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.
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."
August 4 - October 28, 2017
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 glass sound like? What does a sonic weaving look like?
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...Read More
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.
The 13 artists featured in this juried group show use the endless possibilities of clay to explore the concept of nourishment.
An exhibition exploring the relationship between craft and dining, and challenging notions of functionality, status, and aesthetics. Wood, glass, ceramics, fiber, metal, and mixed media...Read More
An installation in which contemporary ceramic artist Kelly O’Briant elevates everyday objects and subtly captures a sense of intimacy between utilitarian objects and their users.
Two Houston-based artists will discuss their work and demonstrate their signature techniques. Jason Kishell will show his draftsmanship as he transforms ceramics into objects of...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
A solo exhibition by the Houston metalsmith and educator – the fifth artist to be featured in the Masters Series.
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...Read More
Work by three artists who use the mathematics, science, and aesthetics of the planet’s waters and terrains.
A trunk show with the Iowa City artist. Trunk show continues March 29, 11:00 AM – 4:00 pm and March 30, 1:00 – 4:00 pm.
Working from traditional materials and techniques, McHorse’s vessel-based art blends pottery and sculpture. This is the Navajo artist’s first traveling exhibition.
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...Read More
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...Read More
Kat Cole, Laritza Garcia, Tara Locklear and Chesley Williams construct objects of adornment that use found elements and other non-precious materials.
See one of six speaking events on urban development. Held in conjunction with the SPRAWL exhibition the series features a variety speakers.
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Showcases the high concentration of talent in the Houston/Southeast Texas area. a Artist talks on February 23, at 3:00 PM.
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...Read More
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...Read More
Jakielski is a visiting artist at Alberta College of Art & Design.
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
An exhibition about the possibilities of glass to convey graphic punch.