Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
September 23 - January 8, 2017
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 Crafts; Nicole Burisch, Core Fellow Critic-in-Residence at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s Glassell School of Art; and HCCC Texas Master, Sandie Zilker, Department Chair of Jewelry and Enamel and Three-Dimensional Design at the MFAH Glassell School of Art.
September 2 - January 15, 2017
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 Otani, and Rachel Shimpock and is organized by HCCC Curatorial Fellow, Sarah Darro.
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.
Join curator, crafthaus creator, and Humor in Craft author, Brigitte Martin, as she discusses her new book and signs copies. Two of the book’s featured...Read More
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...Read More
Plants and foliage created from X-rays, MRI film, and cast bronze by two artists who share a background in metalsmithing and an interest in creating...Read More
Ceramist Piero Fenci is honored as HCCC’s 4th Texas Master for his involvement in the Texas craft community, his teaching, his work, and his exceptional...Read More
Amazingly accurate reproductions of everyday objects in exotic woods.
Photographs on handmade paper by Virginia artist Alyssa Salomon, using her own mad-scientist recipes for the nineteenth-century photographic processes of cyanotype and van dyke printing.
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...Read More
Large-scale weavings by a California fiber artist known for her pixelated images of human faces made using a digital loom.
Whimsical metal sculptures by Texas artist, Lauren McAdams, focusing on two of the artist’s most recent bodies of work, Flying Rings and the Women Series.
In Residence 2010 celebrates the work of HCCC’s 2010 Artists-in-Residence: Elaine Bradford, Libby DeLyria, Jessica Dupuis, Clark Kellogg, Pamela Sager, Kristi Rae Wilson, Lisa Wilson.
A genre-crossing installation by metalsmith and former artist-in-residence, Gabriel Craig, and Houston-area composer, Michael Remson. Rooted in the idea that forging metal is an act...Read More
The strong connection between craft and the home is critically explored through furniture, wall paper, ceramics, quilts, needlepoint, glass and metal set up throughout the...Read More
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft opens the highly anticipated exhibition, Lisa Gralnick: The Gold Standard. The Gold Standard explores the relationship between gold’s lore and...Read More
HCCC celebrates the 10th anniversary of its artist-in-residence program with Crafting Lives, featuring 35 of the program’s alumni, including pieces by Melissa Borrell, Elaine Bradford,...Read More
Shimmering wire jellyfish. The touring version of renowned jewelry artist Arline Fisch’s 2008 installation for the Racine Art Museum.
Paper and origami artist, Joan Son, focuses on the themes of the elements found in nature—fire, water, earth and air. Known for her large-scale installations...Read More