Art

Form and Fiction: The Hidden Agenda

Form and Fiction: The Hidden Agenda

Liz Hickok, “Experiment in Plexi Cube” and “Experiment with Model Tree.”   …

Visual Vernacular: Adela Andea

Visual Vernacular: Adela Andea

Adela Andea, “A.57,” 2016 (detail)   Twists in technology, variance in visual…

2016 Art in Review: Electric Boogaloo

2016 Art in Review: Electric Boogaloo

Last year was indeed an arduous one, but it provided some powerful programming and projects to help us realign our focus. From large institutions to small project spaces, all the stops were certainly being pulled. Perhaps it was the unfolding of the political climate or racing towards uncertainty that sparked an abundant variety of conversations within the arts;…

Material Expressions: The Hidden Agenda

Material Expressions: The Hidden Agenda

Laura Splan, “Embodied Objects,” 2016.   This week in Houston brings in…

Visual Vernacular: Rebecca Braziel

Visual Vernacular: Rebecca Braziel

Rebecca Braziel.   Born in Savannah, Georgia, adopted Houstonian Rebecca Braziel stands…

New World: An Interview with Bret Shirley

New World: An Interview with Bret Shirley

Bret Shirley, “Citizens” (detail)   Houston-based artist Bret Shirley has garnered a…

The Art of Day for Night

The Art of Day for Night

While last year’s Day For Night dazzled my mind while it released an almost euphoric experience that I’ve not since duplicated, hopefully these explanations of what’s in-store will help paint a picture of what the festival has to offer this year…

Visual Vernacular: Stephanie Schumann Mitchell

Visual Vernacular: Stephanie Schumann Mitchell

Standing tall amongst the major museums in our district, Lawndale Art Center represents a variety of art including visual, musical, and performance based works. Stephanie Schumann Mitchell, Executive Director of Lawndale Art Center, has gracefully and heroically taken over the reigns at the institution, following and improving programing, while also cultivating new opportunities for the Houston arts scene as well.…

Visual Vernacular: Joel Ray

Visual Vernacular: Joel Ray

Acting on the suggestion of a stranger in the middle of a busy supermarket line, Joel Ray took his busy receipt drawing handiwork and turned his skill to a canvas. Rapidly gaining confidence and a unique skill, Ray took a leap of faith becoming a full time artist. …

A New Phase: The Return of Civic TV

A New Phase: The Return of Civic TV

After a successful year-long stint at their former location in East Downtown…

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