Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft


(713) 529-4848

4848 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002


CraftTexas 2016

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.


Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

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.


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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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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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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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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Fall AIR Fair & Asher Holiday Soiree

Meet HCCC’s current Artists-in-Residence (AIRs) Jay Calder, Barbara Kile, Kim Ritter, John Paul, Van Domelen, and Lynn Williams.

AIR Summer Celebration

Get out there and meet HCCC’s 2007 Artists-in-Residence (AIRs) Tara Conley, Jessica Jacobi, Deborah Kirkpatrick, Lauren McEntire, Greg Rubio, Carole Smith, Colleen Toledano, and Lotus...

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CraftTexas 2008

Check out the best in Texas-made contemporary craft. This years picks were selected by Kate Bonansinga, Harlan Butt, Jane Sauer.

Craft in America

This multi-city tour is comprised of not only the traveling exhibition, but also a Web site and three-part PBS special. Also check out Spring 2008...

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Organized by The Israel Museum in Jerusalem and the Racine Art Museum in Wisconsin, Women

Fall AIR Fair

Open studios with current HCCC residents Tara Conley, Deborah Kirkpatrick, Greg Rubio, Carole Smith and Lotus Witt!!

Intertwined: Contemporary Baskets

Sara and David Lieberman have assembled one of the best collections of contemporary baskets in the country with an emphasis on highly textural, colorful and...

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