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MARIO PEREZ: NEW WORK

Mario Perez’s new paintings come complete with their own audiences. Each work pairs a delicate, atmospheric abstraction with a found object which appreciates or...
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STORIES ABOUT US: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM JUÁREZ

In conjunction with FotoFest 1998, DiverseWorks is pleased to announce an exhibition of street photographers working in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Their work presents an...
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RECIPIENTS

Public debate and political pressure have forced organizations such as the Cultural Arts Council of Houston and Harris County. CACHH continues to offer grants...
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CHRYSALIS DANCE COMPANY

New York dancer and choreographer Sean Curran joins Chrysalis Dance Company during their 15th anniversary evening of dance works featuring solo works by Curran...
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16 HOUSES: OWNING A HOUSE IN THE CITY

16 Houses: Owning a House in the City curated by Michael Bell, has brought together a group of architects, artists and designers to design...
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2ND ANNUAL HOUSTON GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL

May 29 – Screening – This evening of video shorts explores love and its difficulties – race, class, family, violence, and language in gay...
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Fish & Chips, New British Art

In this exhibit, new U.K. artists present playfulness, odd combinations of materials, and decorativeness. Curated by Bill Davenport and Francesca Fuchs.
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An Outrageous, Little, Three-Part, AARP, Art Salon (Part 2)

This was part two of a three-part group show curated by Harvey Bott, Art Advisory Board member.
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An Outrageous, Little, Three-Part, AARP, Art Salon (Part 3)

This was the third part of a series curated by Harvey Bott, Artist Advisory Board member. It emphasizes that it likely takes until one...
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An Outrageous, Little, Three-Part, AARP, Art Salon (Part 1)

Curated by Artist Advisory Board member Harvey Bott, this exhibit was a tribute to Nancy Claster, the hostess and co-creator of Romper Room, “the...
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Joyce Pensato

In this exhibit, Joyce Pensato transformed iconic cartoon characters from her youth into “subversively smiling tempters that beckon to us from their entrapment in...
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Houston Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

This event featured three different artists each day and consisted of video shorts and documentary work. The event was curated by Artist Advisory Board...
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Artist Board Choose

Members of the Artist Advisory Board each chose an artist or performer within the Houston art community to provide their own view of contemporary...
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Textural Dance

An evening of non-traditional dance with four choreographers who combine text and movement. Nancy Galeota-Wozny performed two dances,  A scientific experiment explaining my Ragin...
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SonicWorks 1996: 20 Years of the Avant-Garde

The SonicWorks Music Festival featured the music of emerging, under-recognized, and established composers from the Houston region, as well as new and experimental musicians...
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Richard Hubscher’s Bone Machine

In this performance, Hubscher created a rhythmic choreography, described as “an existential or post-nuclear dance set.” This dance performance includes dancers Trey McIntyre, Sheryl...
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ABC (Artist Board Chooses)

In this exhibit, the Artist Advisory Board of DiverseWorks each chose a work from the Houston community to be included. The goal of the...
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12 Minutes MAX! Some Mourn, Some Rejoice

The topic of this program, Some Mourn, Some Rejoice, was selected by the Artist Advisory Board Member Roxanne Claire. A “study in contrasts,” it...
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Jo Carol Pierce: Bad Girls Upset by the Truth

This performance is part of the All the Rage II series, celebrating women in performance. Austin songwriter Jo Carol Pierce sings from her country...
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Danza Sin Fronteras: Four Mexican Choreographers

The first part of DiverseWorks’s 4+4+4+ Series: Work by 12 New Dance Voices. This event reveals the growing independent dance movement in Mexico. Each...
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Mas Allá del Deseo

This exhibition was presented in conjunction with Beyond Desire: New Gay and Lesbian Performance and Film Series. The selection of works by gay and...
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A Woman’s Work / Ruby Nelda Perez

In this chronicle of San Antonio’s Westside, Perez weaves poems and short stories by Chicana writers Denise Chavez, Mary Sue Galindo, Beverly Sanchez-Padilla, and...
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Jim Pirtle: Narcissism: Alter-Ego Looking for an Ego

This performance was part of the 1993-1994 Fall NU-ARTPerformance Series. Pirtle was a pre-kindergarten teacher from Houston. This performance was the grand finale of...
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12 Minutes Max!

During this event, performers were allowed twelve minutes each to stage new works. It was a night of mixed media including dance, performance art,...
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Second Cities: Guadalajara to Houston

This was a survey exhibit of artists living and working in Guadalajara, Mexico. The artists ranged from established, internationally recognized artists to the hottest...
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Dance Video Festival of French Contemporary Choreographers

This festival explored the art form of video-dance, different from video documentation, with the goal to “penetrate the dance instead of simply depicting it.”...
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Bettison Bash!!! (Return of the Space Alien Babies)

This was a carnival extravaganza to benefit Houston artist James Bettison. In May 1991, the artist’s house and studio were destroyed by a fire...
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Sonic Works: Extending the Instrument

This was a New Music Festival extravaganza of sound installations, performances, workshops, and lectures. Part of the goal of the festival was to provide...
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Praise God

This exhibit was a survey of Prince’s work from 1969-1991. Prince began making art after a spiritual awakening which turned him away from a...
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HOUSTON COLLAGE UNDERGROUND

A group exhibit presenting a broad survey of collage activity on the fringe of the Houston art world. Featured many artists who had never...
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PROJECT HOUSTON

This exhibition addressed urban and sociological issues facing Houston such as housing, preservation and reuse, transportation, environmental responsibility, and urban revitalization.
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Houston Showdown

November 4 – 30, 1983 Organized by the Alternative Museum in New York, five Houston organizations participated in co-presenting this regional exhibition which included...
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Artist Advisory Board Exhibit

February 7 – 10, 1983 With renovations at 214 Travis Street in progress, DiverseWorks presented its inaugural exhibition at Texas Commerce Tower’s 60th Floor...
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The Eleventh Hour

DiverseWorks was born out of urgency, founded in 1982 by a group of artists who sought a gathering space for presenting experimental contemporary work...
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THIS IS DISPLACEMENT

Native Artists Consider the Relationship Between Land and Identity Curated by Carolyn Lee Anderson & Emily Johnson This is Displacement: Native Artists Consider the...
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