I am covered with 30 types of pesticides (even after washed) is written across a ripe, red apple in Olivia de Salves photograph Apple. Oh, yum. De Salve, one of the high school students participating in Human Nature Collabora - tions VI: Food, also has a photo titled Family Dinner, which shows an empty table surrounded by four equally empty chairs, in the exhibit. (Does anyone detect a half-empty attitude here?) Laura Sills went for a more graphic arts approach with Balance, a photo of a red seed balanced precariously on the tip of an orange plastic spoon against a bright green background, while Alex Goss goes traditional in Still Lifeand shows fruit and vegetables artfully arranged on a table. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays, and noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Through May 10. Houston Center for Photography, 1441 West Alabama. For information, call 713-529-4755 or visit www.hcponline.org. Free.
Wednesdays-Sundays. Starts: April 16. Continues through May 10, 2009