"Faith shows up in a big way at Houston’s Big Show," article by Menachem Wecker

Norberto Clemente, The Worship, 2011.
Oil on canvas. 35 x 40 inches. Credit/Lawndale Art Center.
The Big Show
Lawndale Art Center

4912 Main Street, Houston
On View through August 11, 2012

When an artist friend of Norberto Clemente‘s told him about The Big Show–an exhibit of 69 works by 61 artists at the Lawndale Art Center in Houston–Clemente was surprised. “I haven’t heard … much about art competitions in Houston,” Clemente says.

Clemente’s painting The Worship (2011) made the cut for the show, which received 915 submissions from 381 artists. Previously called the East End Show, the Big Show is an annual exhibit of works by “emerging and underrepresented Houston area artists,” according to the Lawndale website.

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