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2015 Open Call

Attention Artists: Call for Entries

Ninth Annual Open Call

Please note that submission requirements are very different this year. Registration is strictly by phone on Sat. August 29, 2015 from 11am-6pm (or until we reach our maximum of 100 entries) at 713- 861-5526. Pieces should be ready to deliver by the next week. We will give you a time slot to deliver your pieces to avoid parking issues at the museum.


1. Be one of the first 100 artists to call in with your entry information. Do not bring your artwork to the museum at this time. When you call in, you will need to provide a clear explanation of your artwork. The drop off date will be given as well as the time slot for you to deliver your piece when you call in. Do not leave a message. You must speak to one of our staff as there will be further instructions provided over the phone. 

2. Your artwork must follow the ”REINCARNATION” theme. 

3. Maximum size is 4 feet by 4 feet. 

4. ONE piece per artist; No triptychs/diptychs/multiples. 

5. Work must be ready by the first week in September 2015. It must be ready to hang or place.

Current Exhibition


Amber Eagle, Rosebud Spinner, 2014, Gouche on paper and wood, 28" x 28"

Ride-On: Amber Eagle, Dion Laurent, & Jonathan Rosenstein

May 2 - August 30, 2015

Ride-On is a fusion of disciplines, featuring the works of Amber Eagle, Dion Laurent and Jonathan Rosenstein.

Amber Eagle’s exhibition, Ride, curated by Ann Harithas in 2014 at the Nave Museum in Victoria, Texas, will feature her most recent art car, Rosebud, and a series of artwork created in relation to that project.


Amber Eagle, Rosebud, 2014

Eagle is inspired by ancient alien astronauts and outer space, as well as the richness of the Mexican culture. Using ancient aliens as a metaphor, she refers to “the stranger in us all” in addition to “illegal aliens”, to guide the viewer to look inward to our own enigmatic inner space. Eagle has collaborated with Mexican craftspeople, her husband Guillermo Rosas, carpenters, electricians, mechanics and seamstresses to produce this body of work.

Dion Laurent, Airplane1Dion Laurent, EarthMan2 and EarthRover1, 2011-2013

Dion Laurent, Airplane1, EarthMan2 and EarthRover1, 2011-2013

Dion Laurent’s travels are reflected in his multimedia transdisciplinary artworks with an immediacy and provocative attitude, invoking a social and environmental discourse. In Earth Man and AirPlane1, he references and appropriates techniques from both art and science, Laurent believes we should “wake up and act globally” through the emulation of the conditions of living in outer space here within the extremes of Planet Earth.

Jonathan Rosenstein

Jonathan Rosenstein, Flying Heart, 1998, Aluminum, wood, leather, brass, and glass, Dimensions vary

Jonathan Rosensteins’ assemblages are comprised of found objects carefully selected from store bought items. He chooses objects that are a reflection of current consumer culture in The United States of America. His use of colors and shapes are in the tradition of abstraction.

The Art Car Museum is located at 140 Heights Blvd.
Our regular hours are: 11am-6pm, Wednesday-Sunday.
We are closed on Mondays & Tuesdays

Please call ahead to schedule for large groups.

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Art Car Museum

140 Heights Blvd.
Houston, TX 77007

ph: 713.861.5526

OPEN: Wednesday - Sunday, 11am - 6pm
CLOSED: Monday & Tuesday
Admission is always free.
Please call ahead to accommodate large groups.

Art Cars


OPEN: Wednesday - Sunday, 11am - 6pm  /  CLOSED: Monday & Tuesday
Admission is always free.