“MAIDEN LA 2016,” presents: Happenings and “Art-In-The-Street,” On Thursday, August 04, 2016:

10–11 Gagosian Gallery, 456 N Camden Dr, Beverly Hills
12–1 Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
2–3 LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
5–6 MOCA/ BROAD, 250 & 221 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles


Is “Art & Commerce” really a matter of who you know? …in short: yes! …but we can still have fun with that…its not ultimately why artists develop and produce work.

Art-in-the-Street: Represent this? is a series of “Pop-up” installations and exhibits @ (5) separate locations for (60) minutes each: the program is scheduled to go live between 10AM-6PM on Thursday, August 04, 2016.

With Los Angeles recently championed as the Creative Capitol of the world, the projects seek to address the myriad of barriers and lack of programming local artists confront by some of the city’s most celebrated institutions [private and public].

A collaboration and survey of how artists can create an alternative platform for dialogue, exchange ideas and aesthetic interests, exhibit work in public spaces; and promote civic engagement…this is what ART-IN-THE-STREET is all about.

Come join us at the following locations Thursday, August 04, 2016:

10–11 Gagosian Gallery, 456 N Camden Dr, Beverly Hills
12–1 Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
2–3 LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
5–6 MOCA/ BROAD, 250 & 221 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles

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“MAIDEN LA is a county-wide network of ‘happenings’ that will take place during the month of August 2016. The focus is to highlight Los Angeles as a vastly extensive and vibrant community, connecting these happenings throughout the region.

Coinciding with two LA biennials, the Hammer Museum’s Made in LA show and Current:LA Water, MAIDEN LA–a playful anagram and homophone of ‘Made in LA’–is a call to assemble and connect any and all Los Angeles artists, curators, performers, collectives, etc., to host open studios, group shows, or self-initiated projects in both traditional and unconventional spaces.

Artists, organizers, and self-started spaces are encouraged to host a project anytime during the month of August, and to submit these details for inclusion in an online directory, smart phone app and interactive map. There will also be a limited edition fold-out map that will act as a physical guide to the network.”

FLASH MOB ART SHOW for Artists of Color (AOC)

Dear Artists of Color (AOC),

We are staging an AOC FLASH MOB ART SHOW (peaceful guerilla style) this Sunday afternoon at the Hammer Museum, and request your participation.

The Made in LA Biennial is closing next week. In response to the ongoing underrepresentation of artists of color (AOC), Autonomie Projects is taking action by staging interventions at mainstream art institutions. The first of these interventions is the aforementioned AOC FLASH MOB ART SHOW that will occur this Sunday afternoon in the Hammer Museum courtyard at, 3:00pm, August 28, 2016.

We ask that you bring your best small artwork that you’ve created. The work must be hidden from plain view until we begin our performance. The artwork must be small enough to hide inside a jacket, sweater or purse, as backpacks are not allowed in the museum. The cue to pull out your artwork is the sound of a clave playing a Cuban rhythm.

We will then pull out our artwork, and lift the work high above our heads as we walk loosely around the courtyard for as long as we can. When asked to leave, we will do so compliantly. The more artists who participate the better the impact! The organizers are artists, Chelle Barbour (Director of Autonomie Projects) and Lili Bernard (Founder of BAILA). The planning of this and other performances are confidential. More details will follow.

Please do not publicize.

If the institution will not come to us, we will take our art to the institution!
Art Intervention Location:
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Time: 3:00pm. We will meet outside the museum on Wilshire Blvd.”


ANNOUNCING MAIDEN LA, a county­wide network of LA­based ‘happenings’ taking place throughout the month of August 2016.

Commencing August 1, 2016, Maiden LA, in its very first iteration, will connect over 130 artists, collectives and organizations, highlighting Los Angeles as a vastly extensive and vibrant community. The incredibly diverse event list ranges from web­based projects and performances to open studios, exhibitions, and public installations, as far reaching as the Antelope Valley and San Pedro. Some artists have opened up their private residences while others have taken to the streets or parks. All events submitted by July 15th are included on a printed map and downloadable PDF, while all events submitted through July 31st will continue to be listed on the web­based directory and calendar. You can download the PDF here or visit the Maiden LA website,which offers a user­friendly and comprehensive event map and calendar. The i n f o r m a t i o n w i l l a l s o b e a v a i l a b l e o n C u r a t e L A ‘ s w e b ­ b a s e d d i r e c t o r y a n d d o w n l o a d a b l e a p p .

Maiden LA was created and organized by two Los Angeles­based artists, Molly Schulman and Salomeh Grace. Using the Hammer Museum’s biennial as a jumping off point, Maiden LA (a playful anagram and homophone of ‘Made in LA’) stemmed from a desire to connect LA based artists, organizations and their respective communities, while bringing attention to the number of artist run initiatives throughout the city. The collaborative duo was interested in the concept of a Los Angeles survey as being one that considered the city as a platform for generative discourse and exchange, and one that would encourage unrealized projects to take form.

Support for Maiden LA is provided by C ommon Field, a national network of experimental and non­commercial contemporary art spaces and projects. Maiden LA would like to thank all participants for contributing a range of compelling projects. A special thanks goes to C ommon F i e l d , V e l a s l a v a s a y P a n o r a m a , a n d C u r a t e L A f o r t h e i r v a l u e d s u p p o r t .

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AUG 1 – AUG 31, 2016

Artist / Organization Event Title Date(s) and hours Description Address Neighborhood Website

18th Street Arts Center

Shana Lutker “Scenes from Chapter Four”

June 20-September 9, Gallery hours: 11am-5pm, Monday-Friday

Los Angeles-based artist Shana Lutker presents 1639 18th Scenes from Chapter Four, the latest entry in her Street, Santa ongoing series of research-based artworks derived from Monica, CA

Santa Monica

the history of Surrealist fistfights, in the Artist Lab Residency at 18th Street Arts Center. Over the summer of 2016, Lutker will develop and workshop elements of a live performance based on the events of July 2, 1925, when a group of Surrealist artists protested a banquet at the Closerie des Lilas in Paris. Historical figures at the heart of the story include Madame Rachilde, a proto-feminist novelist turned isolationist; Michel Leiris, a Surrealist who ends up in the hospital at the end of the evening; and the banquet’s honoree, the Symbolist poet Saint-Pol-Roux. Lutker will preview parts of her play-in-development and related live material in the Artist Lab, which will function as a stage or platform for performance and video narratives activated by both performers and sculptural objects. The historical investigation at the heart of Lutker’s work will be represented with an accumulation of research objects and inspirations.



RadeoFlyer – Artists Interpret the Flyer

August 1st and ongoing. Times vary – work will be installed throughout the city as public intervention. Work will be on view in outdoor areas until covered-over/taken down.

RadeoFlyer is a collaboration between curators and artists working in Manhattan and Los Angeles. The art of the flyer usually goes unnoticed. This collaboration is solely for the purposes of displaying ARTFUL & IRREVERENT interpretations of the flyer. Artists are asked to submit 8.5 x 11” black and white designs that reinterpret the form and content of the humble flyer.

Various neighborhoods.


Aaron Wrinkle Wishfullfillment Opening: 8/5 6pm-8pm, first Friday for month, open


Chungking Chinatown Road,

Adria Pauli Night Shade Saturday, August 27th 7- Adria Pauli Open Studio, Sound Performance Curation 1043 Alpine Chinatown 10pm and Installation Street, Los

Angeles, CA 90012

Alain Rogier Open Studio for post modern abstract artist,

paintings in acrylics and oils.

8/7/2016, 11 am – 2:30pm

professional artist who has exhibited in various museums and galleries locally, nationally and internationally. Both standard and large works, strong colors as well as impactful black and white images will be exhibited.

539 Hanley Brentwood Place



There is no place like LA

August 2016, daily

On the 1st of August and for the whole month, Athens/Greece based visual artist Antonakis will be sharing “his own private LA” in collaboration with MAIDEN LA. For this, a tumblr page ( has been set up, where the artist will be posting daily a memory/vision of Los Angeles, photographic material from his trips to his favourite city. This is a very personal journal on nostalgia. A year ago the artist was denied entrance to the US and may not be able to visit Los Angeles again.


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ARENA 1 Gallery

the Breakdown: Recombinant Poetics

Opening August 25th, 7-10 What is the poem of today? What culture are we
PM, Exhibit Dates 8/25-9/2 creating? All that appears solid, separate, bound, is
/ Gallery Hours: Wed-Sat recombined, its boundaries redefined, revealed as fluid. 12-6 PM “the Breakdown: Recombinant Poetics” represents a

diverse array of 2D, 3D, and performance artists who view a kaleidoscopic world in glimpses, who break that world apart and craft it back together again. This weeklong group exhibition features works by Enrique Castrejon, Steven Thomas Higgins, Toban Nichols, Laura Ricci, Kolbe Roper, and Sara True. Opening night performances from Allison Wyper’s “Intimate Performances” project and Sara True’s interactive poem, “Today is everything!”

ARENA 1 Gallery, 3026 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Santa Monica

Art Share L.A.

Satan’s Disco

Exhibition dates: 7/27 – 8/06 // Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Sunday 1PM-6PM

Like the old story about fiddling while Rome burns, 801 E 4th Pl., Arts sometimes the only logical response to existential fears Los Angeles, District/DTLA
is just to dance. From poetic walks through the crisis of CA 90013
darkness to the undertaking of rituals to stave it off,

these artists are not afraid to shine a light into the shadows — whether that light is a devotional candle or a neon strobe.

Art-In-The-Street: Pop Up @GAGOSIAN


Thursday, August 04 @ 10-11am

How do contemporary artists become vetted by 456 N Camden Beverly Hills heralded institutions [much less galleries] when monthly Dr, Beverly

expenditures for basic quality-of-life is as important as time management in continued development of our work? Is it really who you know? As the onslaught of “creative administrators” banter about the 2015 resulted outcomes for Otis Report On The Creative Economy 2016: what does this mean to artists who don’t compete for funding and 501c3 alliances? It is intended this “art- in-the-street” (1) hour pop-up demonstrate art produced at the beginning of the 21st century by Los Angeles artists.

Hills, CA 90210


Art-In-The-Street: Pop Up @HAMMER


Thursday, August 04 @ 12-1pm

How do contemporary artists become vetted by 10899 Wilshire Westwood heralded institutions [much less galleries] when monthly Blvd, Los

expenditures for basic quality-of-life is as important as time management in continued development of our work? Is it really who you know? As the onslaught of “creative administrators” banter about the 2015 resulted outcomes for Otis Report On The Creative Economy 2016: what does this mean to artists who don’t compete for funding and 501c3 alliances? It is intended this “art- in-the-street” (1) hour pop-up demonstrate art produced at the beginning of the 21st century by Los Angeles artists.

Angeles, CA 90024

Art-In-The-Street: Pop Up @LACMA


Thursday, August 04 @ 2- 3pm

How do contemporary artists become vetted by 5905 Wilshire Miracle Mile heralded institutions [much less galleries] when monthly Blvd, Los

expenditures for basic quality-of-life is as important as time management in continued development of our work? Is it really who you know? As the onslaught of “creative administrators” banter about the 2015 resulted outcomes for Otis Report On The Creative Economy 2016: what does this mean to artists who don’t compete for funding and 501c3 alliances? It is intended this “art- in-the-street” (1) hour pop-up demonstrate art produced at the beginning of the 21st century by Los Angeles artists.

Angeles, CA 90036

Art-In-The-Street: Pop Up @MOCA/ BROAD


Thursday, August 04 @ 5- 6pm

How do contemporary artists become vetted by heralded institutions [much less galleries] when monthly expenditures for basic quality-of-life is as important as time management in continued development of our work? Is it really who you know? As the onslaught of “creative administrators” banter about the 2015 resulted outcomes for Otis Report On The Creative Economy 2016: what does this mean to artists who don’t compete for funding and 501c3 alliances? It is intended this “art- in-the-street” (1) hour pop-up demonstrate art produced at the beginning of the 21st century by Los Angeles artists.

