“Buena Conmigo ✋” Lotería Exhibition

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East End Studio Gallery presents: “Buena Conmigo✋” Lotería Exhibition. This exhibit will feature artists from all backgrounds interpreting the nostalgic family game, Lotería. Lotería is a game of chance, similar to bingo but using images on a deck of cards instead of plain numbers. It roots trace back to 1769 and its current images, by Don Clement Jacques, have become iconic in Mexican culture. Join us as artists reinterpret the symbolism, iconography and themes of Lotería!

Opening Reception: Friday, December 9, 6-9PM
Closing Reception: Saturday, December 16, 11-5PM
Lotería Game Night: Saturday, December 10, 5-8PM
Eventbrite - "Buena Conmigo ✋" Lotería Game Night

Curated by: Iris Contreras & Leticia Santos

Holiday Arts Market

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East End Studio Gallery presents it’s “Holiday Arts Market”. Original art, prints, photography and more will be available in the consignment shop. We will have goodies from the Loteria Art Exhibition, as well as from art exhibitions held during the year. Vendors, Artisans, Crafters, Designers and Artists will be selling their hand-made goods, original art, prints, crafts, jewelry, clothing, decor and unique holiday gifts. Please join us for this family friendly free arts market!

DATE: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2016
HOURS: 11AM TO 6PM
LOCATION: EAST END STUDIO GALLERY
708C TELEPHONE ROAD
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77023

Regulators

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Insomniax Crew presents….. Regulators!
A group show featuring new artwork by Gear, Amoe, Gasp, Hew, Jerk, W3r3on3, Magik, Empyre, Nacho, Akyra, Dense, Kato and Weah.

Come out to East End Gallery and support Houston’s own Insomniax Crew! Blending graffiti, street art and fine art the crew will bring unique pieces that will be available for purchase. Other merchandise will also be available.

1/6 – Friday 5-10pm
1/7 – Saturday 5-10pm

 

“Superstition” Explicitly Chingona VII

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“Superstition” Explicitly Chingona VII

EESG presents the 7th edition of Explicitly Chingona Group exhibition “Superstition”

Join us for an evening that explores and pushes the boundaries of sexual taboos and superstitions. Mature and adult subject matter will be displayed and only 18 and over will be allowed in the gallery.

VIP opening Friday Jan. 13th, 7 – 11 pm.
$25 pre-sale tickets, $35 tickets at the door.
Eventbrite - "Superstition" Explicitly Chingona VII

Entries include free drinks, erotic hors d’oeuvres and a private presentation by Ms. Modesty and the WIPsociety. (18 and over).
Sexy tunes by D.j. Twinkle-Toes Browncoat!

Be sure to include “VIP Preview” in the notes section with your payment if paying by Paypal

Open and free to the public (18 and over) Saturday January 14th, 7 – 10 pm.

Closing free to the public (18 and over) Friday January 27th, 6-9 pm.

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Call for artists!

East End Studio Gallery would like to invite artists to submit their works that incorporate the “Sexual taboos and or Superstition” theme. All mediums are welcome and will not be censored. Due to the adult subject matter we ask that the artists be 18 years or older please.
Work must be reviewed and accepted by the curator. Please email sketches or finished work to eestudiogallery@gmail.com. Once approved, you will be sent back payment information. Last day to submit will be Monday January 9th. Drop off date is Tuesday January 10th, 5:30 – 8pm – NO EXCEPTIONS! All mailed work must arrive no later than Wednesday January 11th.
Entry fee to cover hanging, promotion and 2 VIP passes is $35 for 3 pieces (not exceeding 3′X3′), $5 for each additional piece. Gallery will handle all sales and will take a 25% commission. Upon acceptance into the show EESG will email you a contract and instructions for drop off. You can sell prints of work submitted to the show through our East End consignment for 20% commission.
Artist outside of Houston and surrounding areas can submit without an entry fee, but they are responsible for all shipping. Gallery will handle all sales and will take a 25% commission.
All work must be READY TO HANG. All paper or flat canvas art must be framed with either a single saw tooth hanger for lighter pieces or wired for heavier pieces. All unframed canvas/wood pieces must also have either a single saw tooth hanger for lighter pieces or wired for heavier pieces. Loose art/prints that are unframed on clips or any other type of hanging hardware not listed above will not be accepted.
Vendors: Please submit an example of you work to eestudiogallery@gmail.com for approval. Must be able to create some merchandise within the theme. No art/prints will be permitted. $35 vendor fee. EESG to provide table and two chairs per vendor.

