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Temporary & Permanent: Visiting Art on the University of Houston-Clear Lake Campus

Glasstire // Caitlin Duerler Chávez // 6.21.2022: For more than fifty years, the four colleges in the University of Houston System have promoted public art on their campuses. For example, at the University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL), a short walking tour of the campus includes a permanent collection of works that exert both a Gulf […]

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HIDDEN GEM: Public art collection at the University of Houston

KHOU 11 News // Brandi Smith // 6.16.2022: The university’s 700+-piece collection that began in 1969 includes several paintings by Texas-born Dorothy Hood and innovative artwork from Carlos Cruz-Diez.

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Warhol exhibition at UHCL Art Gallery offers rare glimpse into artist’s photography

UHCL.edu // UHCL Staff Reports // 04.27.22: Original artworks and photographs by the celebrated artist Andy Warhol are the centerpiece of a new exhibition organized by Public Art of the University of Houston System. The exhibition, “Instantaneous Beauty: Andy Warhol and the Photographic Process,” will be on view at the Art Gallery at University of Houston-Clear Lake, with a public opening reception […]

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University of Houston Announces Open Call for $20,000 Public Art Commission

Glasstire.com // Jessica Fuentes // 4.11.2022: The University of Houston recently announced its inaugural YardWorks call for artists, which is a public art opportunity geared toward early-career Texas-based artists.

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Art on Screen 22: Shortcuts to Qatar

Arab America // Staff // 04.01.22: Join Public Art UHS for Art on Screen 22, featuring short films from Qatar presented in partnership with the Doha Film Institute.

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Newsletter

Public Art UHS Summer 2022 Newsletter

Instantaneous Beauty: Andy Warhol and the Photographic Process, opens on May 19th at its second venue, the University of Houston-Clear Lake Art Gallery. The opening night program will include a screening of a selection of Warhol’s famed Screen Tests courtesy of the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburg. 

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Public Art UHS Spring 2022 Newsletter

Andy Warhol famously declared that he “never met a person I couldn’t call a beauty.” Public Art UHS’s first traveling exhibition, Instantaneous Beauty: Andy Warhol and the Photographic Process, explores his all-encompassing ideas on beauty, particularly in its relationship to photography. The exhibition highlights Public Art UHS’s extraordinary collection of Andy Warhol photographs (made between 1975 […]

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Public Art UHS Fall 2021 Newsletter

A Season of Public Art Public Art of the University of Houston System is pleased to announce its fall schedule of exhibitions and programs! We are elated to welcome the community back to our campuses, and we invite you to explore a spectrum of current and upcoming programs this season.

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Public Art UHS Summer 2021 Newsletter

Folly is coming to UH. Public Art UHS Commissions Large-Scale Artwork by Jorge Pardo for its Temporary Public Art Program. Public Art UHS is also pleased to announce the launch of YardWorks, a new biennial program granting Houston-based emerging artists early exhibition opportunities for their site-specific installations and public art projects.

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Public Art UHS January 2021 Color Field Artist Spotlight (Amos Cochran)

January 2021 Color Field Artist Spotlight (Amos Cochran): Amos Cochran’s Color Field Outside / In presents an auditory sensory experience that allows our emotions to wander freely in an immersive sonic dreamscape. Here, the artist brings sound “textures” to the forefront, while positioning melodic phrases in the background, or distance. Abstract recorded sounds are paired with synthetic tones that […]

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