Holding the Years: The Splendora Dream
Oct
26
2:00 PM14:00

Holding the Years: The Splendora Dream

In conjunction with Sculpture Month Houston 2019, the historic space that was Surls’ working studio for over twenty years will be open to viewers. Featuring work produced in the studio during the 1980's and 90's, combined with more recent work created in his Colorado studio.

With Special Musical Guest: Bill Carter, Gabe Rhodes and Bale Creek Allen

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PrintHouston 2019 - Print Demo at the Glassell School or Art
May
12
2:30 PM14:30

PrintHouston 2019 - Print Demo at the Glassell School or Art

PrintMatters Houston in conjunction with the Glassell School of Art is pleased to announce PrintHouston 2019 Biennial: James Surls at the Glassell, the featured multi-event honoring renowned artist James Surls, consisting of an exhibition of prints, a lecture of the art history of Surls prints, and a Surls print demonstration workshop, will commence the seventh city-wide international biennial celebration of the art of printmaking.

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PrintHouston 2019 - Keynote Lecture
May
12
1:00 PM13:00

PrintHouston 2019 - Keynote Lecture

James Surls at the Glassell” continues the opening weekend of PrintHouston 2019 Biennial with two featured public events on Sunday, May 12, 2019. With an introduction by artist and dean of the Glassell School of Art, Patrick Palmer, James Surls will conduct the PrintHouston 2019 keynote lecture from 1:00 pm through 2:00 pm in the Glassell School Favrot Auditorium. Surls will speak on his journey creating art for over 70 years, including insights into his latest creation of prints from the coinciding featured exhibition, The Houston Suite.

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PrintHouston 2019 - Exhibition Opening at the Glassell School or Art
May
10
6:00 PM18:00

PrintHouston 2019 - Exhibition Opening at the Glassell School or Art

PrintMatters Houston in conjunction with the Glassell School of Art is pleased to announce PrintHouston 2019 Biennial: James Surls at the Glassell, the featured multi-event honoring renowned artist James Surls, consisting of an exhibition of prints, a lecture of the art history of Surls prints, and a Surls print demonstration workshop, will commence the seventh city-wide international biennial celebration of the art of printmaking.

The featured kick-off event held the 2nd weekend of May 2019 will begin with the exhibition, The Houston Suite, a collection of 10 brand-new, never before seen selection of prints created by James Surls and printed from the Houston printmaking studio shop, Burning Bones Press, as well as selections from decades of printmaking by the artist. The exhibition’s opening reception will be held Friday, May 10, 2019 from 6:00 pm through 8:00 pm at the Glassell School, Orton Gallery. The exhibition is to be on view for the public from Sunday, May 3 through Sunday, May 20, 2019 during Glassell School hours of operation.

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James Surls at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Mar
29
6:00 PM18:00

James Surls at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

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In conjunction with the special exhibitions A New American Sculpture, 1914—1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach and Commanding Space: Women Sculptors of Texas, James Surls will provide a public lecture in the Amon Carter’s auditorium. As a part of the Amon Carter’s ongoing exploration of the relationship between historical and contemporary art, Surls will speak about his work, how he started as a sculptor, and the process and materials he uses while displaying images of his work and process.

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