Lawndale Art Center

Lawndale Art Center

http://www.lawndaleartcenter.org

(713) 528-5858

4912 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002

CURRENT

Michelle Matthews: Sculpted

Lawndale Art Center

February 9 - March 25, 2018

"Using traditional methods such as a hand formed clay coils and carving techniques, ceramic artist Michelle Matthews constructs intuitive forms that balance formal integrity and chance. For this site-specific installation, Matthews will create a large-scale, interactive work comprised of nine clay-based sculptures that will be subject to the natural effects of Houston’s environment for the duration of the exhibition."

Dani Antelo: Intersections and Interactions on Language

Lawndale Art Center

February 9 - March 25, 2018

"Intersections and Interactions on Language is a performance-based video work documenting nine separate interactions between Dani Antelo and nine strangers. Documented over a five-month period in 2017, the work examines the ways that communication can be forged when there is no common language to rely upon."

Jamal Cyrus x Jamire Williams: Boogaloo & The Midnite Hours

Lawndale Art Center

February 9 - March 25, 2018

In this exhibition, Jamal Cyrus and Jamire Williams "artistically mine the most generative phases of Black musical evolution. Pulling from their respective disciplines of the Visual Arts and Sound, Cyrus and Williams delve into the graphic, sculptural, and sonic possibilities inherent within the tradition of Black music, mixing aspects of the past, present, and future into their recombinant formulas."

Augusto Mora: ¿A Dónde Nos Llevan? (Where Are They Taking Us To?)

Lawndale Art Center

January 18 - March 25, 2018

Where Are They Taking Us To? is an exhibition based on the eponymously titled graphic novel by Augusto Mora, a comic artist based in Mexico City. Where Are They Taking Us To? attempts to create a timeline of and framework for understanding the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of 43 students in Iguala, Guerrero, on September 26, 2014, and the subsequent demonstrations around the world that demanded justice for the victims and their families."

Between Love and Madness: Mexican Comic Art from the 1970s

Lawndale Art Center

January 18 - March 25, 2018

Between Love and Madness: Mexican Comic Art from the 1970s features original interior art, cover art, and ephemera related to the micro-cuentos (mini-tales) that were popular in 1960s and 70s Mexico. This show is organized by Christopher Sperandio in collaboration with students from Practical Curation at Rice University.



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They, Who Sound

They, Who Sound is a weekly experimental sound/music series co-presented by Lawndale Art Center and Nameless Sound.

Michelle Matthews: Sculpted

“Using traditional methods such as a hand formed clay coils and carving techniques, ceramic artist Michelle Matthews constructs intuitive forms that balance formal integrity and...

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Meredith Butch Jack: Playing in the Sandbox Too

“In his site-specific installations, Meredith “Butch” Jack constructs structural and sculptural vignettes from common materials. Playing in the Sandbox Too highlights the alternate use of those daily materials...

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30th Annual Día de los Muertos

An event celebrating Día de los Muertos. In addition to films and community programs, the show will feature retablos designed by local artists.

Lynn Randolph: Between Worlds

“Between Worlds responds to Lynn Randolph’s ongoing work with palliative care patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Comprised of approximately twenty drawings, these painstakingly rendered...

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Katherine Trimble: Touch Box

Touch Box is an immersive site-specific installation by Houston artist and musician Katherine Trimble.

Sterling Allen: Backdrop & Blocker

“In this solo presentation by Sterling Allen, the Austin-based artist creates a site-specific sculpture-based installation that activates sight lines, architectural relationships, hanging conventions, and spatial...

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whole wide water

“whole wide water is an ongoing collaboration between writer Lindsay Kayser and multidisciplinary artist Anthony Barilla. whole wide water encompasses a variety of projects, transmitted...

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The Big Show

It’s that time again: Lawndale’s Big Show is back! This year’s iteration, which features nearly 200 works, was juried by Toby Kamps. Artists in the show...

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Nick Barbee: Marfacello (JefferJudd)

An exhibition of works by Galveston-based artist Nick Barbee. Using Thomas Jefferson and Donald Judd as starting points, this show explores space, memory, history, and landscape.

2017 Artist Studio Program

An exhibition featuring works made by Lawndale’s 2017 resident artists Melinda Laszczynski, Randi Long, and Sarah Welch. The show is curated by Dean Daderko.

Denise Liebl: Hold

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...

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2017 CORE Exhibition

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...

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Art Swap

Trade artworks, tools and services with other artists and creatives at Lawndale!

Lawndale Artist Studio Program Info Session

Join Lawndale Artist Studio Program Director Lily Cox-Richard and Lawndale staff as they review changes to the application and submission process, answer questions, and share their plans for...

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Irene Reece: Mon Frère

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

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...

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R. Eric McMaster: A Routine in Parts

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...

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Glenn Downing: Pulltight, Texas

An exhibition of works by Glenn Downing. The pieces in the show are inspired by Downing’s life and travels.

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