Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

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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 […]

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 […]

Cyan Silhouettes: Anna Mavromatis & Thea Clark

Through handmade books, jewelry, quilts, and clothing, Mavromatis and Clark use the cyanotype process to expose the memories and associations assigned to personal possessions. A participating […]

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 […]

Detritus

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

The Maker’s Archive: Works by Tybre Newcomer

Featuring large sculptural work and intimate wall pieces, Tybre Newcomer’s ceramic installation explores the transcendental relationship between craftsmen and their tools. Newcomer creates life-sized re-creations […]

Sprawl

With its soaring expressways and seemingly endless geography, little defines Houston in the public consciousness more than urban sprawl. This fall, Houston Center for Contemporary […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Reminiscential

Artists Clare Finin, Rebecca Drolen, Robert Thomas Mullen and Deme Wolfe-Power have created distinctive works that pay homage to the rich history of memento mori […]

Reminiscential

Artists Clare Finin, Rebecca Drolen, Robert Thomas Mullen and Deme Wolfe-Power investigate memory and remembrance in works that pay homage to memento mori objects with the […]

Janice Jakielski: Constructing Solitude

Drawing from women’s fashions from bygone eras–including Amish bonnets from her childhood adventures in Pennsylvania and her grandmother’s circa-1930s hat collection–artist Janice Jakielski has created […]

2013 NCECA Biennial

Organized by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), the Biennial is one of the most important surveys of contemporary ceramic art […]

HCCC Hands-On Family Festival

HCCC’s second annual free community celebration featuring hands-on craft activities, demonstrations by local artists, refreshments, garden tours, and CraftTexas 2012, a juried exhibition featuring outstanding […]

In Residence 2011

Works by the eight artists who began their residencies at HCCC in 2011:  mixed-media artist, Celia Butler; ceramist, Jamie Diaz; metalsmith, Nathan Dube; ceramist, Marcia […]

CraftTexas 2012

The seventh in a series of biennial juried exhibitions showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft. Featuring works by 40 Texas artists, the exhibition includes […]

David Katz: Systemic Expansion

A fantastic ceramic landscape, using coils of unfired clay stand in for the infrastructure that connects us, from the sweep and sway of power lines […]

Transference: Andy Paiko & Ethan Rose

Spinning glass vessels fill the gallery with ethereal music in this collaborative exhibition by glass artist Andy Paiko and experimental sound artist Ethan Rose, first […]

Bridge 11: Lia Cook

Large-scale weavings by a California fiber artist  known for her pixelated images of human faces made using a digital loom.