The Big Show is an ambitious open call juried exhibition of new work by artists practicing within a 100-mile radius of Lawndale.
For the 2018 iteration, juror Evelyn C. Hankins selected 4 awardees: Agnès Bourély, Sarah Fisher, Matt Manalo, and Rajab Ali Sayed. Each received a cash prize of $1250.
Mary H. Case
(Alphabetical by last name)
Julia Barbosa Landois
Rajab Ali Sayed
Krista Fay Simandl
Support for The Big Show as of September 4, 2018
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, Ph.D
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, includingMark 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 M.A. and Ph.D. in art history from Stanford University.