Lawndale Art Center

The Big Show

Saturday, Sep. 15, 2018 – Monday, Nov. 12, 2018


The Big Show 2018

September 15 – November 11, 2018

General Opening Reception
Saturday, September 15, 2018, 6 – 9 PM
Awards announced at 8 PM

The Big Show is an ambitious annual exhibition of new work by artists practicing within a 100-mile radius of Lawndale.


Josh Alan
Keliy Anderson-Staley
Chris Bakay
Deborah Bay
Maria Bordelon-Nelson
Agnes Bourley
Tania Breton
Mary H. Case
Jimmy Castillo
Jill Dietrich
Luisa Duarte
Karen Eisele
Sarah Fisher
Brent Fogt
Mirza Fuentes
Gao Hang
Wanda Harding
Marcos Hernandez
Ryan Hollaway
Yu-Ru Huang
Cedric Ingram
Hedwige Jacobs
Claire Jarvis


Julia Barbosa Landois
Christie Leday
Marie Leterme
Denise Liebl
Matt Manalo
Max Manning
Colleen Maynard
Quentin Pace
Gissette Padilla
Jessica Phillips
Page Piland
Romeo Robinson
Penelope Ross
Robert Ruello
Rajab Ali Sayed
Krista Fay Simandl
Adrian Stuart
Britt Thomas
Joshua Unikel
Cecilia Villanueva
Jasmine Zelaya


Art Supply on Main, Jereann Chaney, Rob Greenstein, Bill & Michelle Matthews, H. Russell Pitman, Saint Arnold’s Brewery, Richard Stout, Amy Tanner, Topo Chico USA


Evelyn C. Hankins, PhD
Senior Curator
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Evelyn C. Hankins has been a curator at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden since 2007. While at the Hirshhorn, she has also organized an array of projects, including Mark Bradford: Pickett’s Charge (2017); Robert Irwin: All the Rules Will Change (2016); Susan Philipsz: Part File Score (2016); At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection (2014) (co-curated); Jennie C. Jones: Higher Resonance (2013); Over, Under Next: Experiments in Mixed Media, 1913-Present (2013); ColorForms (2010); Walead Beshty: Legibility on Color Backgrounds (2009); and The Panza Collection (2008). Currently, she is working on shows with Charline von Heyl (2018) and Pat Steir (2019). In addition to her exhibition responsibilities, Evelyn provides curatorial oversight for the Hirshhorn’s paintings and works on paper collections. Previously, she held curatorial positions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and the Robert Hull Fleming Museum at the University of Vermont, Burlington. She earned her MA and PhD in art history from Stanford University.


  • Wednesday - Friday, Noon - 6:00 pm
    Saturday, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sunday, Noon - 3:00 pm
    Closed Monday & Tuesday

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  • Free Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Parking is available in the lot behind the building at the corner of Rosedale and Travis. Street parking is available in the neighborhood behind the center. Please observe parking signs.

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