BEST IF USED BY
September 2, 2016 – January 15, 2017
In the Artist Hall
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
Opening Reception & Artist Talk with Celia Butler
Saturday, September 10, 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Reception & Artist Talk with Kazuki Guzmán
Saturday, October 8, 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Hours & Admission
Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM, and Sunday, 12 – 5 PM.
Admission is free.
(HOUSTON, TX) July 27, 2016 — Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) is pleased to present BEST IF USED BY, a group exhibition organized by HCCC Curatorial Fellow, Sarah Darro, that investigates the dynamic intersection of craft and food in contemporary culture. Featuring six U.S. and international artists, Celia Butler, Kazuki Guzmán, Joshua Kosker, Aurélie Mathigot, Yuka Otani, and Rachel Shimpock, this show aims to probe the very definitions of craft by staging critical comparisons among works that are moving at varying rates of consumption and deterioration. The works range in material from wool, ceramic, and electroformed metal to cast sugar, cured tangelo peels, and needle-worked bananas. Continue Reading »