Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
February 6 - May 10, 2015
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 pieces by 26 artists are organized into three dining-room vignettes—Role Play, Hunter-Gatherer, and Opulence and Excess.
February 6 - May 10, 2015
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Shimmering wire jellyfish. The touring version of renowned jewelry artist Arline Fisch’s 2008 installation for the Racine Art Museum.
Commonplace is on view in the Artist Hall at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft featuring objects by Barbara Smith and Ryan Takaba. While metalsmith Barbara […]
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 […]
Translucent pulp drawings and circles of handmade paper are installed to suggest our society’s many viruses (from the literal and microscopic, to the metaphorical, mass […]
Leigh Navarro presents contemporary jewelry in the exhibition The Color of Enamel: New Work by Leighelena in the Artist Hall of HCCC. Her finished enamel […]
This fall, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft presents, CraftTexas 2010, the sixth in a series of juried exhibitions showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft. […]
Stop by the Artist Hall at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft to see an exhibition of handcrafted dolls made by members of the Texas Association […]
Head on over to Houston Center for Contemporary Craft for The Paper Runway! This juried exhibition of nearly 50 stunning works of paper clothing and […]
Five contemporary ceramists are highlighted in the new exhibition, Naked on view in the small gallery of Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. Working in all-white […]
Texas-born sculptor Michael Peterson brings us over thirty wood sculptures, inspired by the geographic environment of the Pacific Northwest. Evolution/Revolution is organized by Bellevue Arts […]
Stretch is a juried exhibition of work by the local artist group, ClayHouston. HCCC’s Curator of Fine Craft, Gwynne Rukenbrod asked these ceramic artists to […]
Don’t miss eXtreme Tea, also on view at HCCC until March 21.
28 international jewelry artists showcase their wares made from latex, legos, pearls and precious metals. From feisty to fancy, curator Susan Sloan brings together a […]
"rock, scissors, paper features the work of five artists (from the U.S., England, and Taiwan) who use commercially printed found paper in their work. From […]
The full title of this show is actually Celebrating Our Creative Spirit: Texas Federation of Fiber Artists. According to the press release, over 90 pieces […]
Jewelry and metal art from a longtime professor of metal arts at UT El Paso.
"Unknitting: Challenging Textile Traditions (in the small gallery) highlights the work of four artists who are advancing and questioning established textile traditions: Adrian Esparza, from […]
"Challenge VII: dysFUNctional (in the large gallery) showcases contemporary wood art, sculpture, photos, installation art, and videos and that subvert and satirize function. Artists from […]