Lawndale Art Center

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Candace Hicks: Compositions

Hick’s embroidered book, String Theory, is part pseudo-scientific humor, part genuine awe. New prints resolve the abstract patterns on the covers of cheap composition books […]

Leslie Mutchler: TrendFACTORY

Mutchler explores issues of hand(craft), labor and the repetition of memes in the virtual world. Hand-manufactured objects focus on ways in which a controlled community, […]

Lawndale Design Fair 2012

Vintage modern objects and cutting-edge contemporary design will be available for purchase all weekend from 10am-5pm.

Design Fair Talk: Evan Lobel

Evan Lobel, founder of Lobel Modern, of New York,  discusses the ground breaking designs of Karl Springer, Philip and Kelvin Laverne and Ward Bennett in […]

TJ Hunt: Breaking Ground

TJ Hunt attempts to place her work in dialogue with canonical artworks of the past in order to examine her own position in an art […]

Jade Walker: Contact

An array of Walker’s sexualized fuzzy fabric characters, plagued by physical breakdown, or, in other words, “a personal struggle with spectatorship, binaries within gender, abstraction, […]

This Weird Place

Kinda-sorta figurative art with a decidedly unsettled edge. Described by curator Sebastian Forray as a “flaying” of representation, a “dissection” of abstraction, new works by […]

GENDER Book Project Bookstorming

A community editing party with Boston Davis Bostian, Jay Mays, and Robin Mack, creators of the GENDER book, “a fun, colorful, community-based resource that illustrates […]

Ballast/Break - Alexis Granwell & Carrie Scanga

Granwell delves into the city’s grit and substance by incorporating handmade paper, found objects, and raw materials to create sculptures that evoke primitive architecture. Scanga‘s […]

Curt Gambetta: Office Lights

A 2×4’office ceiling grid containing 12 fluorescent troffer lights that illuminate the empty space behind Lawndale Art Center by Buffalo NY, architect/writer Curt Gambetta, a […]

24th Annual Día de los Muertos Retablo Exhibition

Landale’s big, annual open call, non-juried fundraiser, celebrating the Mexican tradition of Día de los Muertos by making and  buying contemporary interpretations of retablos on […]

Britt Ragsdale: Screen Test

Video artist Britt Ragsdale, recent CultureMap People’s Choice Award Winner at the 2011 Big Show, is holding an open screen test in Lawndale’s room 317. […]

Lawndale Artist Studio Program: Slide Talk

Lawndale Artist Studio Program participants Seth Mittag, David Politzer and Anne J. Regan present their work and their plans for their residencies at Lawndale.

Daniel Anguilu: Famous Monsters

Opening along with the indoor exhibitions at Lawndale, Daniel Anguilu’s huge mural Famous Monsters will be on view on Lawndale’s north exterior wall through June […]

Jeff Forster: Detritus

Archaic, rudimentary forms in re-claimed building materials and concrete make direct reference to structures we build and what remains of them once they’re abandoned. Skinned […]

Mark Ponder: A Time to Celebrate

In the Project Space, Mark Ponder explores an unsatisfactory use of celebration to cope with death in contemporary funeral rituals. A Time to Celebrate strives […]

Joel Hernandez: Mexicanos

Hernandez stages re-creations of Mexican and Mexican-American culture based on his memories, word of mouth, and Spanish television.


With a curator, a consulting curator, two project advisors and seventeen artists, Lawndale is the first stop of what is to be a three-city junket […]