Lawndale Art Center
March 17 - April 22, 2017
"One Stone and the Rain takes CORE Critic-in-Residence Laura A. L. Wellen's 2016 essay of the same name as its departure point to consider contemporary artistic practices that pair the natural environment with a politics of contemporary life in Guatemala." The show is curated by Laura A. L. Wellen and features works by Hellen Ascoli, Manuel Chavajay Moralez, Jorge de León, Reyes Josué Morales, and Julio Serrano Echeverría.
March 17 - April 22, 2017
This year's MFAH Glassell School of Art Core Program exhibition will be held at Lawndale. The show features art by Tsuyoshi Anzai, Adam Crosson, Shana Hoehn, Yue Nakayama, Sondra Perry, Felipe Steinberg, and Kenneth Tam, and essays by Taraneh Fazeli, Ruslana Lichtzier, and Laura A.L. Wellen.
An album release party by Mydolls, a legendary Houston punk band.
Trade artworks, tools and services with other artists and creatives at Lawndale!
Join Lawndale Artist Studio Program Director Lily Cox-Richard and Lawndale staff as they review changes to the application and submission process, answer questions, and share their plans for...Read More
In Mon Frère, Houston artist Irene Reece explores the way the world sees her brother, a man with special needs, and the people who care for him.
An exhibition curated by José Guadalupe Garza and featuring works by Margaux Crump, Marie Bannerot McInerney, and Gillian Tobin. The artists in the show address themes...Read More
A show of works by Austin-based artist R. Eric McMaster. Central to this exhibition is a video by the artist documenting dancers executing a two-person routine without...Read More
An exhibition of works by Glenn Downing. The pieces in the show are inspired by Downing’s life and travels.
“Lawndale Live is a live show filmed weekly in front of a studio audience at Lawndale Art Center. Lawndale Live is directed by Phillip Pyle,...Read More
An exhibition looking back at the past ten years of Lawndale’s studio program. Artists who have been Lawndale residents: Dawolu Jabari Anderson Domokos Benczédi Josh...Read More
Zine Fest Houston is back! This time, the festival has been moved to Lawndale to accommodate more vendors and more attendees. Programming scheduled during the...Read More
An event featuring works by approximately 150 Houston-area artists.
Lawndale hosts a free screening of Season 8 of Art in the Twenty-First Century. Season 8 features sixteen artists from four cities—Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico...Read More
An exhibition of works by UH Sculpture MFA candidate Trey Duvall. The works in the show use humor to show the underlying futility and pointlessness of...Read More
An exhibition of new collages by artist Joe Wooten. In his works, Wooten uses dyed and cut paper to create cartoonish figures that confront the viewer.
An exhibition curated by James Scheuren. For the show, Scheuren reached out to artists he knows and asked them to “propose one artist with whom they have...Read More
A multi-faceted project developed by Rino Pizzi. The show explores the effect biography has on the public perception of an artist’s work: “Ten writers were invited to...Read More
Lawndale’s annual open-call juried show. This year’s jurors were Tina Kukielski, Executive Director of ART21 in New York, and Apsara DiQuinzio, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art...Read More
An exhibition by Michelle Chang.
An exhibition by Alex Goss. The show aims to transform the gallery into a space referencing public restrooms, challenging the viewers to navigate unfamiliar surroundings.
An exhibition of works by Samantha Persons & Christopher Wallace. The two artists use hand-drawn images and patterns to create drawings that explore notions of narrative, pattern and...Read More
An exhibition featuring works by Lawndale Artist Studio Program participants Bradly Brown, Cobra McVey and Anthony Sonnenberg.
“A new program initiative that re-envisions Lawndale’s “Speakeasy” series that took place from 1993-2002. This series will cast a reflexive eye on Lawndale’s historical relationship...Read More
A picnic and t-shirt sale of the new Lawndale t-shirt designed by Rene Cruz.
A new series of photographs by Rick Custer. “On the left side of the diptych, the sitter is depicted empty-handed yet knowing they will be...Read More
An exhibition of installation and photography highlighting the ongoing real estate and economic developments of Houston’s East End.
An exhibition of consumer items and memorabilia from Hillerbrand+Magsamen’s Higher Ground project. Higher Ground is a video commissioned by the Houston Airport Systems in which a suburban family builds...Read More
An exhibition of painterly cyanotypes by Caroline Roberts. The show features works on paper and fabric that “extend through the gallery to represent an immensity in a...Read More
An exhibition of works that explore various sub-cultures and events. The show is curated by Britt Thomas and features photographs of Wild West reenactments by Jeremiah Ariaz,...Read More
Etchen says the mural “represent[s] Us, You, Me. How so many of our lives have been distilled to one box or another. How individualism is an...Read More
A “performance-art-sculpture” installed on Lawndale’s lawn. “The project will involve the creation of numerous small-scale structures each one timed, designed and tuned to attract, interface,...Read More
An exhibition of works by Almendra Castillo, Cinthia Gomez & Yma Luis. The show is process-based: the artists attempted “to recreate a single body of work...Read More
An exhibition of sculptural print installations by artist Randy Bolton. By distressing and reassembling objects, Bolton attempts to create a story using unrelated images.