250 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 and 221 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA


Arts Continuum Arts Continuum – Open Saturday August 6, 2016, Open Studios at Arts Continuum featuring new works 1947 S. Santa Arts District Studios 4-7pm by Clairfoster J. Brown, Jim Camp, Soloman Chehebar, Fe Ave, LA, CA 4965775

Joie Estrella, Lisa Goldfarb, Art Gonzalez, Andrew Lee, 90021 Piper Mavis and Julie Orr

Ben Brunnemer Open Studio Friday, August 5 Afternoon – 6pm;

Saturday, August 6 all day & Sunday August 7 all day

943 N Chinatown Broadway
#204, Los
Angeles, CA



Ben Warwas

Not Land Art

Saturday, August 20

NOT LAND ART will not be a land art installation on a private piece of land in Los Angeles. You will not be able to see NOT LAND ART from surrounding locations. Please e-mail NOT LAND ART after August 12 at for a specific location, NOT!

Cypress Park

Cypress Park

Billy Kheel

Get Figgy With It

8/21/2016, 5pm-8pm

Commemorate the end of summer with artist Billy Kheel 1471 N

Silver Lake

and his fruit bearing fig grove. Come pick figs, sample fig recipes and join in a June bug hunt through the fig trees. Billy Kheel will be in his Silverlake studio, adjacent to the figs, for an in-depth tour of his recent projects and artistic process. Using felt, sequins, fabric paint and thread, Billy Kheel builds sculptures and wall hangings. His recent projects include an installation of the Los Angeles River in felt, an homage to advertising characters from defunct businesses on the east side of Los Angeles, and portraits of sports figures rendered in soft felt. Kheel has exhibited nationally and internationally and his work has been featured in Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine, KCRW’s Design and Architecture and KCET’s Artbound.

Occidental Blvd 90026

BLAM Projects

Hot August Nights / Programming of weekly events along with art exhibition titled, On the Distant Horizon

August 7-28, 2016, Opening reception Sunday, August 7, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (In honor of Explorer 6, launched on August 7th, 1959, which sent back the first digital pictures of the Earth transmitted from outer space). Event dates and Times TBD, check website and Facebook page for updates.

Hot August Nights will turn BLAM Projects into an event 1950 S Sante space featuring international artists with programming Fe #207, Los of video, image time-based presentations, readings and Angeles CA

DTLA (Downtown Los
Angeles south
of I-10


performance along with an accompanying exhibition. Focusing on interpretations of mirage, chimera, illusion and delusion–as well as creative inspiration derived from the specificity of a locale–artwork will concentrate on particular locations and relation to place that are reflective of the culture at large in analytical, critical or celebratory ways. The last weekend will concentrate on notions of travel and even vacation themes, because that is what the normal folks do in August, but at least we will have a luau of sorts…


Blossom Creative Studio

Open Studio

By appointment only

Haleh Davoudi is a self-taught artist who’s work is inspired by life’s transformational (aha) moments. She has created a large collection that is rich with forms, textures and colors. She is also the founder of Blossom Creative Studio, where others in the community are welcome to host creative art workshops and classes for all ages.

11551 Santa Monica Blvd. Studio #101, Los Angeles, CA 90025

West Los Angeles,


Boite Noire Gallery


August 2-September 2; Boîte Noire Gallery presents “Ether”, the first solo Tuesday-Friday 11am-5pm exhibition in L.A. for British photographer Thea Juliette. or by appointment With a background in street photography and as a

photo editor for humanitarian aid projects, Thea has developed a keen understanding of the human condition. Her complete series “Ether” will be on display and highlights man’s integration to the land while attempting to discover the un-seeable atmosphere that surrounds all life. Inspired by an interest in the suspension of time and by artists Francesca Woodman and Bill Viola, “Ether” aims to deconstruct the experience of life, if only for a moment.

8687 Melrose West Avenue, Space Hollywood B222,

Brice Bischoff open studios 3200 Eagle Glassell Park Rock Blvd. LA,

CA 90065

Bridget Batch

Campfire Stories: Los Angeles

Campfire Stories is an interactive, site-specific TBA installation providing a platform inviting participants to
tell stories to each other, be they friends or strangers.
The elements of the installation — video, sound and

layout — evoke that of the campfire, an ancient necessity, a contemporary site of recreation and reflection. A sign at the entrance instructs viewers to take a flashlight and find a partner and to sit down and begin storytelling, translated in all languages relevant to the location of the installation. Campfire Stories has been performed in Singapore, Valencia, California and Ventura, California.

Cactus Gallery


Opening reception: Saturday, August 13, 2016 * 4p-10p, Exhibition: August 13 – September 1, 2016

Participating artists: Donna Abbate, Ricardo Ales, Douglas Alvarez, Joe Alvarez, Patrizia Ambrosini, Ulla Anobile, Julie B, Lea Barozzi, Christine Benjamin, Terri Berman, Denise Bledsoe, Andrea Bogdan, Alea, Bone, Lacey Bryant, Lioba Bruckner, Simona Candini, Joe Carrion, Carol Connett, Henry Cram, Cora Crimson, Elisa Garcia, Rosie Garcia, Valency Genis, Katia Goa, Annette Hassell, Brooke Kent, Patricia Krebs, Mavis Leahy, Ronald Llanos, Jerry Montoya, Catherine Bursill Moore, Roger O’Leary-Archer, Janet Olenik, Tom Oliver, Corine Perier, Sarah Polzin, Olga Ponomarenko, Jen Raven, Lena Sayadian, Mable Song, Kelly Thompson, Joe Vollan, Liba WS, Gabriela Zapata and more.

3001 North Coolidge Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90039


Carlos Queso Gallery The Sticky Pit Opening August 6th, 6-10 Artist: Taylor Carpenter / Open by appointment Aug. 622 N Echo Park pm 7th-31st Alvarado, LA

CA 90026


Cirrus Gallery

Ghosting the Screen

July 16 – August 20, 2016

Cirrus is pleased to announce the opening of Ghosting 2011 S Santa Downtown the Screen – a group show of works by New York based Fe Ave, Los
artists, Allan McCollum and Robert Thill. As the title Angeles, CA
suggests, the exhibition considers the television screen 90021

as an endless source of information, and an apparatus with which one can create and distort a sense of self and place.

Cirrus Gallery

Engravings with Sounds: Sniffle, Snigger, Arg

July 16 – August 20, 2016

Coinciding with Ghosting the Screen, Cirrus is also 2011 S Santa Downtown pleased to announce the exhibition of John Baldessari’s Fe Ave, Los

largest prints to date, Engravings with Sounds: Sniffle, Snigger, Arg. From his first portfolio with Cirrus (Raw Prints,1976), for which he used photographs of Santa Monica mall-goers in conversation with their respective formal elements, to his most recent publications, John Baldessari has been invested in tapping into the foundations of our visual vocabulary.

Angeles, CA 90021

Claremont Colleges

Biomythography: Currency Aug. 29- Sept. 16, 2016 | Poet, Audre Lorde defined Biomythography as,

251 E. 10th St., Claremont Claremont, CA


Exhibition hours 10AM- “combining elements of history, biography and myth”. 5PM, M-F. | Opening The exhibition Biomythography: Currency Exchange is Reception: Aug. 30, 6-9PM the third in a series of exhibitions that investigate

biomythography as a visual arts practice, curated by Chris Christion and Jessica Wimbley. Biomythography: Currency Exchange will investigate multiple forms of currency, in particular, cultural currency and the ways in which they are encoded and decoded in our contemporary culture. Artists include: Guillermo Bert, , Audrey Chan, Christian Salablanca Diaz, Chuck Fessago, Mimian Hsu, Elisa Bergel Melo, Kim Morris, Albert Lopez Jr., Marton Robinson, Javier Estaban Calvo Sandi, and Glen Wilson

co-LAb gallery





Highland Park

Coaxial Arts Foundation

Time Dilation Geometry

August 13, 2016 – Opening As part of Suzy Poling’s residency at Coaxial she
/ August 27, 2016 – Closing presents her new installation “Time Dilation Geometry”

with Live sonic performances by Pod Blotz and Cube. The installation explores the relationship between a tangible/physical space and a digital/synthetic space. The ideas behind the installation are about light and sound dissension, video interferences, mirrored sculptural interactivity and hypnotic rotation within a blacked out room. This new body of work is inspired by the book, “Order in Space” as it references multi- dimensional geometric objects and varied proportions. This program has been made possible by a grant from the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts.

1815 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90015



Collective Arts Incubator

Support Structures

Opening: August 13, 7pm- 10pm / Exhibition: Aug 1- 31

“Support Structures is a manual for what bears, sustains, props, and holds up. It is a manual for those things that encourage, give comfort, approval, and solace; that care for and provide consolation and the necessities of life. It is a manual for that which assists corroborates, advocates, articulates, substantiates, champions, and endorses; for what stands behind, underpins, frames, presents, maintains, and strengthens. Support Structures is a manual for those things that give, in short, support. While the work of supporting might traditionally appear as subsequent, unessential, and lacking value in itself, this manual is an attempt to restore attention to one of the neglected, yet crucial modes through which we apprehend and shape the world.” Artists: Anna Tanner, Emmett Walsh, Molly Schulman, Patricia Valencia, Salomeh Grace, Sarana Myers.

1200 North Avenue 54, Highland Park, Los Angeles

Highland Park

Craft in America

The Spotlight: Functional Lighting as Illuminated Sculpture

Exhibition: June 11, 2016 – August 20, 2016 // Gallery Hours: Tues – Sat, 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Craft in America celebrates the finest American makers, 8415 West West artists and designers in various exhibitions and Third Street, Hollywood
programs that are open to the public. Currently, we are Los Angeles,
featuring handmade, functional lighting design from CA 90048

across the country including works by local artists Neptune Glassworks, William Stranger, Timothy J. Ferrie, Evan Chambers and Po Shun Leong.

Cultural Arts Society of La Verne and Hillcrest

A Legacy of Art by Howard opening July 7 and closing and Donna Hollander August 25, 2016, daily,

free of charge, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m, Sunday through Saturday

Howard Hollander, an accomplished artist and retired art instructor of 27 year at Nogales High School in La Puente, inspired a love of art in his daughter, Donna Hollander, who is also an accomplished artist having earned her Masters of Fine Arts in sculpture from her father’s alma mater, Cal State Long Beach. Howard’s art work includes sculpting, silver-smithing and figure drawing. Donna’s focus since 1999 has been in mosaic tile portraying famous women as iconic Madonnas. For more information on this remarkable father and daughter exhibit, please call (909) 593-4383.

2705 Mountain La Verne View Drive, La
Verne, CA
91750 yOfLaVerne/

Curime Batliner


August 12th – August 28th (Exact open days and website on Website)

“The Move” is an mixed media installation at architectural scale, augmenting an existing beach bungalow with media projections using contemporary architectural elements and local vegetation as stock images. The current transformation of Venice Beach, California from beach town to tech capital creates simultaneous illusions and realities of space that confront or fight each other in this process. This installation breaks for the duration of two weeks with the linearity of time and space of this process, opening an alternative dimension. Artists: Ben Crawford, Curime Batliner, Julieta Gil

640 Milwood Ave, Venice 90291



Cynthia Friedlob, Yvonne 3 at Studio 3 – Open Studio August 7, 2016 @ 2 – 5

Join artists Cynthia Friedlob, Yvonne Beatty, and Baha 660 S. Avenue Lincoln Heights

Beatty, Baha Danesh


Danesh at their Open Studio where they will be drawing, painting, and chatting about their colorful art on display. Cynthia’s drawings and prints are inspired by music, mostly jazz. Yvonne’s paintings and prints reflect dynamic intercultural influences. Baha’s multi- disciplinary art affirms her feminist commitment. All three artists have exhibited extensively. Find them online at,, and They’re also on Facebook. Visit their studio to get to know them in person. There will be cookies and air conditioning!

21, #3, L.A. 90031


DAC Gallery

DAC Gallery Summer Group Exhibition

Exhibition: July 16 – September 1, 2016 // Hours: Monday – Friday, 11am – 3:30 pm or by appointment // Opening Reception: July 16 6-9 PM

Hailing from a variety of new media backgrounds, and employing a myriad of differing conceptual and aesthetic strategies, this group of artists and their respective works speak to each other through their attention to the contingent relationships between human cognition and the precariousness of organic and artificial environments. Implicitly or explicitly, each artist’s practice touches upon an underlying and timeless sense of ambivalence in regards to their psychic and spatial relationships to the materiality of the world, negotiating an enduring yet seemingly urgent sense of estrangement between the spheres of order we construct and those that are beyond our control.

