Lawndale Art Center

Lawndale Art Center

http://www.lawndaleartcenter.org

(713) 528-5858

4912 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002

CURRENT

Irene Reece: Mon Frère

Lawndale Art Center

January 13 - February 25, 2017

In Mon Frère, Houston artist Irene Reece explores the way the world sees her brother, a man with special needs, and the people who care for him.

Play It as It Lays

Lawndale Art Center

January 13 - February 25, 2017

An exhibition curated by José Guadalupe Garza and featuring works by Margaux Crump, Marie Bannerot McInerney, and Gillian Tobin. The artists in the show address themes of nihilism, fatalism, sexual desire, and longing.

R. Eric McMaster: A Routine in Parts

Lawndale Art Center

January 13 - February 25, 2017

A show of works by Austin-based artist R. Eric McMaster. Central to this exhibition is a video by the artist documenting dancers executing a two-person routine without their partner. "The documented circumstance results in a routine robbed of its grace; an act filled with awkward or humorous moments that will never fulfill the potential in becoming whole."



PAST

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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Rahul Mitra: Box City

Hundreds of painted cardboard boxes echo the slums of Mitra’s native India and Favela shantytowns.

REady MADE

Six artists who integrate discarded items with clay and ceramic processes.

Mike Beradino: Crystal Palace

Dimly lit screens painted with photo luminescent-pigment. A custom built green channel laser “projector” will then project graphical interpretations of the space on to the...

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