Art Beat – CraftHouston Spring 2018

HCC Stafford TVPosted February 26, 2018 in In The News, Videos

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Houstonia MagazinePosted February 8, 2018 in In The News, Videos

Light Charmer: Neon and Plasma in Action

Feb. 9–May 18 | Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Always here to show Houston the beauty in the banal, HCCC debuts its exploration of the neon aesthetic that goes far beyond the flashing gas station “OPEN” signs we know and love. This group show explores the science behind neon—things like chemistry and electricity—as well as the craft of glass blowing that yields intricate, artisanal designs.

Free. Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St. 713-529-4848. More info at


Posted March 20, 2017 in In The News, Videos

Art Beat – A Celebration of Clay

Art BeatPosted November 19, 2016 in In The News, Videos

Viewing art at a museum or gallery can be a very abstract experience. On our first Art Beat, Randall Williams learns how two area organizations teamed up to help people grasp, guide literally, the concept of ceramics. Broadcast November 18th, 2016 on Stafford METV.

Art Beat – CraftTexas 2016

Art BeatPosted October 14, 2016 in In The News, Videos

Texas has a vibrant craft community, but our state is so large it can be hard to keep up with the latest innovations and the newest trends. On this week’s Art Beat, we visit an event that brings the best of the best together in one place. Broadcast October 14th, 2016 on Stafford METV.

Art Beat – Best If Used By at Craft Houston

Art BeatPosted September 30, 2016 in In The News, Videos

We often tell children not to play with their food, but the curatorial staff of one area gallery recently told a group of artists to do just that. We plate up the results in this week’s Art Beat. Produced by Stacee Hawkins and broadcast September 30th, 2016.

In the Studio With: Julia Gabriel

American Craft CouncilPosted July 18, 2016 in In The News, Videos

American Craft‘s senior editor, Julie K. Hanus, writes about Gabriel’s “artful, architectural, and impeccably constructed handbags,” in the August/September 2016 issue. Here, she shares how she got into the golden ratio, the experience of launching her brand, and why she considers herself an artist rather than a designer.

Craft Houston – A View Within/In Residence

HCC Stafford TV StudioPosted July 2, 2016 in In The News, Videos

We sometimes think of artists as working alone in a studio, with only their unseen muse for company. But as we see in our next story, Insightful art is often made in the context of community. Produced by Stacee Hawkins and broadcast July 1st, 2016 on Stafford METV.

Molding Life’s Journeys

Houston Public MediaPosted June 9, 2016 in In The News, Videos

Exploring Space City

CNNPosted March 28, 2016 in In The News, Videos

CNN’s Adam McCoy takes you on a journey through Houston to visit Space Center Houston, the Museum District and Taste of Texas. At the 2:16 mark, you’ll see current resident artist Susan Budge working in her studio at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.

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