles. The artist's work "records and reorders the everyday materials around us using incantatory rhythms and repetition. Typings of language permutations, reimagined song lyrics, interlocking blocks of raw color commonly depict family and close friends. Sculptures are precise and direct in construction: polka-dotted cones, brilliantly hued paper cutouts, Lego structures, and accumulations of wind-up alarm clocks."
Opening

2018 Print Auction

Friday,  1.26.18   |   5:30–8 pm
HCP's annual print auction is back! The works in this exhibition are auctioned to benefit HCP's operating fund. The show includes works by:Robert Adams Renate Aller Jane Fulton Alt Keliy Anderson-Staley Bennie Flores Ansell Bill Armstrong Cara Barer Mary Ellen Bartley Deborah Bay Julie Blackmon Amy Blakemore Molly Block Gay Block Kate Breakey Peter Brown David Burdeny Christopher Burkett Keith Carter Christian Chaize Tom Chambers Marti Corn David Crossley Michael Crouser Taylor Curry Scott Dalton Hernease Davis Max de Esteban Naia del Castillo Mitch Dobrowner Bill Durgin Carol Erb Steve Fitch Marina Font Adam Fuss Genevieve Gaignard Bob Gomel Alice Hargrave Zig Jackson Dave Jordano Farrah Karapetian Michael Kenna Shane Lavalette Ysabel LeMay O. Rufus Lovett Emily Loving Libbie Masterson Andy Mattern Arthur Meyerson Arno Minkkinen Richard Misrach Linarejos Moreno Lori Nix Suzanne Paul Sabine Pearlman Denise Prince Jesse Rieser Bryan Schutmaat John Sexton Brooke Shaden Jerry Uelsmann Jeremy Underwood Martin Usborne Sinziana Velicescu Lori Vrba SB Walker Todd Webb Brett Weston Bill Yates
Opening

Hazel Meyer: Muscle Panic objects

Friday,  1.26.18   |   6–9 pm
Muscle Panic objects is a site-specific installation by Toronto-based interdisciplinary artist Hazel Meyer. The exhibition is part of the artist's ongoing, multifaceted project Muscle Panic, which explores the relationship between artistic and athletic practices.
Houston  |  Art League Houston
Opening

Sherman Finch: Perceptual Perpetual

Friday,  1.26.18   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition featuring new works by Houston artist Sherman Finch. The show includes sonic sculptures, wall assemblages, and a mechanized drawing performance; the pieces rely on audience participation to influence the works.
Houston  |  Art League Houston
Opening

Gao Hang: Good Times, Bad Times, Give Me Some of That

Friday,  1.26.18   |   6–9 pm
An exhibition featuring paintings by Chinese born and Houston based artist, Gao Hang. "The exhibition features an installation of small scale watercolors from the artists’ diary highlighting his moments of culture shock upon arrival to the United States."
Houston  |  Art League Houston

Saturday,  1.27.18

Workshop

Christopher Knowles: In a Word

Saturday,  1.27.18   |   1–2 pm
An exhibition of works by Brooklyn-based artist Christopher Knowles. The artist's work "records and reorders the everyday materials around us using incantatory rhythms and repetition. Typings of language permutations, reimagined song lyrics, interlocking blocks of raw color commonly depict family and close friends. Sculptures are precise and direct in construction: polka-dotted cones, brilliantly hued paper cutouts, Lego structures, and accumulations of wind-up alarm clocks."

Sunday,  1.28.18

Thursday,  2.8.18

Performance

Christopher Knowles: In a Word

Thursday,  2.8.18   |   6:30–7:30 pm
An exhibition of works by Brooklyn-based artist Christopher Knowles. The artist's work "records and reorders the everyday materials around us using incantatory rhythms and repetition. Typings of language permutations, reimagined song lyrics, interlocking blocks of raw color commonly depict family and close friends. Sculptures are precise and direct in construction: polka-dotted cones, brilliantly hued paper cutouts, Lego structures, and accumulations of wind-up alarm clocks."

