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From Terra to Verde: The Art of Sharon Kopriva

The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center For The Arts- LHUCA

October 3 - November 29, 2014

Part of the quirky Houston/Idaho gang of folks like Ed and Nancy Kienholz and Walter Hopps, Sharon Kopriva brings her beautiful creepiness to Lubbock in the form of sculptures, assemblages, paintings and drawings. Jim Edwards once said of her work: “Death and a sense of spiritual transformation abound in Kopriva’s art. Her haunting assemblages replicate a sense of human pathos and inevitability.”

Ulterior Motifs no. 13: The 15th Year Anniversary

The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center For The Arts- LHUCA

October 3 - November 29, 2014

A whirlwind extravaganza of paintings, drawings, and shit-kicking shenanigans. The newest reincarnation of UM  lines up a statwide roster of artists, with works ranging from the ridiculous to the sublime, all capturing the heart and soul of of Contemporary Texas Life. Participating artists include:  The Art Guys, Franklin Ackerley, Bale Creek Allen, Kelly Allison, Michael Ray Charles,James Drake, Ana Fernandez, Bill Fitzgibbons, B.C. Gilbert, Wayne Gilbert, Felice House, Luis Jimenez, Daniel Johnston, Sharon Kopriva, Leigh Merrill, Rahul Mitra, Mark Ponder, Peter Saul, Hills Snyder, Gary Sweeney, Jesse “Guitar” Taylor, Bryan Wheeler, and Jeff F. Wheeler


Jiawei Gong: The Memory Series – Warehouse

Jiawei is an Associate Professor at Texas Tech University School of Art, College of Visual and Performing Arts. This series of site-specific video installations exams […]

Ashton Thornhill: Shadow and Silhouette

Longtime Lubbock photographer Ashton Thornhill is an associate professor emeritus from Texas Tech, where he taught photography for 26 years.

B.C. Gilbert: High Plains Jamboree

New works by B.C. Gilbert, self-described “artist & drifter.” Gilbert once commented to us that he had to move from Lubbock to a small town […]

Victoria Shields: 253 yards out to sea

“Victoria says, ‘The bed can represent an object of comfort and solace as well as a ritual marker for the passing of each night.'”

Scotty Hensler: Making Up People

Speculative portraits of subjects whose depiction may be informed by image culture and/or the artist’s conception of their being. Gallery hours are by appointment through […]

Jonathan Whitfill: Edition

Circular formal experimentation through the use of found objects, particularly previously discarded books and encyclopedias.

Andrew J. Merritt: Cry Fire

New Mexico artist Andrew J. Merritt’s big new pieces using wood, oil, metals, asphalt, and spray paint are based upon the recent wildfires that ravaged […]

Patricia Nix

The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts presents an exhibition of work by Patricia Nix. Her body of work spans more than 40 years […]

Julia Ousley: Illuminated Soles

Julia Ousley unleashes a series of twenty-seven legs cast from the bodies of twenty-seven of her artist friends in Illuminated Soles at the Louise Hopkins […]

Bird is the Word

chiCrits, a local women’s artists collaborative, presents the exhibition, Bird is the Word, at the Louise H. Underwood Center for the Arts. The collaborative has […]

Cirkit of Mythos: Exiles and Infidels

The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts features the group exhibition Exiles and Infidels by Cirkit of Mythos, coordinated by Ryder Richards in the […]

Jonathan Whitfill: Oh

"Coming from a background of teachers, preachers, and farmers, [Whitfill] has been influenced by both backyard orators and shade-tree mechanics. A West Texas native from […]

Franklin Ackerley: New Work and Selections

Franklin Ackerley is a fictional artist who Jeff Wheeler and James A. Porter attribute their collaborative work to. Wheeler curated the show, which includes not […]


"The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts presents Transformations, a solo exhibition of works by Sue Anne Rische. The show will feature new pieces […]


A group show curated by Kara Donatelli, an installation artist from Lubbock.