431 S Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90013

Historic Downtown LA

Daniel Leighton

Daniel Leighton Open Studio with Augmented Reality Interactive Art

Sunday August 7th 2-5 pm

Art, technology and human emotion can be harnessed for the greater good. Daniel Leighton combines his backgrounds in filmmaking, technology, storytelling and chronic illness (Crohn’s Disease) to paint the internal landscapes of human emotions. His iPad paintings are brought to life with Augmented Reality (AR). Through his app, Daniel Leighton Art + AR, his paintings come alive with film, animation, sound and interactivity—with the user’s own device. Leighton synthesizes mediums old and new with raw, emotional content, creating a space in which to process physical and emotional responses to the constant stimuli that is now ubiquitous. Will send exact address when you RSVP to

Santa Monica Blvd and Sawtelle Blvd, West Los Angeles, CA 90025

West Los Angeles

Daniel Rolnik Gallery Oh My Opening: August 13, 2pm- Work by artist JT Steiny. The show is Anti-Trump and 121 East Union Pasadena 11pm Anti-Gun with a lot of JT’s universe thrown in too Street,

Pasadena, California 91103


Debby Beck

Flora, Fauna & Food of the August 1-31, 2016 Foothills Reception: Friday, August 5th from 6pm-9pm. Mingle

with the artists and enjoy the soulful acoustic sounds of Art Stucco.

Art by 14 members of River Rock Arts Colony; celebrating the things we love about where we live.

Back Door Bakery & Cafe 8349 Foothill Blvd.
Sunland CA 91040 6am-10pm Daily (but please call to verify)
Phone: 818- 353-2233


Donatella Cusma and Bojána Bányász

Spring D Sal(o)on (the City Saturday August 6, 6.30-

What brings together architects with a passion for maps, the urban environment, fabrication and object- design with a pair of technology and user experience design wizards? Come to find out on August 6th 2016 as part of Maiden L.A.! Architectural and fabrication duo Bojána Bányász and Donatella Cusmá of Claret-Cup in collaboration with Suzanne Abate and Andrew Bodis of The Development Factory will co-host an event in their new creative space in Chinatown, a beautiful outcropping of Los Angeles industrial space. Expect the unexpected at this first event in a series that aims to connect our beloved City of Los Angeles with its fellow dwellers! Special guests: Sorrell Scrutton, photographer and Karin Ingwersen HairStylist.

KGB Studio Building, 1646 N. Spring Street, Suite D, Chinatown 90012

Chinatown, map-a- and

wins again)

10 pm

Doni Silver Simons After Image Sunday, August 21- 4pm- Performance and Open Studio. After Image is a 6pm interactive performance where each visitor marks a

specified space on a wall. At the end of the day, Silver Simons will remove the marks to the best of her ability leaving only traces of them behind.

3026 Airport Santa Monica Ave, Space
#21, Santa
Monica, CA


Dorian Harley Lynde

She Cannot Burn Without Fire

August 2rd, from 7:30 to 8:30

The event is a candlelit vigil as a part of a series in which 2000 candles were created emblazoned with phrases taken from interviews with women about their experiences and struggles in life. Each candle will be 5$ to light, and all proceeds will go to “Girls Today Women Tomorrow”, a local non profit supporting young women and education.

415 S St Louis St, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Boyle Heights

Downtown Dance & Movement

In The Works

Friday August 26th 8-9:30

Get a sneak peak into what’s coming up from LA artists 1144 South


next season! Join us for an evening of in progress showings and a talk-back to see what local choreographers have in the works. Artists include Bernard Brown, Nicole Berger, Donyelle Jones, Kai Hazelwood, Dasha Tertova, and WHYTEBERG. Presented by Downtown Dance & Movement, LA’s state-of-the-art new home for dance downtown.

Hope Street Los Angeles, CA 90015


Echo Park Film Center

Bollywood Marathon at Machine Project and Echo Park Film Center

Saturday August 13, 2016 12pm – 12am

Saris. Disco. Dancing. Amitabh Bachchan. Aishwarya Rai. Get ready for the epic Bollywood Marathon at Machine Project and Echo Park Film Center! Over the course of 12 hours, we’ll be transporting you to the streets of Mumbai, the fields of Switzerland, and the Mughal courts of emperor Akbar. Bollywood fanatic Robin Sukhadia curates three of Bollywood’s greatest films, with a sprinkling of live music, literary interpretations, lectures, and samosas in between. Expect special guests. Drop in for a minute, stay a while, or the entire day!

1200 N Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Echo Park

Eastside International (ESXLA)

Shared Universe

Group show with: Samantha Greenfeld Casey Kauffman Kristy Luck

Ashley M. Romano Alex Sanchez
Skip Snow

Eastside International (ESXLA) 602 Moulton Ave

Los Angeles CA, 90031

Lincoln Heights

Opening reception: Saturday, August 13th, 2016, 7-10 PM

On view until Saturday, September 3rd, 2016 Gallery hours Sat and Sun 1-5 PM, beginning Sat, Aug 20th

Ella Gold / Actual Size

Pleasure Principle

August 7, 5-8pm

Sam Bloch, Hailey Loman, Nicolas Miller, Benjamin Reiss, Ellen Schafer, Mark So, Tom Trudgeon, Gray Wiebleinski. Organized by Ella Gold. Actual Size Los Angeles is pleased to host the release of Pleasure Principle, a limited edition box containing eight artworks investigating Surrealist theories of desire, repression, and Eros. Pleasure Principle is published by Gold Los Angeles and is produced in an edition of 25 with 10 Artist Proofs. It will be available for sale at a special discounted rate during the release event.

741 New High St, Los Angeles, CA 90012




Sunday, Aug 7, 12-4 pm

EMBASSY is an artist-run space hosting quarterly programming and periodic publications while doubling as work space for Sarah Manuwal, Chanel Von Habsburg-Lothringen and Anna Breininger. The artists will be hosting an open studio reception in conjunction with MAIDEN LA, offering a view of the space that contrasts with its public identity.

422 Ord St Unit Chinatown G, LA, CA


Equitable Vitrines

Equilibre Trunk by Klaus Weber

May 26–September 30, 2016, 24/7

Equitable Vitrines presents Equilibre Trunk, a new artwork by Berlin-based artist Klaus Weber. Equilibre Trunk grew out of Weber’s fascination with a practice traditionally performed in Western societies, whereby facial impressions of recently deceased persons are made in plaster. Prior to the invention of photography, the act of producing casts or “masks” from these molds was undoubtedly the most accurate way of preserving a particular person’s visage for viewing long after their death. Weber’s masks are camouflaged within the lobby’s surroundings, shrouded in aluminum and glass. The thousands of people who circulate through Equitable’s lobby will, consciously and not, reflect the masks—projecting their own particular plight through flesh in time.

3435 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles 90010


Ezequiel Olvera and Lino Martinez

Lino Martinez & Ezequiel Olvera: Cactus Defragment at the Master Printmaker’s Casa

August 13 & 20 | 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

This two-day event comprises of a performative work by 734 E 42nd South Central,,

Ezequiel Olvera at the studio/residence of Master Printmaker Lino Martinez. This event explores the mixing between two generations of artists and the cross-pollination of printmaking and computer desktop based artwork. The performance piece Cactus Defragment involves transforming a Pilosocereus Cactus into a desktop computer through inserting and attaching different electronic accessories to and around the fleshy cactus exterior tissue. Through this process, Ezequiel takes a common plant found around Los Angelino homes, specifically in the backyard of Lino Martinez, and uses the object as a method of ‘defragmenting’ how we relate to nature in a digital context. This performance piece will take place in the back of Lino’s residency where his printmaking studio is located. During this two-day event, MAIDEN LA participants can also explore and view his prints which delve into questioning the medium of printmaking as well as his identity as a Los Angelino printmaker.On Sunday, August 20 the open studio and performance piece will take place in Lino’s backyard amidst a thriving South Central party featuring cervezas, a taquero and music.

Street, Los LA Angeles, CA 90011

Flower Pepper Gallery Inside / Outside Opening: Saturday, August 13th, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Exhibition: August 13th –

September 13th, 2016

121 E Union Old Pasadena Street,
Pasadena, CA


Franco Castilla

Live Stream of Los Angeles Times @

8/14/2016, 1pm, 3pm, 6pm, and 9pm, Pacific Standard Time

Los Angeles Times considers the effects of cell phone technology on our digital media landscape and the Los Angeles landscape. The widespread availability of cell phone technology has created a decrease in human face-to-face interaction, while simultaneously, due to the high velocity of the circulation of images, an increase of clichés and templates of images. Cell phone towers have dotted the Los Angeles landscape as one of the more recent developments of industrialization; likewise cell phone ringers have become as ubiquitous as the sound of an automobile, an airplane, or a train, expanding the city’s aural landscape. Los Angeles Times, Mini DV and cell phone ringers, 18 min 37 sec, 2014-2016.


Frank Fu

Action N° 1 – Who does the artist think she is?

Sunday, August 07 @ 2- 3pm

Who does the artist think she is?
Eight actions presented by Frank Fu will take you to the core of the life of being a true artist. The only question left is do you dare to attend?

Frank Fu Institute
3460 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010


Frank Fu

ACTION N° 2 – Time, Money, Career and Pokémon – The basic quality-of-life of being an artist.

Wednesday, August 10 @ 6-7pm

Time, Money, Career and Pokémon – The basic quality- of-life of being an artist.
Eight actions presented by Frank Fu will take you to the core of the life of being a true artist. The only question left is do you dare to attend?


Frank Fu Institute
3460 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

Frank Fu

ACTION N° 3 – Logistics and Exercise – Domestic Issues we’re facing right NOW!

Sunday, August 14 @ 2- 3pm

Logistics and Exercise – Domestic Issues we’re facing right NOW!
Eight actions presented by Frank Fu will take you to the core of the life of being a true artist. The only question left is do you dare to attend?


Frank Fu Institute
3460 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

Frank Fu

ACTION N° 4 – Commodified Revolution – Moaning the resistance towards dealer galleries.

Wednesday, August 17 @ 6-7pm

Commodified Revolution – Moaning the resistance towards dealer galleries.
Eight actions presented by Frank Fu will take you to the core of the life of being a true artist. The only question left is do you dare to attend?


Frank Fu Institute
3460 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

Frank Fu

ACTION N° 5 – Social Intercourse – One Beer Chant – More Tea More Pee – Be wrong, Be raw and Let’s celebrate in style!

Friday, August 19 @ 7- 8pm

Social Intercourse – One Beer Chant – More Tea More Pee – Be wrong, Be raw and Let’s celebrate in style! Eight actions presented by Frank Fu will take you to the core of the life of being a true artist. The only question left is do you dare to attend?


Frank Fu Institute
3460 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010


Frank Fu

ACTION N° 6 – From Hugging to Hanging – An endurance journey about Desire & Pain.

Wednesday, August 24 @ 6-7pm

From Hugging to Hanging – An endurance journey about Desire & Pain.
Eight actions presented by Frank Fu will take you to the core of the life of being a true artist. The only question left is do you dare to attend?


Frank Fu Institute
3460 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

Frank Fu

ACTION N° 7 – Be True – Promote Yourself – embrace your egos and ambitions, bit by bit, depression and anxiety are part of the journey too.

Sunday, August 28 @ 2- 3pm

Be True – Promote Yourself – embrace your egos and ambitions, bit by bit, depression and anxiety are part of the journey too.
Eight actions presented by Frank Fu will take you to the core of the life of being a true artist. The only question left is do you dare to attend?


Frank Fu Institute
3460 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

Frank Fu

ACTION N° 8 – Forget About Everything – No more bullshit, fuck art, fuck movies, fuck everything!

Wednesday, August 31 @ 6-7pm

Forget About Everything – No more bullshit, fuck art, fuck movies, fuck everything!
Eight actions presented by Frank Fu will take you to the core of the life of being a true artist. The only question left is do you dare to attend?


Frank Fu Institute
3460 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

Gabba Gallery

Cratedigger: The Los Art of Opening reception:

Come celebrate the lost art of album cover art at the opening reception of CRATEDIGGER at Gabba Gallery. This exhibition will feature 85 artists who have created covers for real and fictional albums. All of the artwork in the show will be in a 12×12 format. Curated by Jason Ostro. DJ Jonathan Williams spinning. Cocktails sponsored by Stolen Rum. On view through September 10th.

