Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft


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4848 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002


In Residence: 10th Edition

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

April 20 - July 14, 2018

In Residence is the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft's annual exhibition celebrating its Artist Residency Program, which has supported makers in the field of craft for more than 16 years. This year's show features works by Jessica Andersen, Rebecca Braziel, Vivian Chiu, Lisa Hardaway, Rebecca Lynn Hewitt, Amber Smith, Anthony Sonnenberg, Eric Stearns, Jenna Wright, and Shiyuan Xu.


Craft Community Day

Craft Community Day is a free event featuring demonstrations of various craft techniques by local artist guilds and community groups.

Cups for Y'all

A pop-up sale featuring ceramic cups and mugs created by local and national artists.

Head Gear

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,...

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Storyline: The Contemporary Quilt

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,...

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The Sound of Things

An exhibition featuring works by Bohyun Yoon and Alyce Santoro. The show explores the potential of sound within objects and craft materials, asking questions like: What does...

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Edward Eberle: Retrospective

A retrospective of works by Pittsburgh-based ceramic artist Edward Eberle. The show, which includes more than 40 works created throughout Eberle’s career, aims to show the evolution...

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Annie Evelyn: Multiple Impressions

A show of recent works by furniture maker Annie Evelyn. From the Craft Center: “Using alternative materials to upholster her chairs, she manipulates tessellations of cement...

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Empty Bowls

“Raising awareness of the empty bowls in our community, local artists donate hand-made bowls for purchase, each bowl coming with a soup lunch.”

Small Expressions 2017

A juried exhibition of small-scale fiber works. The show is juried by Mary Ruth Smith, a fiber artist and professor at Baylor University, and features works...

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In Residence

An exhibition of works by Houston Center for Contemporary Craft resident artists. The show features works by Susan Budge, Jonathan Clark, Madison Creech, Terry Fromm, Julia Gabriel, Rene...

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Craft Community Day

A family event where attendees can watch demonstrations by Houston-area artist guilds and community groups, see HCCC’s exhibitions, and talk with HCCC residents.

Pocket Museum

A group exhibition focusing on artists who create miniatures. Artists in the show include Jon Almeda, Althea Crome, Sean Donlon, Nash Quinn, and Marco Terenzi.

Future Tradition: Melissa Cody

A show of works by fourth-generation Navajo weaver Melissa Cody. The pieces in the exhibition merge the artist’s family’s weaving history with images inspired by video games...

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Resident Artist Talks

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

CraftTexas 2016

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...

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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...

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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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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.

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