Lawndale Art Center

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Houston, TX 77002

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CURRENT

The Big Slide Show

Lawndale Art Center

July 30 - 31, 2014

The BIG Show 2014

Lawndale Art Center

July 11 - August 9, 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 of the Center for Contemporary Arts in Santa Fe.

The People's Plate with Otabenga Jones & Associates: Lawndale 2014 mural

Lawndale Art Center

February 28 - January 10, 2015

The 2014 mural at Lawndale Art Center will feature Otabenga Jones & Associates. This project will be the fourth mural at Lawndale Art Center. In addition to the mural at Lawndale there will be a series of adjacent programs, kicking off a year-long commitment to health education. Programs will include cooking classes, a foraging workshop, an urban gardening workshop and a line of mass produced lunchboxes that will be made available to the public.



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 […]

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, […]

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.

Residency Exchange: Lawndale - CentralTrak

In an attempt to create an exchange between the artistic communities of Houston and Dallas, this exhibition presents an exchange between current and past residents […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spike Johnson: Friends in Low Places

A photographic project documenting the lives of a group of U.S. veterans who exist beneath Houston’s downtown in a series of caves, tunnels and alcoves. […]

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 […]

Love Letters in a Tree: Otis Ike & Ivete Lucas

Ike and Lucas use documentary photography and filmmaking to explore encounters with niche segments of society. This recent project consists of a photographically recorded exchange […]

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 […]

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 […]

Melinda Laszczynski and Jessica Ninci: This End Up

Both artists possess an interest in materiality, the object-like qualities in painting and the seemingly banal. Laszczynski creates assemblages that reference painting while Ninci actually […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]