3126 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90057

Historic Filipinotown

Album Cover Art

Saturday August 20th 7- 11pm

Garden Hours

Sculpture in the Garden: Art Opening with musical performance by Electric Sound Bath

Thursday, August 25 7– 9pm

Garden Hours are a meditation on the ritual of spending 2615 Glendale

Silver Lake

time in a garden. A series of six happenings invite visitors to discover and participate in an urban garden space: exploring the garden as a medium, a meeting space, a wild foliage space. As the living landscape of the garden is a network of individual organisms in symbiosis, each event hosted within the garden scape encourages interaction and connection to the metaphors that a garden offers.

Blvd, Silver Lake, CA 90039

Garden Hours

Guided Meditation with Jessica Snow

Sunday, August 28 11:00 Garden Hours are a meditation on the ritual of spending 2615 Glendale Silver Lake

AM time in a garden. A series of six happenings invite visitors to discover and participate in an urban garden space: exploring the garden as a medium, a meeting space, a wild foliage space. As the living landscape of the garden is a network of individual organisms in symbiosis, each event hosted within the garden scape encourages interaction and connection to the metaphors that a garden offers.

Blvd, Silver Lake, CA 90039


Garden Hours

Native Plant Tea Service

Sunday, August 28 4–5pm Garden Hours are a meditation on the ritual of spending 2615 Glendale Silver Lake

time in a garden. A series of six happenings invite visitors to discover and participate in an urban garden space: exploring the garden as a medium, a meeting space, a wild foliage space. As the living landscape of the garden is a network of individual organisms in symbiosis, each event hosted within the garden scape encourages interaction and connection to the metaphors that a garden offers.

Blvd, Silver Lake, CA 90039

Garden Hours

Body Weather Workshop with Jeff Hutchison

Sunday, August 28 7:00 Garden Hours are a meditation on the ritual of spending 2615 Glendale Silver Lake

PM time in a garden. A series of six happenings invite visitors to discover and participate in an urban garden space: exploring the garden as a medium, a meeting space, a wild foliage space. As the living landscape of the garden is a network of individual organisms in symbiosis, each event hosted within the garden scape encourages interaction and connection to the metaphors that a garden offers.

Blvd, Silver Lake, CA 90039

Gather DTLA Gather & Transform July 14th – August 28th, A current fiber arts show curated by Gather DTLA 2016 showcasing the work of local LA artists Amabelle

Aguiluz, Ben Cuevas, Pat Ahern, Martha Winterhalter, Zac Monday, Ruth Katzenstein Souza, Ashley V. Blalock, and Ellen Schinderman.

453 S. Spring Historic Core St., LA, CA DTLA

Gregorio Escalante Gallery JORGE R. GUTIERREZ “BORDER BANG”

Exhibition: July 9 – August 14, 2016, Hours: Wed.–Sun. 1-6pm

Gregorio Escalante is pleased to present original new 978 Chung Chinatown works by celebrated artist, animator, writer, and director King Rd, Los

Jorge R. Gutierrez. “Border Bang” is a passionate love letter to the Tijuana and US border, documenting the bootleg artifacts sold to locals and tourists alike. A reflection of Gutierrez’ childhood narrative, he uses images from Mickey Mouse to Tupac Shakur to convey the reflections and meditations of global events as witnessed by the border, exploring his love affair with Mexican pop and folk culture.

Angeles, CA 90012


“Enjoy a group of ‘Group- a- Therapists’”

8/20/2016, Hours 11am- 11pm; intermissions at 2- 3pm, and 6-7pm

Kippenberger-Beuys Gallery presents “Group-a- Therapists”, a one-day interactive performance event, held August 20, that delves into questions of truth and self actualization. During ‘Group-a-Therapists,’ audience members view or participate with mobile installations of artists-as-therapists. During the day-long event, artists in residence at this Kippenberger-Beuys Gallery, in Glendale, are presented amidst authentic ritual and personal context as therapy for artists and viewers alike—these actions build towards the final crescendo of performance in the evening hours. #rabbitholedtla #beingpresentmafia #tobecontinued #Spelllaboratories #superstitiousAnimals #CommunalSpirits #TalkingBush #GalleryGhost #Podiums #RefugeeNotes

412 W Lexington Dr Glendale, Ca 91203




“Enjoy a group of ‘Group- a- Therapists’” LIVE STREAM

8/20/2016, Hours 11am- 11pm; intermissions at 2- 3pm, and 6-7pm

Kippenberger-Beuys Gallery presents “Group-a- Therapists”, a one-day interactive performance event, held August 20, that delves into questions of truth and self actualization. During ‘Group-a-Therapists,’ audience members view or participate with mobile installations of artists-as-therapists. During the day-long event, artists in residence at this Kippenberger-Beuys Gallery, in Glendale, are presented amidst authentic ritual and personal context as therapy for artists and viewers alike—these actions build towards the final crescendo of performance in the evening hours. #rabbitholedtla #beingpresentmafia #tobecontinued #Spelllaboratories #superstitiousAnimals #CommunalSpirits #TalkingBush #GalleryGhost #Podiums #RefugeeNotes

412 W Lexington Dr Glendale, Ca 91203, oupatherapists sometime


Hauser Wirth & Schimmel

Artist talk: Jackie Winsor

Saturday August 27, 2pm

Please join us for a talk with Jackie Winsor, whose 901 East 3rd iconic sculpture, 30 to 1 Bound Trees, is featured in the Street, Los

Downtown LA/Arts District

courtyard of Hauser Wirth & Schimmel as part of our current exhibition, ‘Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947 – 2016.’ Long associated with process art, Jackie Winsor emerged as a significant sculptor in the late 1960s. Embracing simple geometric forms, her work responds to and transforms the formal language of minimalist sculpture. She employs unrefined, natural materials and a meticulous handmade approach to create highly tactile forms charged with a visceral energy.

This event is free, reservation is required.

Angeles, CA 90013

Hayley Barker / Women’s Center for Creative Work

The Fire: Art Practices, Feminist Spirituality, and Ritual Work

August 12th, 7:30- 9:00 P.M.

This event will kickoff a series of gatherings; feminist
rituals intended to bring women together in support of
each other’s art and spirituality. Let’s come together to
talk about what a feminist spiritual practice can look like 90031 and how it relates to making art. The event includes a discussion of our sacred and creative work. Afterwards,

we’ll make a group blessing of our individual/collective endeavors. Please come with a small object that represents the artwork you are currently making. (This free event is open to women, broadly inclusive.) Hosted by Hayley Barker.


2425 Glover Place, Los Angeles, CA

Hannah Hughes Roller Maiden LA August 1 – August 31 Will be attending Maiden LA events as a nomadic Throughout Los Angeles guest. Los Angeles

Rolling escort and avatar service available. 505 920 7366.

Hannah Hughes Hair or Philosophy August 1 – August 31 Hair or Philosophy Throughout Los Angeles Expert cuts, esoteric discourse. 505 920 7366. Los Angeles


Industry Gallery

“Building Sculptures” by Elena Manferdini

Opening: August 18th, 6 pm to 8 p.m. / August 19th through September 2nd / Tues-Fri 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Building Sculptures is the second part of the Building Portraits show that took place at Industry Gallery at the beginning of the year. Both titles allude to two distinct disciplines, the field of architecture-building- and the one of fine art-portraits/sculptures. This body of work tries to claim a territory where these two attitudes find a common ground. In particular Building Sculptures takes 10 of the drawings of Building Portraits and makes them three dimensional. The models tests ideas of shape vs form, ground vs figure, patterns vs coloration, orientation vs posture.

8687 Melrose West Avenue Suite Hollywood
B-270, West
Hollywood, CA


Inner Dinner: Janne Larsen, Andrew Choate, Chris Niemi

Inner Dinner Intersectional Wednesday, August 24 at 7:30 pm

Inner dinner is a dining collective that creates food experiences out of ideas. In the context of this idea the three of Inner Dinner will be serving a 3 course meal at an intersection. Each of us will be in service to the people that drive or walk by and are willing to engage in a dining experience that requires them to turn around and pass by several times in the intersection to experience the entire planned meal. Each course is designed around the concept of where the server/Artist/Chef stands in relationship to the audience eating the meal.

3rd and Garey, arts district Downtown Arts
District 90012

Institute for Art and Olfaction

Esoterica: August Activations at the Institute for Art and Olfaction

August 4, 6-8pm

For Maiden LA, The Institute for Art and Olfaction draws 932 Chung


on history, astrology and music to present a month of perfume-blending workshops and scented activations that explore cultural esoterica: August 4, 6-8pm – A special blending workshop for artists new to perfumery. We’ll be using a selection of curated materials drawing from historic scent practices in Ancient Greece, Rome, and 18th century France.

King Road, Los Angeles CA 90012

Institute for Art and Olfaction

Esoterica: August Activations at the Institute for Art and Olfaction

August 18, 6-9pm

For Maiden LA, The Institute for Art and Olfaction draws 932 Chung


on history, astrology and music to present a month of perfume-blending workshops and scented activations that explore cultural esoterica: An astrological scent workshop by Mojave Rising (Cara George + Bess Matassa): Make an astrologically-appropriate blend.

King Road, Los Angeles CA 90012

Institute for Art and Olfaction

Esoterica: August Activations at the Institute for Art and Olfaction

August 25, 6-8pm

For Maiden LA, The Institute for Art and Olfaction draws 932 Chung


on history, astrology and music to present a month of perfume-blending workshops and scented activations that explore cultural esoterica: New Zealand based artist Jo Burzynska presents a scent and sound pairing in the IAO Project Space.

King Road, Los Angeles CA 90012


J. Paul Getty Museum

Friday Flights

8/26/2016, 6 PM to 9 PM

Friday Flights is a series of interdisciplinary happenings 1200 Getty that brings together a range of Los Angeles-based Center Dr., Los artists to transform the Getty experience. On August 26, Angeles, CA


artist David Horvitz collaborates with musician Xiu Xiu for an installation and performance in Robert Irwin’s Central Garden, dancer and choreographer Laurel Jenkins, a member of the Trisha Brown Dance Company, presents B A S E (a durational rule game), performed by over 15 dancers in the Getty’s galleries, artist Martine Syms will give a performative lecture, and LA’s experimental orchestra wild Up presents a bassoon and vocal collaboration between Archie Carey and Odeya Nini. A series of limited edition posters by David Horvitz will be available as a free takeaway. Free, parking is $10 after 3pm


Jacob Tillman Studio Schmudio 8/21/2016 10:30am- An outdoor drawing party at Arlington Gardens – a free 12:30pm botanical garden. Suggested materials: Paper,

sketchbooks + ANYTHING (dirt, plants, pencils, graphite sticks, coffee, inks, watercolors, adhesives, blood)

275 Arlington Pasadena Drive,
Pasadena, CA

Javier Proenza

Open_House@Duplex: Direct Mail 2012-2016

August 27th 6-10 pm

Open_House@Duplex: Direct Mail 2012-2016 is a site- specific archive of all promotional material sent to the residential space in which the work is installed. The collection is neatly sorted into stacks throughout the house, providing a visual representation of how often each company uses which format of direct mail advertising to promote itself to the residents of the house. The installation presents viewers an opportunity to experience four years worth of an advertising medium in which they are actively involved with because if they become passive they accumulate tangible materials full of outdated information.

3603 Wesley St, Culver City, CA 90232

Culver City

Kathy Leader

Artist Open Studio

August 7th: 11:00am- 2:00pm

Kathy Leader grew up in South Africa where she received a degree in fine art at the Michaelis School of Art, University of Cape Town. She is a mixed media artist combining collage, paint, wax and charcoal. Kathy’s richly layered abstract surfaces sometimes include the figure emerging from the collaged papers and fabrics,often beginning with words from journals or songs from old player piano rolls. In addition to working as an artist, Kathy teaches “The Art Process” in a dynamic and inspiring way to adults and children alike. Her art studio is located in the historic neighborhood of Crestwood Hills, Brentwood and is attached to an original mid-century modern Quincy Jones historic home.

907 Hanley Ave, Los Angeles 90049

Crestwood Hills


Katie Sinnott

“Metatron’s Gate”

Sunday August 21, 2016 2-6pm

“Metatron’s Gate,” a new installation by Katie Sinnott, presents an immersive, multi-dimensional environment, cut directly out of the fabric of timespace, and activated for a simultaneous experience of the inner and outer reaches. This fluid, flux space, sits beside time, offering the altitude of infinity while celebrating the beauty of the physical plane.

