It was just 175 years ago that our glorious state declared independence from Mexico, sealing it with a victory at the Battle of San Jacinto. To celebrate the anniversary, Koelsch Gallery is presenting Dodransbicentennial, an exhibition named after this numerical milestone with work by Texan artists.
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The works range from Ellen Frances Tuchmans collage of historical kitsch honoring the Yellow Rose of Texas; to Claire Cusacks sculpture made of barbed wire; to Camp Bosworths three-by-six-foot sculpture of a carved wooden gun inscribed with the phrase Mi Vida Loca, which folds out into a 50s-era bar; to Melinda Buies series of cartoonish cows painted on brightly colored backgrounds. Theres an opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. March 3. Regular viewing hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Through April 3. 703 Yale. For information, call 713-626-0175 or visit www.koelschgallery.com. Free.
Tuesdays-Saturdays. Starts: March 3. Continues through April 3, 2011