Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

http://www.crafthouston.org

(713) 529-4848

4848 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002

CURRENT

The Sound of Things

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

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?

Edward Eberle: Retrospective

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

June 16 - September 2, 2017

A retrospective of works by Pittsburgh-based ceramic artist Edward Eberle. The show, which includes more than 40 works created throughout Eberle's career, aims to show the evolution of the artist's technique creating porcelain sculptures and vessels.

Annie Evelyn: Multiple Impressions

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

June 16 - September 2, 2017

A show of recent works by furniture maker Annie Evelyn. From the Craft Center: "Using alternative materials to upholster her chairs, she manipulates tessellations of cement and aluminum to create comfortable, squishy seat cushions. These seemingly hard and rigid materials are so surprisingly relaxing to sit on, the experience of interacting with the work is sure to change the viewer’s first impression."

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



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Alyssa Salomon: The Handmade Print

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.

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.

Lauren McAdams: Going Up

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

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.

Soundforge

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...

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Arline Fisch: Creatures from the Deep

Shimmering wire jellyfish. The touring version of renowned jewelry artist Arline Fisch’s 2008 installation for the Racine Art Museum.

Truth and Transience: Michelle Samour

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...

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CraftTexas 2010 / Convergence II

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....

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Dolls Now

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...

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Naked

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...

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The Paper Runway

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...

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Michael Peterson: Evolution/Revolution

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...

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Stretch: ClayHouston

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...

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Transmutations: Material Reborn

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...

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rock, scissors, paper

"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...

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Texas Federation of Fiber Artists

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...

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Unknitting: Challenging Textile Traditions

"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...

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Challenge VII: dysFUNctional

"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...

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Literally Figurative

Featured artists include Beth Beede, a felt maker from Northampton, Massachusetts; Juliellen Byrne, a ceramist from Columbus, Ohio; Tod Pardon, an enamellist and mixed-media artist...

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Hot Glass, Cool Collections

Hot Glass, Cool Collections presents more than 60 works from 12 of Houston’s best private glass collections. In the small gallery check out Environments =...

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