November 11 - December 22, 2016
Lawndale Live is a live show filmed weekly in front of a studio audience at Lawndale Art Center. Lawndale Live is directed by Phillip Pyle, II and hosted by Maurice Duhon, Jr. Stephen Wilson serves as set designer and Jawwaad as music director.
All show times are from 7 to 7:45 PM
Doors open at 6 PM
Guests: Emily Peacock, Patrick Renner
All episodes will be available online.
Phillip Pyle, II
Phillip Pyle, II is a visual artist, and photographer based in Houston, Texas whose primary interests are race, humor, advertising, sports and popular culture. Mining imagery from sources diverse as mass consumer culture, contemporary advertising, to ephemera, historic imagery and hip-hop, Pyle, introduces a complex vision that derives from a strong comedic foundation while also looking at the abstraction and transience of our values, and beliefs.
Maurice Duhon, Jr.
Maurice Duhon was trained in theater at the High School for Performing Arts. Since that time he has toured the U.S. as frontman for a punk rock band, starred on a MTV reality show, campaigned for congress, started a neighborhood garden, and tended to a ranch in east Texas.
Stephen Wilson is an art-maker and entrepreneur currently living and working in Houston, Texas. He received his BA from the University of Texas, Austin with a concentration in Modern philosophy. From there, he traveled extensively through Southern Africa and Western Europe, finding work as a studio and installation assistant, while also expanding his creative practice. Wilson’s artistic interests are often at the intersection of epistemological uncertainty and photography, documenting their potential impacts on identity, politics and connectivity. He is the Co-Founder of Raincoat Creative LLC, an audio/video consultation and installation company based in Houston, TX.
Jawwaad Taylor is homegrown Houstonian who recently returned after living Harlem, JAWWAAD’s undeniable skills have placed him in good company and allowed him to tour throughout the world. He has a long list of collaborations, recordings and performances including appearing on the marquee with Jay-Z at the Hove Festival in Norway and performing with The Roots. He has worked closely with Grammynominated trumpet player Christian Scott and plays trumpet with the jazz group The Young Mothers. He recently performed at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival and is a member of Red Bull’s Bass Camp. JAWWAAD has also been tapped by Red Bull to develop a local marketing campaign.
Double Digits: Lawndale's Artist Studio Program, 10 Years and Counting
Grace R. Cavnar, John M. O'Quinn, and Cecily E. Horton Gallery
Now in its 10th year, the Artist Studio Program fosters the professional advancement of artists working and living in Texas. Each year, through a competitive application process, Lawndale awards three artists with nine-months of space and support, including a monthly stipend, studio visits, and an exhibition at the end of their residency.
This exhibition celebrates not only the thirty artists who have participated in the Artist Studio Program since 2006 but also the vital contribution that the Artist Studio Program makes to the Houston art community.
Conversation with Past Artist Studio Program Residents
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Lawndale Comedy Club
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Doors at 8 PM, show at 8:30 PM
18 years of age and above
Lawndale Artist Studio Program past residents Nick Meriwether and Emily Peacock present an evening of stand-up comedy. The show will feature a diverse mix of some of the best comics in town and well as some surprise guests. It's like funny art that you don't have to, like, look at.
Conversation with Dawn Black
Saturday, December 17, 2016