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University of Houston YardWorks Program Announces Gabrielle Constantine as 2023 Artist

Glasstire // Jessica Fuentes // 9.28.2022: YardWorks, a collaboration between Public Art of the University of Houston (UH) System and the UH School of Art, has announced Gabrielle Constantine as its 2023 invited artist.

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OHRA: An Encounter Between Sky and Water

UH.edu // Rebeca Hawley // 9.20.2022: Blaffer Family Gifts Public Art UHS Artwork by Renowned New York Artist Tobi Kahn

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One Man’s Treasure

Texas Highways // Michael Mooney // 7.28.2022: Acclaimed sculptor Jesse Lott’s ability to make art out of anything has made him a revered figure in his Houston community.

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Public Art of the University of Houston System announces 2 new commissions + 20 new acquisitions, on view Fall 2022

Artdaily // 7.28.2022: Public Art of the University of Houston System, an arts organization that enriches and serves multiple campuses across the UH System and the greater Houston community with one of the most significant university-based art collections in the United States, announces the installation of two new site-specific commissions and the acquisition of 20 works […]

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Public Art of the University of Houston System Announces Two Major Commissions and a Series of New Acquisitions

UH.edu // 7.27.2022: Public Art of the University of Houston System (Public Art UHS), an arts organization that enriches and serves multiple campuses across the UH System and the greater Houston community with one of the most significant university-based art collections in the United States, announces the installation of two new site-specific commissions and the acquisition of 20 works by […]

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Newsletter

Public Art UHS Fall 2022 Newsletter

Public Art UHS proudly announces the installation of two new site-specific commissions and the acquisition of twenty works by some of the most dynamic artists working from Houston today, all of which will be on public view this fall.

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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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