UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

 

Art League Houston is excited to announce that the 2014-2015 season will include exhibitions and art projects by the following artists: Caroline Chandler, Takehito Etani, {exurb}, Jo-Ann Fleischhauer, Havel + Ruck Projects, Robert Hodge, Autumn Knight, Rosine Kouamen, Peter Lucas, Lavar Munroe, Rajni Perera, Phillip Pyle II, Preetika Rajgariah and Jason Villegas.


SEPTEMBER 2014

Three Houses 
Havel Ruck Projects

2014 Texas Artists of the Year 

On View: September 19 - November 1, 2014
Opening Reception: September 19, 6 - 9 PM

Art League Houston (ALH) is excited to announce the 2014 Texas Artists of the Year exhibition, Three Houses by Havel Ruck Projects. The exhibition features a large scale sculpture in the center of the gallery, made from over sixty large architectural fragments collected from three condemned houses in the Third Ward and Midtown area. 

Visitors are invited to step inside the sculpture's center, and become engulfed by the re-purposed materials, embedded with decades of inherent characteristics and values typically thrown aside by time, culture, and "progress".  An exhibition catalog, featuring an essay by Jim Edwards, will be available at the opening reception.

Havel Ruck Projects (artists Dan Havel and Dean Ruck) is an artist collaborative that works in public and quasi-public environments to re-purpose architectural structures and remnants of no perceived market value into works of art. By deconstructing and reconstructing the physical construction of unremarkable spaces and places, their interventions bring attention and recognition to under-appreciated and ordinary buildings and their histories. 

Help raise $$ on Indiegogo to make this extraordinary installation a reality!! 

Take a moment to check it out on Indiegogo and also share it with your friends. All the tools are there. Get perks, make a contribution, or simply follow updates. If enough of us get behind it, we can make 'Three Houses by Havel Ruck Projects' happen!

One of a Kind
Artwork from the Collection of Stephanie Smither

2014 Texas Patron of the Year 

On View: September 19 - November 1, 2014
Opening Reception: September 19, 6 - 9 PM

Art League Houston (ALH) is excited to announce the 2014 Texas Patron of the Year exhibition, One of a Kind: Artwork from the Collection of Stephanie Smither. The exhibition features a diverse selection of paintings, drawing, ceramic works, sculpture, and mixed media works on wood, paper, and other material’s from over thirty local, national and international, emerging and established, folk, self-taught, and visionary artists.

Regardless of circumstances, outsider artists have in common a ferocious will to define the world in their own terms, to transcend the boundaries of their lives through their own unbounded vision. And they are able to make us believe that the most profound spiritual adventures, the most ambitious journeys of the imagination, can begin in the humblest and most obscure places.  
Michael Ennis, Texas Monthly, 2007 

ARTISTS: A.C.M, Jesse Aaron, Hector Alonzo Benavides, Carl Block, François Burland, David Butler, Henry Ray Clark (a.k.a. "The Magnificent Pretty Boy"), J.J. Cromer, Thornton Dial, Sam Doyle, Howard K. Finster, Roy Ferdinand, Ezekiel Gibbs, Alan Wayne Bradley (a.k.a “Haint”), Bessie Harvey, Bill Haveron, Ben Hotchkiss, Billy Ray Hussey, Gregory Warmack (a.k.a “Mr. Imagination”), James Harold Jennings, Frank Jones, Frederick Harry Kahler, Solange Knopf, Joel Lorand, Isao M'onma, Ike Morgan, Sister Gertrude Morgan, Winfred Rembert, Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Rev. Johnnie Swearingen, Bill Traylor, Mose Tolliver, Patrick Turk, Timothy Wehrle, Bobby Lee Williford, Grace and Clarence Woolsey, Malcah Zeldis, Domenico Zindato and Carlo Zinelli.