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University of Houston 37th MFA Thesis Exhibition

Blaffer Art Museum

April 3 - 18, 2015

An exhibition showcasing a wide range of works by 2015 University of Houston School of Art MFA candidates Daniela Antelo, Laura Fletcher, Daniel Haas, Seth Lapeyrouse, Melinda Laszczynski, Evan Lee, Margaret McMillan, Sebastian Montes, Eric Ockrassa, Caroline Roberts, Caroline Sharpless and Jason Wheeler.


Janet Biggs: Echo of the Unknown

Drawing from the effects of Alzheimer’s on her family members, artist Janet Biggs’ installations combine video, sound, and objects to explore the role of memory […]

Mel Chin: Rematch (Blaffer Art Museum)

Part of the expansive, multi-venue survey of artist Mel Chin, the Blaffer presents 31 works, including documentation of numerous projects, selections from Chin’s Erased Currency […]

Miguel Amat: Dark Pool Knight Vision

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 […]

Jodie Mack: Fabri-Flickers

Blaffer On Screen continues its fall series with “Fabri-Flickers,” a selection of films by experimental animator Jodie Mack. Mack will show a selection of her […]

Buildering: Misbehaving the City

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 […]

Candice Breitz: The Woods

Three video installations by the South African artist that examine the world of child performers. Before there was Lindsey Lohan, tabloid cash cow, there was […]

Francesca DiMattio: Housewares

DiMattio is known for her iconoclastic personal style and her keen instinct for materials, particuarly domestic goods (her last show at her gallery was titled […]

Autumn Knight: El Diablo y Cristo Negro

A series of short scenes influenced by the Black Christ Festival held annually in Portobelo, Panama. Using video and performance, Senalka McDonald performs dialogue on […]

Jodie Mack

Experimental animator Mack’s work combines the delicate feel of handicraft with the drama and propulsion of big-time cinema.


Antena is a language experimentation collaborative founded by Jen Hofer and John Pluecker, both of whom are writers and artists. Antena will be in residence […]

Anton Ginzburg: Terra Corpus

For his museum debut in the United States, Ginzburg will present At the Back of the North Wind and Walking the Sea, part one and […]

Dan Price: Eating Well/Eating Poorly

Price teaches in the Honors College, and has published on aesthetics, critical theory and postmodern philosophy. He recently published a monograph on the philosophical grounding […]

Zineb Sedira: a conversation

Zineb Sedira in conversation with Ranjana Khanna, Margaret Taylor Smith – Director of Women’s Studies, and Professor, English Literature and Women’s Studies at Duke University. […]

Fallen Fruit

Meet up at the Blaffer Gallery for happy hour with two members from the LA-based collective, Fallen Fruit, David Burns and Austin Young. They will […]

Lynne McCabe: Vexations in the Kitchen

Watch a live broadcast of Vexations in the Kitchen, a work exploring the gendered dynamics of durational performance and hospitality when performed over years and […]

On Screen at the Blaffer: Michael Robinson

This edition of On Screen @ Blaffer focuses on video artist Michael Robinson through a series of shorts he created between 2006-2011. Robinison is one […]

Spit My Story: Solo Performance and Reception

Blaffer Art Museum is pleased to present Taïgue Ahmed: Spit My Story. The residency, curated by Solkem N’Gangbet, includes school outreach events and master classes with […]

Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art

A scholarly survey of hospitality and food service as artforms, beginning with the Futurist Cookbook and proceeding to today’s relational aesthetics, with a slew or […]

andy coolquitt: attainable excellence

For his debut at Blaffer Art Museum, the artist’s first solo museum exhibition, Coolquitt recombines 60 sculptures and tableaux made between 2006 and 2011 into […]