Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
December 17, 2016 | 3–4 pm
A discussion featuring Houston artists Sharon Kopriva, Edward Lane McCartney, and Debbie Wetmore. Each panelist is featured in Robert Craig Bunch's new book The Art of Found Objects: Interviews with Texas Artists.
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.
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.
HCCC residents Anthony Sonnenberg and Lisa Hardaway will talk about their work.
A free family festival featuring demonstrations by local artists, hands-on activities, and more.
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
An exhibition of works by jeweler Sondra Sherman. The artist uses books as her inspiration, creating jewelry that is housed in cut-out nooks within the pages...Read More
An exhibition examining the plate “as a cultural touchstone beyond its everyday utility.” The show is curated by Niki Johnson and Amelia Toelke.
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.”
Grace Zuniga will lead a family event centered around making Papel picado (perforated paper), a traditional Mexican craft.
A family event where you can learn about the art of woodworking. There will be crafts and food!
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...Read More
An exhibition of new works by Arizona-based artist Ann Morton. Using large-scale installations, Morton explores the relationship between printed news and handcrafted objects. The project includes...Read More
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.
Meet fiber artist Rena Wood and hear about her work.
An exhibition featuring craft objects made from wood, ceramic and fiber, providing a wide perspective on innovation and experimentation in modern and contemporary craft. Includes...Read More
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...Read More
An exhibition celebrating five decades of the Jewelry and Enamel program at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s Glassell School of Art, featuring jewelry objects...Read More
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.
The 13 artists featured in this juried group show use the endless possibilities of clay to explore the concept of nourishment.
An exhibition exploring the relationship between craft and dining, and challenging notions of functionality, status, and aesthetics. Wood, glass, ceramics, fiber, metal, and mixed media...Read More
An installation in which contemporary ceramic artist Kelly O’Briant elevates everyday objects and subtly captures a sense of intimacy between utilitarian objects and their users.
Two Houston-based artists will discuss their work and demonstrate their signature techniques. Jason Kishell will show his draftsmanship as he transforms ceramics into objects of...Read More
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...Read More
A solo exhibition by the Houston metalsmith and educator – the fifth artist to be featured in the Masters Series.
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...Read More
Work by three artists who use the mathematics, science, and aesthetics of the planet’s waters and terrains.
A trunk show with the Iowa City artist. Trunk show continues March 29, 11:00 AM – 4:00 pm and March 30, 1:00 – 4:00 pm.
Working from traditional materials and techniques, McHorse’s vessel-based art blends pottery and sculpture. This is the Navajo artist’s first traveling exhibition.
Through handmade books, jewelry, quilts, and clothing, Mavromatis and Clark use the cyanotype process to expose the memories and associations assigned to personal possessions. A participating...Read More
Kat Cole, Laritza Garcia, Tara Locklear and Chesley Williams construct objects of adornment that use found elements and other non-precious materials.