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Lawndale Newsletter: Last week to see the current exhibitions!
Lawndale Art Center

April, 2012

4912 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 | 713.528.5858

Lawndale Art Center Newsletter
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
In This Issue
Exhibitions on View
Upcoming Events
Volunteer Opportunities
Artist Opportunities
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current and past exhibitions and more on our Flickr page!
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Lawndale Art Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and relies on individual donations and memberships, along with government and foundation grants to support annual exhibitions and programming.

Houston Museum District 

Exhibitions on View

through THIS SATURDAY, April 14, 2012 

Participating in the FotoFest 2012 Biennial






The Photographic Mirror | Curated by Curated by Chuy Benitez
Work by Ben Aqua, Shelley Calton, Alejandro Cartagena, Brittney Connelly, Morgan Ford, Michael Gault, Alex Goss, Joel Hernandez, Allyson Klutenkamper, Qian Ma, Will Michels, Candace Moore, Lupita Murillo Tinnen, Kristy Peet, Chisum Pierce and Tala Vahabzadeh


You, Me & Diane | Emily Peacock


Scroll | Randall McCabe


Upcoming Events     


Lawndale Artist Studio Program Application Workshop

TODAY! - April 10, 2012
5:30-6:30 PM


This workshop will introduce the Lawndale Artist Studio Program to prospective applicants, including a short presentation about the program and application guidelines. The workshop is optional for program applicants. Click here to learn more about the Lawndale Artist Studio Program.  



 Art21 Season 6 Screening 

Episode 1: Change 

Thursday, April 12, 2012
6 PM

In partnership with Art21 as part of its Access'12 initiative, Lawndale Art Center presents a sneak preview in advance of the premiere of the sixth season of Art in the Twenty-First Century, the only prime time national television series focused exclusively on contemporary art, on April 12, 2012 at Lawndale Art Center. This event is free and open to the public.

Read more about this event here. 



DESIGN FAIR 2012     

April 25-29, 2012    



Design Fair 2012 features vintage modern objects of the 20th century as well as examples of cutting-edge contemporary design. A wide selection of carefully curated items will be available for purchase as part of the Design Fair, including furniture, glass, ceramics, lighting, books, metalwork and fashion. Visitors to the Fair will be able to meet the designers and exhibitors for an up-close and personal look at the pace-setting designs of today and the mid-20th century.


The Texas Co-Op, a special section of the Fair, features individual Texas-based designers. 2012 Curator Garrett Hunter invited individual designers to offer specific products. These new and emerging product lines currently are in small-scale production and represent innovations in industrial and object design today.


Curator: Garrett Hunter


Free Lecture

Wednesday, April 25, 6:30 PM

Evan Lobel - Important Design from the 70's and 80's 

Brown AuditoriumThe Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 


Sponsored by Poggenpohl Design Studio. Presented in partnership with The Design Council at The MFAH.


Preview Party & Sale

Friday, April 27, 6 PM-9 PM 

Co-Chairs: Courtnay and Mark Elias, George Lancaster, and Michael Landrum


Pre-purchase regularly priced tickets via PayPal:



Fair Days

Saturday, April 28 & Sunday, April 29

10 AM-5 PM   

$5 Admission 


Volunteer Opportunities

Have time to spare this Spring? Volunteer at Lawndale during Design Fair2012! We are in need of assistance Friday, April 27th through Sunday, April 29th with everything from ticket sales to monitoring the galleries during this exciting event.

Email for more information.
Artist Opportunities

2012-2013 Lawndale Artist Studio Program
Deadline: May 25, 2012 

Lawndale is pleased to announce the seventh year of the Lawndale Artist Studio Program. The program is part of Lawndale's ongoing commitment to support the creation of contemporary art by Gulf Coast area artists. With an emphasis on emerging practices, the program will provides three artists with non-residential studio space on the third floor of the Lawndale Art Center. Application information for the 2012-2013 program is now available via our website or click here to download the application form


Programs at Lawndale are supported in part by The National Endowment for the Arts, The City of Houston through the Houston Museum District Association, The Texas Commission on the Arts, Houston Endowment, The Brown Foundation, Inc., Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The Cavnar Foundation, The Cullen Foundation, The John R. Eckel, Jr. Foundation, The Wortham Foundation, Inc., John M. O'Quinn, Cecily E. Horton, Ann W. Harithas, Jonathan and Barbara Day, Diana M. Hudson and Lee Kaplan, Anita and David Garten, Mary and Roy Cullen, Bruce Eames, Felvis Foundation/David R. Graham, Jenny and Mark Johnson, Jeryn & Walter Mayer, Andrew C. Schirrmeister III, Scott Sparvero, Gabriela Trzebinski, Continental Airlines, Art Colony Association, Kinzelman Art Consulting, Party With Cris, Poggenpohl Design Studio and other contributors, memberships, benefit events and many volunteers.


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