Galveston Arts Center
April 22 - May 28, 2017
2,524 Earthquakes This Past Year is a sound installation that references the seismic activity caused by fracking in Oklahoma and North Texas between January 1 and September 12, 2016. Fort Worth-based artist James Talambas employs technology, improvisation, and space into the pieces he composes, creating site-specific, and musician-specific electro-acoustic works.
April 22 - May 28, 2017
Calder Kamin sculpts animals using colored plastic bags. In addition to her sculptures, this exhibition will have an educational component, the Neocortex Classroom, that aims to educate viewers on the topics of pollution and extinction.
A show of selections from Galveston-based collective WAKE’s publication Wake the Zine. 300 copies of each issue of Wake the Zine are distributed in publicly accessible spaces, primarily...Read More
A show of photographs by Steve Fisher. In his work, Fisher aims to document the “understated beauty” of Texas’ coastal landscape.
A show of works by Houston artist David Aylsworth. The artist “is inspired by images around him, in both a mental and physical sense, and...Read More
A lecture series featuring speakers discussing art, science, and technology.
“Inspired by city and suburban landscapes, Jonathan Leach’s paintings and sculptures explore how architecture, advertising, and icons interact with one another, using line and color...Read More
An exhibition of small sculptures, digital prints, and abstract geometric monotypes by Houston artist Luisa Duarte.
A show of works by artist Rena Wood. The fiber works in the show aim to “reference the ephemeral nature of memory.”
A show of works by Rachel Gardner. In this show, Gardner utilizes “sculpture and installation to explore the tenuous balance between nature and the modern...Read More
A show of paintings by Lydia Bodnar-Balahutrak. “Using carefully collected information related to the continued political turmoil of her ancestral homeland, Bodnar-Balahutrak collages printed text, images,...Read More
A show of works by New York photographer Mindy Veissid. For this exhibition, Veissid will present photographs of Galveston, Cuba, and Spain.
From the gallery: “Sculpting life-sized figures of children, Sandburg uses newsprint to create the metaphoric skin and bones of her subjects just as children today...Read More
A pop-up show featuring six artists and their interpretations on what it means to make a book. Artists include: Candace Hicks, Michelle Wilson, Dorothy Yule, Susan Porteous, Bonnie O’Connell, and Jennifer...Read More
“Marcos Hdez, creates minimalist drawings and paintings utilizing tar, sand, asphalt, and drywall sheeting. His sculptural reliefs are predominantly white and grey as if he...Read More
An exhibition of works by Houston-based artist Ariane Roesch. The show is comprised of various ladder sculptures that integrate patterned fabrics and bright colors. The artist...Read More
An exhibition featuring works by Ted Larsen, Myke Venable, Mokha Laget, Aldo Chaparro, George Grochocki, Clark Derbes, and Eduardo Portilla. The show explores the artist’s varying...Read More
The final exhibition celebrating Curator Clint Willour’s 25th anniversary with GAC.
An exhibition celebrating Curator Clint Willour’s 25th anniversary with the Galveston Arts Center. The show features a diverse selection of prominent Texas artists that Willour has curated...Read More
In Love, Optimized, designer Ernesto D. Morales and sociologist Shelly Ronen have collaborated to create
A conversation featuring Houston-based artist collective Havel Ruck Projects, with artists Dan Havel and Dean Ruck. The artists have been working together since 1994 to create public...Read More
An exhibition of works by Japanese-American artist Mari Omori. The show will include an installation created using tea bags, soap, wood, and other materials, as well as works...Read More
An exhibition of installations and paintings by Margaret Smithers-Crump. The works in the show were created specifically for the Galveston Arts Center.
From their two different perspectives, Sara Kellner (a veteran arts administrator) and Dixie Friend Gay (a practicing artist) will discuss the use of public art in...Read More
A conversation between arts activist Judy Nyquist, art consultant Lea Weingarten, and Rice University art historian Caroline Walker. The three will talk about public art in...Read More
Inspired by memories and dreams from artist Kenny Braun, the exhibition features high contrast black and white photographs capturing the sport, lifestyle, and culture of surfing.
A Corner of Canaan is a study of both contemporary and antebellum culture by Ben Davis. The show features images of living architectural remains and focuses...Read More
A photography exhibition that includes a mixed-media installation complete with hoops, balls, brooms, and more. Inspired from writer J.K. Rowling’s famous Harry Potter series, Michels examines both the sport...Read More
A conversation between painter Daniel Anguilu and curator Laura Wellen. The pair will discuss graffiti and mural painting in the Houston area and will “consider the ways mural...Read More
A lecture series that “provides insight into the artistic process and engages audiences in dialogue about contemporary visual art.” The first lecture features Cindi Strauss and...Read More
Works by Natasha Bowdoin. The artist creates site-specific installations that use “appropriated text and imagery, searching for the point where a word or a letter maintains...Read More
Site-specific installations by Bennie Flores Ansell.
A solo exhibition by Houston artist Michael Kennaugh. “Known for his large-scale canvases filled with bold, sweeping lines, often in muted tones, his work creates a...Read More