Archway Gallery Presents: Ink&Image 2024

Jo-Carolyn Goode | 5/20/2024, 2:24 p.m.
Archway Gallery is thrilled to announce its participation in PrintHouston 2024 with the dynamic exhibition **Ink&Image 2024**. This citywide celebration …

 Archway Gallery is thrilled to announce its participation in PrintHouston 2024 with the dynamic exhibition Ink&Image 2024This citywide celebration of printmaking showcases the incredible talents of Archway Gallery's own printmakers alongside distinguished guest artists. The exhibition will be open from June 8, 2024, and promises to be a visual feast for art enthusiasts.

Group Show

 June 1 - 30, 2024


Opening Reception

DATE:                                        Saturday, June 8, 2024

TIME:                                        5 – 8 p.m., Artist Talk at 6:30 p.m.

LOCATION:                              Archway Gallery

2305 Dunlavy, Houston, TX 77066. Complimentary Valet Parking & Light Refreshments

Featured Artists

Archway Gallery Printmakers:

Blaine Davis: A veteran Houston printmaker for over 30 years, Davis excels in copper plate etchings. His work involves complex processes including hard ground, soft ground, and aquatint. Davis’s pieces often incorporate controlled accidents and textural transfers, resulting in captivating images.

Donna E. Perkins: Known for her intricate and detailed prints, Perkins brings a unique perspective to the medium.

Shirl Riccetti: Riccetti’s prints are celebrated for their vibrant energy and expressive lines.

John Slaby: Slaby combines traditional techniques with modern themes, creating thought-provoking artworks.

Liz Conces Spencer: Spencer’s work is recognized for its delicate balance of color and form.

Robert L. Straight: Straight’s prints often explore geometric forms and abstract concepts.

Cookie Wells: Wells uses printmaking to explore themes of nature and human experience.

Guest Artists

Mary Lee Gray: A former member of Archway Gallery and an esteemed printmaker, Gray’s work is known for its transparency and layered collage techniques. With a master’s degree from the University of North Carolina and an EdD from the University of Houston, Gray has taught extensively and served as an art director for New Orleans public television. Her woodcuts and linocuts offer a complex, nuanced exploration of her subjects.

Liv Johnson: An instructor and Printmaking Department Manager at the Glassell School of Art, Johnson’s work delves into transitional environments, capturing the interplay of natural settings and unseen forces. Her unique perspective is shaped by her experiences in Hawaii and Texas, bringing a distinctive voice to the exhibition.

Exhibition Highlights

Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, June 8, 2024**, where you can meet the artists and learn about their printmaking processes. An **Artist Talk** will be held at 6:30 p.m., offering deeper insights into the creative techniques and inspirations behind the works on display.

Ink&Image 2024 will highlight the expressive power of printmaking and the diverse methods employed by these talented artists. From copper plate etchings to woodcuts and linocuts, the exhibition promises to showcase the breadth and depth of contemporary printmaking.

Additional Information

Archway Gallery has been a cornerstone of Houston’s art community, providing a platform for artists to share their work and engage with the public. As part of PrintHouston 2024, Archway Gallery continues to celebrate the rich tradition of printmaking and its evolution in the hands of skilled artists.

For more details on Ink&Image 2024 and to stay updated on upcoming events, visit or call (713) 522-2409.