Lawndale Art Center

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CURRENT

Keliy Anderson-Staley: Found Unfound

Lawndale Art Center

May 8 - June 13, 2015

An exhibition by Keliy Anderson-Staley addressing themes of inheritance, lineage, and family lore, and narrative potential of photography by re-staging the artist's search for a biological father she only knew through a single faded photograph she lost as a teenager.

Isabel Cuenca: Satis House

Lawndale Art Center

May 8 - June 13, 2015

An exhibition of collages, paper constructs, and painting assemblages by artist Isabel Cuenca exploring decay after loss.

Liz Rodda: Total Body

Lawndale Art Center

May 8 - June 13, 2015

An exhibition of work by artist Liz Rodda incorporating a sea of collected video clips from TV, music videos, and vlogs, with spoken text by Roman philosopher and poet Lucretius.

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

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 […]

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 […]

TJ Hunt: Breaking Ground

TJ Hunt attempts to place her work in dialogue with canonical artworks of the past in order to examine her own position in an art […]

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 […]

GENDER Book Project Bookstorming

A community editing party with Boston Davis Bostian, Jay Mays, and Robin Mack, creators of the GENDER book, “a fun, colorful, community-based resource that illustrates […]

Ballast/Break - Alexis Granwell & Carrie Scanga

Granwell delves into the city’s grit and substance by incorporating handmade paper, found objects, and raw materials to create sculptures that evoke primitive architecture. Scanga‘s […]

Curt Gambetta: Office Lights

A 2×4’office ceiling grid containing 12 fluorescent troffer lights that illuminate the empty space behind Lawndale Art Center by Buffalo NY, architect/writer Curt Gambetta, a […]