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Exhibitions Open in Houston
Lawndale Art Center

March, 2016

Opening Friday
On View March 11 - April 16, 2016
In conjunction with the FotoFest 2016 Biennial
Opening Reception 
Friday, March 11, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Artist talks at 6 PM

David Politzer
From the Rim, 2014
Single channel color video with sound.
Curated by Britt Thomas
Work by Jeremiah Ariaz, Sandy Carson & David Politzer
John M. O'Quinn Gallery

Unbraiding Grasses, 2015
Cyanotype on Moulin de Roy
Caroline Roberts
Cecily E. Horton Gallery

Higher Ground, 2015
HD video
Grace R. Cavnar Gallery

Cerrito's Night Club, 2015
Digital color photograph
Jeanette Joy Harris
Project Space

Justin W, 2014 
Archival inkjet print
12" x 18" each
Armed And...
Rick Custer
The Lens Capsule
(One Night Only)

Upcoming Events
Discussions - East Downtown and Discotecas
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
6 PM
Coinciding with Jeanette Joy Harris' exhibition Vanishing Discotecas, Lawndale will host a discussion about gentrification in East Downtown Houston. Focusing on how to best provide economic opportunities while maintaining the fabric of this historic neighborhood, panel topics will include: METRO rail expansion, shifts in demographics and economic development. Participants include: Diane Barber, Managing Director of East End Foundation; Diane Schenke, President, Greater East End Management District; Linda Trevino, Senior Stakeholder Affairs Representative, METRO; and David Guerrero, Owner, Andes Cafe. The panel will be moderator by Teresa Schneider, Shareholder, Winstead PC.
Cyanotype Workshop with Caroline Roberts
Saturday, April 2, 2016
12- 2 PM
$20 per person
Caroline Roberts will lead a workshop on making cyanotypes or "sun prints" in conjunction with her exhibition All things are reflections of other things on view in the Cecily E. Horton Gallery. Participants will learn the basics of creating photograms with this cameraless photography technique. All ages are welcome, adult supervision requested for children under the age of 11.
Call for Entries!
Lawndale T-Shirt Design Contest
Lawndale invites artists to submit a T-shirt design inspired by...Lawndale! Be it the building, our name, past exhibitions, our history or your history with us, we want to see what you'd have us print on our Lawndale T-Shirt. 
Artists are asked to submit up to three (3) digital entries via The winning design will be printed in one color (white) onto a black shirt. The selected artist will receive $200 and 3 shirts.
For inspiration, visit our websiteFlickr page, or Instagram.

For Entry Rules, Design Guidelines, and to submit your entry, visit

Entries must be uploaded to by 12 AM midnight on March 13, 2016
The selected artist and design will be announced by March 18, 2016
Questions? Contact Emily Link, Community Relations Coordinator, at
Artist Opportunities
Lawndale Art Center Call for Exhibition Proposals  
DEADLINE: March 31, 2016
Lawndale is currently accepting proposals from artists and curators to be reviewed by Lawndale's Programming Committee for exhibitions to be considered for the August 2016 to May 2017 exhibition calendar.
Click here for complete information on Lawndale's proposal review process.
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Programs at Lawndale Art Center are supported in part by National Endowment for the Arts, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, City of Houston through the Houston Museum District Association, Texas Commission on the Arts, Houston Endowment, The Brown Foundation, Inc., The John R. Eckel, Jr. Foundation, John P. McGovern Foundation, Joan Hohlt and Roger Wich Foundation, Felvis Foundation/David R. Graham, Mid-America Arts Alliance, John M. O'Quinn, Gracie and Bob Cavnar, Cecily E. Horton, Ann W. Harithas, Diana M. Hudson and Lee Kaplan, Jenny and Mark Johnson, Paula Murphy, Nicole and Joey Romano, Don Sanders and Laura Moore, Scott R. Sparvero, Mary Martha and Joel Staff, Nancy and Sidney Williams, Nina and Michael Zilkha, Abel Design Group, Architectural Floors, Sterling McCall Lexus, TeleFlex, United Airlines and other contributors, memberships, benefit events and many volunteers.


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