Lawndale Art Center

http://www.lawndaleartcenter.org

(713) 528-5858

4912 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002

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Stephanie Patton: Synthetic Happiness

Exploring the issues and impacts of mental health and medical treatment, Stephanie Patton’s Project Space exhibition includes padded vinyl, quilted mattress pieces, and video works […]

Jed Foronda: Day Dreams

Jed Foronda carves organic, abstract patterns into the surfaces of paper mediums– from Art Forums to Playboys–subverting and transforming cultural memory.

Ryder Richards: The Idyll

Richards’ installation–an information temple complete with security cameras, projections, and panels with unintelligible text and formulas–promises dissolution of self for communality. Surrender your identity.

{exurb} Topologies

Johnny DiBlasi, Stephen Kraig, Patrick Renner, and Eric Todd explore space as a medium in this site-specific, kinetic and data-driven installation.

Lauren Moya Ford: Time Front

Austin-based artist Lauren Moya Ford borrows from the “window splash” style of sign painting to place hyperbolic, time-based terms on each of Lawndale’s Main Street […]

Drive

Questioning how freeways have impacted art making—whether as inspiration, antagonist, or more neutrally as platform or stage—curators Joshua Fischer and Katia Zavistovski feature a broad […]

27th Annual Día de los Muertos

Almost three decades ago, Lawndale started handing out small 8 x 10” tins and inviting artists to create small works inspired by the traditional Latin […]

The BIG Show 2014

Whee!! It’s time for Houston’s favorite spaghetti-thrown-at-the-wall hodgepodge of local art. Let’s go see what sticks! This year’s juror was Erin Elder, visual arts director […]

2014-2015 Exhibition Season Preview

Lawndale’s Programming Committee will present a preview their 2014-2015 exhibition season, which includes work by Texas Sculpture Group, Bryan Gardner, Regan Golden-McNerney, Margaret Smithers-Crump, Mari […]

ICESHELF Smile Tour

Just in time for summer, here comes an environmental social sculpture inspired by research stations in Antarctica. Two Santa Fe-based artists, Sandra Wang and Crockett Bodelson, […]

Fused Dualities: Lauren Salazar

Salazar merges craft and minimal abstraction through woven installations and sculptures. Weavings are bound, bolted, and stretched onto and across frames, walls, ceilings, and floors.

Residency Exchange: Lawndale - CentralTrak

In an attempt to create an exchange between the artistic communities of Houston and Dallas, this exhibition presents an exchange between current and past residents […]

Design Fair 2014

Features examples of contemporary design, as well as vintage modern objects of the 20th century. A wide selection of curated items will be available for […]

Curb Appeal: Krista Birnbaum

Using artificial plants and computer generated photographs to stand in for living foliage, this installation simulates the maintenance of a year-round growing season in minimalist […]

Spike Johnson: Friends in Low Places

A photographic project documenting the lives of a group of U.S. veterans who exist beneath Houston’s downtown in a series of caves, tunnels and alcoves. […]

Safe Distance: Galina Kurlat

An exhibition of large format photographs using Polaroid positive/negative black and white film. Kurlat manipulates the negatives, allowing some to degrade. In conjunction with the FotoFest […]

Love Letters in a Tree: Otis Ike & Ivete Lucas

Ike and Lucas use documentary photography and filmmaking to explore encounters with niche segments of society. This recent project consists of a photographically recorded exchange […]

Lawndale Wall Draw

The public is invited to help create drawings on the walls of the main gallery space at Lawndale Art Center with studio artist Shayne Murphy. The […]

Awkward Family Photo Day

The holidays are here and it is time to get that annual family portrait made! You know the one that your mother keeps hounding you […]

Melinda Laszczynski and Jessica Ninci: This End Up

Both artists possess an interest in materiality, the object-like qualities in painting and the seemingly banal. Laszczynski creates assemblages that reference painting while Ninci actually […]

Regina Agu: Nerve Endings

Agu’s recent work focuses on collective and personal histories. Her work consists of works on paper, installation and performance.

Día de los Muertos Retablos

One  of Lawndale’s most popular programs, the annual Día de los Muertos exhibition of retablos returns. Come see your favorite artists in sheet metal!