Lawndale Art Center's Big Show 2009

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Winner for the Lawndale Art Center's annual open submission exhibition The Big Show 2009 were announced during its opening reception Friday night. Guest juror Laura Fried, Assistant Curator for the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, selected three winners from the 95 pieces that made it into the show (almost 1,000 works were submitted): Buster Graybill's Junked (an inkjet print, 2007), Maria Cristina Jadick's Play Ball (mixed media, 2009), and M.E. Buddy Marrs' American Genre/Roll Over Norman (oil on Masonite, 2009 ). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Through August 8. 4912 Main. For information, call 713-528-5858 or visit www.lawndaleartcenter.org. Free. PHOTOS BY OLIVIA FLORES ALVAREZ