Friday,  2.9.18

Opening

Light Charmer: Neon and Plasma in Action

Friday,  2.9.18   |   5:30–8 pm
Light Charmer: Neon and Plasma in Action is a group exhibition "featuring artists who create a spectacle of light, color, and movement through neon and plasma sculpture and performance." The show includes works by:James Akers (Arlington, TX) Sarah Blood (Alfred, NY) Michael Flechtner (Los Angeles, CA) Eric Franklin (Portland, OR) Mundy Hepburn (Old Saybrook, CT) Kate Hush (Brooklyn, NY) Hannah Kirkpatrick (Norfolk, VA) Lily Reeves (Phoenix, AZ) Aaron Ristau (Loveland, CO) Ashlin Williamson (Austin, TX)
Opening

Jamal Cyrus x Jamire Williams: Boogaloo & The Midnite Hours

Friday,  2.9.18   |   6–8 pm
In this exhibition, Jamal Cyrus and Jamire Williams "artistically mine the most generative phases of Black musical evolution. Pulling from their respective disciplines of the Visual Arts and Sound, Cyrus and Williams delve into the graphic, sculptural, and sonic possibilities inherent within the tradition of Black music, mixing aspects of the past, present, and future into their recombinant formulas."
Houston  |  Lawndale Art Center
Opening

Dani Antelo: Intersections and Interactions on Language

Friday,  2.9.18   |   6–8 pm
"Intersections and Interactions on Language is a performance-based video work documenting nine separate interactions between Dani Antelo and nine strangers. Documented over a five-month period in 2017, the work examines the ways that communication can be forged when there is no common language to rely upon."
Houston  |  Lawndale Art Center
Opening

Michelle Matthews: Sculpted

Friday,  2.9.18   |   6–8 pm
"Using traditional methods such as a hand formed clay coils and carving techniques, ceramic artist Michelle Matthews constructs intuitive forms that balance formal integrity and chance. For this site-specific installation, Matthews will create a large-scale, interactive work comprised of nine clay-based sculptures that will be subject to the natural effects of Houston’s environment for the duration of the exhibition."
Houston  |  Lawndale Art Center

Saturday,  2.10.18

Friday,  3.2.18

Conversation

Dissent and Desire

Friday,  3.2.18   |   12–1 pm
Dissent and Desire features a selection of 48 photographs and companion text pieces by artists and collaborators Sunil Gupta and Charan Singh. The works explore the lives, daily routines, and homes of LGBTQ+ individuals in India. The exhibition also includes a video piece documenting the narratives of some of the individuals recurring in the photographic work.

Saturday,  3.3.18

Workshop

Dissent and Desire

Saturday,  3.3.18   |   2–4 pm
Dissent and Desire features a selection of 48 photographs and companion text pieces by artists and collaborators Sunil Gupta and Charan Singh. The works explore the lives, daily routines, and homes of LGBTQ+ individuals in India. The exhibition also includes a video piece documenting the narratives of some of the individuals recurring in the photographic work.

Thursday,  3.8.18

Reading

Christopher Knowles: In a Word

Thursday,  3.8.18   |   6:30–7:30 pm
An exhibition of works by Brooklyn-based artist Christopher Knowles. The artist's work "records and reorders the everyday materials around us using incantatory rhythms and repetition. Typings of language permutations, reimagined song lyrics, interlocking blocks of raw color commonly depict family and close friends. Sculptures are precise and direct in construction: polka-dotted cones, brilliantly hued paper cutouts, Lego structures, and accumulations of wind-up alarm clocks."

Saturday,  3.17.18

Reception

Christopher Knowles: In a Word

Saturday,  3.17.18   |   1–4 pm
An exhibition of works by Brooklyn-based artist Christopher Knowles. The artist's work "records and reorders the everyday materials around us using incantatory rhythms and repetition. Typings of language permutations, reimagined song lyrics, interlocking blocks of raw color commonly depict family and close friends. Sculptures are precise and direct in construction: polka-dotted cones, brilliantly hued paper cutouts, Lego structures, and accumulations of wind-up alarm clocks."

Thursday,  3.22.18

Conversation

Conversations @ The Center

Thursday,  3.22.18   |   6:30–8 pm
Conversations @ The Center is a series feature contemporary artists and other arts professionals speaking about and showing images of their work, practices, professions, or discuss timely issues in contemporary visual art. The theme for this year's conversations is "Artists as Activists."
Galveston  |  Galveston Arts Center

Saturday,  4.7.18

Workshop

Dissent and Desire

Saturday,  4.7.18   |   2–4 pm
Dissent and Desire features a selection of 48 photographs and companion text pieces by artists and collaborators Sunil Gupta and Charan Singh. The works explore the lives, daily routines, and homes of LGBTQ+ individuals in India. The exhibition also includes a video piece documenting the narratives of some of the individuals recurring in the photographic work.

