Lawndale Art Center
May 5 - June 11, 2017
Miguel Martinez's exhibition The Room Nobody Lives In "explores the visual language of abject otherness in the personal and shared experience. By exploiting the elasticity of painting, the installation aims to lure the viewer into the narrative flame through optic and formal play in order to reveal the deviant underbelly beneath the seductive surface."
May 5 - June 11, 2017
Through a series of appropriated family photographs, Ricardo Rivera's exhibition The Memory of a Particular Image explores the malleability of our memory and how photography alters the way we experience the past.
S.A. Hinson’s elevator piece is part of a larger project using texts gleaned from everyday usage to address individuals in shared spaces.
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...Read More
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...Read More
Lawndale Art Center will open four new exhibitions, three of which are After Landscapes: Regan Golden-McNerney in the Cecily E. Horton Gallery, Pulse: Margaret Smithers-Crump...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Curated by James Surls in memory of late Texas Sculpture Group members Lee Littlefield, Bert Long, Jr. and Damian Priour, this giant show of 80+...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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,...Read More
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.
Dubose’s paintings document what is seen through the blurry window of a moving vehicle.
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...Read More
The Lawndale Artist Studio Program provides three artists with studio space. This exhibition features the residents for the eighth round of the Lawndale Artist Studio...Read More
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...Read More
The 2014 mural at Lawndale Art Center will feature Otabenga Jones & Associates. This project will be the fourth mural at Lawndale Art Center. In addition...Read More
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...Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
An installation focusing on the ideal home through prints, laser cut wool felt and their three-dimensional conversions.
Secor’s installation is in honor of her mother, using her mother’s sewing patterns, sewing machines, thread and fabric designs as inspiration.
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...Read More
Agu’s recent work focuses on collective and personal histories. Her work consists of works on paper, installation and performance.
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!
Susannah Mira employs thousands of laser cut plywood pieces in her installation titled Room Divider.
Paintings of vanishing historic 1920s bungalows.
Soundscapes drawing attention to transitional spaces in Lawndale’s building, such as the elevator, stairwells and a third-floor window.
The third phase of the rotating mural at Lawndale is a collaboration between artists Daniel Anguilu and Aaron Parazette.