ARC Exhibitions

The goal of the ARC Exhibition Series is to present new, underrepresented, and innovative work in a variety of mediums from emerging to mid-career artists or collectives. We prioritize uniqueness of artistic vision over commercial viability and strive to create a supportive environment in which artists may experiment, collaborate, and take creative risks.

 

The goal of the ARC Exhibition Series is to present new, underrepresented, and innovative work in a variety of mediums from emerging to mid-career artists or collectives. Fresh Arts prioritizes uniqueness of artistic vision over commercial viability and strives to create a supportive environment in which artists may experiment, collaborate, and take creative risks while learning skills to help them succeed in their artistic career.

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2013-14 EXHIBITIONS

The 2013-14 ARC Exhibitions were selected from over 100 submissions by an independent panel of experts.  Fresh Arts is deeply grateful for the participation of:  Jennie Ash (Artist, Visual Art Director and Curator at Art League Houston), and Jeff Forster (Artist, Ceramics Department Chair at Glassell School), Cody Ledvina (Artist, co-founder of The Joanna, and contributor to Glasstire), and to Anya Tish (Anya Tish Gallery). 

 

   

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Post Persuasion 

New work from George Reynolds

April 18- May 30, 2014

Opening reception: 

Friday, April 18, 6-9 p.m.

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Always Plus One Day

New works from Melinda Laszczynski

February 28- April 11, 2014

Opening reception:

Friday, February 28, 6-8 p.m.

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Exhibition opening: Always Plus One Day | Melinda Laszczynski

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Seismic Atlas

New works from Katie Mulholland & Darcy Rosenberger

Curated by Sapphire Williams

January 10 - February 21, 2014

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Opening reception:

Friday, January 10, 6-8 p.m.

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Seismic Atlas

 

 

 

The Jew Who Loves Christmas

Abby Koenig

December 6 – January 3, 2013

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Opening reception:

Friday, Decmeber 6-8 p.m., performance @ 7 p.m.

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Abby Koenig brings Christmas dissonance to Fresh Arts through "The Jew Who Loves Christmas" 
Paisaje Roto / Passage Rot
Jorge Galván Flores
October 5 – November 15, 2013
 
Opening reception:
Saturday, October 5, 2013
5 p.m. – 10 p.m. @ Fresh Arts
Complimentary valet parking and beverages until 10 p.m.
 
Artist Talk:
“Squach Ratch: Talks, Texts & Etc. with Friends”
Talk with Jorge Galván Flores and friends
Saturday, October 19, 2013, 1 p.m.@ Fresh Arts
Complimentary beverages provided.  Free parking available.
 
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Jorge Galvan Flores at Fresh Arts, Paisaje Roto / Passage Rot

 

No Matter How Hard I Try I Can’t Look The Same As I Did Yesterday 
A new performative installation from soprano Lisa Harris
August 29 – September 27, 2013
 
Opening reception:
Thursday, August 29, 6:00 p.m.
Fresh Arts, 2101 Winter Street, Studio B11, Houston, TX, 77007
 
Performance 1: Memory
Friday, September 13, 6:00 p.m.
2101 Winter Street, Studio B11, Houston, TX, 77007
 
Performance 2: Being Alive
Friday, September 20, 6:00 p.m.
2101 Winter Street, Studio B11, Houston, TX, 77007
 
Closing party: Friday, September 27, 6:00 p.m.
2101 Winter Street, Studio B11, Houston, TX, 77007
 
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No Matter How Hard I Try I Can’t Look The Same As I Did Yesterday  A new performative installation from soprano, Lisa Harris August 29 – September 27, 2013

 

Submerged: Origins of a Species
A new installation from the art collaborative VILD
July 19- August 23, 2013
 
Opening reception: 
July 19, 2013 from 6-8 p.m.
@ Fresh Arts - FREE
2101 Winter St., Studio B11, 77007
 
Cultured Cocktails: 
August 8, 2013, from 5-7 p.m.
@ Bar Boheme - FREE
307 Fairview St, Houston, TX 77006
 
Second Saturday & closing reception: 
August 10, 2013, from 2-7 p.m.
@ Winter Street Studios and Fresh Arts – FREE
2101 Winter St., Studio B11, 77007
 
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VILD presents Submerged: Origins of a Species, on view from July 19-August 10th, 2013 at Fresh Arts
 
 
Playback
An exhibition of new video works by Britt Ragsdale 
curated by Paul Middendorf
On view June 14 - July 12
 
