August Program – Tour of THIRST

In case you missed the HMAG Field Trip to Capsule Gallery…

Part two of the Thirst artist talks will happen August 31st 6-8 PM


Terry Fromm, Shot Glasses and Tray (2015), Lead-free pewter, copper, enamel

Sandie Zilker Dot Shot (2016) Sterling Silver, Synthetic Stones, 3D Printed Plastic

Sandie Zilker, Dot Shot (2016), Sterling Silver, Synthetic
Stones, 3D Printed Plastic

Capsule Gallery will be hosting a conversation with Anna Walker, Windgate Foundation Curatorial Fellow for Contemporary Craft at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH), and artists Terry Fromm, Sandie Zilker, Denise Greenwood Loveless, Abbie Preston, Katherine Poeppel and Richard Moiel as they discuss their work in the current exhibition THIRST.

Prior to her position as the Windgate Foundation Curatorial Fellow for Contemporary Craft at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH), Anna Walker was the Curator at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC). She has lectured widely on craft and was on the curatorial selection committee for the 2016 Renwick Invitational at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She has contributed essays for Metalsmith, Ctrl+P catalogue, and 2016 Renwick Invitational: Visions and Revisions catalogue. Her most recent curatorial projects include #F*nked! at the Kansas City Art Institute in conjunction with NCECA 2016, Urban Ecologies at the Galveston Arts Center, and Home: The 2015 Furniture Society Members’ Exhibition in North Carolina.

Wednesday, August 31, 6-8 pm

Capsule Gallery, 3909 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002

Free and open to the public

THIRST celebrates the vessels that facilitate our enjoyment of summertime libations. Through the display of both functional and decorative devices the audience will be encouraged to support craft and design through the collection of these items while helping offset the impact of single use beverage containers.

The exhibition is a group show that features work by HMAG members Corey Ackelmire, Terry Fromm, Heidi Gerstacker, Jan Harrell, and Sandie Zilker among other artists from across the country, and features a wide variety of mediums; ceramics, porcelain, glass, metal, marble, etc.