June 19 - August 14, 2021
“Lawndale is pleased to announce the artists and Preview Party for the 2021 iteration of The Big Show, our ambitious annual exhibition of new work by artists practicing within a 100-mile radius of Lawndale. For the 2021 exhibition, juror Cecilia Fajardo-Hill selected 212 works by 182 artists from over 500 submissions.
Isela Aguirre, Josh Alan, Erika Alonso, Carolina Amat, T.C. Anderson, Asaeda, Miguel Avila, Melissa Aytenfisu, JJ Baker, Emma Balder, Ryan Baptiste, Darla Barolini, Natalia Barrientos, Jennifer Battaglia, Francesca Bayegan, Bert Bertonaschi, Vincent Blair, Liz Bomba-Bloom, Devon Britt-Darby, Betty-Ann Brose, Rodney Butler, Valerie Burkes, Claire Chauvin, Ahro Cho, Sheng Kuan Chung, Mary Ciani, Catherine Colangelo, Katie Coleman, Paula Cordoba, Angela Corson, Esther Delaquis-Baidoo, Ashleigh Denton, Mychon Deslandes, Jill Dietrich, Kathy Drago, Claire Drennan, Luisa Duarte, Roslyn M. Dupre, Claire Elestwani, Rafael Elorza, Cary Fagan, Orna Feinstein, Eddie Filer Jr., Vincent Fink, Steve Fisher, Lilibeth Flores, Richard E Fluhr, Amber Free, David Fulton, Erika Whitney G., Amanda Gandy, Veronica Gaona, Tere Garcia, Liz Gates, Cynthia Jamileth Giron, Hallie Gluk, Terri Golas, Clarissa Gonzalez, Kelvin Goodings, Shaun Griffiths, Cheryl Gryta, Erik Hagen, Linda Harmes, Stephen Harmon, Peter Healy, Silvina Hecker, Mark Hellinger, Guadalupe Hernandez, Marisa Cigarroa Heymach, Karen Hillier, George Hixson, Clara Hoag, Wes Holloway, Hong Hong, Belem Hooker, Shang-Yi Hua, Yu-Ru Huang, Katherine Huff, Cedric Ingram, Hedwige Jacobs, Jeanne Jones, Holly Josey, Cindee Travis Klement, Barry Krammes, Jaimie Ladysh, Cairus Larsen, Las Girls Collective, Melinda Laszczynski, Rachelle LeBlanc, Erica Reed Lee, Liana Lee, MoNique LeRoux, Ron S. Levy, Steve Louis, Elias John Lytton, Ruhee Maknojia, Matt Manalo, Ash Margaret, Jennifer K. G. Martin, Catherine Martinez, Victoria Martinez, Colleen Maynard, Ken Mazzu, Rachel McCleary, Pat McEnery, Falon Mihalic, Austin Miller, Riley Miller, Demi Mixon, Vanessa Monokian, Madison Moore, Lorena Morales, Suzette Mouchaty, Mujeres Malas, Elaine Matte Mut, P.M. Neist, Margaret O’Brien-Nelson, Victoria Nguyen, Carlos Ocando, Mari Omori, Ron Oppenheimer, Monty Orr, Carolina Otero, Anthony Pabillano, Evan Pardue, Bruce Park, Sydney Parks, Thomas Perry, Kiera Jane Porter, Rosibel Ramirez, Stephanie Ramirez, Cary Reeder, Bismark Alejandro Reyes, Carolina Roberts, Romeo C. Robinson, Anastasia Rodriguez, Justin Raphael Roykovich, Kiersten Rucker, Janet Ruffin, Radu Runcanu, Steven Sachs, Ann Sandberg, Kay Sarver, A.M. Schaer, Wade Schmitz, Herbert Shapiro, Sanjay Sharma, Loren Siems, David Silva, Rusy Singh, Tra´ Slaughter, La’Toya Smith, Susan Weems Smith, Taylor Smith, Graciela Socorro, Gretchen Bender Sparks, S.G. Starr, Benji Stiles, Evan Stoler, Saralene Tapley, Tommy Taylor, Cassandra Thibodeaux, Gerald Thorp, Jennifer Traina-Dorge, Deasa Turner, Laurence Unger, Chet Urban, Justin Varner, Cecilia Villanueva, H. David Waddell, Holly Lyn Walrath, Joyce Matula Welch, Mary Wemple, Joachim West, Michelle Whitney, Geraldina Interiano Wise, June Woest, Madyson Ysasaga, Alex Zapata, Jo Zider
About the Juror
Cecilia Fajardo-Hill is a British/Venezuelan art historian and curator in modern and contemporary art, currently based in Southern California. Fajardo-Hill has a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Essex, England, and an MA in 20th Century Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, England.
Fajardo-Hill was co-curator of Radical Women: Latin American Art 1960-1985, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2017, and is the co-curator of the upcoming XicanXperimental, organized by the American Federation of Arts, 2022. She is Visiting Scholar at the Chicano Studies Research Center de UCLA, Los Angeles. In 2020 she received the Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant and will be a Clark Fellow in residence at the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown in fall of 2021.”
On View: June 19, 2021 | 1–5 pm
Artist talk: July 24, 2021 | 1–3 pm
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