Coming Up

On View May 6 - June 25, 2016

Opening Reception
Friday, May 6, 2016
6:30 – 8:30 PM, Artist talks at 6 PM

how2magpie • Bradly Brown, Cobra McVey & Anthony Sonnenberg
Lawndale Artist Studio Program Exhibition

Surface Dwellers • Samantha Persons & Christopher Wallace

May-Can-Will • Alex Goss

Triptych • Michelle Chang

The Big Show 2016

Application Deadline: June 1, 2016 (Midnight - Central Standard Time)

Exhibition On View: July 22 - August 27, 2016

Opening Reception: Friday, July 22, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Awards announced at 7 PM

The Big Show is an annual juried exhibition showcasing new work in all media by artists living within a 100-mile radius of Lawndale Art Center.

The 2016 edition of The Big Show will be juried by Apsara DiQuinzio, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art and Phyllis C. Wattis MATRIX Curator of the Berkeley Art Museum and Tina Kukielski, Executive Director of ART21.

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Open Drawing Session with Samantha Persons & Christopher Wallace
Saturday, June 4, 2016
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