Bridge Exhibition Series

Craft in America Filming &
Lia Cook Lecture

Posted May 10, 2012 in Blog

Behind the scenes of "Craft in America" with artist Lia Cook at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Behind the scenes of “Craft in America” with artist Lia Cook at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

A couple of Fridays ago, April 27th, to be exact, HCCC had the immense pleasure of having the crew of the PBS television series, Craft in America, here to film the current exhibition, Bridge 11: Lia Cook, a solo exhibition of the work of internationally recognized fiber artist, Lia Cook. The TV series is just one part of Craft in America, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the exploration, preservation and celebration of craft and its impact on our nation’s cultural heritage. Cook’s work will be featured in an upcoming episode, titled “Crossroads,” which will examine the intersection of craft and technology today and try to answer questions such as:  Why is the handcrafted object important in the Computer Age? How is the computer a tool for craft production, education and commerce? How do borders and personal crossroads affect an artist? This episode is scheduled to air in October of 2012. Continue Reading »

Come have your brain scanned!

Posted March 14, 2012 in Blog

Hello there, blog readers!

We bring you this break from our normal format to let you know about a couple really exciting events in our gallery this week celebrating International Brain Awareness Week.

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Coming Soon–Bridge 11: Lia Cook

Posted January 31, 2012 in Blog

I am pleased to report that after a relatively smooth installation process this week (there are always some bumps along the way), the curatorial team at HCCC has finished installing Bridge 11: Lia Cook. Continue Reading »