Brown Foundation Gallery
Texas Design Now
On View: August 22 – November 29, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, August 21, 2015 | 6:30-9PM
Texas Design Now features fashion, accessory, furniture, and industrial designs by artists and artisans living and working statewide. The participants hail from Austin, Dallas, Houston, Marfa, San Antonio, and Wimberley, and their creations demonstrate the diversity, vitality, and originality of Texas’s creative communities. These 35 participants were chosen by Guest Organizers Chris Goins and Garrett Hunter, who drew on their extensive experience in fashion and interior design.
Texas Design Now features work by: Mary Lou Artz, Esé Azenabor, Amy Blakemore, Rob Bradford, James Brummett, Xavier Castillo, The Community Cloth, Andy Coolquitt, Johnny Dang Diamond Grillz, Chloe Dao, Kate de Para, Kate de Para with Shane Tolbert, Sameera Faridi, Finell, Alyson Fox, Garza Marfa, Peter Glassford, Manoosh with Marilyn Biles, Judy Masliyah, Dennis Nance with James Hays, Yasmina Johnston, Angel Oloshove, Oudvark, David Peck, Ryan Reitmeyer, Alyce Santoro, s.t.e.f., Warbach, Claire Webb, Michael Wilson, Michael Yates, Michelle Yue, and Peter Zubiate.
Island Time: Galveston Artist Residency – The First Four Years
On View: November 21, 2015 – February 14, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, November 20, 2015 | 6:30-9PM
Island Time: Galveston Artist Residency – The First Four Years features works by former residents and artists who have exhibited at the Galveston Artist Residency (GAR). The exhibition includes work by twenty-two artists and features animation, installation, painting, sculpture, video, and performance, representing the breadth of work that has originated and been shown in Houston’s neighboring island city of Galveston. The exhibition is organized by guest curator Eric Schnell, director and co-founder of GAR.