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Lawndale: Current Exhibitions, Design Fair, Artist Studio Program and Upcoming Events
Lawndale Art Center in Houston

March, 2010

4912 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002 | 713.528.5858

Lawndale Art Center Newsletter
March 24, 2010
30th Anniversary Logo
In This Issue
Exhibitions On View
Design Fair 2010 Events
Artist Opportunities
Upcoming Events
See the current exhibitions!

Lawndale Art Center

Visit our flickr pages for images of current and past exhibitions!

Support Us!
Shop at these stores and support Lawndale Art Center!

A percentage of your purchases at both Kroger's and Randall's grocery stores can be designated to go to Lawndale.

Become a Member!
Receive invitations to our exhibitions and discounts to special events. Information about membership levels and benefits is available here. Memberships can be purchased through Pay Pal, check, or credit cards. Call 713. 528.5858 or visit our membership page
for more information.

Lawndale thanks its many members!

Lawndale Art Center Night
at the Ballpark!

Lawndale Art Center

Astros vs. Nationals
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Game time 7:05 PM

Come out and cheer on the Astros with Lawndale friends! Purchase tickets in View Deck I for $12.
$3 for every ticket sold will be donated to Lawndale Art Center.

To purchase: Log on to
Create an account and use the password: art to make your purchase.

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Exhibitions On View
March 12 - April 17, 2010

  Lawndale Art Center

Dirty Secrets from the Cataract Cinema | Dan Havel & Chuck Ivy

site: interventions, observations, & simulations | Caroline Gore

Tip Toe | Jonathan C. Leach & Ariane Roesch

Laureate | Anne Allen

Also on view:
Snack Projects | featuring Dean Ruck

Volunteer with Lawndale

Volunteer with Lawndale Art Center at the Bayou City Art Festival THIS WEEKEND, March 26 - 28, 2010. Help us do our part in raising money not only for Lawndale, but many other participating non-profit partners. Your efforts will be multiplied as you help organizations throughout the community by volunteering at just one event! Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and free admission to the festival for the entire day of their shift. Sign up today!

Volunteer Thank You!

Lawndale Art Center would like to thank our hardworking volunteers! You're the best!

Lisa Brooks, Ingrid Breton, M'kina Tapscott, Beatriz Martinez, Lynette Henry, Monica Scott, Vanessa Capshaw, Afrodet Zuri, Deisy Guevara

Lawndale Art Center

April 21 - 25, 2010

Design Fair 2010
, formerly the 20th Century Modern Market, features vintage modern objects of the 20th century as well as cutting edge contemporary design. The best in design for furniture, glass, ceramics, lighting, books, metalwork and fashion will be for sale to collectors and enthusiasts alike.

Also new in 2010 is The Texas Co-Op, curated by Houston retail legend Mickey Rosmarin who brings his unique and sophisticated perspective to Texas Design.

Free Lecture
Conversations on the Future of Design
Lauren Rottet, FAIA, IIDA
Wednesday, April 21
7 PM

Free lecture presented in partnership with The Design Council at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Lauren Rottet, FAIA, is one of the most celebrated designers in the field of architecture today. Rottet leads the conversation with a team of world class design professionals with offices in Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Scottsdale.

Preview Party/Sale
Friday, April 23
6-9 PM

Chair: Vernon Caldera

Admission: $60 per person for Lawndale members
$75 for non-members
(includes admission throughout weekend)

Dress: Don Draper Chic

Shop early for the best modern and contemporary design at Lawndale Art Center. Sip on cool libations and nibble on tasty treats amongst the finest selection of furniture, glass, ceramics, lighting, books, metalwork and fashion. You won't want to miss this chance to pick up your next treasure.

Fair Days
Saturday, April 24 & Sunday, April 25
10 AM-5 PM
Admission: $5

Two full days of shopping among a special selection of vintage modern objects of the 20th Century, as well as cutting edge contemporary design.

Be a sponsor! Download the Sponsor Packet!

Artist Opportunities

2010-2011 Lawndale Artist Studio Program
Application Deadline: May 28, 2010, 4PM

Applications for the 2010-2011 Lawndale Artist Studio Program are now available via our website. This program provides three artists with studio space on the third floor of Lawndale Art Center, a monthly stipend, materials budget and exhibition in May 2011. Please visit our website for complete information or download the application form. Applications are due by Friday, May 28, 2010 at 4PM (Please note, this is NOT a postmark deadline).
An information session for prospective applicants will be held at Lawndale on May 10, 2010, from 5:30-6:30PM. 
Upcoming Events

Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park
THIS WEEKEND March 26 - 28, 2010
10 AM - 6 PM
As a Non-Profit Partner of the Art Colony Association, Lawndale Art Center hosts a booth in the Creative Zone of the Bayou city Art Festival.  Lawndale Art Center's booth offers a fun and easy art activity for children visiting the festival. Visit the festival website!
Want to volunteer? See links above.

Paint a Pet
Workshop with Dawn Black
Thursday, April 8, 2010
6-8 PM

Paint your favorite pet in watercolor and gouache with Lawndale Artist Studio Program participant Dawn Black!  Learn how to transfer your pet's image onto a piece of watercolor paper and how to paint it using water-based paints. This program is free of charge and for all ages and all skill levels.  Please bring a few photos of your pet.

Workshop is limited to 15 participants. Please register by emailing or calling (713) 528-5858.

Screening at Lawndale Art Center
presented by B & G & Lightfoot Productions and Zenfilm
Friday, April 9, 2010
8 PM

A breakthrough in reality television, "Get Out! Of The Closet!" follows host Natty Ice as she crosses the country helping those struggling with their sexuality in a direct, no-nonsense, in-your-face fashion. She dishes out truth sticks - sticks made out of THE TRUTH - to each and every Closet CaseTM that she meets, inspiring them to lead a brand new life full of exciting opportunities. Natty emphasizes (through an intervention-style confrontation) that there's no reason to live your life full of shame, or more importantly, full of shame-rage. Each person that appears on the show is given carte blanche access to the life they could have - opportunities to say yes to themselves, to fussy meals and tight, expensive clothing - to explore themselves, their own bodies, and the bodies of strangers who share the same sex. If you, a loved one or even a casual acquaintance needs to GET OUT! And OUT OF THE CLOSET!, the bold new reality show is for you!

11th Annual Midtown Visions Cultural Arts Tour
Saturday, April 10, 2010
12 -5 PM

Midtown artist's studios, galleries, complexes and collectives will be open for you to purchase artwork from the artist's studios and view compelling installations, mixed media and performances. Come enjoy some of Houston's most creative visual and performing arts environments and be a part of Midtown's growing art community! Stop by Lawndale and visit with current Lawndale Artist Studio Program participants Dawn Black, Nick Meriwether and David Waddell. For more information on this event, please visit

Art Car Parade Trophy Making Workshop
Saturday, April 10, 2010
1-4 PM

On Saturday afternoon, April 10, from 1-4 PM, come to Lawndale and make a one-of-a-kind work of art to be awarded to prize-winning art cars in the 2010 Art Car Parade. Rain or shine-come join us and support Houston's Art Car Parade-the first and largest Art Car Parade in the world!


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