Hello Project Reborn as Jonathan Hopson Gallery

by Glasstire September 2, 2016


Last fall, the young space-within-a-space called Hello Project in Houston closed when its host space, McMurtrey Gallery, shut its doors. At that point, McMurtrey had been in operation for 35 years; Hello Project, run by Jonathan Hopson and Debra Barrera, for a little more than a year. Hopson and Barrera vowed to find a new spot for their gallery. Hello Project, while homeless, still exhibited at NADA in New York and Miami, and co-organized a pop-up show of Phillip Kremer’s work at Gspot in Houston.

Flash forward: The couple have announced the upcoming opening of Jonathan Hopson Gallery, housed in a craftsman bungalow in Montrose. Hopson is its director, Barrera is its creative director, and the first show, titled Bougainvillea Begonia, opens September 11. It’s a group exhibition featuring some familiar names.

For more info, please go here and here.

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