Friendly Fire: The Hidden Agenda
This week brings in opening receptions at the Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Redbud Gallery and The Jung Center, as well as discussions at Blaffer Art Museum, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston and more.
Tuesday, November 1
Emerging Arts Leaders: Houston Kick-off Hootenanny Meetup Shindig at D&T Drive Inn
Stop by D&T Drive Inn (1307 Enid) for the launch of Emerging Arts Leaders: Houston (EALHOU) from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. The group serves as a network of early and mid-career arts and cultural professionals from around the Houston area. RSVP here to reserve your spot to attend.
Wednesday, November 2
Discussion — Adela Andea: Technology as Medium in Sculpture at Rudolph Blume Fine Art / ArtScan Gallery
From 7 to 8 pm, Rudolph Blume Fine Art / ArtScan Gallery (1836 Richmond) is hosting a micro-lecture by Adela Andea as part of the programming for the gallery’s exhibition Outta Space and Sculpture Month Houston. Houston-based sculptor Andeawill share her work in a short talk followed by a Q & A. Andea presents a conversation about the medium of light in art, how to find an artistic identity in the age of fast technological advances, and creating your own visual vocabulary.
Discussion — Analia Saban with Javier Sánchez Martínez at Blaffer Art Museum
From 7 to 8:15 pm, Blaffer Art Museum (4173 Elgin) is hosting a discussion with Argentinian artist Analia Saban and Blaffer curatorial fellow Javier Sánchez Martínez. The two will discuss her works at the Blaffer in the context of her practice. Saban’s exhibition is on view through March 18, 2017.
Friday, November 4
Discussion — Art at Noon with Alison de Lima Greene at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
From noon to 1 pm, join the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (5216 Montrose) for a discussion and museum walkthrough with Alison de Lima Greene, the Isabel Brown Wilson Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, about the work of artist Susie Rosmarin, whose work is currently on view at the CAMH as part of Right Here, Right Now: Houston, Volume 2. The talk will be followed with a light lunch.
Saturday, November 5
Opening Reception — Lindsay Peyton: Unconscious Conscious at The Jung Center
From 5 to 7 pm, The Jung Center (5200 Montrose) is hosting the opening reception for Lindsay Peyton’s solo exhibition Unconscious Conscious. Peyton’s oil paintings of interiors explore emotion, mood and energy by experimenting with color, perspective and texture. The exhibition will be on view through November 28.
Opening Reception — Georgia/Texas Line at Gspot Contemporary Art Space
From 6 to 9 pm, Gspot Contemporary Art Space (310 E 9th) is hosting the opening reception for Georgia/Texas Line, a group exhibition featuring works by artists living and working in Georgia. Artists include Laura Adams, Namwon Choi, Patrick McKinnon, Juliana Peloso, Ruben Salinas, Shelley Smith, Troy Wandzel and B. Moody. The exhibition will be on view through November 30.
Opening Reception — Sarah Fox: The Genetic Viability of Finn and Joni at Redbud Gallery
From 6 to 9 pm, Redbud Gallery (303 E 11th) is hosting the opening reception for The Genetic Viability of Finn and Joni, a solo exhibition by San Antonio based artist Sarah Fox. The work featured in the exhibition centers on the question of a woman’s desire to have a child and the reality of the challenge and choice to become a mother. The exhibition will be on view through November 27.
Opening Reception — Friendly Fire: Houston Sculpture at Station Museum of Contemporary Art
From 7 to 10 pm, the Station Museum of Contemporary Art (1502 Alabama) is hosting the opening reception for the group exhibition Friendly Fire: Houston Sculpture. The exhibition is associated with Sculpture Month Houston and includes sculptural works by eight local artists. “Through creativity, imagination, idealism, morality, and spirituality drawn from the zeitgeist of here and now, Friendly Fire consists of spatial constructs and interior interventions by artists drawn from the community.” The exhibition will be on view through February 5, 2017.