808 N. La Brea, Studio #4C, Inglewood, CA 90302


Keith Rocka Knittel and Yard Pedro present: La Biennale di Vista del Oro

August 1-31, 2016

La Biennale di Vista del Oro is a month-long, Instagram only, outdoor, contemporary sculpture exhibition hosted by and Yard Pedro. Yard Pedro is an Instagram-only outdoor sculpture space, limiting the viewing of three dimensional artwork to the modern practice of experiencing the world through our phones. There are no openings nor public viewings; the work’s social impact is achieved through the initial post, any re-gramming, commenting, and liking. For the entire month of August, a new work will be posted each day on Yard Pedro’s Instagram (@yardpedro) by participating La Biennale di Vista del Oro artists.

San Pedro

Keith Rocka Knittel

June 11 – August 28, 2016 is a drafting opportunity performed online throughout the duration of the Hammer Museum’s “Made in LA 2016.” Visitors to will experience video documentation of Keith Rocka Knittel igniting a homemade smoke bomb in front of a small crowd. The site will be taken down at the conclusion of the Hammer Museum’s show.


Kevin Earl Buzzell

Show + Tell Projects

August 11 – September 10, Show + Tell Projects, 374 E. Second Street, LA, CA 2016; Opening Reception: 90012
Thursday, August 11, 2016 Show + Tell Projects is pleased to present new work by

Kevin Earl Buzzell. On view August 11 – September 10,The Path of Least Resistance will feature aluminum- cast sculptures of found objects juxtaposed with an installation of color fields, drips of photographic dyes and images of architecture. The work on view highlights Buzzell’s exploration of materials that have the ability to retain and adapt to new forms. Each object on view is a vessel, some carry the traces of time while others hold the space of what once was but no longer is.

Kevin Earl Buzzell is a visual artist working in lens- based and camera-less photographic practices. He holds an MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Buzzell lives and works in Los Angeles.

Image credit: Kevin Earl Buzzell, Untitled (Cast #1), 2016, Aluminum, 5 x 7 x 61/4


KOOK KOOK 24/7 Street Art throughout the city. Various Instagram: @kook_street


L.A. Artcore

”ContempArt Taiwan, Artist August 1-August 14

The “ContempArt Taiwan” is the show curated by Echo Lew who connected L.A. Artcore in Los Angeles with Fun Year Gallery in Taiwan to organize the USA- Taiwan Artist Exchange. Four of contemporary Taiwanese artists will exhibit in L.A. Artcore Brewery Annex in August, 2016. (In March, five of USA artists went to Taiwan to have the exhibition at Fun Year gallery).

650A S. Ave. 21, Los Angeles, CA 90031

Lincoln Heights


(Gallery hours: 12-5 p.m., Wednesday – Sunday)

L.A. Artcore

”Symphony Abstract”, by TSAl, CHENG-I

August 1-August 14 (Gallery hours: 12-5 p.m., Wednesday – Sunday)

Artist Echo Lew curated the show ”Symphony Abstract, 120 Judge
by Tsai Cheng-I”. Mr. Tsai Cheng-I is a contemporary John Aiso St., artist who was born in Taiwan in 1954. Mr. Tsai Los Angeles, graduated from Taiwan Normal University, major in fine CA 90012
art and have exhibited in Taiwan and many other
countries a few hundred times in group show and a few
dozens of solo shows. Mr. Tsai is also the director of a
popular gallery, “Fun Year Gallery” in Taichung,

Little Tokyo

LA County Store Opening Reception for Saturday August 13, 6- Luís Grane Art Show 8PM. The show will be up

through September 16.

This is the August installment of the 2016 Los Angeles County Store Fine Art Series. The Los Angeles County Store LA Fine Art Series is a series of exhibitions featuring work by LA–based artists and themes.

4333 W Sunset Silver Lake Boulevard, Los
Angeles 90029

LACE Tim Youd: Overnight at LACE

Exhibition dates: June 30 – August 15, 2016 / Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 12 – 6PM

Tim Youd brings his 100 Novels Project to LACE with 6522
the retyping of two John Rechy novels. The 100 Novels Hollywood Project is an extended and idiosyncratic literary Boulevard, Los pilgrimage. Youd journeys across the world retyping Angeles, CA entire novels in locations germane to each story. In 90028
these charged locations, he uses the original make and
model of the typewriter employed by the book’s author.
During his multi-week performances, Youd retypes
each novel onto a single sheet of paper backed by a
second sheet. He runs the doubled paper through the
typewriter repeatedly, until every word of the novel has
been retyped. Upon completion the two pages – a
positive and a negative image – are mounted as a
diptych, representing two pages of a book.


LACE Warren Neidich: The Palinopsic Field

Exhibition dates: June 15 – August 14, 2016 / Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 12 – 6PM

LACE presents Warren Neidich: The Palinopsic Field, 6522
an exhibition that revisits the Second Red Scare and Hollywood
the Lavender Scare, events following World War II in Boulevard, Los which Joseph McCarthy’s House Un-American Angeles, CA Activities Committee directed a witch hunt against many 90028
artists and writers suspected of having affiliations with
the Communist Party, and many homosexuals who
were deemed “sexually perverse.” Using painting, neon
sculpture and installation, the project resurfaces this
history and gives us a fresh outlook through which to
view and understand this moment. Today, as we find
ourselves amidst an election cycle one cannot help but
draw connections between these events and the
trending right wing attacks on immigrants, people of
color, and the LGBT community today.



LACE Jibade-Khalil Huffman: Verse Chorus Verse

Exhibition dates: June 30 – August 14, 2016 / Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 12 – 6PM

Los Angeles based artist Jibade-Khalil Huffman 6522
presents a newly commissioned multimedia installation Hollywood
that explores the subject of spectatorship, systems of Boulevard, Los display and narrative making. Verse Chorus Verse is Angeles, CA comprised of a suite of formally connected works 90028 concerned with the question of perception by exposing
and foregrounding systems of image making and
storytelling. Here, the projector serves as a stand-in for
the act of uncovering certain narratives. Huffman layers
and complicates methods of display in order to create a
space that favors no one part, where hierarchies are
leveled, and the process of storytelling bears equal
weight to the story told. Verse Chorus Verse considers
the way in which form and mechanisms of display
construct their own narratives, and shape how and what
we collectively consume as the only story.


LACE Miha Strukelj: Here Somewhere

Exhibition dates: June 30 – August 14, 2016 / Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 12 – 6PM

Here Somewhere involves a spatial drawing installation 6522
that relies on real and fictitious views of urban Hollywood architectural structures to develop a new cityscape, Boulevard, Los questioning how one perceives urban landscapes and Angeles, CA their landmarks. By abstracting, disrupting, transforming 90028
and fragmenting real information from the source
photographs, the original locations are obscured, and
along with added fictitious elements, become part of the
completed image. In this process a special paradox
arises: abstraction that serves to eliminate the borders
between the real and the fictive, the gap between
memory and imagination, and also functions a means
to establish logical relations between different parts and
elements of urban landscape. The exhibition takes into
account visual perception, the inability of the viewer to
instantly embrace a plethora of information, and on the
fact one’s perspective is predisposed by experience.


Lamperouge Gallery


August 20-21st, 2016: August 20 3-5pm; August 21, Opening reception – 1- 6pm

Lamperouge Gallery presents the pop-up exhibition “Solidarity”, featuring 15 artists living within the Los Angeles area, working in various mediums of painting, drawing, and sculpture. This group of artists is a reflection of the great diversity that makes up this city. While the artists will present artworks covering a host of subjects, the exhibition encompasses the energy of Los Angeles, demonstrating a shared harmony and unity – a working dialog of acceptance – that comes from all its communities. Artists in alphabetical order: Gilles D’Amecourt, Hyunsook Cho, Lore Eckleberry, John Hogan, Beanie Kaman, Won Sil Kim, Nicholette Kominos, Kristin Marvell, Da Aie Park, Ann Phong, Christine Rasmussen, Tracy Weiss, Michael Freitas Wood, Peggy Sivert Zask, Ben Zask.

660 South Avenue 21 (Unit 6), Los Angeles, CA 90031

Lincoln Heights


Larissa Nickel

Deserting the Desert

August 1-August 31, 2016, 24 hours a day/night

Nada, nothing, nata. The high desert Antelope Valley 90th East and region of Los Angeles is often considered to be a space Avenue P,

Antelope Valley

where nothing happens–a wasteland void. “Deserting the Desert” is an unconventional exhibition which features expansive land and sky, phone lines, a sign, a gate, and a dirt road to nowhere. This month long experience intends to reveal the difference that emerges from potential, and to prompt the question of the counter-Anthropocene. Nothing will happen here unless something happens to question the observation and meaning of desert as void, and desert as deserted.

Palmdale, CA 93591



AUGUST 11th 7:30PM

an exhibition and tour/talk/film of over 60 artworks by Richard Duardo and various LA artists printed in his LA Print Studios. A conversation with Karen Holden an early studio printer and film premier on Richard Duardo by Heather Flores.

1201 W. Fullerton Malvern Ave.,
Fullerton, CA





1999 Hyperion Ave, Silver Lake 90027


Maja Ruznic, Joshua Hagler, and Rebecca Farr

Elysian Passage

August 7th 8 to 11am and 5 to 9 pm

As an artist collective, Maja Ruznic, Joshua Hagler, and Elysian Park Rebecca Farr will mine the rich past of Elysian Park as
three characters who will perform playful and poignant
events. These performances, utilizing sound, clay,

paint, chalk, doors, dresses, silence, yarn and even the spitting of vodka, pay homage to memories lost in the park’s many stages of aspiration and decline often forgotten or ignored in Los Angeles. Using personal ritual as a compass, the collective voice will be of service to the land in the hope of healing through remembering.

Elysian Park

Maja Ruznic:, Joshua Hagler:, Rebecca Farr:

24/7 throughout the month of August ( Duration of Maiden LA ) is a project that stages an augmented reality public art exhibition at selected galleries and museums in Los Angeles. The exhibition built for smartphone mobile devices that uses geolocation software to encourage los angelians to see works by L.A. artists. This exhibition allows the audience to be immersed in a virtual vortex of artwork that is floating in space and waiting to be “curated”. Anyone visiting the selected list of galleries can launch the website/app and aim their mobile cameras at the surrounding area to discover an artwork wandering through a physical space.




Happy / Sad

August 6th , 5 – 9 (closing reception), Opens July 8 – Aug 6th

Join us Saturday August 6th , 5 – 9pm for the closing 612 Silver Lake Silver Lake reception to the highly amusing and critically exclaimed Blvd., LA CA

collection of Smiley paintings and other related works by JonMarc Edwards. Happy / Sad began as a set piece installation for the performance of d-i-g, showcased at MARKET July 8 th . The installation expanded thereafter with an acute awareness to the famous Samuel Beckett quote, “Ever tried, Ever failed, No matter, Try again, Fail again.” Happy / Sad spans the emotional landscape from the cheerfully unconcerned to the mordantly provocative. The archived performance of d-i-g will also be available for viewing.



Barney O’Brien

Opening: August 20, 5 – 9 / Exhibition: August 20 – Sep 18, 2016

MARKET in Silver Lake is pleased to exhibit a collection of recent sculptures, paintings and works on paper by the downtown Los Angeles artist Barney O’Brien. Barney assembles, paints and transforms everyday discarded materials from the streets of LA into powerful vessels of geometry, self-reflection and expressive awareness. Through a convergence of intuitive painterly instincts and shear physical will, he pushes the boundary from profound to elegant whimsy. By working inside/out with his materials, O’Brien is able to simultaneously challenge the sensibilities of the viewer and breathe new meaning into otherwise disposable leftover.

612 Silver Lake Silver Lake Blvd., LA CA

MARS Gallery

Galia Linn and Elena Stonaker

Opening: Saturday, July 23rd from 7-10 pm. The exhibition will be on view through September 3rd. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday • 12:00pm – 7:00pm

A dual exhibition by artists Galia Linn and Elena Stonaker

649 S. Anderson St. Los Angeles, CA 90023

Boyle Heights

McGroarty Arts Center Free Concert at McGroarty 8/19/2016, 7pm – 9pm McGroarty Arts Center is hosting a free concert thanks 7570 Tujunga Arts Center to a grant from the L.A. County Arts Commission. With McGroarty

music from “Cuicani” who perform Afro-Caribbean and Terrace, Afro-Latin rhythms. Come and listen to the multicultural Tujunga, CA influences of local L.A. sounds. 91042

McGroarty Arts Center

McGroarty Arts Center is hosting a “Burgers, Beer, and Band” night!

