Lawndale Art Center

http://www.lawndaleartcenter.org

(713) 528-5858

4912 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002

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CURRENT

Prismatic

Lawndale Art Center

August 21 - September 26, 2015

A site specific installation by Melissa Borrell that turns Lawndale's Project Space into an experiential world. This installation surrounds and engages the viewer through the interaction of shadows.

The Beauty is Broken

Lawndale Art Center

August 21 - September 26, 2015

A solo exhibition in which Camille Warmington uses family photos to regain her memory after the death of her mother.

Studio Junkies

Lawndale Art Center

August 21 - September 26, 2015

An exhibition of paintings by Kay Sarver that offers a window into the lives of Houston artists. Sarver highlights individual creators, showing that they are a vital part of society.

Specter Field

Lawndale Art Center

August 21 - September 26, 2015

A collaborative project between Harold Mendez and Ronny Quevedo. The artists will spread water and graphite over the floor of the gallery, from which sculptures and drawings will emerge.

Jonathan Leach: Ghost Grid

Lawndale Art Center

March 13 - January 9, 2016

Houston artist Jonathan Leach has transformed Lawndale Art Center‘s large, north-facing wall with his brand of bright colors and geometric lines and angles.



PAST

RECORD SWAP! Listening & Lyric Reading Party

Using Xochi Solis’ exhibition as a backdrop, the Project Space of Lawndale will be transformed into a market for your surplus LP’s and excess 45’s. […]

Xochi Solis: Rivers of Our Vision

Austin-based artist Xochi Solis uses found imagery, vinyl, plastics, paint and colored paper to create large site-specific paintings with repeated ellipses and gestural paint strokes.

Present Tense

Eight artists using sculpture, video and photography to explore personal narratives, featuring new works by Brittney Connelly, Shannon Dunca, Rosine Koumen, Emily Peacock, Britt Ragsdale, […]

Continuum: Counterclockwise

Continuum collective presents Counterclockwise, a carnivalesque performance art adventure, exalting the Human Hamster Wheel as an icon of monotonous amusement, with  belly dancers, hermaphrodites, a […]

James Ciosek: Human Hamster Wheel

Ever  noticed the habitual, repetitive, sometimes futile, nature of human psychologies and activities which expend vast amounts of energy but, in the end, go nowhere?

Peter Lucas: Voyager Found

In 1977, Astronomer Carl Sagan and colleagues assembled a collection of diagrams, greetings, photographs, and recorded sounds and music as a “message in a bottle” […]

Jane Eifler: Travelogue

Collages made primarily while traveling on long car trips, at home watching movies and during her free time.

Laura Nicole Kante: Fibers of Being

An installation of crochet lace that consumes the wall and organically responds to the architecture of the gallery; sculptural wall pieces in which woven forms […]

Staring at the Wall: The Art of Boredom

Boredom is a powerful state of mind; it often plays a significant role in the process of art-making and viewing. Work by Chris Akin, Seth […]

Retablo & Student Exhibitions

Lawndale’s popular Día de los Muertos exhibition invites artists and the public to create contemporary interpretations of retablos on 8″ x 10″ pieces of sheet […]

Lawndale 2012-2013 Mural by the F Team

A continuation of Daniel Anguilu’s “Famous Monsters” mural created by the “F” Team: Daniel Anguilu, James Burns, Tierney L. Malone, Angel Quesada, Michael C. Rodriguez, […]

Candace Hicks: Compositions

Hick’s embroidered book, String Theory, is part pseudo-scientific humor, part genuine awe. New prints resolve the abstract patterns on the covers of cheap composition books […]

Lillian Warren: Wait With Me

A site-specific painting installation covers the walls of the Grace R. Cavnar Gallery with a continuous series of figures.

Paolo Piscitelli: More Work More Space

Piscitelli will create a wooden sculptural installation (Sculpture Play) in a perpetual state of construction and destruction using elements such as adhesive tape, clay, steam, […]

Leslie Mutchler: TrendFACTORY

Mutchler explores issues of hand(craft), labor and the repetition of memes in the virtual world. Hand-manufactured objects focus on ways in which a controlled community, […]

Lawndale Design Fair 2012

Vintage modern objects and cutting-edge contemporary design will be available for purchase all weekend from 10am-5pm.

Design Fair Talk: Evan Lobel

Evan Lobel, founder of Lobel Modern, of New York,  discusses the ground breaking designs of Karl Springer, Philip and Kelvin Laverne and Ward Bennett in […]

Jade Walker: Contact

An array of Walker’s sexualized fuzzy fabric characters, plagued by physical breakdown, or, in other words, “a personal struggle with spectatorship, binaries within gender, abstraction, […]

This Weird Place

Kinda-sorta figurative art with a decidedly unsettled edge. Described by curator Sebastian Forray as a “flaying” of representation, a “dissection” of abstraction, new works by […]

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