18 Hands Gallery

A unique destination in the Houston Heights!

UPCOMING: WiVLA 20th Anniversary Exhibition
Cookie Wells - Compassion WiVLA, Women in Visual and Literary Arts, is a local arts organization whose mission is to provide an inspiring forum for women to explore and advance their creative development, promoting their work in the marketplace, and to infusing the community with their spirit of cooperation and invention.

In this milestone 20th Anniversary exhibition, the curators strive to highlight the work of the organization and its members in a threefold approach: Vision refers to new, previously unseen member work, Collaboration highlights new artistic collaborations, and Retrospection celebrates previous creations of member artists.

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 1st, 6-9PM. Join us to see the show, meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments at 18 Hands Gallery!

ONGOING: Women Who Woodfire
A select group of women ceramicists who fire their work in wood-fired kilns. Time-honored and labor intensive, wood-firing creates effects unlike any other firing method. Featured Artists: JoAnne DeKeuster, Linda Christianson, Michelle Matthews, Joy Tanner and Tara Wilson. Tara Wilson - basket Joy TannerJoAnne DeKeuster vases

Elizabeth DeLyria - Reach RECENT: Glassell Ceramics Student Show. Students and faculty of the Glassell School of Art Ceramics program present new work. (Image right: artist Elizabeth DeLyria, "Reach".)

RECENT: Kip O'Krongly: New Work. Minnesota artist, Kip O'Krongly, presents lively functional work that addresses issues of energy, agriculture and environment.

Sharon Warrington serving bowl RECENT: Artists of C.A.L.M. - Mixed Media. Presenting the work of several talented members of the Conroe Association of Live Music - jewelry, leatherwork, ceramics and wood. C.A.L.M. is a family oriented organization that has been supporting the Houston-Conroe-Kerrville singer/songwriter scene for over 30 years.

Sharon Warrington - Shino TeasetRECENT: DINING IN: An Artful Experience - Everything for the well-appointed dining table! Image right: Best of Show prize winner, Sharon Warrington's "Shino Tea set"

Caitie Sellers - Richmond NecklaceRECENT: Contemporary Jewelry: An Everyday Luxury More than a dozen Texas jewelry artists present their latest work - fun, formal or funky jewelry for every ocassion. VIEW the SHOW!
Images - Right: Caitie Sellers, "Richmond Necklace," Best of Show award.

Grace Sheese - tumblers RECENT: Grace Sheese

New in the gallery - we are featuring Grace Sheese whose functional work is full of playful narrative.
Mary Fischer printed house RECENT: Mary Fischer Show
Mary Fischer is an accomplished ceramic artist who focuses on architectural themes in her work.

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Artists - check our current Submissions Page for active Calls for Entries and guidelines on How to Submit Your Work to the Gallery.

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Houston, TX 77008
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         Ellen Aresty - brooch

UPCOMING: JEWELRY TRUNK SHOWS! 18 Hands Gallery is pleased to present a series of speical one-day jewelry events SATURDAYS in October, November & December. Our next Trunk Show is Saturday, November 15th, 11-5PM featuring Priscilla Frake & Patty Scott.

        Danny Meisinger - plate

ONGOING: Danny Meisinger October Featured Artist

            Cathy Broski - At Play

ONGOING: Cathy Broski September Featured Artist

8th International Texas Teapot Tournament
(Submission Deadline: December 10, 2014)

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