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Leslie Martinez: The Secrecy of Water- Opening Reception

Friday, January 20, 2023

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston is proud to present the first solo museum exhibition of work by the Dallas-based artist Leslie Martinez. Martinez (they/them/their) creates immersive, spellbinding paintings that explore ideas of place, climate, landscape, and personhood through unconventional methods of applying and interlaying various materials, textures, and hues on canvas.

Leslie
Martinez,
detail
of
<em>
Filament
Jetty</em>,
2022.
Fabric,
paper
scraps,
charcoal,
fine
ballast,
pumice
and
acrylic
on
canvas,
96
x
144
x
5
inches.
Courtesy
of
the
artist
and
AND
NOW,
Dallas. 
Location
Blaffer Art Museum, 4173 Elgin St. Houston, TX 77004
Cost
Free
Contact
Museum Hours

Tue-Fri, 10am—5pm
Sat-Sun, 12pm—5pm
Mon, Closed

infoblaffer@uh.edu
713-433-9521