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October 2018

November 2018

Location: Houston Center for Photography

Book Signing: Mike Marvins – The Texas Hill Country

November 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Please join us on Friday, November 9th at 6pm as we welcome photographer and prolific patron of photography in Texas, Mike Marvins as we celebrate the launch of his newest photo book The Texas Hill Country; A Photographic Adventure. All proceeds of this book benefit The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation. From the author: After reviewing The Texas Hill Country; A Photographic Adventure, Bill Wright author of The Texas Outback, wrote, “There were beautiful photographs that would woo the most…

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December 2018

Location: Houston Center for Photography

Lecture and Book Signing: Matthew Genitempo’s Jasper

December 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Thursday, December 6th 6:30pm - 7:30pm Houston Center for Photography is pleased to present a lecture and book signing with Marfa-based photographer, Matthew Genitempo, discussing his recent body of work, Jasper. A recent finalist for The Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Award's First PhotoBook Prize, Jasper presents the otherworldly environment of a semi-fictional place located deep in the woods of the Ozarks. The imagery fluctuates between detailed depictions of the men inhabiting Jasper in total solitude and the hazy, romanticized landscape…

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Rebecca French Performance: Dancing a Tetrapod

December 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Houston Center for Photography is pleased to present Dancing a Tetrapod, created by award-winning queer dance choreographer, Rebecca French. In response to Fumi Ishino's exhibition, Rowing a Tetrapod, dancers will combine elements of traditional Japanese Butoh dance with American dance aesthetics in order to echo Ishino's staccato shifts and disorienting imagery about moving between cultures. The dancers aim to simultaneously disperse and unite the audience in unfamiliarity, physically guiding viewers with their movements within the gallery space. The distinct style…

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Rebecca French Choreography Performance: Dancing a Tetrapod

December 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Houston Center for Photography is pleased to present Dancing a Tetrapod, created by award-winning queer dance choreographer, Rebecca French. In response to Fumi Ishino's exhibition, Rowing a Tetrapod, dancers will combine elements of traditional Japanese Butoh dance with American dance aesthetics in order to echo Ishino's staccato shifts and disorienting imagery about moving between cultures. The dancers aim to simultaneously disperse and unite the audience in unfamiliarity, physically guiding viewers with their movements within the gallery space. The distinct style…

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January 2019

Location: Houston Center for Photography

2019 Print Auction Opening Reception

January 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Daniel Gordon, Still Life with Bowl of Lemons, 2018, Archival Pigment Print, 39.75 x 49.75 inches, Lot 32 The 2019 Print Auction is Chaired by Karen Chiao, Bryn Larsen and Libbie Masterson Each year, HCP holds an annual print auction where artists, galleries and collectors from all over the world contribute high-caliber photographic art which is auctioned for the benefit of HCP’s operating fund. With work included from over 60 artists from around the globe, the selection hosts a catalog…

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Picture This! Opening Reception

January 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Samuel (Culture of Health-Advancing Together), Untitled, Inkjet print, 2018 Houston Center for Photography’s Access and Community Education (A.C.E.) programs build community and support the organization’s mission of educating and inspiring the public with the art and practice of photography through partnerships with various schools, community centers, and medical centers. These programs, including Picture This!, stem from an understanding of the camera as a tool for empowerment and expression and meeting individuals where they are, validating their unique lived experiences. Under the guidance…

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February 2019

Auction Exhibition Walkthrough

February 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Daniel Gordon, Still Life with Bowl of Lemons, 2018, Archival Pigment Print, 39.75 x 49.75 inches, Lot 32 Please join us for a tour of HCP's 2019 Print Auction Exhibition, led by Curator Emerita at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Anne Wilkes Tucker and Clint Willour, former curator of the Galveston Arts Center. This tour is free and open to the public.

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March 2019

March Critique Group

March 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Members: Join us at our March Critique Group, an insightful way to gain a sense of direction in your photographic work. David Politzer, Artist, and Interim Director, School of Art, University of Houston will lead this group session to review your portfolio and provide feedback. This introductory critique group is ideal for photographers looking for insight on their work for the first time, or to discuss your ongoing works at any level. We can accommodate up to six showings for…

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Nuit Blanche Houston Press Conference & Kick-Off Event

March 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nuit Blanche, a free contemporary art festival is coming to Downtown Houston on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Find out more about this unique celebration of arts during our media event this Tuesday, March 26 from 11:00AM to 12:30PM at Houston Center for Photography 1441 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77006.   An installation of large-scale portraits from artist JR’s Inside Out Project will be going up on the west-facing exterior wall of HCP during the event.  Please RSVP Catering will…

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April 2019

A Festive Dinner Experience

April 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Marcos Lopez, Il Piccolo Vapore, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2007 In support of the exhibition, Photography at its Limits (on view March 15  - April 28, 2019), join Libbie and Mariquita Masterson in Houston Center for Photography's galleries for a not-soon-to-be-forgotten dinner experience, created by two of Houston’s most fanciful fiesta-throwers. Sip cocktails inside an Oscar Muñoz projection and dine with a lively group of friends while supporting the exhibition, Photography at its Limits: Marcos Lopez, Joiri Minaya, and Oscar Muñoz, curated by Natalia…

