Articles tagged with "art"
“Arrested Momentum” highlights functional art
Artist Marcus Helton pours his morning cereal into a handcrafted, ash-blackened bowl.
Loss leads to art
Surreal scenes in grays take center stage in Ashley Whitt’s exhibit “The Haunted Mind” on display from March 8 to April 12 at the College of the Mainland Art Gallery.
17-year-old earns degree, helps publish art magazine
At 17, Sky Mejias has completed an associate degree at College of the Mainland (one semester ahead of schedule) and recently added another accomplishment to her list – her first publication.
Food trucks and magazines inspire artists' new exhibits
Mexican culture and American consumerism take center stage in two new exhibits at the College of the Mainland Art Gallery: Joe Pena’s ‘Lineage’ from Jan. 23 to Feb. 22 and ‘Layout’ by Eric Thayer Jan. 23 to March 7.
Functional art? Two ceramic students discuss their pieces
Student Marcus Helton held up an ash-blackened bowl.
Award-winning “Heroes” photo salutes the Santa Fe Fire Department
Firefighters’ soot-coated helmets, jackets and boots await their next mission in the award-winning photo “Heroes” taken at the Santa Fe Fire Department.
Students display ceramics and more at COM Art Gallery
Neon watercolors, shimmering ceramics, mixed media collages and more take center stage in the 2016 Student Art Exhibition on display now through Nov. 30 at the College of the Mainland Art Gallery.
From Galveston to outer space, artworks of alum on display
The faint light illuminating the night glints off the rocks guarding Galveston Bay in one of Kevin Flores’ photographs.
50 years of professors collaborate for anniversary art show
Max-Karl Winkler, the first College of the Mainland art professor, hired in 1968 and 13 other art professors have collaborated to present the College of the Mainland 50th anniversary art exhibition now through Oct. 27.
Artist to speak at COM
A ceramics artist and instructor will speak about his simple, elegant creations in a public lecture at the College of the Mainland Art Gallery Sept. 28 from 6-7 p.m.
Alumnus displays ceramics at COM
Showing the stages of an emerging artist’s progress, a College of the Mainland alumnus’ ceramics are now on display in the Fine Arts Building.
"This, But Not This" at COM gallery
Images and words collide in a collaborative exhibit at the College of the Mainland Art Gallery Aug. 29 to Sept. 25 with a free reception and Skype artist talk Sept. 14 at 12:30 p.m.
Art to architecture
Painting was Shawn Cleveland’s respite in the military. He’s hoping to turn it into a career.
Don’t forget to play: Art class unites special-needs students and retirees
Here there are no essays or multiple choice tests. This class is about exploration and expression.
Threading stories: 87-year-old instructor still stitching
Her needle has taken her to Oregon, Washington, California, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Canada. Certified through the Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery International Guild Inc., Charlotte Walker, 87, has taught across North America since 1984.
Changing communities through art
The College of the Mainland Art Club has created two murals now on display with Project Row Houses, an organization that uses art to transform communities in Houston's Third Ward.
Art Club showcases ceramics, paintings and more
The College of the Mainland Art Club is launching its first show, “Anatidaephobia,” at the COM Art Gallery through June 23.
Student art showcased at COM
View the best of COM students’ artwork including ceramics, painting, photography and drawing on display now through Feb. 14 in the COM Art Gallery.
Cell phone photo contest open for entries
Have a stunning photo or short video snapped with your cell phone?
Recycled letter finds way to COM exhibit
Crumpled memories and recycled objects form the centerpiece of “KWT,” on display now at the College of the Mainland J. Palmer Space.
Three-hour art contest names winners
Art students had three hours, two piles of recycled materials and one theme: the architecture of the mind.
Creativity and connection: exhibit showcases COM faculty art
Gilded landscapes, intricate calligraphy, abstract portraits and glistening ceramics take the spotlight at the faculty exhibit at the COM Art Gallery on display through Dec. 2.