Curated by Lowbrow Pilgrim & Lizbeth Ortiz

Frankly Yours Group Art Show

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More details to be announced soon!

Opening night reception: Feb 24th 7pm -11pm
Closing reception: TBA

Regular Gallery vewing hours will be announced as they become available

Curator: Luna D. Lobos
Co-Curator: Blue One Thirty
Sponsor: Kismet Boutique

ALL MEDIUMS ACCEPTED! 3D art (example: sculpture, repainted vinyl toys), photography, and 2D art!

Artist call:
The art must must pay tribute to Lisa Frank in style or in your style as reference, wothout duplicating her work exactly. Please email all completed work at one time (even if you have previously shown at EESG) to foreverlisasubmission@gmail.com by Feb 10th, 2017. All approved artists will be notified via email by Feb 17th, 2016. You will be sent a payment invoice via PayPal. You will be added to the artists list once payment has been received. EESG reserves the right to reject any submitted work without explanation.

Entry fee to cover hanging and promotion is $15. Size limit 3′ X 3′ (unless otherwise approved). Gallery will handle all sales and will take a 20% commission. You can sell prints of work submitted to the show through our East End consignment for the same commission. There is no limit on the amount of work you can submit for consideration, but please do not send multiple emails with submissions as they are completed. Please submit just one.

Entry fee to cover hanging and promotion is $15. Size limit 3′ X 3′ (unless otherwise approved). Gallery will handle all sales and will take a 20% commission. You can sell prints of work submitted to the show through our East End consignment for the same commission. There is no limit on the amount of work you can submit for consideration, but please do not send multiple emails with submissions as they are completed. Please submit just .ed for heavier pieces. All unframed canvas/wood pieces must also have either a single saw tooth hanger for lighter pieces or wired for heavier pieces. Loose art/prints that are unframed on clips or any other type of hanging hardware not listed above will not be accepted. Frames must be secure. No Poster style frames or clip frames will be accepted. Artists with sculptures or other 3D work must provide either a shelf that extends no further then 3″-6″, or a sturdy pedestal that is no deeper then 12″.
ales and will take a 20% commission.

All work must be READY TO HANG. All paper or flat canvas art must be framed with either a single saw tooth hanger for lighter pieces or wired for heavier pieces. All unframed canvas/wood pieces must also have either a single saw tooth hanger for lighter pieces or wired for heavier pieces. Loose art/prints that are unframed on clips or any other type of hanging hardware not listed above will not be accepted. Frames must be secure. No Poster style frames or clip frames will be accepted. Artists with sculptures or other 3D work must provide either a shelf that extends no further then 3″-6″, or a sturdy pedestal that is no deeper then 12″.

Burtonesque: 2nd annual Tim Burton tribute

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Burtonesque (Adj): used to describe people, objects, actions or a kind of atmosphere/tone, which bare a resemblance in nature style to the films/art of director Tim Burton. A general feeling of mystical and somewhat dark wonderfulness.

Please join us for our 2nd annual Tim Burton tribute group show!

Opens: Septemburton 30th- Octoburton 20th, 2017

*Show hours and special event nights to be announced*

Art Curator: Blue One Thirty
Vendor Curator: Cynthia Vela

Artist call:

All art (in any medium) must must pay tribute to Tim Burton in style or reference Tim Burton’s films art, or animation. Please email crazyrealitysubmission@gmail.com (even if you have previously shown at EESG) for the submission guidelines. Submission deadline is August 1st, 2017.

Outside vendors:
Please email crazyrealitysubmission@gmail.com for your vendor submission packet. Submission deadline is July 1st, 2017. (Only 10 spots available)

Día de Muertos in the East End

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“Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) in the East End”
Celebrating life through the arts…

Opening Reception: Friday October 28th 6-10 pm

First Annual Calavera procession led by Danza Azteca Taxcayolotl. We will be starting at the Harrisburg Art Museum, 4300 Harrisburg Blvd. and end at Tlaquepaque Market Shopping Center. We welcome the community to join us and encourage people to bring pictures of their departed loved ones to honor and remember them. Face painters will be set up starting at 4:30pm to help start the festivities! The procession will start at 6pm. https://goo.gl/maps/warwtrrefCH2

Calavera Fashion Show at 8pm in Bohemeo’s patio.
Designs by My Flaming Heart, Ernesto Guerra, Olga Diaz, & Lizbeth Ortiz

Closing Reception: Friday November 11th, 6-9 pm

Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead in English) focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have passed on. Traditions connected with the holiday include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graves with these as gifts. They also leave possessions of the deceased. Scholars trace the origins of the modern Mexican holiday to indigenous observances dating back hundreds of years and to an Aztec festival dedicated to the goddess Mictecacihuatl.