Opening reception:
June 21, 6-8 p.m. @ Fresh Arts - FREE
2101 Winter St., Studio B11, 77007
 
 
 
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Britt Ragsdale "Playback" opens June 21, 2013 at Fresh Arts, curated by Paul Middendorg

 

 

Vim and Vigor

Brandon Araujo, Chris Fulkerson, and Mauricio Menijvar
Curated by Paul Middendorf
On view May 10 - June 8
 
 
 
 
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vim and vigor Paul Middendorf @ Fresh Arts Brandon Araujo, Mauricio Menijvar, and Chris Fulkerson 2013
 
Cats, Bunnies, and The Surface Value of It All
Lynn Lane & Melanie Loew
March 15-April 26, 2013
Opening Reception: March 15, 6-8 p.m.
Closing Reception: Friday, April 26, 6-8 

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Lynn Lane and Melanie Loew
   

 

 2012 EXHIBITIONS

Curtis Gannon

"and everything in between."


January 13 - March 3, 2012

Opening Reception: Friday, January 13, 6 - 8 p.m.

Closing Reception: Saturday, March 3, 6 - 8 p.m.

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Jaime Leigh Collier

Home Spun


March 19 - April 28, 2012

Opening Reception: Friday, March 23, 6 - 8 p.m.

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With Home Spun, Fresh Arts' ARC Gallery is an official Participating Space of the FotoFest 2012 Biennial.

Stephen Kwok

Walled Garden

May 19 - June 22, 2012

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 19, 7-10 p.m.

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Lisa Chow/Y. E. Torres

Once there was, once there wasn't: Two tales from the minds of Lisa Chow & Y. E. Torres

July 9 - August 18, 2012

Opening Reception for Lisa Chow: Saturday, July 14, 7-10 p.m. More info here

 



Afternoon Tea Party (joint reception) for Lisa Chow & Y. E. Torres: Sunday, July 29, 2-5 p.m. More info here

 



Closing Reception for Y. E. Torres: Saturday, August 18, 7-10 p.m. More info here

Lydia Hance of Frame Dance Productions

The Black Space

August 30 & 31; September 1 & 2, 2012

All four performances begin at 8 p.m.

$10

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Regina Agu

Visible Unseen

September 22 - October 26, 2012

Opening Reception: Saturday, September 22, 6 - 8 p.m.

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Sandy Ewen

November 2 - December 14, 2012

Opening Reception: Friday, November 2, 6 - 8 p.m.

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 2011 EXHIBITIONS

Title of Show: “The Specter of Nature”

Artist Name: Stephanie Anne Clark

Exhibition Dates: January 1st through January 29th, 2011

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Title of Show: “The Candy Shop, “A Sweet and Spicy Experience””

Artist Name: The Montrose Art Society

Exhibition Dates: February 5th through 18th, 2011

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Title of Show: “The Poo-Tail Collection”

Artist Name: J E Theriot

Exhibition Dates: Febuary 26th through March 19Th, 2011

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Title of Show: “Memory Pending”

Artist Name: Joshua Smith

Exhibition Dates: April 16th through May 14th , 2011

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Title of Show: “Waiting: Steps, No Movements”

Artist Name: Kerry Adams

Exhibition Dates: June 3rd through 25th, 2011

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Title of Show: “Meaning of Motion”

Artist Name: Pablo Gimenez Zapiola

Exhibition Dates: July 16th through August 13th

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Title of Show: “iPerform”

Artist Name:  Continuum (Group Show)

Exhibition Dates: August 26th through September 16th, 2011

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Title of Show: “Under Repair: New Works on Paper”

Artist Name: Mark Masterson

Exhibition Dates: October 1st through 28th, 2011

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Title of Show: “Alternate Reality”

Artist Name: Magid Salmi

Exhibition Dates: November 4th through December 2011

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Title of Show: “The Saddest Love Story Never Told: Based on a True Idea”

Artist Name: Sketchy Neighbors

Exhibition Dates: December 10th through 30th, 2011

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Title of Show: “Texas Red Road Project”

Artist Name: Monica Villareal    

Exhibition Dates: October 22nd through November 13th, 2010

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Title of Show: “Thrice Removed”

Artist Name: Lovie Olivia

Exhibition Dates: August 27 through September 18th, 2010

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Title of Show: "Additional Support"

Artist Name: Kelley Devine, Jessica jacobi, Hagit Barkai

Exhibition Dates: May 15, 2010 until June 18, 2010

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* Fresh Arts refers to the organization created from the merging of Spacetaker and Fresh Arts Coalition in 2012.