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Dining and Discourse: A Discussion in Three Courses

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

February 6 - May 10, 2015

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 pieces by 26 artists are organized into three dining-room vignettes—Role Play, Hunter-Gatherer, and Opulence and Excess.

Kelly O'Brian: One day, late in the afternoon. . .

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

February 6 - May 10, 2015

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.



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Artist Chat: Jason Kishell and Amber Tiemann

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 […]

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 […]

CraftTexas 2014

The eighth in a series of biennial juried exhibitions showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft. Featuring 49 works by 44 Texas artists. This year’s […]

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 […]

Cyan Silhouettes: Anna Mavromatis & Thea Clark

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 […]

Aftereffects: Carrie Schneider

The final talk in a series of speaking events to provide a forum for Houston’s dialogue on urban development. Schneider is the founder of Hear […]

Detritus

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

The Maker’s Archive: Works by Tybre Newcomer

Featuring large sculptural work and intimate wall pieces, Tybre Newcomer’s ceramic installation explores the transcendental relationship between craftsmen and their tools. Newcomer creates life-sized re-creations […]

Sprawl

With its soaring expressways and seemingly endless geography, little defines Houston in the public consciousness more than urban sprawl. This fall, Houston Center for Contemporary […]

Gary Schott: The Ornamental Plumb Bob

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft presents The Ornamental Plumb Bob, a solo exhibition of objects and brooches by San Antonio metalsmith, Gary Schott. Stemming from […]

Ctrl + P

Recent economic reports speculate that a third industrial revolution, shaped by digital technologies, is underway. This summer, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft investigates the implications […]

The Tool at Hand

The Tool at Hand features artists in varying stages of their careers who come from both the U.S. and the U.K. Working in a variety […]

Reminiscential

Artists Clare Finin, Rebecca Drolen, Robert Thomas Mullen and Deme Wolfe-Power have created distinctive works that pay homage to the rich history of memento mori […]

Reminiscential

Artists Clare Finin, Rebecca Drolen, Robert Thomas Mullen and Deme Wolfe-Power investigate memory and remembrance in works that pay homage to memento mori objects with the […]

Janice Jakielski: Constructing Solitude

Drawing from women’s fashions from bygone eras–including Amish bonnets from her childhood adventures in Pennsylvania and her grandmother’s circa-1930s hat collection–artist Janice Jakielski has created […]

2013 NCECA Biennial

Organized by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), the Biennial is one of the most important surveys of contemporary ceramic art […]

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 […]

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 […]

CraftTexas 2012

The seventh in a series of biennial juried exhibitions showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft. Featuring works by 40 Texas artists, the exhibition includes […]

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 […]