Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

http://www.crafthouston.org

(713) 529-4848

4848 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002

CURRENT

Small Expressions 2017

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

May 26 - July 29, 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 by:Jennifer Angelo Kate Barber Linda Barlow Julie Marks Blackstone Beth Blankenship Nicole Bunting Al Canner Andrea Cook Sandra DeLozier Emily Dvorin Molly Koehn Jean Koon Jane Marie Rebecca McEntee Elizabeth Michel Erin Miller Joh Ricci Michael Rohde Kathie Roig Ellen Schiffman Amy Sloboda Ruth Tabancay Lillian Whipple Peggy Wiedemann

United by Hand: Work and Service by Drew Cameron, Alicia Deitz and Ehren Tool

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

February 3 - May 28, 2017

An exhibition featuring works by Drew Cameron, Alicia Deitz and Ehren Tool. All three artists in the show use their craft as part of their personal healing. "United by Hand pays tribute to U.S. veterans and aims to create neutral ground, raising critical awareness about the history and current state of war culture in the United States."

Future Tradition: Melissa Cody

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

February 3 - May 28, 2017

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 and pop culture.



PAST

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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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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