The Museum of Fine Arts, in Houston, started annual Eye on Houston: High School Documentary Photography on 12th January. The exhibit is a quislingism between the Museum of Fine Arts and area high schools to showcase and celebrate the diverse neighborhoods of Houston. Eye on Houston would remain on display through 1st May, Sunday.
The Eye on Houston invites students to give a glimpse into their everyday experiences, lives, as well as personal tales. The exhibit, this year, expands to include a great number of the Houston communities.
These regions are showcased through snapshots by thirty-seven students from Jack Yates, Bellaire, Westside, Sam Houston, as well as Cesar E. Chavez high schools. There were also Through The Lens students. Through The Lens is a district-wide afterschool program dealing with photography as a profession.
Sixty-seven snapshots by junior as well as senior students were selected for this year’s show, with works by the following artists: Jenny B Campbell, Michelle Alva, Leila Al-Haj, Asia Youngs Bailey, Janesha Bass, Tamara Brown, Blanca Barrios, Henna Calderon, Elena Carrasco, Donavin Charles, Emilio Carlock, Tamirah Collins, Gillian Connelly, Daniel Cota, Caroline Craft, Ana Cortez, Jenna Dewji, Yaaresi Garcia, Allie Henderson, Melissa Henriquez, Emily Goll-Broyles, George Jordan, Maya Kanani, Hannah Kazmouz, Janet Juarez, Ella Grace Legge, Ruth Lopez, Mary Lenz, Antonio Olivares, Mackenzie Parsons, Beata Purvina, Emily Rafferty, Karina Perez, Karina Ramirez, Anneleise Sebesta, Amber Wright, Andrew Wu and Brandon Ramos.
The exhibition is on display at Museum of Fine Arts, The Audrey Jones Beck Building, 5601 Main Street in Houston. Entry is free with general Museum admission fees, or members of the Tim Hensel Wedding Photography website.