Art League Houston

Art League Houston

http://www.artleaguehouston.org/

(713) 523-9530

1953 Montrose Boulevard

Houston, TX 77006

CURRENT

Art Work: A Reading and Discussion Series

Art League Houston

January 24 - March 13, 2016

A reading and discussion series focusing on the artist's labor and value within the larger economic landscape. Download the readings here.

Giovanni Valderas: A Forged Utopia

Art League Houston

January 22 - February 27, 2016

A site-specific installation on Art League's sculpture patio. This work takes on the format of a real estate sign to address the repercussions of gentrification and marginalization.

Jessica Kreutter: Small Cities On Stars

Art League Houston

January 22 - February 27, 2016

An installation by Houston-based artist Jessica Kreutter. Her work will occupy the hallway of Art League, and references the "chasm between our minds on earth and the stars."

Ying Zhu: Sugar Coated

Art League Houston

January 22 - February 27, 2016

A site-specific installaiton by Nebraska-based artist Ying Zhu. The show will feature sculptural forms wrapped in cotton candy, aiming to "create a familiar yet novel environment that stimulates the searching nature within us." If you're looking for an exhibition with candy, though, you've found it!

50 STATES: WYOMING

Art League Houston

January 22 - February 27, 2016

An exhibition by Houston-based artists Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin. From Art League:The exhibit is structured around a historic 1843 expedition in which William Drummond Stewart, a homosexual Scottish lord-turned-fur-trader and his lover, the celebrated hunter Antoine Clement, led one hundred gay men on a 1,200 mile pleasure excursion from St. Louis to a remote lake in what is now Wyoming.



PAST

Artist Talk: Kerry Morrison

An artist talk by British artist Kerry Morrison, who is currently an artist-in-residence at Project Row Houses with her UK-based collaborative group “In-Situ”.

Bringing It All Back Home

Art League Houston and El Rincon Social, one of the most popular and exciting artist-run collectives in East End’s warehouse district, present a group exhibition...

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Flying Solo Panel Discussion

Panelists Pat Jasper, Director of Folklife & Traditional Arts, Houston Arts Alliance; Paul Middendorf, Director, Gallery Sonja Roesch & Executive Director, GalleryHOMELAND ; Kari Steele:...

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STACKS: Party Panel

A panel discussion in an unconventional format: the Artists of STACKS will host a party in the main exhibition space complete with drinks, music and...

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Nathaniel Donnett: ZZzzzzzz

Black imagination, creativity, and commodification are examined through recorded dreams of four volunteers who slept in the gallery, surrounded by shredded cultural objects. Part of...

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Phillip Pyle II: Black Friday

The first week of the STACKS Laboratory Residency by artist Phillip Pyle II. Using the shredded remains from the STACKS performance as source material Phillip...

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Stacks

A series of five one-week laboratory residencies curated by artist Robert Pruitt, addressing themes of Black imagination, creativity, and commodification. Featuring Jamal Cyrus, Nathaniel Donnett,...

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Flying Solo

Seven emerging and un-represented artists organized by ALH’s Visual Arts Director Jennie Ash, featuring Daniel Anguilu, Chuy Benitez, Lovie Olivia, Fernando Ramirez, Emily Sloan, Patrick...

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Adela Andea: Primordial Garden

An outdoor light installation transforms the ALH sculpture garden into a sprawling bio-electronic environment.

Aaron Parazette: Flyaway

The Art League Houston’s 2012 Texas Artist of the Year exhibition features a selection of new paintings from Parazette’s “Color Key” series and a wall...

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Jeff Schmuki: genAIRator

A plant-growth machine system which provides an imaginative alternative to sustainable living by functioning as a unique source of fresh produce for local food truck...

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Lisa Marie Hunter: Camouflage

Ink drawings, small sculptures, and wall painting which explore themes of personal mysticism and psychology transform the hallway into a mysterious and lush landscape.

Larry Bob Phillips: Salon Style

New paintings by a New Mexico-based artist explore painting with a collection of large surreal wall-size black and white paintings that hang at angles that...

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Sasha Dela: The Emotional Life of a Spy

A mysterious and thrilling behind-the-scenes type landscape filled with noir ambiance that echoes the acclaimed 1935 Alfred Hitchcock spy thriller, The 39 Steps by Houston-based...

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Dave Salinas: West Texas

Houston-based Mexican-American artist Dave Salinas portrays the West Texas landscape through a uniquely prismatic lens.

Roberta Stokes: Tie-Breaker

Playful textile works made from recycled neckties by Roberta Stokes, one of the founders of modern dance in Houston. Now age 73, Stokes embarked on...

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Rigoberto A. Gonzalez: Baroque on the Border

Paintings by Mexican-American artist Rigoberto A. Gonzalez depict the violent confrontations between drug cartels, Mexican federal troops and people involved in undocumented immigration in the...

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Hillerbrand + Magsamen: eState Sale

Video-performance duo Hillerbrand + Magsamen, fill Art League Houston with junk and projected video about emotions, family, consumerism and media: eState Sale, their new piece,...

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Gambol

A tightly-packed salon-style show of over 400 submitted artworks by Art League Houston members. 39 pieces by 30 finalists are hung in the main gallery,...

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Mary McCleary: A Survey 1996-2011

Art League Houston’s 2011 Texas Artist of the Year exhibition featuring psycho-collagist and native Houstonian Mary McCleary.

Emily Sloan: ShadeCloud

Houston artist and naptist Emily Sloan weaves together a diverse selection of new and recycled lampshades into four cloud-like structures in the Art League sculpture...

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R.W. Northcutt: Indigenous Genius

Indigenous Genius, a fact-stretching installation by radical woodworker Rodd Northcutt,  presents artifacts from Northcutt’s collection that chronicle the obscure yet poetic life of three wood-working...

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