UHD1)       University of Houston Downtown: One Main Street

UHD provides students with top quality academic programs that are both flexible and affordable. A diverse institution that focuses on providing real opportunities that change lives for the better. www.dt.uh.edu

The new bike trails lead to the UHD as well as the Metro light rail. If you driving by car to the Artcrawl UHD is graciuosly contributing by opening several of their parking lots for artcrawl visitors. Start your artcrawl Saturday by parking free @UHD & visiting The intimate OKane art gallery which is featuring UHD Faculty Show.
Walk out of the gallery & walk over the infrastructure artwork of magnificent "granny rug" sculptures of mark mancuso. Once outside, look to your right from the belvedere balcony for a grandiose skyline view of houston. Head to the heart of the Artcrawl by walking north along street & peak over the ledge to see the confluence of White oak bayou & Buffalo Bayou. Turn right off the Main street bridge onto Wood street and head to the heart of the art of the Artcrawl.

....FREE Parking for artcrawl houston guests 10 am - 10 pm Saturday. UHD directions.

George Smith, O'Kane Gallery.


motherDogStudios.jpg 2)       Mother Dog Studios: 720 Walnut

Mother Dog Studios is the oldest surviving artists studios warehouse space in Houston. Surrounded by universities, cathedrals, jails, warehouses, architectural sculptures and skyscrapers somewhere in the natural forest and the cultural forest Mother Dog Studios is unequivocally in the heart of the vortex of the 4th largest city in the United States. Founded in 1984 by Charlie Jean Sartwelle and John Runnels, it is a 22,000 square foot warehouse with 25 artist studios and an expansive exhibition space called the Mother Dog Museum of Modern Art…

Featured In & On the Halls & Walls of Mother Dog Studios for ArtCrawlHouston 2016 "Voices of Trees"

Mathias Bbrugge & his Family will serve the best in Great German Food.

Martin Amorous, Casey Arquelles Gregory, Yousef Balat, Suzanne Banning, Tanna Bennett, Joshua Bennett, Barbara Biel, Magda Boltz-Wilson, Charla Bruce, Andre's and Camila Carrette, Jefferson Carroll, Fernando Casas, Liz Conces Spencer, Lacey Crawford, Kevin Cromwell, Elena Cusi Wortham, Zoanna Daluz Maney, Lee De Los Lobos, Andy Dearwater, Peter Dickson, Kristin DiMatteo, Carter Ernst, Mary Forbes, Jeff Forster, Ken Frederick, Dixie Friend Gay, Hazel Ganze, Helena Gijsbers van Wijk, Tim Glover, Ron Gordon, Tommy Gregory, Mitch Samuels grystar, Tristan Hadley, Mary Margaret Hansen, Paula Hawkins, Sarah Hazel, Anne Hernandez, Michael Horvath, Daniel Johnston, Solomon Kane, Stephen Keller, Len Kowitz, George Krause, natali leduc, Steven Lesser, Denise Liebl, Lee Littlefield, Liza Littlefield, Deborah Mahan, Zoanna DaLuz Maney, Ken Mazzu, Lynet McDonald, Trina McIsaac, Bill Meek, DanaMeyer, Pizo Meyer, Allison S. Milleer, Kelly Moran, Randall Mosman, Grace Phillips, Cynthia Reid, Sam Rhea, Gwen Rhea Cowden, Keith Roy, John Runnels, Micah Salinas, Christian Sarkar, Sam Sartorius, Charlie Jean Sartwelle, Mireille Schellhorn, Louise Schlachter, Tim Schneider, Judith R. Shamp, T. Smith, Becky Soria, Frances Carter Stephens, Clint Stone, James Surls, Wayne Trinklein, Donna Villarreal, Greg Weismantez, Frank Sherwood White, Ed Wilson, Kathy Wood, Jo Zider,




fifthward hotel

3)       Fifth Ward Hotel: 1206 Nance

The former Fifth Ward Hotel building at 1206 Nance Street is a near-miraculous survivor of Victorian commercial architecture in Houston. Built in 1883 as a hotel, it was three stories tall with load bearing masonry walls of locally produced brick and cast iron columns supporting timber framed floors. By 1915 the hotel had closed and the building saw a succession uses. During the 1950s the two upper floors were removed because the masonry walls were near the point of collapse and the remainder of the historic building was concealed behind sheet metal siding. After a disastrous electrical fire in 1993 the last owner abandoned it. The structure was sensitively rehabilitated in 2002 by Rice Construction Company in consultation with historic preservationist Anna Mod.

In 2003 Michael Morton, AIA of m ARCHITECTS reconfigured the interior for use as an architecture studio and art gallery.

