Past

THOMAS WALSH / “THE UNFAMILIAR NORM”
AUGUST 6 - 31, 2016

In the words of the artist…  My paintings are abstractions of the world I inhabit. The images are derived from photographs I have taken in recent years. My most recent body of work began with a series of rock formations I photographed in Narita, Japan. Exchanging earth-tones for flesh-tones and painting them on unpainted wooden […]

KRISTA BIRNBAUM / “COURAGE”
JULY 2 - AUGUST 3, 2016

  Krista Birnbaum currently resides in Houston, TX. She received an MFA from Syracuse University and a BFA from Miami University. Her public commission, Roadside Attraction, was installed at Hobby International Airport in 2016. Recent Texas exhibitions have included: Galveston Fine Arts Center, Lawndale Art Center and Gensler Architecture. She has also shown at the ASU […]

J. TODD ALLISON / “PLEASING THE GAITED MACHINE”
JUNE 4 - 29, 2016

Gspot Contemporary Art Space presents J. Todd Allison’s solo show “PLEASING THE GAITED MACHINE”, opening on June 4, 2016.  A Texas-based artist, Allison has shown extensively, both nationally and internationally, and is widely regarded as one of Houston’s preeminent painters. His work pulls from a multitude of experiences and perspectives that often result in seemingly […]

MARIA CRISTINA JADICK / “COMING HOME LEAVING”
MAY 7 - JUNE 1, 2016

in the words of the artist… Maria Cristina Jadick’s art is conceptual, conscience-driven, process-oriented and hybrid.   She variably combines printmaking, drawing, painting, photography and collage with visual languages that come from domestic activity such as baking and the seam, patch and stitch of sewing, to integrate discordant ideas and images. Jadick combines iconic American themes including […]

I LOVE YOU BABY: We’ve Made A Huge Mistake! Traditional Family Favorites & Fresh Cuts From the Cooler
APRIL 2 - MAY 3, 2016

A multi-venue presentation from the art collective you love to hate & hate that you love. Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, From 1992–present Rodney Chinelliott, Paul Kremer, Will Bentsen, and created artwork together, often on the […]

SARAH SUDHOFF / “Precious Metal” & VLADIMR FRUMIN / “Everything Good Comes from Above” @ The Back Gallery
MARCH 5 - 30, 2016

  SARAH SUDHOFF / ‘PRECIOUS METAL’ Project description:  I am continuously fascinated by the residual histories of a particular object. In my latest body of work, Precious Metal, I explore medical implant recycling, a common practice for most crematoriums in the United States and abroad. As an environmentally conscious individual, I’m interested in the duality of a process […]

ROSINE KOUAMEN @ Gspot GALLERY & TODD AUGUST in THE BACK GALLERY
FEBRUARY 6 - MARCH 3, 2016

  Rosine Kouamen Rosine Kouamen is a visual artist based in Houston, TX who works with numerous media, including photography, sculpture, installation, fabrics, and more, to create a dynamic body of work. Her artistic practice endeavors to capture the transformation of humanity through visual narratives, She is concerned with global issues affecting gender, urbanism, the […]

MICHAEL MORLEY & NINA CANAL / ‘The Silencers and The Refused’ @ Gspot GALLERY
JANUARY 9 - FEBRUARY 3, 2016

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
DECEMBER 5 - DECEMBER 30, 2015

  …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 […]