July 2018 Recap

We had a huge turnout for the art crawl, which featured work by Brian Summerville along with the captivating performance art of Rebekah Alexander.

The Deacon's Masterpiece, Oil on Canvas, Harry Whitver

Allusion and Analogue: Painting as Exploration

Opening: February 3rd  |  Closing: March 3rd  |  6-9 pm  |  Free  |  All ages  |  Link to Calendar Event  Learn more about Arts & Music at Wedgewood Houston Share this Post abrasiveMedia is hosting Allusion and Analogue, new work from Harry Whitver in an exhibition that debuts on February 3rd from 6-9 pm at Houston Station during the Arts & Music at Wedgewood / …

Rise by Nina Covington

Closing Reception for Nina Covington’s RISE October 7th

Join us for the closing reception for RISE! We’ve had a great response to the show – check out one such response here. Nina Covington’s ‘Rise’ explores the artist’s journey through healing and the triumph of will and indomitable spirit. Using her iconic long exposure photography as the base for evocative mixed media pieces combined with poetry, Covington creates an …

Two Artists Talk Trauma and Truth

Share this Post Pictured: Left, Kristen Chapman Gibbons. Right, “Rise” artist Nina Covington. What follows is the documentation of a process so intimate, we rarely speak of it. The process of the recovery of voice. What you see in both of our stories is not our “damage” alone, it is the determined and intentional way we’ve displayed the pieces. I …

Rise by Nina Covington

Nina Convington’s RISE opens Sept 2 for Art Crawl

Nina Covington’s ‘Rise’ explores the artist’s journey through healing and the triumph of will and indomitable spirit. Using her iconic long exposure photography as the base for evocative mixed media pieces combined with poetry, Covington creates an environment for conversations on the trials of life. Rise is free to view and open to the public at abrasiveMedia during the Arts …

In Time: Relationships Between Images

SATURDAY, JUNE 3 | 6-9 PM | All Ages | Free Event For our June Art Crawl, we are presenting the Film & Photography of Portland artist Stuart Eagon. We asked him a few questions to learn more about him and his work. Share this Post I have paired fifteen 35mm prints, which were photographed in Northwest Oregon and Southwest …

March Art Crawl

abrasiveMedia’s March Art Crawl on Saturday, March 4th is a collaboration with their fiscally-sponsored partner, Blue Moves Modern Dance Company. It features the work of three Nashville-based artists, Ben Griffith, Roberta Winjum and Bryant Lamont, whose art inspired or helped shape new dances and a dance film for Blue Moves’ upcoming dance and multi-media production, “Muse”. Visually, the connecting thread …

A Stranger’s Eyes

During the November Arts & Music at Wedgewood/Houston our very own Justin Harvey set up a photo booth for attendees… the caveat was that they had to take 3 picture with a stranger… and they had to stare into each other’s eyes for 30 seconds while that happened. Most attendees found the idea too uncomfortable to participate, but some, either …

Artober at abrasiveMedia: The Work of Harry Whitver

Share this Post photo of Harry in his studio by Eden Frangipane Shepherd After graduating from Peabody College, Harry Whitver honed his illustration skills as a combat artist in Vietnam. Once his tour was completed, he embarked on a 35-year commercial art career providing technical, airbrush, and expository illustrations and design for companies such as Smithsonian Air & Space magazine, …