Art League Houston
November 20 - January 11, 2016
"Non-Participation is a collection of letters written by artists to decline invitations to participate in cultural events for various political or ethical reasons. These letters have been collected through an ongoing open call for submissions, complemented by historical research. Issues raised in these artists' letters include the non-payment of artists' fees, the denial of copyright ownership, censorship, and controversy over funding sources, among many others." Artists stand up!
November 20 - January 11, 2016
"By focusing on a monthly debt payment as a position of value, artists and viewers are asked to consider the fluctuating relationships of artists' time, development, creative production, exploration, community, and sustainability under increasing financial burdens." Read our two pieces on the show here and here.
Robert Pruitt lectures about contemporary black masculinity. This event is at Art League’s Bomar House at 1003 Bomar St.
“Debtfair is an ongoing artistic campaign to expose the relationship between economic inequality in the art market and artists’ growing debt burdens, exploring the idea...Read More
An exhibition by Forrest Prince, the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award in the Visual Arts recipient. The show will consist of more than thirty works from Prince’s career,...Read More
An exhibition by 2015 Texas Artist of the Year, Amy Blakemore. Drawing on works from her twenty-five year career, the exhibition includes portraits, landscapes, and still lifes that...Read More
An exhibition by artist Letitia Huckaby honoring the nuns at the Sisters of the Holy Family Mother House in New Orleans, Louisiana, an African-American congregation...Read More
A video installation by San Antonio artist Michael Menchaca reflecting on recent events regarding racial tension in the U.S.
An exhibition featuring mixed-media paintings by US-based Bahamian artist Lavar Munroe that explore the 19th century phenomena of the “human zoo” displays.
Three exhibitions highlighting the diverse range of media and techniques practiced by students and faculty at the Art League School.
A panel discussion, held in conjunction with the current exhibition ‘DaMask’ by Lovie Olivia, addressing the stigmas and challenges associated with the mental health of...Read More
An exhibition of photography, sculpture, and video by Houston-based artist and filmmaker Stephanie Saint Sanchez honoring seven new patron saints created in response to present-day...Read More
An exhibition of new work by Houston-based artist Lovie Olivia featuring a series of large scale portraits of African American women and exploring the stigmas...Read More
An exhibition by San Antonio-based artist John Medina featuring a series of paintings that playfully explore notions of love and loss, inspired by a neighborhood...Read More
A 1960s-themed celebration marking the 25th anniversary of Healing Art and honoring artist Patrick Palmer, who established the program in 1990 at the height of...Read More
An exhibition of paintings, drawings, and hand crocheted sculptures by New York-based artist Caroline Wells Chandler.
An exhibition of sculptural works and videos by Houston-based artist Cassie Phan exploring themes of memory, perception, and denial.
Artist Patrick Renner’s 180-foot snaking steel and reclaimed wood sculpture is leaving the Montrose Blvd. median where its been last year and a half. Join...Read More
An exhibition bringing together a wide selection of powerful sculptural works spanning over twenty years of the Houston artist’s career.
Indian-born/Houston-based artist Preetika Rajgariah explores themes of migration and cultural identity in these new works, including a large-scale watercolor painting on paper wrapping the entirety...Read More
A selection of drawings, diagrams, and paraphernalia made by artist Mel Chin over the past four decades, accompanied by new, unauthorized physical alterations of oil...Read More
The Art League brings together over 50 emerging artists from Houston, Austin, and Dallas for a market of unique (and reasonably priced) art and craft...Read More
A site-specific sculptural installation, inspired by string theory and spiritual vibrations, by Houston-based artist Jason Villegas in the ALH Sculpture Garden.
Inspired by the well-known Houston-based collaborative artist team The Art Guys, the experimental performance-based artists Robert Hodge and Phillip Pyle the Second will recreate a...Read More
Although it’s called a “practicum” and the press release uses tons of nouns as verbs, this sounds like an interesting conversation with tons of great...Read More
ALH’s 2014 Texas Patron of the Year exhibition, features a diverse selection of works from over thirty folk, self-taught, and visionary artists.
Havel and Ruck assemble sixty architectural fragments from condemned houses into a large form, or sculptural action, in the center of the gallery.
Go help restore Patrick Renner’s popular Funnel Tunnel! Back garden of 1003 Bomar Street, Houston TX 77006.
360 Degrees Vanishing will be a public art installation of large-scale beaded tapestries designed by Selven O’Keef Jarmon. The tapestries will be fabricated by a...Read More
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.
This exhibition by Cameroon-born and Houston-based artist Rosine Kouamen is centered around a site-specific textile sculpture, which references traditional African hierarchical and societal structures.
New collages, altered media objects, and video by Houston-based artist, writer and curator Peter Lucas.
A three person exhibition featuring work by three emerging Texas-based artists: Matt McEver, Shawn Mayer and Daniela Galindo. In conjunction with the FotoFest 2014 Biennial,...Read More
A multimedia exhibition by Studio Enertia: a collaborative project by Houston performer and composer Lisa E. Harris, and Pittsburg-based artist Alisha B. Wormsley. The exhibition...Read More