Events Calendar


  • Mon
    21
    Jan
    2019
    6 - 8 p.m.Art Supply on Main - 2711 Main St 77002 (Map)
    Critiques

    VAA critiques are opportunities for artists to share their work with other artists. These are peer critiques in which everyone is invited to show work and discuss the work of others. You don’t have to bring work in order to show up.

    Work can be in any medium and artists may bring 1 to 10 pieces. Participants will be allowed as much time as possible depending on how many people are showing work.  Artists are encouraged to bring current pieces/projects they wish to discuss with others and get feedback on concept, technique, presentation, etc.

    Drinks and snacks will be provided (feel free to bring and share, too).

    VAA members and non-members are welcome to come. There is no fee.

    Great thanks to Vikki at Art Supply for hosting this event!

     

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  • Wed
    06
    Feb
    2019
    5:00 - 6:00 pmForma110, 1824 Spring Street, Suite 110, Houston, Texas
    Program events

    Join us for an artist's talk immediately before the opening of Felipe Lopez's The Liquidity of a Right.  The Artist's Talk will be at 5:00 pm; the Opening Reception will begin at 6:00 pm.

    Get an early look at this new exhibition, in which Lopez elevates the concepts of light and water in a contemporary sculpture format. His work takes the Edison Bulb form and marries it with a commonplace bath faucet. The is some of Lopez’s strongest work to date, both conceptually and visually. It addresses the necessity of water to daily life while emphasizing the fragility of the earth's clean water supply.

    “We are allowing old tech to affect the future of our health in an age when we know how precious life’s greatest asset is which makes up 60% of our physical state…” says Lopez. “Regardless of people thoughts towards climate change, politics, or manufacturing practices, water is as precious as life itself.”

    Felipe Lopez is a multi-dimensional, self-taught visual artist based in Houston, Texas. Born in New York, Lopez began his career with his mixed media drawings & paintings. He has exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Exposure; Cindy Lisica Gallery; PrintHouston; the Aspen Art Fair; and Scope Miami, among others. He has been a facilitator at Artist INC with Fresh Arts, and is a recipient of a 2019 HAA Individual Artist Grant. 

  • Mon
    18
    Feb
    2019
    6 - 8 p.m.Art Supply on Main - 2711 Main St 77002 (Map)
    Critiques

    VAA critiques are opportunities for artists to share their work with other artists. These are peer critiques in which everyone is invited to show work and discuss the work of others. You don’t have to bring work in order to show up.

    Work can be in any medium and artists may bring 1 to 10 pieces. Participants will be allowed as much time as possible depending on how many people are showing work.  Artists are encouraged to bring current pieces/projects they wish to discuss with others and get feedback on concept, technique, presentation, etc.

    Drinks and snacks will be provided (feel free to bring and share, too).

    VAA members and non-members are welcome to come. There is no fee.

    Great thanks to Vikki at Art Supply for hosting this event!

     

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  • Sat
    02
    Mar
    2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pmThe Printing Museum, 1324 W Clay St, Houston, TX 77019
    Program events

    Join us for a lecture by Clare Elliott on the subject of Forrest Bess, a Gulf Coast abstract artist. The event will take place at The Printing Museum, 1324 West Clay Street, Saturday, March 2 at 11:00 a.m.

    A unique figure in the history of American art, Forrest Bess (1911-1977) lived an isolated existence in a fishing camp on the Gulf Coast. He painted visions that he saw in dream states, creating an abstract vocabulary that was mysterious, even to him, and he develop idiosyncratic theories about his work. “Forrest Bess: Painter-Fisherman” explores Bess’s curious and compelling abstractions and the letters that he wrote explaining how they relate do his theories of symbology and hermaphroditism.

    Clare Elliott is Associate Research Curator at the Menil Collection, Houston. In 2013 she curated “Forrest Bess: Seeing Things Invisible,” the first retrospective exhibition of the artist’s work in more than twenty years. Elliott received her M.A. in the history of art from Williams College in Massachusetts.

    The Printing Museum Hours:
    Friday & Saturday, 10am – 4pm with guided tours at 11am & 2pm
    Tuesday – Thursday, Group Tours by appointment only.

  • Mon
    18
    Mar
    2019
    6 - 8 p.m.Art Supply on Main - 2711 Main St 77002 (Map)
    Critiques

    VAA critiques are opportunities for artists to share their work with other artists. These are peer critiques in which everyone is invited to show work and discuss the work of others. You don’t have to bring work in order to show up.

    Work can be in any medium and artists may bring 1 to 10 pieces. Participants will be allowed as much time as possible depending on how many people are showing work.  Artists are encouraged to bring current pieces/projects they wish to discuss with others and get feedback on concept, technique, presentation, etc.

    Drinks and snacks will be provided (feel free to bring and share, too).

    VAA members and non-members are welcome to come. There is no fee.

    Great thanks to Vikki at Art Supply for hosting this event!

     

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  • Wed
    03
    Apr
    2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pmSilver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards Street, Houston, TX 77007
    Program events

    Join us for a tour of the exhibition at Silver Street Studios in coordination with the Latino Arts Conference.

  • Mon
    22
    Apr
    2019
    6 - 8 p.m.Art Supply on Main - 2711 Main St 77002 (Map)
    Critiques

    VAA critiques are opportunities for artists to share their work with other artists. These are peer critiques in which everyone is invited to show work and discuss the work of others. You don’t have to bring work in order to show up.

    Work can be in any medium and artists may bring 1 to 10 pieces. Participants will be allowed as much time as possible depending on how many people are showing work.  Artists are encouraged to bring current pieces/projects they wish to discuss with others and get feedback on concept, technique, presentation, etc.

    Drinks and snacks will be provided (feel free to bring and share, too).

    VAA members and non-members are welcome to come. There is no fee.

    Great thanks to Vikki at Art Supply for hosting this event!

     

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  • Wed
    01
    May
    2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pmTBA
    Program events

    Join us for a panel discussion on Women and Art featuring working artists including Terrell James.