Lawndale Art Center

Lawndale Art Center

http://www.lawndaleartcenter.org

(713) 528-5858

4912 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002

CURRENT

One Stone and the Rain (Una piedra y la lluvia)

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.

Denise Liebl: Hold

Lawndale Art Center

March 17 - April 22, 2017

An exhibition of monoprints by Denise Liebl. "Through repetition, Liebl abstracts the architecture of a single cube and allows tonal shifts between the works to speak to times of transition and growth."

2017 CORE Exhibition

Lawndale Art Center

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.



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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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.

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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!

Texas Biennial Invitational

The Texas Biennial presents a special exhibition, co-curated by Michael Duncan and Virginia Rutledge, showcasing current work from Christie Blizard, Marcelyn McNeil, Tom Orr and...

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Susannah Mira: Room Divider

Susannah Mira employs thousands of laser cut plywood pieces in her installation titled Room Divider.

Lina Dib: Murmurations

Soundscapes drawing attention to transitional spaces in Lawndale’s building, such as the elevator, stairwells and a third-floor window.

The Big Slide Show

Join Lawndale and Houston’s talented Big Show artists for short, informal presentations about their work. Come early as seating is limited. Today’s lineup: Thursday, August...

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The Big Show!

The Big Show is Lawndale Art Center’s annual open-call, juried exhibition. It has been an important venue through which emerging and under-represented Houston area artists...

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