MAY 2022 NEWSLETTER
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Emily Rensink at O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
Emily Rensink was accepted into the O’Hanlon Center for the Arts (Mill Valley, CA) online exhibition “It’s OK to Laugh”. The show runs from April 15 - May 31, 2022. The show was juried by M. Louise Stanley. There will be an artist round table on Tuesday, April 19 at 4pm (PT). https://www.ohanloncenter.org/2022/04/ok-to-laugh/
A. M. Schaer at Visual Art Alliance
Alison de Lima Greene selected "Bear I" by A. M. Schaer for inclusion in the Visual Art Alliance's 38th Juried Open Exhibition at Sabine Street Studios 1907 Sabine Street, Houston, TX 77007. Exhibition runs from May 18-June 7th. Reception is May 18 from 6 pm - 9 pm. Artist Talks are on Saturday June 11 from 2 pm - 4 pm
A. M. Schaer has only recently returned to 3-d work after a hiatus of more than 35 years. You can see more of her sculpture as well her acrylic paintings and digital work at https://www.artgeekgal.com. or at https://www.instagram.com/schaerarts/
Cynthia Wisener at Kinder Morgan
Cynthia Wisener has a piece in "Suburban Images", presented by the Glassell Studio School in the Kinder Morgan Building Lobby located at 1001 Louisiana St Houston. Show is open through May.
Nicolle LaMere & Emily Rensink at San Angelo Museum
Emily Rensink at Del Mar
Emily Rensink has been invited to exhibit in the “56th Annual National Drawing & Small Sculptures Show” at Del Mar College, 101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christie, TX 78404. The exhibition runs February 18 - May 6, 2022 with an opening reception tentatively scheduled for February 18, 2022 from 6-8pm. (https://www.delmar.edu/offices/art/show.html)
Jeff Forster at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Jeff Forster announces his participation in the exhibition “Nothing Goes to Waste” at The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, January 29th-May 7th. Nothing Goes to Waste showcases a survey of artists who find exciting ways to reuse and repurpose materials, scraps, and castoffs through ingenuity. Highlighting works created from discarded materials like ceramic shards, cut paper, and marble remnants, the exhibition explores how salvaged material can inspire creativity and provoke curiosity about the impact various industrial and artistic processes have on the ecology of the planet. HCCC opening reception Friday, January 28 from 5:30 until 8:00 pm.
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Empty Bowls Houston is returning! The event, number 16 (!), will be held Saturday, May 14, at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 10 am - 3 pm. You may donate small quantities of bowls -- we still have bowls donated for the cancelled 2020 and 2021 events -- at the Craft Center or Ceramic Store beginning (but not before, please) beginning April 1. Archway Gallery will again host its Empty Bowls Invitational Exhibition during the month of May, with the opening reception on Saturday, May 7, 5 - 8 pm
The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art in partnership with the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft is thrilled to present the first annual Craft & Folk Art Expo on September 22-25, 2022 at the Orange Show World Headquarters in Houston, TX. We are opening this expo to artists, crafters, dealers, and retail stores throughout the United States and beyond to showcase their original works. To find out more and/or apply to enter
Jeff Forster at Center for Centering
Join Jeff Forster as he demonstrates how he uses cast-off materials as press molds to create objects with an implied sense of decay. Additionally, Jeff will share how he builds hollow forms to create an illusion of mass. Unconventional Glaze application will also be shared as it reinforces the aesthetic of the archaic.
Jeff Forster is the Head of the Ceramics Department at the Glassell School of Art at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. His work is currently on view in the exhibition "Nothing Goes to Waste" at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.
Date/time: Saturday, June 11 from 11 am to 3 pm. Price: $75 Location: Center for Centering, 5005 Lyons Avenue, Houston, TX 77020
Space is limited, so sign up today. Register Here
The Fire Gallery
The Fire Gallery announces its summer clearance sale. Make offer - Best price deal. Clearing out the displays. May 6th and 7th at the Fire Gallery. Special summer special on classes and memberships. We still have room for you. Filling up fast. Call or go online for more information: 816-489-2478. Fire Gallery. LeRoy Grubbs