This Year m Architects will feature artist Valeria Pili "Reality In Fragments"Artworks A personal way to re-exploring the world, nature and human constructions, by focusing on their structure. A reflection on nature of things.

m ARCHITECTS, Valeria Pili.



eriecity 4)       Erie City Iron Works: 1305 Sterrett & 1310 Nance

Erie City Iron Works dates back to 1906 and used to be a iron foundry warehouse where metal was delivered by railroad and stored until it was sold to builders. The metal used to build Houston came through here first. The warehouse has been converted into lofts. Some artists live there, using their places as studios to showcase their work. The other tenants are up-and-coming businesses.



Omar Hernandez, Bisong Art Gallery, Los Muertos Tattoos Studio.


eriecity5)     Dakota Lofts Gallery: 711 William

The James Bute Paint Co. was founded in 1869 by James Bute. In 1909 the newly constructed facility at 711 William St. became the company’s Headquarters. Houston’s longest continually running businesses, Bute Paint ceased operations in 1991. The four story structure of reinforced concrete and heavy timber framing is now the only major surviving commercial building of architect Olle J. Lorehn (1864-1939)

Yea Back Again and better than ever. See the ArtCrawl Group Page... very cool

Cancer Below The Belt, Corey Scott.



m4nl6)    M4NL Warehouse : 805 Hardy Street

Origianally Equipment Rental and Sawing Cutting and Drilling business established in early 70’s by Homer Allison a.k.a. “Fast Floyd”. He equipped Houston General Contractors with equipment and certified specialist in building and restoration projects for historical landmarks e.g. Hughes Tool Company 5425 Polk Ave. June 2001 the Allison family business closed the doors after severe flood damage from Tropical Storm Allison. The warehouse was empty until March 2011 when Pat Allison dedicated the business for a New Life Center. The vision for the M4NL Warehouse was birthed on March 19th. 2011. Our mission: To Equip Ordinary People to Discover the Purpose for their Life Experiences and supply tools to rebuild a New Life. Facebook

Pat Allison , Missions 4 New LIfe ,Fast Equip. Rental Inc, Magdala Community Market.



Hardy&Nance7)       Hardy & Nance Studios: 902 Hardy Street

Hardy Street Studios now joins Nance Street Studios in Houston's historic, downtown art/warehouse district to provide 15,000sf of good, affordable, air-conditioned working space for area artists. All under one big roof. It is already home to painters, sculptors, jewelry makers, fabric artists, photographers & videographers, and the space will accommodate most visual arts media.   hoteltango88@yahoo.com .

Robin Baker, Lisa Goodrich, Donald Tucker, Hardy & Nance Studios, Kenneth Hudson, Naz Kaya-Erdal, Penny McDonald, Dana Meyer, Lizbeth Ortiz, Abbie Preston, Lanecia Rouse, Dana Samuelson, Elena Sandovici, L. Leon Sands, Heather Taylor, Laurence Unger, Jenny Wilde.





david adickes 8)       David Adickes Sculpture Studio: 2401 Nance

From KUHT in Houston "To be president, they say you need a big head. Inspired after a visit to Mount Rushmore, Houston artist David Adickes decided that the only way to appreciate the details of the facial features of those monumental carvings up close was to create his own. He sculpted 43 enormous busts – one of each American president – and they are all on view outside his studio in Texas."

Explore Broad & High for fun Video.

David Adickes will have his Sculpture Studio open - visitors can get face-to-face with his giant presidential heads! Great photo ops

David Adickes


houston foundry 9)       Houston Foundry: 1712 Burnett

The Houston Foundry is one of the few remaining original warehouses that constitute the Houston Warehouse District. The 1930’s building sits at the edge of Northside Village, a historical but rapidly changing neighborhood between the 1st and 5th Wards. The Foundry is in a walking distance of the newly extended Light Rail line on North Main on one side, and the St. Arnold’s Brewery on the other. It’s a stone-throw from Downtown Houston and the University of Houston Downtown Campus. The Foundry is a “home” to a number of Houston area artists who appreciate its no-frills industrial environment..

Veronica Casares Lee, Ellen Cline, Helena Gijsbers van Wijk, David Graeve.



elderStreet 10)     Elder Street Artist Lofts: 1101 Elder Street

The Elder Street Artist Lofts are located at the historic Jefferson Davis Hospital. Renovation on the building was completed in 2005 and is currently home and studio to many of Houston’s fine artists, musicians, and performers. The Elder Street Artist Lofts house 34 studio/dwelling units with original terrazzo floors, high ceilings, and large windows offering artist a beautifully unique space to focus on creating new work within an arts community setting with the best rooftop view of the downtown Houston skyline.

Completed in 1924, the Jefferson Davis Hospital is a handsome red brick structure in the Classical Revival style. Houston's rapid growth soon rendered it inadequate, however, and in 1938 a new hospital replaced it. Over the years, the building housed a variety of tenants, but it had stood vacant for 20 years before Artspace and Avenue CDC provided services leading to the Elder Street Artist Lofts.

