Or for those of you who still have shopping to do, and don’t have time to watch another video:
0. The Cat Show
Mighty Fine Arts, Dallas
December 13 – January 11, 2015
Opening: December 13, 6–9 pm
A show dedicated to one of our favorite furry animals, featuring art by Andy Don Emmons, Bruce Lee Webb, Rosemary Meza-DesPlas, Clay Stinnett, Jason Cohen, Chaitra Linehan, Matt Bagley, Sharon Neel-Bagley, Teresa Megahan, Sara Cardona, Ray-Mel Cornelius, Steve Cruz, Teresa Gomez-Martorell, Bruce Schiefelbein, Brian Jones and Brian Scott. Proceeds from show to benefit the Tyler St. feral cat colony. On opening night, Wordspace presents their end of year Artspeak event with a holiday throwdown by Randall Garrett, Inferno Texino and surprise guests at around 9pm!
1. Phil Kline’s Unsilent Night
Buffalo Bayou, Houston
December 11, 6–9 pm. Reception at 6 pm, Promenade at 7pm.
The Houston iteration of Kline’s syndicated 43-minute outdoor musical experiment for crowd and electronics. Participants promendade along the bayou near on Houston’s Sabine St. Bridge emitting an “ethereal, electronic soundscape” from thier devices and receive cookies, hot chocolate, and a sense of community in exchange. Location, parking, and RSVP info here.
2. La línea continua
Blanton Museum of Art, Austin
September 20 – February 15, 2015
The Blanton unveils 70 works from the Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American art, which was given to the university earlier this year.
3. Joe Goode
Texas Gallery, Houston
December 4- January 10, 2014
Cloudy abstractions from the Los Angeles artist are like weather trapped on fragmented fiberglass panels, and some drip ‘n’ milk bottle paintings, too.
4. Chisum Justus: Choice Cuts
The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center For The Arts- LHUCA, Lubbock
December 5 – January 31, 2015
Opening: January 2, 2015 | 6–9 pm
Poured dipped and dripped, Justus’ meaty paintings take advantage of the physicality of the medium with candy colors and sensuous forms.
5. Brian Keith Jones: Crappity Elves
Ro2 Art downtown, in the bathroom
New portraits of disgruntled workers from Santa’s sweatshops, alongside elves of years’ past. Long traded amongst artists and collectors, the series makes it’s public debut this year as limited edition “Crappity Christmas Cards.”