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November 11 - December 22, 2016

Lawndale Live
Project Space

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.

Lawndale Live
All show times are from 7 to 7:45 PM
Doors open at 6 PM








Guests: Emily Peacock, Patrick Renner
Music by: Jawwaad

Guests: GONZO, Toby Kamps, Artist Studio Program Residents: Melinda, Sarah, Randi
Music by: Jawwaad

Guests: Jerome Solomon
Music by: DJ Good Grief

Guests: Marlon Hall, Danielle Fainfair
Music by: DJ Good Grief

Guests: Mayor Parker
Music by: DJ Flash Gordon Parks

Guests: Fat Tony, Paul Middendorf
Music by: DJ Flash Gordon Parks

Guests: Lisa Gray, Lisa Harris
Music by: Fat Tony

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
Set Designer

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
Music Director

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.

Artist Studio Program Participants from 2006 to 2016:

Dawolu Jabari Anderson
Domokos Benczédi
Josh Bernstein
Dawn Black
Bradly Brown
JooYoung Choi
Kevin Curry
Lina Dib
Nancy Douthey
Amber Eagle
Hillerbrand + Magsamen
Donna Huanca
Danny Kerschen
El Franco Lee II
Lynne McCabe

Daniel McFarlane
Cobra McVey
Nick Meriwether
Seth Mittag
Shayne Murphy
Jim Nolan
Teresa O’Connor
Emily Peacock
David Politzer
Anne J. Regan
Stephanie Saint Sanchez
Anthony Thompson Shumate
Anthony Sonnenberg
Patrick Turk
David Waddell

Public Programs:

Conversation with Past Artist Studio Program Residents
Saturday, December 3, 2016
2 PM

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
2 PM



4912 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77002

T  713.528.5858
F  713.528.4140
E  askus@lawndaleartcenter.org

Monday–Friday 10 AM–5 PM
Saturday 12–5 PM
Closed Sunday

Holiday Hours
Lawndale will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 for Thanksgiving.

Free Exhibition Admission

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Coming Up

Lawndale Live
Friday, November 11 to Thursday, December 22, 2016

Conversation with Past Artist Studio Program Residents
Saturday, December 3, 2016
2 PM

Lawndale Comedy Club
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Doors Open at 8PM, show at 8:30PM
18 years of age and older

Conversation with Dawn Black
Saturday, December 17, 2016
2 PM


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