Site Exhibition Opening Reception

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Washington Avenue Arts District says
Houston – (October 9th, 2015) The Washington Avenue Arts District is pleased to announce SITE Houston, a site-specific installation art exhibition inside the new Silos at Sawyer Yards studio development in Houston’s First Ward neighborhood. The exhibition, juried by Bill Arning, Director of The Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston, and Jillian Conrad, Associate Professor of Sculpture at The University of Houston, will feature site-specific installations from 30 Houston artists. Visitors to the exhibition will be treated to a multi-sensory experience as they walk through the conjoined creations inside re-purposed rice silos.

SITE Houston is presented in partnership with Houston Arts Alliance and Stella Artois and will open to the public on Friday, November 6th, SITE Houston has created an environment to promote experimentation and foster excellence in creative thinking within Houston’s artist community. The architecture of the silos framed the artists’ creative process and forced them to think about their work in relation to this unique space.

ARTISTS: Aaron Courtland, Bennie Flores Ansell, Brenda Cruz-Wolf & Daniela Antelo, Charis Ammon, Claire Cusack, Clay Zapalac, Cyndy Allard, David Waddell, Eric ThayerGary Watson & Syd Moen, Grace Zuniga, Hedwige Jacobs, Isaac Reyes, Janice Freeman, Jessica Sharpe, Jin Young Oh, Kaneem Smith, Lina Dib, Lorena Morales, Meredith Cawley, Michael Crowder, Nadia Pacheco & Andrea Petor, Shane Allbritton & Peter Bernick-Allbritton, Thedra Cullar-Ledford, Trey Duvall, Will Fowler

The Silos at Sawyer Yards is the latest project of the Deal Company, developers of Winter Street, Spring Street and Silver Street Studios. The Silos project includes re-purposing 70,000 square feet and 34 rice silos that once housed the Riviana rice processing plant in Houston’s historic First Ward neighborhood. When the project is complete in early 2016, it will house nearly 90 creative studios and the most unique installation art space in the state. The Silos at Sawyer Yards is located at 1502 Sawyer St, Houston, TX 77007

SITE Houston will open to the public on Friday, November 6th from 6-11pm.

The exhibition will be open every Saturday evening through January from 5-9pm.
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By: Washington Avenue Arts District

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