Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
September 22 - January 7, 2018
An exhibition highlighting the spectrum of contemporary quilt-making techniques and traditions. The show brings together a diverse selection of quilters, including Kathryn Clark, Carolyn Mazloomi, Aaron McIntosh, and Anna Von Mertens.
September 22 - January 7, 2018
For Hire: Contemporary Sign Painting in America "showcases a range of contemporary sign painters who use traditional methods to create banners, sandwich boards, paper signs, murals, fictional advertisements, and more. Some pieces will be installed from the start of the show, while others will be created in the gallery, during public hours, over the course of the exhibition. Featured in the exhibition are sign painters Remy Chwae (Los Angeles, CA), Forrest Wozniak and Ira Coyne (Minneapolis, MN and Olympia, WA), Norma Jeanne Maloney (Taylor, TX), Shelby Rothenhöfer (Chicago, IL), and Sean and Kayleigh Starr (Denton, TX), among others."
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
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.
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...Read More
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
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...Read More
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...Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
"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...Read More
Jewelry and metal art from a longtime professor of metal arts at UT El Paso.