Lawndale Art Center

Lawndale Art Center

(713) 528-5858

4912 Main Street

Houston, TX 77002


One Stone and the Rain (Una piedra y la lluvia)

Lawndale Art Center

March 17 - April 22, 2017

"One Stone and the Rain takes CORE Critic-in-Residence Laura A. L. Wellen's 2016 essay of the same name as its departure point to consider contemporary artistic practices that pair the natural environment with a politics of contemporary life in Guatemala." The show is curated by Laura A. L. Wellen and features works by Hellen Ascoli, Manuel Chavajay Moralez, Jorge de León, Reyes Josué Morales, and Julio Serrano Echeverría.

Denise Liebl: Hold

Lawndale Art Center

March 17 - April 22, 2017

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 to times of transition and growth."

2017 CORE Exhibition

Lawndale Art Center

March 17 - April 22, 2017

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 Nakayama, Sondra Perry, Felipe Steinberg, and Kenneth Tam, and essays by Taraneh Fazeli, Ruslana Lichtzier, and Laura A.L. Wellen.


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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.

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.


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


“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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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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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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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.

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