Art Gallery

The College of the Mainland Art Gallery serves as a resource for the study of art and art history and presents works demonstrating contemporary standards of quality

Exhibitions include paintings, drawings, print media, sculpture, ceramics, mixed media, film, digital media (including movie and still photography) and site-specific installations that are culturally significant and creatively express personal views.

Submit a Proposal


Art show flyer

Art Faculty Exhibition 2024

April 1-30, 2024

Artist Talk and Opening Reception

Monday, April 1, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.


  • George Bowes
  • Bryan Gardner
  • Mark Greenwalt
  • Eden Lopez
  • Kristy Peet

About the Gallery

Committed to making contemporary artwork accessible, the gallery is free and open to the public. Exhibits are created and coordinated with speakers and other events to promote the area's richly diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Professional artists shown at the gallery have been accredited and recognized by the art community. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, has included the College of the Mainland Art Gallery in their list of recommended venues for the presentation of fine art.

The gallery presents an annual student art show and biannual faculty exhibition. The gallery is located in the Fine Arts Building and open Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., We are also open one hour prior to each COM Theatre perfomance and by appointment.

Exhibition Proposals

College of the Mainland is accepting proposals for exhibitions at our Main Gallery and Satellite Gallery. All media is accepted, and site-specific installation is also encouraged.

Submission Guidelines

Please email the following to Eden Lopez:

  • 15-20 JPG’s of Sample Works
  • Artist Statement
  • CV or Resume
  • Proposal

Artist Talk/Art Lecture

An artist gallery talk or art lecture may be planned during the exhibition period.

Delivery / Pickup Works

The artist will be responsible for the delivery and pick up of the artworks unless otherwise arranged. If it is an installation work, the artist will be responsible for the installation. Some honorarium is available to assist the cost of delivery/shipping.


Main Gallery

The artworks are insured from door to door.

Satellite Gallery

All works are handled with professional manner, and all the exhibition spaces are closely monitored by the campus police. However, College of the Mainland will not be responsible for any damage or loss. If insurance is desired, it must be arranged by the artist while the artwork is in transit and for the duration of the exhibition.


Main Gallery - Floor Plan ft./in.

  • Length: 36’
  • Width: 18’ 5"
  • Entrance: 6’ in the center of 36’ wall
  • Height: 13’ 8” to gallery cupola and 17’ 10” to ceiling
Main Art Gallery floor plan

Satellite Gallery - Floor Plan ft./in.

  • Length: 19’
  • Width: 17.5"
  • Height: 6’
  • Glass Doors: approx. 46” wide
J. Palmer Satellite Gallery floor plan

Contact Art Gallery

COM Art Gallery

Fine Arts Building, Room F139
1200 N. Amburn Road
Texas City, Texas 77591
Click here for campus map.

Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
and by appointment

Eden Lopez
COM Art Gallery Director

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