After 6 successful years in Upper Kirby, Nicole Longnecker Gallery is relocating to the ALARA Garage complex in the West Houston Heights with an opening exhibition Saturday, October 5.. The gallery offers a range of contemporary art in various media by local, national, and international artists.
Nicole Longnecker Gallery is devoted to promoting diverse artists through an active program of exhibitions, displaying expressions in drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. We believe our exhibits should reflect our culture and should mirror the diversity of our home town, Houston, Texas.
Committed to our artists and their personal narratives and visions; our gallery serves as a venue for them to exhibit and grow professionally. Nicole Longnecker Gallery is dedicated to further promoting visual art in our community by supporting local educational efforts and various non-profit organizations along with engaging new collectors and companies and educating the community about art.
Founder Nicole Longnecker grew up on a family farm in Cambridge, Iowa where they grew corn and soybeans. She earned her BS in English and Women’s Studies and an MBA, both at Iowa State University. It was during her studies Nicole’s curiosity in the arts and their relationship to our world evolved. After a successful C-level business career at private firms, non-profits and educational institutions, she founded Nicole Longnecker Gallery to bring meaningful art to as wide an audience as possible.
Nicole believes in giving back and has served on numerous community and non-profit boards of directors. She is also a tireless supporter of education, inclusion, and sustainable agriculture.