Galveston artist unveils gold leaf sculptures at COM
Gold leaf glints off free-form porcelain sculptures in a Galveston artist’s exhibit in the College of the Mainland Enrollment Center.
Listen to art in progress at COM gallery
From the high-pitched squeal of a marker on a glass panel to the rhythmic whispers of pen on paper, College of the Mainland’s newest exhibit captures the sounds of art.
Art of 1,000 pencils on display at COM
Forget paper airplanes and doodles – artist Jonathan Clark turns sticky notes, number two pencils and other office supplies into masterpieces.
Melted, mottled glass featured at COM art exhibit
Raised on her family’s one-acre island in Muskoka Lake in Canada, artist Margaret Smithers-Crump says she grew up “surrounded by water and light.”
Mosaic and more on display at 50 Plus Art Exhibit
After her husband’s death, Marilyn Jewell delved deeper into an art form she loved –stained glass.
Japan excursion is highlight of COM art course
Touring 14th-century castles, hiking through a bamboo forest and viewing a squirrel petting zoo fed students’ creativity during a nine-day tour of Japan with College of the Mainland.
Unlock artist within with COM 50 Plus Program
Teaching art at the COM 50 Plus Program, Andy Karjala and Lee Johnson relate to those learning art later in life.
Sickle cell research wins at COM symposium
Bertrand Ebang was inspired to help research a treatment for sickle cell disease by two children - his five-year-old cousin and a seven-year old male patient at University of Texas-Medical Branch Galveston.
40 years of art honored at COM 50 Plus Program
Traveling, teaching and art have filled Elaine Helm’s life.
Art festival names COM 50 Plus Program mayor’s choice
Sea-hued oil paintings, sharp photographs of Galveston and resplendent acrylics take center stage at the 16th annual Texas City Art Festival April 12-15 featuring the high-quality work of students in the College of the Mainland 50 Plus Program.
Opposites collide in pieces winning best in show at COM
Three students channeled opposing forces in their art and photography and won best in show at College of the Mainland's annual student exhibit.
COM Art Gallery call for entries
The annual College of the Mainland Student Art Show is open for entries from students enrolled at COM any time in 2014. Photography, 2-D and 3-D works must be delivered Oct. 20-23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to the COM Art Gallery.
COM alum constructs art around unique spaces
For Karen Brasier, any space – whether a rusted chain-link fence or a converted refrigerator – presents a potential canvas for art.
Students debut artwork at COM
Three young artists are unveiling their work at the College of the Mainland Art Gallery exhibit through July 10 “Awakening.”
Winning cell phone images showcase wonder of everyday
A glimpse of a hand reaching skyward, an image of a mountain bike awaiting its next ride and a powerful selfie are among the stunning photographs winning awards in the College of the Mainland Oh Snap 2! Cell Phone Photo Contest.
Painting and poetry mingle at International Poetry Day celebration at COM
For Anya Ezhevskaya, art is worth the mess.
Galveston landmarks, family take center stage at COM student's exhibit
Hues of blue—from the shade of Galveston Bay to color of her niece’s eyes—sparkle in photographer Mary Ann Elliott’s latest exhibition at the Evelyn Meador Public Library in Seabrook on display through Feb. 28.
COM Art Gallery announces spring schedule
The College of the Mainland Art Gallery plans a semester of eye-catching exhibits featuring the work of artists from college faculty to children in the COM Child Development Lab School.
Cell phone photo contest open for entries
Have a stunning photo snapped with your cell phone? Now those with striking cell phone images may submit them to College of the Mainland’s Oh Snap 2! Cell Phone Photo Contest for a chance to have the picture displayed in the COM Art Gallery.
Canvas and cartoons collide at art gallery
Both the elegant and the everyday engage the viewer in “Breaking the Boundaries: Illustrations and Paintings from Tokyo” on display at the College of the Mainland Art Gallery from Aug. 26-Sept. 19.
COM students win best of show
For their originality, creativity and skill, three students garnered best of show awards during the COM Annual Student Art Show.