Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

http://www.crafthouston.org

(713) 529-4848

4848 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002

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Head Gear

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

November 17 - January 21, 2018

Head Gear is an exhibition "featuring three artists who use masks and portraiture to perform, interrogate, and subvert constructed identities." Featured artists include: Kate Clements, Arielle DePinto, and Matt Lambert.

Storyline: The Contemporary Quilt

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

September 22 - January 7, 2018

An exhibition highlighting the spectrum of contemporary quilt-making techniques and traditions. The show brings together a diverse selection of quilters, including Kathryn Clark, Carolyn Mazloomi, Aaron McIntosh, and Anna Von Mertens.

For Hire: Contemporary Sign Painting in America

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

September 22 - January 7, 2018

For Hire: Contemporary Sign Painting in America "showcases a range of contemporary sign painters who use traditional methods to create banners, sandwich boards, paper signs, murals, fictional advertisements, and more. Some pieces will be installed from the start of the show, while others will be created in the gallery, during public hours, over the course of the exhibition. Featured in the exhibition are sign painters Remy Chwae (Los Angeles, CA), Forrest Wozniak and Ira Coyne (Minneapolis, MN and Olympia, WA), Norma Jeanne Maloney (Taylor, TX), Shelby Rothenhöfer (Chicago, IL), and Sean and Kayleigh Starr (Denton, TX), among others." 



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The Sound of Things

An exhibition featuring works by Bohyun Yoon and Alyce Santoro. The show explores the potential of sound within objects and craft materials, asking questions like: What does...

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Edward Eberle: Retrospective

A retrospective of works by Pittsburgh-based ceramic artist Edward Eberle. The show, which includes more than 40 works created throughout Eberle’s career, aims to show the evolution...

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Annie Evelyn: Multiple Impressions

A show of recent works by furniture maker Annie Evelyn. From the Craft Center: “Using alternative materials to upholster her chairs, she manipulates tessellations of cement...

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Empty Bowls

“Raising awareness of the empty bowls in our community, local artists donate hand-made bowls for purchase, each bowl coming with a soup lunch.”

Small Expressions 2017

A juried exhibition of small-scale fiber works. The show is juried by Mary Ruth Smith, a fiber artist and professor at Baylor University, and features works...

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In Residence

An exhibition of works by Houston Center for Contemporary Craft resident artists. The show features works by Susan Budge, Jonathan Clark, Madison Creech, Terry Fromm, Julia Gabriel, Rene...

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Craft Community Day

A family event where attendees can watch demonstrations by Houston-area artist guilds and community groups, see HCCC’s exhibitions, and talk with HCCC residents.

Pocket Museum

A group exhibition focusing on artists who create miniatures. Artists in the show include Jon Almeda, Althea Crome, Sean Donlon, Nash Quinn, and Marco Terenzi.

Future Tradition: Melissa Cody

A show of works by fourth-generation Navajo weaver Melissa Cody. The pieces in the exhibition merge the artist’s family’s weaving history with images inspired by video games...

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Resident Artist Talks

HCCC residents Anthony Sonnenberg and Lisa Hardaway will talk about their work.

CraftTexas 2016

A biennial juried exhibition featuring 53 works by 38 artists. This year’s show was juried by Paul Sacaridiz, Executive Director of Haystack Mountain School of...

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BEST IF USED BY

An exhibition exploring the intersection of craft and food in contemporary culture. The show features works by Celia Butler, Kazuki Guzmán, Joshua Kosker, Aurélie Mathigot, Yuka...

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The Power of Healing through Art

An evening of performance, presentation, and discussion about art therapy and its effects on the body and mind. The program will feature dancer Jennifer Mabus, sound artist Lynn...

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In Residence

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...

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Charlotte Potter: Glass Armory

An exhibition by Virginia-based artist Charlotte Potter. The works in the show “investigate the physical manifestation of identity through the intersection of glass and the...

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A View Within

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...

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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.

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.

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