The 30th Anniversary Silent Auction features four special works by DiverseWorks-commissioned artists from the past year: Franklin Evans, Tony Feher, Liz Magic Laser, and Marina Zurkow.
Online bidding is available Thursday, May 16 – Thursday, May 23 at noon. Bid online here: www.32auctions.com/diverseworks
Bidding will then continue at the Luck of the Draw event on May 23. The auction will close at 8:30 pm on Thursday, May 23.
acrylic on canvas
26″ x 34″
courtesy the artist and Federico Luger, Milan
Franklin Evans, …
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This round’s theme: Babysitting for Fun and ProfitMay 8, 2012 7:30 Big Star Bar 1005 West 19th St. Houston, TX 77008
Join us at Slinging Ink at Big Star Bar, a war of words in which writings were submitted about a given theme.
This round’s theme:
Babysitting for Fun and Profit
May 8, 2012
Big Star Bar
1005 West 19th St.
Houston, TX 77008
The selected winner will receive $100! $100!
Stories and more – both true and imagined – from all the points of view of the babysitting experience: the parent, the babysitter, …
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Friday, May 18
ONLINE TICKETING IS NOW CLOSED. PURCHASE TICKETS AT THE DOOR OR CALL 713.223.8346. Scroll down for ticket price and information.
Exhibition continues on view to the public through June 2, 2012 in the Main Gallery
Click here for a list of participating artists, to date.
Luck of the Draw, DiverseWorks’ annual summer fundraiser, has moved to May and will feature hundreds of 7×9 inch works of art, created especially for the event by invited artists from Houston and beyond. Participating artists to date include Elaine Bradford, Sasha Dela, Lynne McCabe, …
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Lone Star Performance Explosion
Houston International Performance Art Biennale 2012
Thursday, March 8, 7 – 11pm DiverseWorks ArtSpace
Friday, March 9, 7-11PM AvantGarden
Saturday, March 10 – Notsuoh, 7-11PM
for more information and tickets: http://lonestarexplosion.org/
Houston’s cultural art scene is set to EXPLODE. For four days and three nights performance artists from around the world will be in our city for the First International Performance Art Biennale 2012.
Hosted at DiverseWorks, Avant Garden and notsuoH the festival will feature international artists Myk Henry from Ireland, Elena Nestorova from Finland, Gim Gwang Cheol from South …
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Performance and Benefit for DiverseWorks ArtSpace
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
DiverseWorks is pleased to present John Waters in his one-man show, This Filthy World: Filthier and Dirtier. This one-night-only benefit event replaces DiverseWorks’ traditional spring gala and provides crucial support for our visual and performing arts programming. A cocktail reception with Waters follows the performance.
John Waters’ one-man show is a “vaudeville” act that celebrates the film career and obsessional tastes of the man William Burroughs once called “The Pope of Trash.” Focusing in on Waters’ early negative artistic influences and his fascination with true crime, exploitation …
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Thursday, February 9, 2012
Sean Elwood, Director, Artist Programs & Initiatives for Creative Capital, will be present to answer questions regarding the Creative Capital’s current and upcoming grant rounds. Creative Capital supports artists creating adventurous and imaginative work in Visual Arts, Film/Video, Performing Arts, Innovative Literature and Emerging Fields. In 2012, Creative Capital will be considering proposals in Emerging Fields, Innovative Literature and Performing Arts. The online Letter of Inquiry form opens on February 1, 2012 and closes on March 1, 2012.
Far from a traditional funder, Creative Capital is committed to working in long-term partnership …
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Marina Zurkow Necrocracy March 17-April 21, 2012Opening Reception: Friday, March 16, 6 -8PM Marina Zurkow
March 17-April 21, 2012 Opening Reception:
Friday, March 16, 6 -8PM
Commissioned by DiverseWorks to be part of Fotofest 2012 Necrocracy is an immersive art exhibition exploring nature and petrochemical production that combines video animation, drawings and sculpture by Brooklyn-based artist Marina Zurkow. In the space, the public is invited to explore a labyrinth-like landscape, populated with an array of petroleum-based artworks and a series of new animated video works. A collateral materials lab and an online survey provide space for audiences …
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Audition: Wed, Jan. 25, 6-10 pmBarnevelder Movement Arts Complex, 2201 Preston St., Houston TX 77003Performances: May 19 & 20 Rehearsal residencies: Thu-Mon, March 8-12 and Sat – Fri, May 12-18 Performers selected to participate will be compensated.
Stephan Koplowitz returns to Houston after the grand site-specific dance that opened Rice University’s Humanities building in 2000. He will be working with DiverseWorks to create a site specific work in May of 2012.
Audition: Wed, Jan. 25, 6-10 pm Barnevelder Movement Arts Complex, 2201 Preston St., Houston TX 77003 Performances: May 19 & 20
Rehearsal residencies: Thu-Mon, March 8-12 and Sat …
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Welcome to Slinging Ink, a war of words in which you are invited to submit your own writing about a given theme.
This round’s theme:
Babysitting for Fun and Profit
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