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April Critique Group

April 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Members: Join us at our April Critique Group, an insightful way to gain a sense of direction in your photographic work. Dr. Cindy Lisica will lead this group session to review your portfolio and provide feedback. Lisica holds a PhD in Modern and Contemporary Art and has worked with museums around the world from Tate Modern to The Warhol. As a professor, she has taught at University of Houston, National University (Los Angeles), and University of Pittsburgh, and currently teaches…

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May 2019

Location: Houston Center for Photography

Annual Members’ Meeting

May 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Opening Reception: Elbert Howze Motherward, 1985

May 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Elbert (Ed) Howze (1951 – 2015) was born in Detroit, Michigan on Valentine’s Day in 1951. When he was eighteen, he joined the United States Army and served in Vietnam, sustaining permanent serious injuries that impacted his health for the rest of his life. He came to Houston in 1973 and continued his education at the University of Houston, receiving a BFA in Fine Art, a BS in Technology and Business Technology, and an MFA in Photography, studying under George…

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Opening Reception: 2019 Fellowship Awards

May 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Carol Crow Fellowship Award Recipient: Cristina Velasquez El Nuevo Mundo / The New World © Cristina Velasquez “The New World,” as a designation for the Americas, originated in sixteenth-century Europe  during the so-called age of discovery. Four centuries later, the term still evokes a combination of idealistic optimism and strategic exploitation. Cristina Velasquez questions this legacy from the perspective of her native Colombia. Deploying the concept of mestizaje, or the mixing of different ethnicities and cultures, Velasquez combines photography (a new…

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June 2019

Possible Selves: A Lecture by Horace Ballard

June 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Houston Center for Photography is pleased to present a lecture by Williams College Museum of Art curator, Horace Ballard, on the Museum's exhibition possible selves: queer foto vernaculars. Ballard will speak about the curation of the exhibition and the global impact of queer identities on the evolution of portrait photography. The works exhibited in possible selves span over 60 years of photographic history and include artists such as Nan Goldin, Andy Warhol, and Lorna Simpson, along with over 200 images…

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July 2019

2019 Center Annual Profound Movement Opening Reception

July 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Houston Center for Photography for this year's Center Annual Exhibition, juried by Shane Lavalette, Director of Lightwork. The Center Annual is Houston Center for Photography’s yearly group exhibition that seeks to highlight and provide insight into current themes, technologies, and practices in photography. The show features a diverse array of works from members of our global photography community and is selected by a leading curator, editor, or artist. This annual exhibition opens our galleries to photographers from anywhere in…

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September 2019

Opening Reception: Hue and Saturate

September 13, 2019 @ 10:30 pm - September 14, 2019 @ 1:00 am

Please join Houston Center for Photography for the opening reception of Hue and Saturate, an exhibition of works by Daniel Gordon, on Friday, September 13, 2019 from 5:30-8pm. Curator remarks begin at 6pm.   Hue and Saturate brings together 11 works from New York-based artist, Daniel Gordon, for his first solo exhibition in Houston. Often described in the style of Matisse’s cut-outs or Cezanne’s still lifes, Gordon’s work uses shape, color, and size to playfully disrupt our ideas about medium-specificity, artifice, and…

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October 2019

Location: Houston Center for Photography

Words & Pictures Lecture Series: Daniel Gordon

October 30, 2019 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 am

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In concert with, Hue and Saturate, Houston Center for Photography is excited to welcome exhibiting artist, Daniel Gordon, for an evening lecture as part of the Words & Pictures Lecture Series. In this lecture, the Brooklyn-based artist will discuss the process behind making his painterly photographs, taken with a large-format camera and often digitally manipulated in post-production. Embracing both the analog and the digital, Gordon captures complex table scenes created from collaged paper sculptures, which are sourced from internet-based found…

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December 2019

March 2020

Location: Houston Center for Photography

Lecture and Book Signing: Mike Osborne’s Federal Triangle

March 26, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Thursday, March 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm Houston Center for Photography is pleased to present a lecture and book signing with Austin-based photographer, Mike Osborne, discussing his recent body of work, Federal Triangle. Titled after a government complex wedged between the Capitol and the White House, Osborne's work depicts Washington DC as a kind of bureaucratic Bermuda Triangle—an impenetrable place of mystery, danger, and disorientation. The project grew out of the day-to-day experience of living in DC over a period of…

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April 2020

Words & Pictures Lecture Series: Dr. Tanisha Ford

April 23, 2020 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 am

Dr. Tanisha Ford In conjunction with the exhibition, Tools of Revolution: Fashion Photography and Activism, Houston Center for Photography presents a lecture by Dr. Tanisha C. Ford on the under-recognized photographic work of Harlem-based, Civil Rights activist and photographer, Kwame Brathwaite. Having written extensively about Brathwaite's work in Kwame Brathwaite: Black Is Beautiful (Aperture, 2019), Dr. Ford's expertise on the artist combined with her scholarship on fashion and activism will offer our Houston community unique insight into the powerful intertwining…

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April 23, 2020
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12:00 am - 1:00 am