We continue the tradition of honoring our ancestors and remembering our loved ones by celebrating their life through art.

Strictly Stencils IV

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The fourth annual Strictly Stencils art show presented by Popes with Paint and East End Studio Gallery. Show opens November 18th and closes November 25th, 6-9PM.  Free entry.

Stencils, stencils, and more stencils!!

Participating artists this year include:
2:12
Chad HKs
Cutthroat
Beau Pope
Bryan Cope
Dustin North
Gabriel Prusmack
Jessica Pope
Scotch Willington

“Crazy Reality” Tim Burton Tribute Show- Call To Artists

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“One person’s craziness is another person’s reality .” – Tim Burton

Tim Burton’s vision has influenced and challenged our imaginations for decades. He made us believe that there is magic at your fingertips. Please join us in celebrating his genius in film, art, and animation.

Admission : FREE
Kid Friendly

Opening night reception: October 7th 7pm -11pm
*Food truck
*Vendors

October 15th 1pm – 6pm *kids day at the gallery! Kids Tim Burton cosplay contest, Halloween candy, free Tim Burton themed coloring pages!

Closing reception: October 22nd 7pm – 11pm. *Dj Jaycee spinning
*Adult Cosplay Contest
*Vendors

Gallery show hours:

October 7th 7pm – 11pm *opening
October 8th 1pm – 6pm
October 11th 12pm – 7pm
October 14th 6pm – 9pm
October 15th 1pm – 6pm *kids day
October 18th 12pm – 7pm
October 21st 6pm – 9pm
October 22nd 7pm – 11pm *closing, DJ Jaycee, Adult cosplay contest, Vendors

Art Curator: Blue One Thirty
Vendor Curator: Cynthia Vela

 
 

Back to Earth: Contemporary Ceramic Art

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Back to Earth: Contemporary Ceramic Art

Opening Friday September 2nd 6-9pm.
Closing Friday September 9th 6-9pm.

East End Studio Gallery is proud to present “Back to Earth: Contemporary Ceramic Art”.  A group show with Marc Garcia, Patrick Lee, Veronica Lee, and Nesreen Hussain Alawami.

Marc Garcia

While I am a seasoned marketing graphic designer, I am newly introduced to clay work, my work is in constant search for the best way to interpret the ideas that I have about the world I live in and myself. I do not limit myself to one style or concept, I find that inspiration and ideas are in constant change. Each piece I create is simultaneously an extension from the past, where I’ve come from and what I’ve learned, as well as a preview of the future, where I’m going. I classify myself as a folk and craft artist. If a viewer stops for just a moment to view and reflect on a piece I have created, then the art has successfully accomplished its function.

Patrick Lee

I am a sculptor. I’ve worked with many different materials, but my preferred medium is clay. My ceramic sculptures are slab-built and hollow. I often carve patterns into the sculptures as well. I use singly or in combination, glazes, stains, paints and patinas to finish the work.
My work is figurative and usually narrative driven. I strive to bring each sculpture to life through attention to gesture and detail.

Veronica Lee

Veronica began her formal study of art at the Houston High School for the Performing Arts while growing up in Texas. Her concentration is high fire glazed ceramics. Her grandfather introduced her to barro (clay) when she was a child. She moved to New York City to study at the Pratt Institute and it was there that the ceramic body captured her interest as an ideal medium to combine form with her love of color. When Veronica isn’t playing with clay, she dreams about it.

Nesreen Hussain Alawami

I have always been fascinated by clay and got my first introduction to working with it during a UH class in 1999. Then I got the chance to reconnect with mud eight years ago and stuck with it ever since. I create functional items such as cups and bowls as well as decorative pieces like lanterns. I especially enjoy making pieces that reflect my Middle Eastern heritage both in shape and design.