John Atlas, Elder Street Artist Lofts Group Show.





cityviewlofts 11)     City View Lofts: 15 North Chenevert

Constructed in 1910, Houston’s historic Nabisco/Purse & Co. Building at 15 N. Chenevert served as Nabisco’s southwest regional offices and baking facility. Today, the old cookie factory reclaims its heritage and re-emerges as 57 loft-style apartment homes. City View features unrestricted views of Houston’s signature skyline and Buffalo Bayou. Its central location provides easy access to major freeways, sporting and performing arts venues, as well as unmatched retail and dining options.

is headquarters to Royal Graphics & 1 - On - 1 Art, Inc. whose mission is to provide teenagers and young adults who have special needs a professional mainstream art experience, emphasizing personal growth and self expression. Through artistic and community dialogue, the students in this art program will gain training, exposure and employment opportunities in the visual arts as the mission's fulfillment. The advancement of teenagers and young adults with Special Needs in the professional mainstream art environment.

City View Lofts, Alvin J.Roy @100.



studio2020 12)     2020 Commerce / DeerSlug Studios: 2020 Commerce

Deerslug Studio is a working artist studio which features the works of artist Stephanie Gonzalez,
a local full time artist who creates works using unconventional materials. and Chris Gercham.

 DeerSlug Studios, Super Flake, Christoper Gerchman, Stephanie Gonzalez, Jennifer Lidiak, Nicholas Nabors.




artsquare 13)    Art Square Studios: 2315 / 2327 Commerce


Art Square Studios on Commerce was once an Artist Studio Complex whose name was CSAW (Commerce Street Artist Warehouse). After being closed by the City of Houston it sat vacant for many years. In 2013 it was purchased and rehabbed to once again become an Artist Studio Complex, which opened last year. Located in the East End Cultural District, the building has 30 studios. The Second building is also a creative space and now Open.

The artists are excited to be participants in Art Crawl 2016. Come see this newly created space and visit with fashion designers, artist book makers, photographers, painters, a laser cutting studio, and project spaces. Visit the Hand Weavers Guild for their annual sale, visit fiber artists, collage artists, graphic artists and an interior design space. There will be libations, a food truck or two, friendly faces waiting to welcome you, and parking behind the buildings and on the street. Who knows, there may even be some tunes to enjoy. Art Square Studios on Commerce is excited to once again join the Art Crawl Family and we look forward to welcoming visitors to our family.


Didi Garza, Riaz Khan, Kathryn Nosenzo.

Art Square Studios , Art Supply on Main, Contemporary Handweavers of Houston.


SHFLOutside.jpg 14)     Super Happy Fun Land: 3801 Polk Street

Super Happy Fun Land is Houston's venue for experimental electronic music, underground jazz, and outsider art! Featuring: Super Happy Theater with room for 290 folks, SHFL Art Gallery,Super Fun Patio, and SHFL Lending Library.A great place for fund raisers and private parties!

Brian Arthur, Olivia Dvorak, Cyko Marz.


Canal Street Studios

 15)     Canal Street Studios: 5210 Canal Street

The renovated Houston Pattern Works building circa 1945 has been a landmark for 65 years and in continuing its long-standing tradition of creative ingenuity, Canal Street Studios has emerged. The multi-media complex offers creative studio space for photographers, designers, and fine artists.

Kimmiski Adams, Ryan Baptiste, Francis Brown, Qindeel Butt, Gerard Harrison, Canal Street Studios, Claire Jarvis, Mark Rigsby.

silo 16)     The Silo: 4601 Clinton Drive / 415 Schweikhardt St Farm Gate 711 N. Emile St.

The- SILO was voted the best alternative music venue by Houston Press 2013.

We have an organic farm run by the The Last Organic Outpost,Horses, Maker spaces, Cactus Garden., performance areas, ARTCAR RETIREMENT HOME, video & movie sets, playground, recycling, woodshop and warehousing.Come visit our 8 acre wonderland during ArtCrawl.

THE SILO was born from the ashes of the original Comet Rice Mill. A unique venue for the arts and education. Home of the "Greener Institute of Sustainable Technologies" A hybrid place that fosters creativity and allow for new frontiers of expression and learning. Current and Past programs feature: Urban Farming, Film production, Movie viewing, Music, Videos, Weddings, Receptions, Photo Shoots, Memorials, Parties, Classes and Workshops all on our 8 acres. Come for a visit and sit a spell.

* Sammy HassanWill be live making art in person

Kimi bainter , Chad 86, Sammy Hassan, HOWIE, Jump up, Scott tarbox.

The Silo, Kenneth Crimmins.


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