Thursday,  4.12.18

Conversation

Conversations @ The Center

Thursday,  4.12.18   |   6:30–8 pm
Conversations @ The Center is a series feature contemporary artists and other arts professionals speaking about and showing images of their work, practices, professions, or discuss timely issues in contemporary visual art. The theme for this year's conversations is "Artists as Activists."
Galveston  |  Galveston Arts Center

Nicola Parente and Tami Merrick: Scaped Senses

December 2, 2017 through January 19, 2018
"Scaped Senses is an interactive civic art installation conceived by artist Nicola Parente and Tami Merrick. Community workshops created 1,700 painted PVC grass strands surrounding the labyrinth mulched walking paths. Over 600 feet of recycled vinyl signs were painted by YES Prep East End students working with art instructor Michael Healy. The painted vinyl pieces were woven into a central baskets sculpture by volunteers."
Houston |  3517 Irvington Blvd.

Nathaniel Donnett: In One Form or Another; Verse One

December 1, 2017 through January 20, 2018
In his exhibition In One Form or Another; Verse One, Houston artist Nathaniel Donnett "explores the aesthetics and visual language of art embedded within the forms and structures of social protests against injustice while simultaneously looking at Black Art movements and their responses to the social movements and ideas about art of their time."
Houston |  Art League Houston

Aesha Lee: The Beauty of the Black Woman

December 1, 2017 through January 20, 2018
In her show The Beauty of the Black Woman, Houston artist Aesha Lee explores the diversity found in the African American woman. "The idea behind the series is to address some of the many concerns that plague the black woman, and to challenge those notions with playful titles and beautiful images."
Houston |  Art League Houston

Ross Irwin & Harry Leverette: Houston Sinfonia: music for found sound

December 1, 2017 through January 20, 2018
"Houston Sinfonia is an installation of experimental music featuring six motion-activated music boxes, each of which plays a different part from the work along with a video accompaniment. The random but over-lapping playback of these parts imitates background noise as we experience it, coming to us from many directions at once." The works in the show were created by Houston-based artists Ross Irwin & Harry Leverette.
Houston |  Art League Houston

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.

David Janesko & Heather L Johnson: Refusing Providence

December 15, 2017 through January 26, 2018
"Refusing Providence is an exhibition of works on paper and fabric by Houston-based artists David Janesko and Heather L. Johnson. The works in this show are byproducts of anxiety – fear in varying degrees of extremity brought on by rapidly changing forces governing modern life."
Houston  |  Flatland Gallery

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

The Local Show

December 10, 2017 through January 28, 2018
The Local Show will feature the work of James Surls and Charmaine Locke, along with Lou Turpin, Carol Gilson, Ashlee Casey, Carlos Canul, Wanda Marsh, Sibyl Allenson, Oliver DuLaney, Chester Holloway, and Splendora Rocks. Musical entertainment will be provided by Kenny Cooper. The show is curated by Splendora's new art director, Alton DuLaney.

Dimitri Kozyrev

January 6 through 31, 2018
Dimitri Kozyrev's landscape paintings are inspired by the ruins of wars and the impact humans have on their environment.
Houston |  Gspot Gallery

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

Vladislac Scepanovic: To Have or To Be

January 5 through February 17, 2018
To Have or To Be is an exhibition of works by Serbian artist, academic and writer, Vladislac Scepanovic. Coming out of a Pop Art aesthetic, Scepanovic's work criticizes consumerism, religion, and wealth. He recently represented Serbia in the 2017 Venice Biennale.
Houston |  Anya Tish Gallery

Anton Ginzburg: Construction Proxy

January 5 through February 17, 2018
Construction Proxy is an exhibition featuring works by Anton Ginzburg. The pieces in the show "investigate the act of viewing as an expanded experience" by exploring notions of aura, materiality and historical memory.
Houston |  Barbara Davis Gallery

