Ladybird Pop-Up Lunch Today!
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
11:30 - 2 PM
Ladybird is popping by to serve up lunch at Lawndale today. Stop by for a bite and a look at The Big Show.
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The Big Show 2013 Juror's Awards
Scene 74 - Fear through the Eyes of Madness, 2013
Acrylic on canvas
36" x 48"Avril FalgoutBlack Veil Brides
Paper maché and mixed media
6'3'' x 4'2'' x 8'7''Bryan ForresterImogene
24'' x 36''
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The Big Slide Show
Today & Tomorrow!
Wednesday & Thursday
July 31 & August 1, 2013
6 - 8 PM
Join Lawndale and Houston's talented Big Show artists for short, informal presentations about their work. Presentations start at 6 PM each night at Lawndale Art Center. Come early as seating is limited.
Wednesday, July 31
Adrian Landon Brooks
Alexine O. Stevens
Thursday, August 1
Chadwick + Spector
The Big Show 2013
On view through August 10
The Big Show is Lawndale Art Center's annual open-call, juried exhibition. It has been an important venue through which emerging and under-represented Houston area artists gain exposure since the show's conception in 1984. The Big Show was formerly the East End Show, sponsored by the East End Progress Association, at Lawndale's original location.
Each year Lawndale Art Center invites a guest juror to select from work submitted by artists living within 100 miles of Houston. Artists are invited to bring up to three works of art, not previously shown in Houston, to Lawndale Art Center where the work is juried on-site for a chance to be included in the show and a shot at $3,000 in cash awards.
The Big Show 2013 award winners selected by guest juror, Duncan MacKenzie, Artist/Critic/Writer and Co-Founder of Bad at Sports, were announced at the opening reception on July 12, 2013. Three $1,000 awards were given to:
For this year's exhibition, a total of 83 works by 67 artists were selected by juror Duncan Mackenzie, Artist/Critic/Writer and Co-Founder of Bad at Sports, for the exhibition from 922 works submitted by 366 artists. Artists selected for the exhibition include:
Hannah Adams, John Adelman, Alonso Bedolla, Kari Breitigam, Adrian Landon Brooks, Chadwick + Spector, Raina Chamberlain, Perry Chandler, Monica Chhay, JooYoung Choi, K.C. Collins, Felipe Contreras, Terry Crump, Andy Dearwater, Alex Larsen and Alexander DiJulio, Jennifer Ellison, Avril Falgout, Bryan Forrester, Kelli Foster, Caitlin Fredette, Luna Gajdos, Daniela Galindo, Bryan Keith Gardner,Matthew Glover, Nerissa Gomez, David P. Gray, Carrie Green Markello, Casey Arguelles Gregory, Sarah Hamilton, Jorge Imperio, Jenna Jacobs, Sandra A. Jacobs, Jeremy Keas, Bradley Kerl, Galina Kurlat, Marilyn Faulk Lanser, Melinda Laszczynski, Joan Laughlin, Eva Martinez, David McClain, Leo Medrano, Susannah Mira, Kia Neill, Mari Omori, Bernice Peacock, Eric Pearce, Ellen Phillips, Page Piland, Julon Pinkston, Eduardo Portillo, Cinta Rico, Natalie Rodgers, Darcy Rosenberger, Nana Sampong, Kay Sarver, John Slaby, Rosalind Speed,Earl Staley, Adair Stephens, Alexine O. Stevens, Saralene Tapley, Happy Valentine, David H. Waddell, Camille Warmington, Chantal Wnuk,Martin Wnuk and Tera Yoshimura
Many thanks to our Big Show 2013 sponsors!
*as of July 2, 2013
Whole Foods Market
Scott R. Sparvero
Karol Kreymer & Robert J. Card
David R. Graham / Felvis Foundation
Tim Kollatschny & Stephen Goldberg
H. Irving Schweppe Jr. MDTOOTSIE POPArt Supply on Main
Demetre P. Grivas
One Arm Red
Page Southerland Page LLP
H. Russell Pitman
Minnette & Peter Boesel
William & Fredrica Fester
Beverly & Wayne Gilbert
Candice & Nick Goodwin
G G Hsieh & Mark Hausknecht
Mary & George Hawkins
Richard E. Fluhr & Rudy Hernandez
Caroline & Ben Jansen
Victoria & Marshal Lightman
Jewell & Joseph Ragsdale
Misty Barnett Trahan & Chris Trahan
Christine & Ramon West