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.


Resident Artist Talks

HCCC residents Anthony Sonnenberg and Lisa Hardaway will talk about their work.

The Power of Healing through Art

An evening of performance, presentation, and discussion about art therapy and its effects on the body and mind. The program will feature dancer Jennifer Mabus, sound artist Lynn...

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In Residence

An exhibition featuring works by seven artists who began their residencies at HCC in 2014. Artists in the show include: Clara Hoag, Natasha Hovey, Jera Rose Petal...

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Charlotte Potter: Glass Armory

An exhibition by Virginia-based artist Charlotte Potter. The works in the show “investigate the physical manifestation of identity through the intersection of glass and the...

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A View Within

An exhibition of textiles by Karen Rips and Paula Chung. The works in the show are inspired by body imaging medical technology and use images gathered...

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Mixed and Mastered: Turntable Kitsch

An exhibition featuring mixed-media works by Debra Broz and fiber works by Nick DeFord. The artists manipulate detritus from everyday life to reinvigorate and question the meanings...

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At Your Service

An exhibition examining the plate “as a cultural touchstone beyond its everyday utility.” The show is curated by Niki Johnson and Amelia Toelke.

Asher Gallery Artist Chat with Jonathan Clark

A talk with former resident artist Jonathan Clark. The artist “works with office supplies he manipulates to interpret nature’s process of intrinsic mathematical and divine proportions.”

Papel picado

Grace Zuniga will lead a family event centered around making Papel picado (perforated paper), a traditional Mexican craft.

Wendy Maruyama: The wildLIFE Project

An exhibition of works that illustrate the plight of elephants by way of the illegal ivory trade. Utilizing installation, Maruyama creates shrine-like objects that recall the...

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Artifice of Nature

An exhibition of works by Susan Beiner and Brian Fleetwood. Exploring how nature is tailored to human consumption, each artists recreates interactions between nature and humanity.

Ceramics in the Environment

An outdoor exhibition of site-specific ceramic works made by Glassell School of Art student artists include Mary Aldrich, Loes Berendschot, Nell Gottlieb, Renee LeBlanc, Michelle...

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Jeff Forster

An artist chat with sculptor Jeff Forster–head of ceramics at the Glassell School of Art and former HCCC resident artist– about his process and aesthetics.

Resident Artists' Pop-Up Show

A two-week-long exhibit of work created by Fall 2014 resident artists, Natasha Hovey, Jera Rose Petal Lodge, Alexis Myre, Collette Spears and Rena Wood. The...

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La Frontera (Borderlands)

An international exhibition of contemporary jewelry in which 90 artists from the U.S., Mexico, Europe, Australia, and Latin America explore the underlying currents of the...

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  Kat Cole, Laritza Garcia, Tara Locklear and Chesley Williams construct objects of adornment that use found elements and other non-precious materials.  

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