How does craft tell stories differently than other visual arts media? I posed this question to Texas-raised, Los Angeles-based artist and curator Andres Payan Estrada, juror for CraftTexas 2022, the biennial juried exhibition presented by Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC), now in its 11th edition.
Reference to these machines is a common thread across the majority of David-Jeremiah: Early Career Survey, on view at HMAAC through Sept. 10, 2022.
Ten years ago, multidisciplinary artists and life partners Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin set out to trace a little-known bit of queer U.S history, an 1843 pleasure excursion by100 men from St Louis to the Wind River Range of Wyoming, likely the first example of North American gay eco/party tourism.
In Artistic Director Sarah Rothenberg’s mind, a quintessential DACAMERA season must have a balance of beloved masterpieces performed by great musicians from the classical world, and fantastic jazz of varying styles that reflect the ever-widening genre.
Houston Ballet’s Artistic Director Stanton Welch grew up around ballet.
The pandemic forced PrintHouston to sit out 2021. Now that the virus is largely under control, the city’s biennial celebration of the printmaking art isn’t waiting for another odd-numbered year to roll around.
If the 2021-2022 theater season was about getting back on stage for many Texas performing arts companies, Theatre Under The Star’s 2022-2023 season might be best described as a season ready to take that big breath, then sing, dance and celebrate life renewed.
Society for the Performing Arts is now Performing Arts Houston, but Meg Booth, chief executive officer, makes it clear that their mission to bring the world of music, dance, theater as well as cultural speakers to the city is still fundamental to who they are after 50 years.