Avant Garden Art Gallery

The Avant Garden Art gallery is just one of the many treasures of Northwoods. We are a congregation of many creative people, artists included, and we like to share our creations. The gallery was originally created for the artists of Northwoods.


Gallery News!

Come to the reception on Saturday, February 8, from 6 – 7:30 and bring a small appetizer and drink. If you are setting up a table for “smalls” please come at 5:30 and notify Mary Anne at [email protected]

Hold the Date: 

Northwoods will be hosting The Power of Hope Project in April. This exhibit features art by Refugee mothers and children held in a detention facility in Texas. Therefore we are asking that artist create works around the Theme of Hope for April.The reception will be April 11. Here is the call for art announcemnt:

Call to Artist
The Power of Hope – Refugee Art/Reflections

Artists! We are excited to announce that Northwoods UU Church will be hosting The Power of Hope Project for the full month of April. The Power of Hope Project features art/reflections by Refugee mothers and children while they were incarcerated inside an immigrant family detention facility in Texas. The exhibit includes 90 images, in varying sizes, as Giclee watercolor prints made from digital images of the original artwork created by the mothers and children between March 15, 2015 and Dec.6, 2016

Much is being planned for this month of Hope. April 4th we will kick off the month with the opening of this exhibit in our Sanctuary. The Rev. Dr. Helen Boursier, PhD., creator of this project will serve as out guest speaker. Then Dr. Boursier will preach our two services on April 5.

Here is where you come in. We are asking that you create works art around the Theme of Hope. Your works will be on display for sale April 11th at our Northwoods Gallery Reception.

Let’s make this a very special time for our church and the larger community.

Fill the Gap Fund Raiser: Donate your art to this fundraiser held at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in the Woodlands on Saturday Feb. 22. For information please contact Toby Picker at [email protected] or 281-364-1781. Paperwork is at Northwoods.


The Gallery:


Northwoods UU Church Art Gallery Application to Display Art

  • Please tell us about the work(s) you would like to display.

  • Please include title, price, medium, size/weight, and Description/Artist's Statement
  • Please include title, price, medium, size/weight, and Description/Artist's Statement