360: Artist, Critics, Curators - Joseph Havel
Joseph Havel, director of the Glassell School of Art, has exhibited his art across the United States and abroad, including solo shows in Dallas, St. Louis, Barcelona, and Paris. In 1992 he curated, with Project Row Houses founding director Rick Lowe, Fresh Visions/New Voices: Emerging African-American Artists in Texas for the Glassell School of Art. Havel’s bronze sculpture Exhaling Pearls, from the MFAH collection, was included in the 1995 exhibition Twentieth-Century American Sculpture at the White House. Havel was selected to participate in the 2000 Whitney Biennial and the 2001 Phoenix Triennial, and in 2006 the MFAH hosted the exhibition Joseph Havel: A Decade of Sculpture 1996–2006 and published an accompanying catalogue. In addition to the MFAH, Havel’s work is in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Musée d’art et d’industrie in Roubaix, France.