Page Kempner: Making Notes in the Margins

January 13 through February 17, 2018
An exhibition of new cast bronze sculptures by Houston-based artist Page Kempner. The pieces in the show draw from nature and act as a study of the objects in Kempner's garden.
Houston |  Moody Gallery

Nicole Anona Banowetz: Being More than One

January 13 through February 17, 2018
Being More than One features sewn inflatable sculptures by Denver-based artist Nicole Anona Banowetz. Inspired by nature, Banowetz's pieces explore human qualities through imagery she finds in animal, plant, mineral, and bacterial worlds.
Houston |  Gray Contemporary

Mitch Dobrowner: Still Earth

January 13 through February 17, 2018
An exhibition featuring works by Los Angeles-based photographer Mitch Dobrowner. The artist's works, which depict the beauty of America's landscapes and the power of the natural world, are inspired by Ansel Adams and Minor White.

Hunt Slonem

January 13 through February 17, 2018
An exhibition featuring works by New York-based artist Hunt Slonem. The artist is known for his Neo-Expressionist works featuring butterflies, rabbits, and tropical birds.

Danville Chadbourne

January 13 through February 17, 2018
An exhibition featuring new works by Texas artist Danville Chadbourne. "Primarily a sculptor in clay and wood, Chadbourne works in a range of materials and in both two- and three-dimensional formats. Over the years he has created a complex body of work unified by a primal iconography and artifact-like quality emerging from a very personal and consistent formal, aesthetic and philosophical sense."

John Adelman

January 13 through February 17, 2018
An exhibition featuring works by Houston-based artist John Adelman. Adelman creates intricate and labor-intensive works using gel ink pins.

The Rat Rod Review

December 9, 2017 through February 18, 2018
An exhibition featuring photography and art by  Owen Fisher, Keith Testa & Renee Tantillo Cars: Tony Lee, Smitty & Toni Silva, Bob Wink, Jim Jard, Sergio Rivera & Darrell Lamb.
Houston |  Art Car Museum

Andrés Paredes: Eternal Spring

January 12 through February 24, 2018
Eternal Spring is an exhibition of works by artist Andrés Paredes. The pieces in the show are based on the artist's interest in the microcosms that occupy the Paraná rainforest in Misiones, Argentina.
Houston |  SAMARA Gallery

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

The Color Condition: Premium Quality

January 13 through February 25, 2018
An exhibition featuring works by the Dallas-based collaborative duo The Color Condition (Marianne Newsom and Sunny Sliger). Premium Quality "explores a symbolic collision of the internal and external components of their installations, done and undone, to reveal their hidden woven structures."
Galveston |  Galveston Arts Center

Cary Reeder: Impermanence

January 13 through February 25, 2018
An exhibition featuring paintings and cut-paper works by Houston artist Cary Reeder. The pieces in the show explore themes of loss and renewal through nature and are informed by Reeder's 2014 diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.
Galveston |  Galveston Arts Center

Michael Golden: 0 – Connected

January 13 through February 25, 2018
0 – Connected features collages created from images Houston artist Michael Golden has collected over the past 30 years of his studio practice. The pieces draw on the artist's life experiences, personal associations, and "play with visual metaphor through imagery pulled from science, nature and geometry."
Galveston |  Galveston Arts Center

Mac Whitney: Sculptures and Paintings

January 13 through March 10, 2018
An exhibition featuring Mac Whitney's steel sculptures and oil paintings. The artist's sculptures explore forces of tension and release, and his paintings were created with a metal chain, recalling Whitney's hands-on approach to sculpting steel.
Houston |  Gallery Sonja Roesch

Christopher Knowles: In a Word

December 15, 2017 through March 25, 2018
An exhibition of works by Brooklyn-based artist Christopher Knowles. The artist's work "records and reorders the everyday materials around us using incantatory rhythms and repetition. Typings of language permutations, reimagined song lyrics, interlocking blocks of raw color commonly depict family and close friends. Sculptures are precise and direct in construction: polka-dotted cones, brilliantly hued paper cutouts, Lego structures, and accumulations of wind-up alarm clocks."

Roberto Cortázar: A 30-Year Survey

January 13 through April 2, 2018
An exhibition featuring works from Mexican artist Roberto Cortázar's 30-year career. The sculptures, photographs, paintings, and assemblages are executed within a Mexican tradition and perspective, merging figuration with abstraction.
Houston |  Clarke & Associates

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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