August 27th from 6-10 PM

McGroarty Arts Center in Tujunga will be holding a 7570 “Burgers, Beer, and Band” night event on August 27th McGroarty from 6-10 PM. There will be a local LA band playing Terrace, live music, while concert goers enjoy flame-grilled Tujunga, burgers with a variety of side dishes, desserts, and craft 91042 beers. Vegetarian options will be available, too.


Michael Flechtner and Linda Sue Price

Open Studio—Michael Flechtner and Linda Sue Price

Sunday, August 21, 1 to 5 p.m.

Michael Flechtner and Linda Sue Price invite the public 7712 Gloria to their Open Studio event. Both artists use neon tubes Ave. #4, Van as their primary media and their different approaches to Nuys, CA neon show two compelling and original cultural 91406 perspectives. Refreshments will be served and there

will be a demonstration of neon tube bending.

Van Nuys,






1714 Albion St, Lincoln Heights Lincoln Heights

Ochi Projects

I’m Over Here Now

June 25 – August 14, 2016

Over the years the name Baron Von Fancy has become 3301 W West Adams synonymous with a stylized lettering and a clever sense Washington
of humor. Interested in activating relationships between Blvd, Los
words, objects and places Von Fancy explores the Angeles, CA

nature of communication by expressing his short and 90018 declarative statements via a recognizable font
reminiscent of vintage ad signage. Often bordering on
cliché and always witty, Von Fancy invites viewers to re-evaluate their understanding of any given context, or

any given phrase. New Yorkers have come to know him through his billboards, which he continuously posts around the city, often punning on a given place or situation. “Run Away With Me” was positioned at mile 13 during the New York Marathon and “Never Not Working” reminded onlookers of the daily hustle in the city that never sleeps. Von Fancy extends the same sense of playful sensibility with words to objects. For example, he emblazoned “Sew Fancy” on a sewing kit, “A Better Place is Hard to Find” on a doormat, and “The Thirst is Real” on a water bottle. Like any good pun the associations are obvious, and yet Von Fancy still manages to make the viewer feel like he is part of an inside joke.

OneHouse ArtsExperience WildChild! & Happy 35th

August 18, 2016 to August 31, 2016 with an opening reception on August 18 from 6pm to 9pm. Museum opening hours: Wednesday and Friday 1pm – 9pm. Saturday 10am – 9pm

For MAIDEN LA 2016, the young artists (age 3 to 11) at 5342

San Gabriel Valley (SGV) – Temple City



OneHouse ArtsExperience Museum (an artist-run self- started folky contemporary Children’s art museum in San Gabriel Valley) will make a Post-It collage installation – participating young artists will write, doodle, and draw on and fill the entire exhibition room with Post-It sticky notes. They will also cover the museum director’s car with their pre-designed sticky notes on Thursday, August 18, with an opening/birthday party at 6pm-9pm. This exhibition will run from Thursday, August 18, 2016, to celebrate the museum director’s 35th birthday to Sunday, August 31, 2016.

McCulloch Ave. Temple City, CA 91780


Peephole Cinema

Ghost Algebra and 24/7 Inconsolable Objects

2016—Tucked in an alley off Chung King Road, the Peephole Cinema, a 24/7 public screening site, offers hidden visual pleasures for those wandering the Chinatown arts district of Los Angeles. The Peephole Cinema’s new program of films, opening June 17, 2016, is curated by Laurie O’Brien and features experimental shorts by Automata’s co-founders: Janie Geiser and Susan Simpson. Both artists are known for their work in experimental puppet performance and film. In Geiser’s Ghost Algebra, a solitary figure navigates a landscape of constructed nature and broken bones, peering through a decaying aperture that reveals a battlefield of nervous dreams. Geiser employs found and natural objects, rephotographed video, medical illustrations, and other original meaning of the word “algebra”: the reunion of broken parts. Simpson’s Inconsolable Objects is a short animated film exploring states of agitation and unrest. Drawing on various source material, particularly comic book action sequences the film creates an abstracted experience of unease.

504 Chung King Court, Los Angeles, CA 90012


Peter Benoit Architect

Peter Benoit Architect Open Studio, Cocktail Hour / Garden Party

Saturday, August 13 5- 8pm

Peter Benoit Architect, Inc. is a Los Angeles based firm specializing in custom residential, commercial, and hospitality projects. Peter is known for his refined and award winning design work, artistically crafted drawings, thoughtful leadership, and depth of knowledge in construction. He is a creative collaborator with consultants, builders and fabricators, and embraces the challenges inherent in highly customized projects. Peter delivers robust design documents, accountable project management and outstanding service to his clients. He approaches each project as a unique set of opportunities, finding great joy in translating sites, materials and ideas into meaningful architecture.

3015 Hyperion Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90027


Phil America

Museum Of Snaps

August 6th, 2015, 10am- 7pm

‘Museum of Snaps’ is an interactive new media artwork 5905 Wilshire

Miracle Mile snaps

by Phil America and Lucy Redoglia that utilizes the invisible communicative space around us that materializes onto our smartphones. The work seeks to build an art platform in thin air, that becomes concrete once you use the application Snapchat by collaborating with museums, with a different Snapchat-based geofilter artwork at each site. These artworks will be created by the visitors, sent to one dedicated account and accumulated into the Museum of Snaps. In this way, viewers are empowered to create their own art and interact on multiple levels with the

Blvd LA, CA 90036


PØST Exhibition: a one-person show by Gerald


August 20 – September 24, 2016 / Wednesday – Saturday, 12 pm – 6 pm and by appointment

Reception: Saturday, September 10, 7 – 9 pm

PØST is pleased to present an exhibition of works by Gerald Giamportone. In Gerald Giamportone’s work for the past ten years, he has explored the idea of altered perception and changed identity. His interest has led him to focus on the rose as well as other natural materials. Despite the well-known visual and metaphorical meanings attributed to the rose, Giamportone has created new identities for the rose by disintegrating its elements from the rose itself — the stems, leaves, petals and thorns—then reintegrating them into filled tables, vitrines and metal floor sculptures. In his most recent work, entitled “Releases,” Giamportone uses the entire rose to create a changed identity by leaving just an imprint of the rose on sheets of mylar or paper. He dips the rose in paint and drops it from 12 feet in the air, resulting in a chance image that may reflect all or only parts of the rose. Some of the images retain the outline of the rose, but others become more reductive. The works created by repeated rose- drops on the same surface appear even more abstract, leaving the viewer wondering about the identity of the image. In the past, Giamportone used talc, the softest mineral, in a similar way by powdering a plane of neoprene from above to create fractals that emulate sculpture but in a flat form. Giamportone was featured in a seven-year survey of his work at the John Hansard Gallery in Southampton, England. He has shown locally at Ace, BlumHelman and Angles among other galleries. Giamportone is a past recipient of a Pollock Krasner Foundation grant and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship (Painting).

1206 Maple DTLA Avenue, #515,
Los Angeles,
CA 90015

Pretty in Plastic, Inc Pretty in Plastic Saturday August 27, 2016 Join the Pretty in Plastic team for a tour of a working art 6818 Vineland North

Champagne Studio Tour @ 11am to Noon fabrication studio! Champagne provided. The tour will include a presentation of the process involved in

transforming a 2D work of art into a 3D sculptural reality.

Ave, North Hollywood Arts Hollywood, CA District

Rad Bad & Sad

Rad Bad & Sad

August 16, 2016 Rad Bad & Sad is an Architectural tour of Los Angeles online exploring the aspects of the built environment. Hosts

Adam Dunn and Ben Warwas are both long time residents of Los Angeles and over-educated with useless architectural knowledge and firm advocates and fans of typical architecture in the 2nd biggest city in America. During this show you will be able to explore the city with Gringo and Guero and their determination of each building they encounter. Each building will be given the rating: Rad, Bad, or Sad. Please come along for the ride. First episode will air on AUG 16th 2016.

Sandra Lauterbach Open Studio for Abstract Textile Artwork: “Material


8/7/2016 11 am – 2:30pm

Sandra is a contemporary mixed media artist. Her current work is vibrant abstract textile art. Her work has been shown at major national exhibitions, museums and galleries. A variety of textile works ready for hanging will be for sale.

539 Hanley Brentwood Place Los
Angeles, Calif.


Sea Farm City Open House, Expanded Aug 27th, 12-5pm Sea Farm City presents Open House, Expanded Flat – Flat a group show of limited edition sculpture and artist

books that explore the concept of home as exhibition space.

1206 S Maple Fashion #502A, District, DTLA
Fashion District

Shane Reiner-Roth and Ellen Boudreau

Tabloids Beyond

August 13th to August 19th Los Angeles is divided: some are celebrities, and the online rest are not. The daily interactions that take place

between these two classes create a distinct mental geography that is of great interest for non-celebrities; a map not invested in historic political events or natural disasters, but rather one at the intersection of the banal and the newsworthy. Tabloids Beyond treats the rest of the country as the rest of the country treats Los Angeles; by documenting celebrity mishaps on a cross- country road trip – in places as diverse as Provo, Utah and Kansas City, Missouri – Tabloids Beyond redistributes celebrity attention more evenly across the states.

SOUTH BAY CONTEMPORARY, The Loft Galleries and Studios


AUGUST 4th-August 27th 2016, Open Hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday 1-5pm, Artists’ reception: Saturday, August 6th, 4- 7pm

Color is an essential part in creating art, a powerful means of communication to create an emotional response between the artist and viewer. Every artist has a personal way of using color, using it to express their intuitive viewpoint of life. In this way, it is easy to see that color may provide a key about the artist themselves. It is a link to the clues of the soul of the artist, the colors within each spirit.

401 Mesa Street, San Pedro, CA 90731

San Pedro


Dylan Doren Presents

AUGUST 20 6pm-10pm

SSS showcases Dylan Doren, founder of the LA poetry collective The Women Group. We will premiere, This Is For, a diaristic, simple, black and white, experimental, visually poetic, and sonic short film expressing a film genre he calls LOS ANGELES NEW WAVE. We will also have available for sale three new books of poetry by Dylan, a book called Jack, Black Butterfly, and Time & Space. Along with a re-release of Bring Over Beer When I’m Trying to Get Sober & Other Poems including new cover art by Jesse Michaels.

818 North Spring Street, #202, Chinatown 90012


SSSLA SSS Literary Zine Release AUGUST 24 6pm-10pm A limited edition of 100 copies of various national writers, poets, and authors all addressing the topic of

The New, the title of our first literary zine printed in house and available for a nominal fee/donation.

818 North Chinatown Spring Street,



David L. Brundige Presents

AUGUST 27 6pm-10pm

SSS showcases David Brundige, writer and director of the IFC’s The Prospects. David selects some of his favorite films from various filmmakers. With a creative installation each film will be presented with a scheduled screening as we walk from piece to piece, the artist will introduce his or her video with ample space for discussion.

818 North Spring Street, #202, Chinatown 90012



SSSLA PotLuckSSS AUGUST 30 6pm-10pm SSS provides the table and space as we invite you to 818 North Chinatown bring food and drink and stories to share. Whether we Spring Street,

know each other or not it’s an opportunity for us to learn #202, while we eat and be merry together. Chinatown


SSSLA Kids In The Hall All Day 8/31/2016, All Day 12- SSS will screen all day long all of the seasons from our 12-10pm 10pm favorite comedy troupe Kids in the Hall. Bring your own

treats, eats and drinks and sit back and laugh with us.

818 North Chinatown Spring Street,


Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: All Roads Textile Studio

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

August 20th Saturday, 10am – 4pm

Janelle Pietrzak is a Los Angeles based textile artist 10623 Sunland – and co-founder of All Roads design studio. With a Woodward Ave Tujunga
history of over ten years working in the fashion industry, Sunland, CA

her textiles adapt to both functional and decorative craft. Her work is a nod to nostalgic fiber art of the mid- century, but with unique color combinations and unexpected materials influenced by the landscape around her. Through fiber, she explores varying textures and contrasting elements to create depth and richness in color. Pietrzak cover’s a wide range in her practice, from commissioned art weavings, high end design collaborations, licensing and consulting.


Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Chakra Medicine Hats

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

August 20th and 21st 10am – 4pm

I am a 25 year experienced milliner, and creator of “Chakra Medicine Hats” Medicine comes in many forms, and I create unique hats adorned with gemstones and crystals to awaken the chakras. Come find a fabulous hat, or bring your favorite and I will “Hattify” it and create a vibrational match for your chakras with colorful gemstones, crystals and silk.

