Opening Reception for May 10 - June 15, 2013 Exhibitions
Friday, May 10, 2013
6:30 – 8:30 PM, Artist talks at 6 PM
Round 7 • DOMOKOS / FUTURE BLONDES 0.0.0.0., Nancy Douthey & Patrick Turk
Lawndale Artist Studio Program Exhibition
Performance Workshop with Nancy Douthey
May 18, 2013
1 - 3 PM
Free - Registration Closed - Workshop Full
Come explore performance exercises that will inspire and refresh any creative process through the act of doing. This workshop is for people interested in instant performance, writing, thinking and working as an individual as well as participating in a group. Registration for this event is limited to 10 participants. Click here to be added to the wait list in the event that space becomes available..
Collage Workshops with Patrick Turk
May 25, 2013 & June 1, 2013
1 - 3 PM
$10 materials fee - Registration Closed - Workshop Full
Join collage artist Patrick Turk as he demystifies the collage processes he has spent nearly 15 years developing. This workshop will focus on every step of the collage process from choosing and cutting materials, what type of adhesives to use and how to apply them, and planning and executing collage compositions.
This workshop will be limited to 15 spaces for each day. All necessary materials will be supplied, but participants are encouraged to bring any specific imagery that they are interested in incorporating into their collages.
Click here to be added to the wait list in the event that space becomes available.
The $10 materials fee will be collected at the workshop.
Massa Lemu Artist Talk
May 31, 2013
Join artist, writer, and critic Massa Lemu for a discussion about PRECARIOT, his exhibition on view through June 15 in Lawndale’s Project Space. Lemu will also discuss his ongoing efforts to establish an Art and Design School in Blantyre, Malawi.
Houston Experimental Underground Sound Series Matinee
DOMOKOS / FUTURE BLONDES 0.0.0.0.
June 8, 2013
12 - 5 PM
Please join us on June 8, 2013 for the live aural accompaniment DOMOKOS / FUTURE BLONDES 0.0.0.0. Feather 17 installation with Houston's finest underground experimental ensembles NIGHT AT NOON, RU-486, GREY CELL, THRASCHEN (T. Kerschen + Erika Farmer of INDIAN JEWELRY), BLACK LEATHER JESUS, HOW I QUIT CRACK, SKULLCASTER and FUTURE BLONDES. These acts have been vibrating in Houston's most shadowy corners for the last 20+ years. There will be live video mixing + endless sound pleasures/discomforts from 12 to 5 PM. Please feel free to document the event for a video collage to be edited after the show.
Whole Foods Community Giving Day
benefiting Lawndale Art Center and The Big Show
June 12, 2013
8 AM - 10 PM
Whole Foods Market Bellaire
As part of the Whole Foods Community Giving Day Program 5% of net sales all day from 8 AM - 10 PM, at the Bellaire store will benefit Lawndale Art Center and The Big Show. Special activities are being planned throughout the day and evening.
Whole Foods Market Bellaire
4004 Bellaire Blvd
Houston Texas 77025
The Big Show 2013 Submission Dates
Drop-off Dates (hand deliver work to Lawndale):
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 – 11AM – 7PM
Thursday, June 27, 2013 – 10AM – 5PM
Only artists who have work accepted for the exhibition will be notified by telephone on Sunday, June 30, 2013 by 6PM.
Pick Up Dates (for work not selected for the exhibition):
July 1 & 2, 2013, 10 AM - 5 PM
The Big Show 2013
July 12 - August 10, 2013
Friday, July 12, 2013
6:30 – 8:30 PM
The Big Slide Show
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 6:00 PM each night at Lawndale Art Center. Come early as seating is limited.
Texas Biennial Invitational • Curated by Michael Duncan & Virginia Rutledge
Fantastic Habitat • Susi Brister
Now, What Was There? • Cary Reeder
Room Divider • Susannah Mira
MURMURATIONS • Lina Dib