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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Kat Cole, Laritza Garcia, Tara Locklear and Chesley Williams construct objects of adornment that use found elements and other non-precious materials.
See one of six speaking events on urban development. Held in conjunction with the SPRAWL exhibition the series features a variety speakers.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 features artists in varying stages of their careers who come from both the U.S. and the U.K. Working in a variety […]
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 […]
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 […]
Showcases the high concentration of talent in the Houston/Southeast Texas area. a Artist talks on February 23, at 3:00 PM.
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 […]
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 […]
Jakielski is a visiting artist at Alberta College of Art & Design.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
An exhibition about the possibilities of glass to convey graphic punch.
Ceramist Piero Fenci is honored as HCCC’s 4th Texas Master for his involvement in the Texas craft community, his teaching, his work, and his exceptional […]