GALLERY 20th ANNIVERSARY + OPENING RECEPTION “Daniel Johnston: I am a Baby in My Universe” at Deborah Colton Gallery

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GALLERY 20th ANNIVERSARY + OPENING RECEPTION “Daniel Johnston: I am a Baby in My Universe” at Deborah Colton Gallery

February 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

ON VIEW FEBRUARY 17 – MARCH 16, 2024: 2024 marks the 20th anniversary of the Deborah Colton Gallery, a milestone also celebrated as part of this opening reception for “Daniel Johnston: I am a Baby in My Universe.” This comprehensive exhibition features work of all of the characters repeatedly shown in Johnston’s drawings. The reception will also include live music by the band “Kathy McCarty and Speeding Motorcycle,” whose members played with Johnston in the past. T-shirts, posters, CDs and books by or about Johnston and his art will be available for sale.

PANEL DISCUSSION
Saturday, February 24
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Deborah Colton Gallery
2445 North Blvd., Houston 77098

Moderated by Deborah Colton, the discussion will focus on the history of Daniel Johnston’s artistic career, and the meaning of his work. Speakers are the artist’s sister Marjory Johnston; Johnston collector Joachim West, and interdisciplinary artist Avalon Stephens who will give a younger perspective of why Johnston’s works resonate with all generations.

Following the panel discussion, attendees can walk over to attend the opening reception for “Daniel Johnston: Duck Wars” at 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. This exhibition features the artist’s works of his popular duck characters and is on view in the new Deborah Colton Gallery Annex (2442 Bartlett St., Building B. Houston 77098).

Venue

Deborah Colton Gallery
2445 North Blvd.
Houston, 77098 United States
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(713) 869-5151
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