Melanie Crader: The Eula Project, O’Kane Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX

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Melanie Crader, It all started when I tried to paint a portrait (purse), 2010 From the series The Eula Project Acrylic and silver leaf on panel 10 x 8 inches September 2 – October 7, 2010 The O’Kane Gallery on the campus of UH-Downtown begins the fall season with Houston artist Melanie Crader’s solo exhibition, The Eula Project. Crader’s installation physically transforms the gallery into a facsimile of a domestic residence that begins the intersection […]

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If We Only Knew Now What They Knew Then: Works by Melanie Crader and Katy Heinlein, space125gallery, Houston Arts Alliance, Houston, TX

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Melanie Crader, Sky Blue Doily…I only keep the formal ones… later throwing them away…I realized that I was curating my trash…, 2008 Enamel and hand cut paper 12 x 12 inches July 29 – September 9, 2010 Melanie Crader A native of Louisiana, now residing in Houston, Crader explores fashion, gender, social class and identity. This body of work, which she has named Take Away Project, offers a series of printed stories which viewers are […]

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Troy Dugas: New Label Work, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

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  Troy Dugas, Falstaff, 2009 Beer labels, 60 x 60 inches March 7 – 28, 2009 The Arthur Roger Gallery presents, “New Label Work,” an exhibition of works by Troy Dugas. By cutting and arranging printed materials such as vintage product labels on flat surfaces, Troy Dugas alters the original meaning of these printed images to create intricate radical structures. These constructions appear woven and imitate the appearance of hand-woven lace or scrupulously handcrafted fabrics. […]

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