10300 Haines Canyon Ave, Tujunga 91042


Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Corey Stein

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

Saturday August 20 & Sunday August 21 – 11am – 5pm

Corey Stein was born in the Los Angeles area, but many of her formative years were spent in Seattle. Family trips up and down the Interstate 5 Freeway would have a major impact on her schismatic view of things. Corey attended school at Cal Arts in Valencia, CA, where some of her major influences were Jules Ingalls, an art director for the Chipmunks, John Baldessari, an early mentor, and the African Ensemble. She currently lives in a “spruced up cabin” surrounded by oak trees and black widows. She recently added an on-site studio to her property.

7860 McGroarty Street – Sunland, 91040



Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Danielle Eubank

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

August 20 & 21, 10am – 6pm

Danielle Eubank is a painter interested in exploring the relationship between abstraction and realism. She is painting all the major bodies of water in the world and is a recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant 2014-15. Ms. Eubank is an expedition artist. She sailed aboard the barkentine tall ship, The Antigua, on an expedition to the High Arctic in Autumn 2014. She was an Expedition Artist on the Phoenicia, a replica 600 B.C. Phoenician vessel and was the Expedition Artist on the Borobudur Ship, a replica of an 8th century Indonesian boat that sailed around the African continent.

10100 Shadow McBroom Hills/Sunland Street,
Sunland, CA


Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Debbie Bean Studio

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

Saturday – August 20, 2016 11am-3pm

Debbie Bean is a stained glass artist that draws her inspiration from geometric architectural elements and focuses it into her dynamic pieces. Her work is the embodiment of functional art, meant to be organic in nature and not perfect factory reproductions. The Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios is offering the public an opportunity to visit a number of the artists who reside in the rustic foothill community. The relaxed format provides resident artists a way to interact with art-lovers and share their work in an intimate level, while giving the public a more direct way to experience and support local artists.

10610 Pinyon Avenue, Tujunga, CA 91042


Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Debby Beck Art Studio

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

August 20 & 21 – Saturday & Sunday

Debby Beck paints semi-realistic still lives & landscapes, many with a vintage tropical/tiki influence, as well as more ephemeral phenomena like subatomic particles and ghosts she has seen. Her studio is open as part of the Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios weekend, a free, self-guided tour of Sunland-Tujunga artist studios that offers the public an opportunity to visit several of the artists who reside in our rustic foothill community.

8015 Glenties Lane, Sunland CA 91040

Sunland- Tujunga,

Sunland-Tujunga Open Sunland-Tujunga Open Aug 20 11am-5pm An open studio to show my recent urban landscape Studios: Diana Kohne Studios painting and printmaking. Also a chance to try out one

of my handmade handheld printmaking press.

9480 Wayside Shadow Hills, Dr. Shadow Hills CA 91040

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Elizabeth Tucker

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

Saturday August 20 12 PM-4 PM

Often working with a limited palate of colors, award- winning artist Elizabeth Tucker is interested primarily in how light moves and wraps around objects.

Her collectors describe her work as, “soothing and calms the soul”. And “…with the use of warm colors, subtle lighting and a penchant for transforming common subjects into uncommon topics of conversation, Lizz’s art brings you in to her world of quiet elegance.”

Now a teacher herself, Elizabeth is a member of the Pasadena Society of Artists, Women Painters West, and is the president of the Angeles Crest Art Guild.

McGroarty Arts Center 7570 McGroarty Terrace Tujunga, 91042



Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Gerardo Barrientos

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

August 21, 2016 from 9:00 Formerly a Commercial Artist, decided to become a am to 1:00 pm Fine Artist. Choose to be a Ceramics Artist after

learning of the challenges and rewards of the medium; ‘It will keep me interested the rest of my life’…

9861 Shadow Shadow Hills Way, Los
Angeles, CA

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Heather Van Haaften

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: WURDRUCK (Druck = Print)

August 20th and 21st 10am – 4pm

Come print with HEATHER VAN HAAFTEN, owner of 10300 Haines Tujunga LetHer Press Studio, and share yoUR wURd. The artist Canyon Ave,

will design and print a series of random words and images derived from visitor input, creating visual stories with wooden fonts, metal typefaces and a plethora of wacky vintage zinc engravings. You’ll share in the beauty of this slow but methodical printing process, involving hand type-setting, hand-mixing ink on carefully chosen materials, such as 100% cotton paper and non-toxic cleaning supplies printed on the one hundred and 25 year old press.

Tujunga 91042

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Jeanine Colini

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 12-4pm

Jeanine Colini is a Los-Angeles based graphic designer and internationally exhibited artist who work is inspired by typography and letterforms. Her works include “A to Zoo,” an illustrated alphabet where each letter is a different animal, and the “Art of the State,” a type- inspired map of the United States. All designs are hand drawn and illustrated in watercolor, then digitized for reproduction as wall art, greeting cards and custom name designs. She has recently licensed one of her designs to HomeGoods Stores. Jeanine earned her BFA from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, in 1981.

McGroarty Art Center
7570 McGroarty Terrace Tujunga CA


Sunland-Tujunga Open Sunland-Tujunga Open August 20/21 11am – 5pm Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios is a free, self-guided 8015 Glenties Sunland Studios: Jimm Cowburn Studios tour of Sunland-Tujunga artist studios which offers the Lane Sunland

public an opportunity to visit a number of the artists who CA 91040 reside in our rustic foothill community.

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Marsha Perloff

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

Saturday August 20 & Sunday August 21 – 11am – 5pm

Under the moniker Salvage Art Sweetheart, artist 6818 Apperson Tujunga Marsha Perloff creates whimsical assemblage art, Street Tujunga, sculptures, dolls and jewelry from soulful found objects, 91042
salvaged materials and vintage textile remnants and

notions. Her time capsule studio-workshop was constructed in 1956 by the original homeowners to support their successful handmade bird-feeder home business, “Hummingbird Heaven”.,


Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Matousek Glassworks (Shelley and Steve Matousek)

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

August 20th and 21st, 2016 10 AM to 6 PM, both days

Shelley and Steve Matousek work with glass. Shelley fuses glass and is always experimenting, pushing the art. Many of her projects use powder glass to create images on glass. Shelley’s love of nature shows up in many of her pieces, such as using a leaf to create a glass leaf design in a clear glass plate.

Steve’s focus is on creating blown glass art. He occasionally creates fused glass art pieces emphasizing the third dimension. Recently this husband/wife team began to collaborate between fused glass and blown glass. Steve’s fascination with glass started at a young age, and when Shelley started looking for a way to create more distinctive glass beads for her basket and gourd art, the couple began their glass artist journey by flame working glass beads. One thing led to another and. . . well come by and see our studio.

Guest can try their hand at creating a small piece of glass jewelry at 1pm and 4pm both days. Limited to 6 people and a $3.00 charge to cover the cost.

Matousek Glassworks 10352 Glory Ave. Tujunga, CA 91042


Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: McGroarty Arts Center

McGroarty Arts Center is hosting Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

Saturday August 20th 12 PM-4 PM

McGroarty Arts Center will be hosting an Open House event on August 20th from 12-4 PM. There will be docent tours of this historic site that was home to playwright and California Poet Laureate, John Steven McGroarty. In addition, local artists will be presenting their artwork, and Kate Friedricks will be providing live music.

McGroarty Arts Tujunga Center, 7570

Tujunga, 91042

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Melissa Reischman

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

August 20 and 21 11am- 5pm

My work explores psychological landscapes and persistent thoughts that have been left unspoken. Working with the dichotomy of light and darkness I explore the dynamics of belonging and alienation, joy and grief, attachment and separation. These allegorical images are informed by personal mythologies, memories and the natural world. Moving between earth and atmosphere, mass and space, my work blurs the line between abstraction and landscape. Starting with a few marks, a simple composition and a light source, the drawings and paintings guide me to where they want to go. BIO: Melissa Reischman has exhibited at Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA, The Los Angeles Municipal Gallery at Barnsdall, Los Angeles, CA; ; The Brand Library, Glendale, CA; McGroarty Arts Center, Tujunga, CA; Available Light Gallery, Burbank, CA; SPARC Gallery, Venice, CA; Venice Art Walk, Venice, CA. She is a member of The Los Angeles Art Association, The Woman’s Caucus for Art and Venice Art Forum.

10636 Tujunga Pinewood Ave. Tujunga, CA


Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Mims Ellis

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

Saturday August 20 12 PM-4 PM

Mims Ellis is a native Southern Californian and McGroarty Arts Tujunga has been working in ceramics for 16 years. Center, 7570
She hand builds all of her one-of-a-kind pieces McGroarty
using the hard and soft slab method. Each Terrace,

Tujunga, piece has its own unique personality achieved 91042

by incorporating her own handmade stamping to add interesting textures. She especially enjoys experimenting with glaze combinations for truly unique colors and textures. She strives for asymmetry while revealing the beauty in imperfection. “It is an incredible privilege for my work to become a part of a person’s everyday life.” Mims is a member of the Southern California American Ceramic Society, the Pasadena Society of Artists and a founding member of the Angeles Crest Art Guild.

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Miriam Dema Studio

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

August 20 and 21 11am- 4pm

Modern hand crafted style inspired by a love of adventure and exploration. Heirloom quality hand crafted goods made in the mountains above Los Angeles, California.

10330 Haines Sunland Canyon Ave Tujunga
Tujunga CA

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Persian Art Design

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

Saturday August 20 12PM – 4PM

25 years Professor in handy crafts. Chasing and repousse arts work, 20 years manager of hand craft institute in Iran cultural heritage organization for 10 years Starting art activity through engraving on metal. Teaching in Tehran university of Iran. Teaching in Tehran collage of cultural heritage. Teaching in Soureh University Tehran.

McGroarty Arts Tujunga Center 7570

Tujunga, 91042

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: PratiBrenot Ceramic Art

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

Saturday, August 20 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Sunday, August 21 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

PratiBrenot Ceramics are both pieces of art which are also functional. The work produced can be utilized in both home and garden. Both artists, Ricardo Prati and Alexei Brenot show their art at multiple venues in both Los Angeles and Ventura County.

PratiBrenot Fine Ceramics 10855 Woodward Avenue, Sunland CA 91040


Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Scott Froschauer

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

Aug 20-21 11a-5p

Scott lives in the Foothills of Los Angeles and likes it there. His background consists of a structured education in Engineering, Theoretical Linguistics, Science, Art, Computer Programming and Business along with practical experience in Fabrication, Design, Nonordinary Reality, Experiential Narrative, Venture Capital, Counterfeiting and Breathing. This show consists of work from his “The Word On the Street” series of DOT spec street signs reimagined to contain positive affirmations and his “Gunpowder Gutenberg” series of explosive works on canvas and wood.

6818 Apperson Tujunga Street Tujunga,


Sunland-Tujunga Open Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Shelley Matousek Studios

August 20th and 21st, 2016 10 AM to 6 PM, both days | Basket Making Demos at 11Am and 3 PM Both days

Shelley Matousek weaves and coils pine needles into 10352 Glory baskets. Yes, every day pine needles become works of Ave.
art. Shelley’s love of basket making lead her down the Tujunga, CA road to gourd art. “Working with pine needles and 91042 gourd is such an organic process,” says Shelley. “I

have to listen to the material. It will tell me what it wants to become”. I find that basket making is a lost art form that is slowly making a come back. In an effort to help with this come back Shelley teaches pine needle basketry classes. She is always on the look out for materials to use in either basket making or gourd art and enjoys finding new methods and materials. Shelley is currently in the beginning stages of growing some California Native Plants around the studio to use for basket materials.



Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Sunland Studio Arts

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

Saturday, August 20th 2016, 9-3pm

Sunland Studio Arts invites you to meet amazing artists, 9919 Sunland

Sunland – Tujunga,

take interactive studio tours, and enjoy our annual Summer Arts Exhibition. Have a rich and exciting day exploring the vibrant paintings, drawings, textiles, and ceramics that describe the varied personal styles developed by these artists. Sunland Studio Arts is a progressive art studio providing space and exhibition resources to promote the work of artists with developmental challenges to assist in their professional art careers; acting as a link to connect with other artists and opportunities.

