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Urban Ecologies

Galveston Arts Center

February 28 - April 7, 2015

An exhibition considering landscapes–urban, natural, and imagined–and our interactions with them. The show pairs artists from Houston with artists who live elsewhere, including works by Krista Birnbaum, Jorge Galvan Flores, Amy Sacksteder, Leslie Shershow, Thuy-Van Vu, and Eric Zimmerman.


Texas Abstract

This survey exhibition, organized in conjunction with the recent release of the book, TEXAS ABSTRACT: Modern + Contemporary, features work by more than 20 significant […]

Rachel Wiley Janota and Lisa Qualls

Galveston-based Rachel Wiley Janota is a painter and photographer of landscapes both urban and rural. Houston-based artist Lisa Qualls will talk about the seemingly different […]

Nature Centered

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 […]

Robin Myers + Keliy Anderson-Staley

A collaboration with Houston Center for Photography. Works by Robin Myers and Keliy Anderson-Staley (one of whose tintype portraits is pictured).

Pat Colville: A Celebration

A Celebration features five decades of work, spanning paintings, drawings, works on paper and most recently, sculpture. Colville’s work and compositions focus on geometric shapes […]

Conversations @ The Center: Keith Carter

Galveston Arts Center’s lecture series with a special presentation by Carter.  Carter will discuss his work and career followed by a conversation with curator Clint […]

Hillerbrand+Magsamen: Home Improvement

The collaborative husband and wife visual team draws upon the Fluxus tradition of incorporating humor, performance, video art and everyday objects. They create a conversation […]

Conversations @ The Center

Photo presentations and discussion with artists Maggie Fuller and Diane Falkenhagen. Each artist will give a 20 minute photo presentation about their work followed by […]

Jane Allensworth: Recent Works

This exhibition features both paintings and works on paper. Curator Clint Willour will lead a gallery talk beginning at 6:30 pm during ArtWalk.

Remembering Susan Shirley Eckel: Selected Works

An exhibition featuring work completed throughout her life. Eckel’s monotypes and pastels feature idyllic, peaceful scenes.  Curator Clint Willour will lead a gallery talk beginning at […]

The Story… featuring Troy Woods

Woods creates sculpture out of wood and steel that create a dialog and tell a story. Curator Clint Willour will lead a gallery talk with the […]

David Politzer: When You’re Out There

David Politzer received a BS in Studio Art from Skidmore College in 1998, and an MFA in Photography from Syracuse University in 2005. In 2012, […]

Emily Peacock: You, Me & Diane

Emily Peacock’s “You, Me & Diane” is a series of photographs based on work from the seminal book Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph. Peacock has […]

Kelly O’Connor: Rock City

The Galveston Arts Center presents Kelly O’Connor’s newest series of large-scale collages and totemic sculptures titled Rock City. The exhibition will open during the July […]

Marcelyn McNeil: Bent into Shape

The Galveston Arts Center presents Marcelyn McNeil’s newest series of large-scale abstract oil paintings. The exhibition will open during the Galveston ArtWalk. beginning at 6:30 […]

Curtis Gannon: Never Enough

Gannon spent much of his artistic life creating paintings 50’s comics, then decided that he wasn’t fully expressing his feelings on the medium and decided […]

The Drawing Room, Part 2

Drawings by eight Texas-based women artists, featuring drawings by Debra Barrera (Houston), Jillian Conrad (Houston), Bethany Johnson (Austin), Laura Lark (Houston), Jayne Lawrence (San Antonio), […]

Daniel Mcfarlane: In Industry

McFarlane’s draws from his day job as an apprentice with an industrial painting company to examine the connection between function and fine art, contrasting the […]

Robert Pruitt: Recent Drawings

Recent drawings by Houston artist Robert Pruitt combine elements of SciFi, hiphop culture, and comic book graphics with black political and social issues.

HJ Bott: A 40 Year Celebration

The traveling survey of 40 years of work by Houston-based artist HJ Bott, whose unique “Displacement of Volume Concepts” or DoV were hatched right across […]

Conversations at the Center: Eric Schnell and Ann Wood

Galveston Arts Center’s new  “Conversations at the Center” program hosts presentations and discussion by area artists. The inaugural conversation will feature Galveston-based artists Eric Schnell […]