Lawndale Art Center

Lawndale Art Center

http://www.lawndaleartcenter.org

(713) 528-5858

4912 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002

CURRENT

Lawndale Live

Lawndale Art Center

November 11 - December 22, 2016

"Lawndale Live is a live show filmed weekly in front of a studio audience at Lawndale Art Center. Lawndale Live is directed by Phillip Pyle, II and hosted by Maurice Duhon, Jr.; Stephen Wilson serves as set designer and Jawwaad Taylor as music director."All show times are from 7 to 7:45 PM Doors open at 6 PM All episodes will be available online. For a full list of guests, go here.

Double Digits: Lawndale's Artist Studio Program, 10 Years and Counting

Lawndale Art Center

November 11 - December 22, 2016

An exhibition looking back at the past ten years of Lawndale's studio program. Artists who have been Lawndale residents: Dawolu Jabari Anderson Domokos Benczédi Josh Bernstein Dawn Black Bradly Brown JooYoung Choi Kevin Curry Lina Dib Nancy Douthey Amber Eagle Hillerbrand + Magsamen Donna Huanca Danny Kerschen El Franco Lee II Lynne McCabe Daniel McFarlane Cobra McVey Nick Meriwether Seth Mittag Shayne Murphy Jim Nolan Teresa O'Connor Emily Peacock David Politzer Anne J. Regan Stephanie Saint Sanchez Anthony Thompson Shumate Anthony Sonnenberg Patrick Turk David Waddell

ART21 Season 8 Screening

Lawndale Art Center

September 22 - December 15, 2016

Lawndale hosts a free screening of Season 8 of Art in the Twenty-First Century. Season 8 features sixteen artists from four cities—Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Vancouver.

Russell Etchen: About ___ Rocks

Lawndale Art Center

February 27 - January 16, 2017

Etchen says the mural "represent[s] Us, You, Me. How so many of our lives have been distilled to one box or another. How individualism is an illusion. How we're parts of a bigger whole. How we've actually become digital heads-in-a-box-The Profile Picture. An avatar on screen. Floating EYES looking at everything."



PAST

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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Present Tense

Eight artists using sculpture, video and photography to explore personal narratives, featuring new works by Brittney Connelly, Shannon Dunca, Rosine Koumen, Emily Peacock, Britt Ragsdale,...

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