Blvd. Sunland, CA 91040

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Tour of Historic McGroarty Arts Center (MAC)

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios

Saturday August 20 12PM – 4PM

McGroarty Arts Center is a haven for creativity. Stop-in and visit with fellow artists. This beautiful & peaceful place, nestled in the hills of Tujunga, is the former home of John & Ida McGroarty. Tour times: Noon, 1 PM, 2 PM and 3 PM. Each half-hour tour will be given by a docent from the Little Landers Historical Society. McGroarty Arts Center is Los Angeles City Historic Cultural Monument #63 and is well worth the visit.

McGroarty Arts Tujunga Center 7570

Tujunga , CA 91042

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios: Wendy Aft

Sunland-Tujunga Open Studios “Tribute to Sacred Architecture”

all day Sunday, 21 Aug

The artist (Wendy Aft) takes inspiration from the world’s 10245 Haines


sacred architecture, particularly in Asia, and mostly uses local materials to create models of various types of structures (Chinese pagoda, mosque, Thai temple roof, Dravidian/Aztec temple, “Russian domes”, Japanese garden); some imported statues from Thailand and India, as well as creating other statuary items situated around the property

Canyon Ave, Tujunga 91042


Susan Lizotte

Mercury:New Medievalism August 1-August 7, 2016, 11:00-4:00 pm

Painter Susan Lizotte both mines and mimics history to 1950 South Downtown LA construct a poignant and eccentric allegory for the Santa Fe #206, Arts District
present day. She marries a haute-naif aesthetic of thick Los Angeles

lines, blocky color, proto-Cubist mannerism, and collapsed perspective with a visual lexicon of knights errants and dogged explorers, sea monsters and tall ships, architectural ruins and sketchy outlines of uncharted territories. All of which serves to reconstruct an alternative narrative of the New World and certain rather salacious and cynical, yet consistently under- reported, consequences of its “discovery” for the Old World — and how those forces and effects continue to shape the world today. (Shana Nys Dambrot)


Tara’s Hall

Artist Noah Purifoy at Tara’s Hall

Saturday, August 13, 1pm- 5pm and
Sunday, August 14, 1pm- 5pm

Tara’s Hall celebrates 23 years as a unique space 354 S. Harvard Wilshire dedicated to art by Noah Purifoy. The Purifoy collection Blvd. Los Center/Koreato

includes works he created in LA between 1987 and 1989 before moving his practice to the high desert of Joshua Tree. Selected works were recently shown at LACMA and Wexner Center, Ohio, for the Noah Purifoy: Junk Dada retrospective. Tara’s Hall is also pleased to exhibit from LA: Kieron Estrada, artist; Brenda Welsh, painter, Studio Etage; Judson Powell, artist, Sacramento; and Seamus O’Dubslaine, sculptor & Siobhan O’Mochain Breathnach, poet/assemblagist, the Corridor Studio, Big Bear City. Join us for Open House of art, poetry and song. Contact: Sue A. Welsh, 213 500-9376 ~

Angeles, CA wn 90020

The Hive Meesha Goldberg Opening: August 6th / “Equilibrium Rites” Exhibition: Aug.6-27th,

Gallery hours: Wed-Sat 1- 6PM

An epic 100 mile eco-ritual walk for the honeybees captured through the paintings of Meesha Goldberg and the photography of James Stark. Part of the proceeds will go towards the creation of a bee sanctuary and educational center in Hawaii

729 South Downtown Spring Street,
Los Angeles,
CA 90014

The Hive “Poison and Pollen” Opening: August 6th / Exhibition: Aug.6-27th,

Gallery hours: Wed-Sat 1- 6PM

a group show about saving the bees by artists from around the country

729 South Downtown Spring Street,
Los Angeles,
CA 90014

The Hive “Cosmic Union” Opening: August 6th / Exhibition: Aug.6-27th,

Gallery hours: Wed-Sat 1- 6PM

a visionary group show curated by Radhika Hersey

729 South Downtown Spring Street,
Los Angeles,
CA 90014


The Landing

3 Women

July 23 – September 17, 2016 / Gallery Hours: Wednesday–Saturday, 11am – 6pm

The Landing is proud to present a group exhibition, 3 Women, featuring works by Lenore Tawney, Tanya Aguiñiga, and Loie Hollowell. The exhibition uses as its framework the loose structure of Robert Altman’s film 3 Women (1977) to create a cross-generational dialogue that explores the intersections of craft and fine art, influence and homage. Each of these artists draws upon processes or forms traditionally associated with the realm of craft to forge works of fine art that revel in and celebrate the power of the feminine. Screening of 3 Women TBA

5118 w Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016

West Adams

The Lodge

Mary Woronov: A Survey

23 July — 20 August

A survey of works by 80s L.A.punk rock scene artist Mary Woronov, famous for her work as an actress, figurative painter, writer, and her work with Andy Warhol as a Factory Girl. The survey will exhibit over 40-years of work by Woronov on view from 23rd July — 20th August, 2016.

1024 N Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029

East Hollywood

The Loft at Liz’s

Diverted Destruction 9 – The Recology Edition

Saturday August 20th 2pm – 5pm

The Loft at Liz’s is located in the historic Mid-City Arts 453 S. La Brea Mid-City Arts

District (near LACMA) and set above the world’s largest Avenue, Los


antique hardware store (Liz’s Antique Hardware). Join us for a free creative session in the gallery. In con’junk’tion with our featured exhibition (DIVERTED DESTRUCTION 9) The Loft at Liz’s host’s a free assemblage and collage workshop annually. This event is open to artists of all ages and skill levels. We encourage guests to bring their own works in progress or to start an entirely new project. This is not an instructional course though professional artists may be on hand to lend guidance and offer technical advisory. You are welcomed to bring your own materials to work with and/or to take advantage of the materials and tools we have in-house. No RSVP required. Please contact us with any questions in regard.

Angeles, CA 90036

The Loft at Liz’s

Feminist Variations – curated by Shana Nys Dambrot

Opening Reception Saturday August 27th 7pm – 10pm

The artists in Feminist Variations employ an eclectic 453 S. La Brea Mid-City Arts array of styles, materials, techniques, and inspirations Avenue, Los District
in pursuit of their singular visions. Their relationships to Angeles, CA

social, political, and philosophical expressions of feminism are as diverse as their work in sculpture, painting, drawing, video, installation, collage, assemblage, and the wearable — yet all six directly consider the literal and allegorical ways in which the female body occupies both physical and semantic space in the modern world. Features artists: Susan Melly, Annie Terazzo, Victor Wilde, Peter Walker, Carol Sears, Lauren Kasmer


The Overflow Jennifer Brown Opening reception Jennifer’s work casts a magnificent light on the darkest Sunday, August 28 aspects of an amorphous society possessed by a

marred concept of elegance and femininity, and in so doing, she unveils a gateway to an understanding of the human condition.

210 W. 5th St., Downtown Los Angeles,


Tiger Strikes Asteroid and Monte Vista Projects

The Garden

August 6th to September 3, 2016 Opening August 6th from 6-8pm Gallery Hours: Saturdays noon to 5pm and by appointment

For our summer exhibition artists from Manual History Machines, Tiger Strikes Asteroid and Monte Vista Projects have turned Tiger Strikes Asteroid into an indoor art garden. Low maintenance, drought resilient and organic, The Garden is tended by artists who nurture artist-run spaces across the L.A. basin. By mixing our labor with the soil, we hope to cultivate new and interesting varieties. Share the bounty by discussing, playing, and relaxing within the space. Come cross-pollinate!

440 South Broadway, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90013


Tiny LIttle Gallery

Tiny Little Gallery Presents August 1 – 31st, 2016 / a Summer Group Show Monday through Friday

8am – 4pm *and open for Downtown LA Artwalk on August 11th from 6pm to 9pm

Tiny Little Gallery is housed inside of Downtown ECF
Art Center – a working artist studio for adults with developmental disabilities. The ECF Art Center
Program is a nonprofit organization that provides studio 90013 space, mentorship and art supplies to adults living with developmental disabilities. We will be presenting a

“Summer Group Show” of the artists working in our program in the venue of a small wall-mounted case that is 12” x 12” x 36”. The case is uniquely situated in the middle of the working studio on a wall above the “computer station” and will feature multi-media works by total geniuses who are the best people in the world.

431 South Downtown Los Broadway, Los Angeles,

Angeles, CA

Historic Core District

Varola Gallery

Morphic Fields

Through August 26th, 2016, GALLERY HOURS: Monday – Friday 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM or by appointment

Varola gallery is pleased to present “Morphic Fields”, a monumental installation of eight bronze sculptures by Los Angeles-based artist Anthony James. James’ initial inspiration for creating “Morphic Fields” was Robert Rauschenberg’s cardboard box series (1971-72). Like Rauschenberg, James started collecting discarded cardboard boxes as found objects that would later become subjects for investigation and invention. While experimenting in a bronze foundry for the first time in Munich in 2013, James became fascinated with the process of transforming cardboard waste as he witnessed the fragility of cardboard turn into ash and then into bronze, which for the artist represented moments of transcendence, death, rebirth and the never-ending cycle of life.

DesignLAb at West the Pacific Hollywood
Design Center,

Gallery, Suite B256, Blue Building, 2nd floor, 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood Ca 90069

Velaslavasay Panorama

Systema Naturae: A Diorama of 19th Century Naturalism As Dictated By An Opto-Mechanical Device

Sunday, August 21st, 2016 – noon ’til 6pm

An automated lecture performed by a 35mm incandescent slide projector – the EKTAPRO 7020 – chronicling the rise of naturalism in North America amongst researchers, enthusiasts and autodidacts of the 19th Century. Propelled by a sense of exploration, adventures into twilight zones and uncultivated lands begot the study of creatures & vegetation while marking the birth of modern outdoor recreation. The 7020’s dissociated vocal survey will be accompanied by field recordings of the featured flora & fauna. The gardens and exhibits of the Velaslavasay Panorama will be open before and after the day’s ongoing intermittent lecture.

1122 W. 24th St., LA, CA 90007

West Adams / Downtown LA



Learn techniques for painting on Black Velvet

August Sat the 6th and Sat Demonstrations of how to paint on Black Velvet both the 20th from 2 to 4 pm regular and black light paint. Velveteria is a museum

dedicated to paintings on black velvet. Velveteria is open from 11 to 6 everyday, closed only Tues. Admission $10 to see museum and see demos. Parking $4 in lot on Spring St.

711 New High St, Chinatown 90012


Village Poets

“Word Bites”

Saturday, August 20th 12:30-4:00 pm

Village Poets comprise former Poets Laureate of Sunland Tujunga who organize poetry readings in their community, compose poetry, and publish books ensuring that poetic life and expression remain rich and vibrant in the foothills. Along with guest poets, writers Marlene Hitt, Maja Trochimczyk, Joe DeCenzo and current Sunland-Tujunga poet laureate Elsa Frausto present readings of their original work beginning at 12:30 and then 30 minutes past the hour until 4:00. The McGroarty Arts Center was the home of John Steven McGroarty who served as California Poet Laureate from 1933-1944. Nestled in oak trees with views of the Angeles Forest, the arts center is an ideal setting for the insights and imagery as expressed by these gifted writers.

McGroarty Arts Tujunga Center 7570

Tujunga , CA 91042

Waves of White GET UNBORN (2nd dusk, August 27, 2016. Waves of White collaboration with Corey Fogel. An 3228–3300 Los Los Feliz iteration) outdoor light and sound installation at dusk. Feliz Blvd Los

Angeles CA 90039

Yasmine Diaz Face Time Saturday, August 6, 3-6pm Artist Yasmine Diaz will be at the Sunset Triangle doing Sunset Silver Lake blind contour drawings (eyes on subject, not on paper). Triangle Plaza,

1 free drawing per person. Los Angeles, CA 90026

Yum Cha Club

For Cultural Purposes Only August 19, 2016 6:00 PM – Cultivated in New Zealand & China, the artist-run 3460 Wilshire 8:00 PM organization Yum Cha Club is the conceptual engine Blvd, Los

and collaborative platform for the advancement of many Angeles, CA


radical, controversial and playful projects around the world since 2003. From one-man intervention, large- scale participatory actions to nomadic performance art happenings; from Venice Biennale, Rubin Museum of Art NYC to Centre Pompidou Paris. And now, we’re here in LA, for the very first time in Yum Cha Club, let us take you back to where it all began, a street happening, an art movement. There is no agenda, no set-up, no brick walls, only people, their creative process and their collaborative actions. No more bullshit on selling the resistance by bring the commodified revolution to the dealer galleries. Join us, and let us become! Because we’re here for cultural purposes only.