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Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) is famous for its dedication and leadership in furthering public education of the process and history of local craft. This season, the nonprofit is proud to announce several exhibitions beautifully curated by local craftsmen and events that will ignite your imagination and further your appreciation for local craft.

Eunsil Leem, “Ephemeral Justice”(detail), 2018.

In Residence: 12th Edition, is an exhibition featuring work in clay, metal, wood, fiber, and mixed media by resident artists including Antonius-Tín Bui, Zoe Gross, Heather L. Johnson and many more. The display is sure to give you a new appreciation for handcrafted art in all types of media. Another exhibit, Drawn to the Work: Illustration and Craft in Conversation, will captivate viewers as they experience the power of art realized through hand-made illustration. This exhibit is available for viewing January 25th – March 29th.

Escaping Earth: The Kinetic Work of Casey Curran, an exciting exhibit featuring kinetic sculptures, asteroid paintings, and installations. The pieces echo the haunting beauty and impact of human innovation and will be on display from January 25th – March 29th.

Abi Ogle, “Petannynani,” Grapefruit membrane with wood oats, 2019

The HCCC’s Winter Craft Social invites guests to explore this exhibit after hours with complementary beverages and make-your-own space-inspired tea towel stations with bleach and other dyes on January 30th from 5:30 – 8pm. 

All of their events encourage visitors to become more engaged in the thriving local art scene in Houston. The Winter Exhibitions Reception (Friday, January 24th from 5:30 – 8pm) will celebrate the three new winter exhibitions and will invite you to explore the current resident artist’s open studios.  On Saturday, January 25th (3- 4pm) the public is invited to attend Artist Talk with Casey Curran as he gives a beautifully executed overview of his work, influences, and artistic practice that is sure to inspire the amateur artist in all of us. 

Visit Houston Center for Contemporary Craft Wednesday to Saturday 10am – 5pm and Sunday 12 – 5pm.


Feature Image is part of Escaping Earth: The Kinetic Work of Casey Curran

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