Culture Wire

Posted on: Jul 18, 2014
Ggallery will present an intriguing cross section of Houston’ movers and shakers. Artists on board: Patrick Bresnan, Casey Arguelles Gregory, Tommy Gregory, David Hardaker, Randall L. Kallinen, Cody Ledvina, Lynet McDonald, Rahul Mitra, Sebastian Montes, Brad Moody, Erika Pochybova, Mark Ponder, Ariane Roesch, Megan Spacek, Jacob Spacek.  This group of high profile players will make sure you get a good mix of cerebral eye candy to get you through to the first cool front. You will find the...
Posted on: Jul 16, 2014
Gus Kopriva and Redbud Gallery are proud to present a selection of paper works by Mexican masters. The exhibition includes a rare pencil drawing study for a mural by Diego Rivera. Jose Orozco is represented by two early lithos from the late 1920’s and 1930’s. Two seldom seen signed silver gelatin and palladium photographs by the great Manual Alvarez Bravo are included. The noted Mexican artist, Francisco Toledo from Oaxaca has two signed original kite constructions and three signed...
Posted on: Jul 14, 2014
The Woodlands Children's Museum starts celebrating the holiday season early: The museum sets up shop at the 12th Annual Fall Home & Garden Show The Woodlands, Saturday and Sunday, August 23 and 24    The holidays always sneak up on us -- but now families can get a head start as early as August. While they get in the spirit of the season, they will also be supporting a good cause.   The Woodlands Children's Museum, a...
Posted on: Jul 10, 2014
Houston Early Music Announces 2014-2015 Concert Season Join Houston Early Music for its expanded 2014-2015 Concert Season featuring six renowned early music ensembles. Dedicated to showcasing music from the Middle Ages through the 18th century, Houston Early Music presents concerts performed with historical instruments and styles true to the period. This season will encompass both masterworks and little-known gems with the goal of inspiring audiences to reimagine the past. “Our...
Posted on: Jul 8, 2014
Art at The Woodlands Children’s Museum: State of the Art Exhibit   The Woodlands Children’s Museum has turned its walls into an art gallery – displaying “State of the Art,” a touring collection of art by children.    The exhibit has traveled the nation as part of the International VSA Festival. VSA, the international organization on arts and disability and the CVS/Caremark “All Kids Can” program join together each year to encourage...
Posted on: Jul 7, 2014
Art League Houston (ALH) is excited to announce that the first group of South African bead artists will arrive in Houston this week to begin working on 360 Degrees Vanishing, an upcoming public art installation by Houston-based artist and designer Selven O’Keef Jarmon scheduled to be unveiled in October 2014. Please join us in welcoming these talented artisans to Houston at the 360 Degree’s Vanishing Kick-off Party on Friday, July 11 from 6 – 8 PM.    The event...
Posted on: Jul 3, 2014
San Antonio Stand-Out: Artist Anne Jensen brings her work to new market   HOUSTON – July 3, 2014 -- Anne Jensen was recently selected as the newest addition to AnArte Gallery and Studio, 7959 Broadway # 404, in San Antonio. Jensen brought five of her paintings to the gallery. Each work explores color and light.  Jensen creates abstract paintings, working primarily in acrylics. She is most inspired by her travels and by nature.  Her contemporary art is regularly shown around...
Posted on: Jun 19, 2014
“Mary does not choose to become the mother of God”. I first encountered this intriguing work of art in 2013 when I was visiting the gallery of Kally Thurman in Hope, Idaho. Kally was a close friend of Lorna and she soon showed me the rest of a series of work by Obermayr completed during the decade following 1993. The suite of linocuts, called “The Bible Studies”, consisted of a low edition of sixteen images executed on various paper...
Posted on: Jun 19, 2014
A lively roundup of diverse drawing practices, culled from Houston’s talent pool, spanning artists 9 to 96, museum exhibited to emerging. Headliners include Susan Plum, Joy Parazette, Harry D. Anspon, Fernando Ramirez, Molly Jodeit, Seth Mittag, Ken Mazzu, Rahul Mitra, Dran Alessi, Anne Reese Hernandez, Celeste Tammariello, Fabio Daroma, Dylan Roberts, Kristen Cliburn, and Loli Fernández-Andrade Kolber, plus the Wheelbarrow...
Posted on: Jun 19, 2014
Wearable, High Fashion Art: Houston Painter Anne-Joëlle Galley Transfers Paintings from Canvas to Line of Silk Scarves   Houston-based painter and print-maker Anne-Joëlle Galley sheds light on what it means to wear art as she transfers her paintings onto silk.   “The scarves I’m making are extremely unique,” Galley said. “I have taken my paintings and turned them into scarves. Each scarf is a piece of art.”   She will debut her first line featuring...