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

Lawndale Live

“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,...

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ART21 Season 8 Screening

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...

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Joe Wooten: Mystic Dumb-Dumb

An exhibition of new collages by artist Joe Wooten. In his works, Wooten uses dyed and cut paper to create cartoonish figures that confront the viewer.

Traded

An exhibition curated by James Scheuren. For the show, Scheuren reached out to artists he knows and asked them to “propose one artist with whom they have...

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The Big Show

Lawndale’s annual open-call juried show. This year’s jurors were Tina Kukielski, Executive Director of ART21 in New York, and Apsara DiQuinzio, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art...

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Alex Goss: May-Can-Will

An exhibition by Alex Goss. The show aims to transform the gallery into a space referencing public restrooms, challenging the viewers to navigate unfamiliar surroundings.

Surface Dwellers

An exhibition of works by Samantha Persons & Christopher Wallace. The two artists use hand-drawn images and patterns to create drawings that explore notions of narrative, pattern and...

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how2magpie

An exhibition featuring works by Lawndale Artist Studio Program participants Bradly Brown, Cobra McVey and Anthony Sonnenberg.

Speakeasy

“A new program initiative that re-envisions Lawndale’s “Speakeasy” series that took place from 1993-2002. This series will cast a reflexive eye on Lawndale’s historical relationship...

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Hillerbrand+Magsamen: Gift Shop

An exhibition of consumer items and memorabilia from Hillerbrand+Magsamen’s Higher Ground project. Higher Ground is a video commissioned by the Houston Airport Systems in which a suburban family builds...

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Standpoints

An exhibition of works that explore various sub-cultures and events. The show is curated by Britt Thomas and features photographs of Wild West reenactments by Jeremiah Ariaz,...

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Russell Etchen: About ___ Rocks

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...

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BioCity

A “performance-art-sculpture” installed on Lawndale’s lawn. “The project will involve the creation of numerous small-scale structures each one timed, designed and tuned to attract, interface,...

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Georgia Carter: Grisaille

An exhibition of drawings and inkjet prints by Georgia Carter. For the works, Carter digitally alters photos of grisaille, french decorative wallpaper, and then re-draws the pixelated...

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Jorge Galván Flores: Alkanzíyya

A tableau by artist Jorge Galván Flores. The piece “thinks about the connections between citizenship and sexuality, specifically how personal desire might be linked to self-preservation...

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Satellite

An exhibition of works by Almendra Castillo, Cinthia Gomez & Yma Luis. The show is process-based: the artists attempted “to recreate a single body of work...

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Randy Bolton: Flicker + Fade

An exhibition of sculptural print installations by artist Randy Bolton. By distressing and reassembling objects, Bolton attempts to create a story using unrelated images.

Jason Urban: A Library for Soft Rains

An exhibition of work inspired by a chapter from Raymond Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles. “The various pieces in the exhibit process the Bradbury story through a range...

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Candace Hicks: Read Me

An exhibition that asks the viewer to solve clues and find the solution to the puzzle within the show. The works consist of optical illusions...

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Emily Fleisher: Bread, Bath and Beyond

“Emily Fleisher’s work highlights potential moments of spirituality and meditation within the home – specifically focusing on the bathroom and kitchen.  Imagery is appropriated from...

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Jonathan Leach: Ghost Grid

Houston artist Jonathan Leach has transformed Lawndale Art Center‘s large, north-facing wall with his brand of bright colors and geometric lines and angles.

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