Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

http://www.crafthouston.org

(713) 529-4848

4848 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002

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Head Gear

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

November 17 - January 21, 2018

Head Gear is an exhibition "featuring three artists who use masks and portraiture to perform, interrogate, and subvert constructed identities." Featured artists include: Kate Clements, Arielle DePinto, and Matt Lambert.

Storyline: The Contemporary Quilt

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.

For Hire: Contemporary Sign Painting in America

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

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." 



PAST

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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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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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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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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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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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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