MICHAEL MORLEY & NINA CANAL / ‘The Silencers and The Refused’ @ Gspot GALLERY

MICHAEL MORLEY / “The Silencers and The Refused”  Next to his work as a musician (The Dead C, Gate, etc.), the artworks of New Zealand artist Michael Morley analyze how the vast territory of sound may be used within the visual practice of painting. In his series of painted seven-inch records, this relationship is very […]

“Method, Memory & Medium” / MICHAEL O’BRIEN

  …in the words of the artist: My work is marriage of sculpture, painting, and photography.  I begin by painting strips of canvas and paper. I shape the pieces into three-dimensional objects by warping and crushing them and compose the pieces on a stage that is six by two feet high. The finished diorama is […]

“MEMENTO MORI” / Bobby Neel Adams @ Gspot GALLERY
DECEMBER 5 - 30, 2015

  in the words of the artist: Memento Mori These Memento Mori photographs are a contemporary take on the Sixteenth century Flemish Vanitas painting movement. The decaying subject matter symbolizes the ephemeral nature of life and the certainty of death. The photographs pay homage to the many species that have been pushed to the margins […]

“Some assembly required: Exquisite Corpse Sculpture” / Dylan Conner, Alex Larson & Patrick Renner
October 3 - November 4, 2015

                     (half-ff puffer dongle)  steel, urethane plastic, found painted wood, plaster / 3’x3′ / c. 2015 “Some assembly required: Exquisite Corpse Sculpture” Dylan Conner, Alex Larsen and Patrick Renner A blind collaboration between Dylan Conner, Alex Larsen and Patrick Renner.  Based on the surrealist drawing game, […]

“FAT OVER LEAN” curated by Techang / Gspot GALLERY ANNEX, 310 E. 9th Street, Hou TX, 77007
October 3 - November 4, 2015

   A GROUP SHOW FEATURING:  Jade Abner, Esteban Delgado, Casey Arguelles Gregory, Marshall Harris and Gissette Padilla. Fat over lean is a fundamental principle of oil painting that will be familiar to artists and connoisseurs alike. It has to do with the amount and type of medium added to paint so as to avoid cracks […]

“END OF THE LINE” / Jane Miller

Sitting in a small room I noticed a woman stitching on a small piece of fabric, approx.3” x 3”. I saw her more than once with this same piece of fabric being stitched on over and over again, mostly in the center of the fabric. At first I thought she was making something as she […]

September 5 - 30, 2015

As a photographer, I have always been interested in how the everyday becomes beautiful – having realized that there is no such thing as “ordinary” – that all happenings have both an intrinsic and a visual “value” – whether it be a flower wet with the morning dew, a woman strolling down the street during […]

ANGELBERT METOYER / “small space to Cure the Mind” @ the Gspot GALLERY Annex (310 E. 9th Street, Houston, TX 77007)
September 11, 2015 - October 2, 2015

ANGELBERT METOYER “small Space to Cure the mind” My work is often interpreted as being about my own mixed-cultural past and also the cultural complexity of America’s past. Referencing ancient and modern mythologies from all over the world, I explore memory, moment and social changes in human history, examining scientific and philosophical questions about multi-dimensionality, […]

“REVERIE” / David Preston Wells
August 1 - September 2, 2015

Reverie [rev e ri]:  n.  An undirected train of thoughts or fancies in meditation; mental abstraction; a waking dream. The work is abstract in nature and intensely gestural, depicting a vivid equilibrium of color, composition and movement. A personal visual vocabulary has been established over time depicting slices, edges of picture space. References are drawn […]

“SOUTHERN MYTHS” / randall MOSMAN . joshua GOODE . bMOODYart
July 4 - July 29, 2015

randall MOSMAN “SOUTHERN MYTHS” From the bayous of Louisiana to the red clay fields of Georgia and the windswept plains of Texas – 3 Texas-based artists explore notions of myth, artifact and identity in their shared American Southern roots.   Using paintings and objects, elaborate narratives (of ostensibly historical events) are constructed that serve to showcase […]