Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft


(713) 529-4848

4848 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002


In Residence

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

May 27 - August 27, 2016

An exhibition featuring works by seven artists who began their residencies at HCC in 2014. Artists in the show include: Clara Hoag, Natasha Hovey, Jera Rose Petal Lodge, Sarah Mizer, Alexis Myre, Collette Spears, and Rena Wood.

A View Within

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

May 27 - September 3, 2016

An exhibition of textiles by Karen Rips and Paula Chung. The works in the show are inspired by body imaging medical technology and use images gathered from the artists’ friends, family members, and strangers.


Mixed and Mastered: Turntable Kitsch

An exhibition featuring mixed-media works by Debra Broz and fiber works by Nick DeFord. The artists manipulate detritus from everyday life to reinvigorate and question the meanings...

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At Your Service

An exhibition examining the plate “as a cultural touchstone beyond its everyday utility.” The show is curated by Niki Johnson and Amelia Toelke.

Asher Gallery Artist Chat with Jonathan Clark

A talk with former resident artist Jonathan Clark. The artist “works with office supplies he manipulates to interpret nature’s process of intrinsic mathematical and divine proportions.”

Papel picado

Grace Zuniga will lead a family event centered around making Papel picado (perforated paper), a traditional Mexican craft.

Wendy Maruyama: The wildLIFE Project

An exhibition of works that illustrate the plight of elephants by way of the illegal ivory trade. Utilizing installation, Maruyama creates shrine-like objects that recall the...

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Artifice of Nature

An exhibition of works by Susan Beiner and Brian Fleetwood. Exploring how nature is tailored to human consumption, each artists recreates interactions between nature and humanity.

Ceramics in the Environment

An outdoor exhibition of site-specific ceramic works made by Glassell School of Art student artists include Mary Aldrich, Loes Berendschot, Nell Gottlieb, Renee LeBlanc, Michelle...

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Jeff Forster

An artist chat with sculptor Jeff Forster–head of ceramics at the Glassell School of Art and former HCCC resident artist– about his process and aesthetics.

Resident Artists' Pop-Up Show

A two-week-long exhibit of work created by Fall 2014 resident artists, Natasha Hovey, Jera Rose Petal Lodge, Alexis Myre, Collette Spears and Rena Wood. The...

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CraftTexas 2014

The eighth in a series of biennial juried exhibitions showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft. Featuring 49 works by 44 Texas artists. This year’s...

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La Frontera (Borderlands)

An international exhibition of contemporary jewelry in which 90 artists from the U.S., Mexico, Europe, Australia, and Latin America explore the underlying currents of the...

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Aftereffects: Carrie Schneider

The final talk in a series of speaking events to provide a forum for Houston’s dialogue on urban development. Schneider is the founder of Hear...

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  Kat Cole, Laritza Garcia, Tara Locklear and Chesley Williams construct objects of adornment that use found elements and other non-precious materials.  

Gary Schott: The Ornamental Plumb Bob

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft presents The Ornamental Plumb Bob, a solo exhibition of objects and brooches by San Antonio metalsmith, Gary Schott. Stemming from...

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Ctrl + P

Recent economic reports speculate that a third industrial revolution, shaped by digital technologies, is underway. This summer, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft investigates the implications...

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The Tool at Hand

The Tool at Hand features artists in varying stages of their careers who come from both the U.S. and the U.K. Working in a variety...

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