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Storyline: The Contemporary Quilt

This fall, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) presents Storyline: The Contemporary Quilt, a survey that highlights the spectrum of contemporary quilt-making techniques and traditions. On view September 22, 2017 — January 7, 2018 in the Front Gallery. Opening Reception Friday, September 22. As living artifacts that change over time, historically, quilts have depicted personal…

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For Hire: Contemporary Sign Painting in America

This fall, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) explores the rich history and current renaissance of hand-lettered signs in For Hire: Contemporary Sign Painting in America. The exhibition showcases a range of contemporary sign painters who use traditional methods to create banners, sandwich boards, paper signs, murals, fictional advertisements, and more. Some pieces will be…

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2017 Houston Via Colori® Street Painting Festival

The Center for Hearing and Speech presents the 2017 Houston Via Colori® Street Painting Festival Saturday and Sunday November 18 & 19 in Downtown Houston @ Hermann Square. The 12th annual Houston Via Colori® Street Painting Festival is one of the city’s signature art and music festivals. More than 200 local and international artists converge on the…

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Andrés Paredes: "Eternal Spring" Opening Reception

This body of work furthers Andrés Paredes's fifteen-year long interest in the Paraná rainforest in Misiones and the depiction of its universes. He states, “I choose insects undergoing major transformations, such as butterflies, cicadas and dragonflies, and I place on them the great metaphor of the transformation every human being pursues - the wish to…

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The Sound of Things (Bohyun Yoon and Alyce Santoro)

Opening this summer at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC), The Sound of Things, featuring the work of artists Bohyun Yoon and Alyce Santoro, conceptualizes sound and its laden potential within objects and craft materials. On view August 4, 2017 — October 28, 2017 in the Artist Hall. Opening Reception September 22. The exhibition prompts…

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The Glass Fortress: A Study of Life in Urban Landscapes

Right in front of us Houston artist, Vicky Gooch, was inspired to take on the challenge to find the beauty and interest in our urban environment. There are natural landscapes rich with drama and glory that have been studied and painted by artists over the years and urban dwellers can’t wait to visit them.  As…

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