Member Meet-ups

SCWCA Member Pre-Tour at Inglewood Open Studios

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Sat, 11/08/2014 - 11:00am
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Sat, 11/08/2014 - 12:00pm
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SCWCA members are invited for a pre-tour at the studios of members Deborah Lambert and Shelley Heffler at the Beacon Arts Building.

The Ingelwood Open Studios continue from 12-5pm on Nov. 8 & 9. 2014. Several women artists in the Beacon Arts Building will also open studios early for SCWCA members during the pre-tour.

Beacon Arts Building
808 La Brea Ave.
Inglewood 90302

For more information on the 8th Annual Inglewood Open Studios, visit their Facebook page.

New Works Bergamot Tour/Meetup

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Fri, 01/24/2014 - 11:00am
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Fri, 01/24/2014 - 2:00pm
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Join in this casual day of art viewing at Bergamot. We will meet at the Lora Schlesinger Gallery at 11 am to view and discuss "Hamon" or cloud-like patterns, a series of aluminum abstract paintings by New York artist Miya Ando (image left) and the "Myth of Balance," new works by Tuscon-based artist Carrie Seid (image right) that are made from silk, aluminum, mylar and acrylic. Weather permitting, we will enjoy a no-host lunch at Bergamot Cafe. It is fine to bring prospective members as guests.

"Remembrance" Exhibition

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Sat, 06/08/2013 - 7:00pm
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Sun, 07/07/2013 - 10:00pm

Deborah Thomas "Remembrance" Exhibition
A Project of the SCWCA Eco-Art Collective

OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, June 8th, 7-10 pm

Avenue 50 Studio
http://www.avenue50studio.org/
Tue-Thu, 10-4 pm; Sat-Sun, 10-4 pm
June 8-July 7, 2013

This "Remembrance" exhibition features the large, lush abstract paintings from Deborah Thomas' days as a New York studio artist hanging alongside more recent installations, writings and collaborative projects where she often delved into photographs and text on themes of family, found memory, landscape and the environment.

"Collectives and Collaborations" Panel

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Sat, 06/22/2013 - 2:00pm
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Sat, 06/22/2013 - 4:00pm
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A public conversation at Avenue 50 Studio moderated by Sandra Mueller and organized by the SCWCA Eco-Art Collective titled "Collectives and Collaborations" is set for Sat. 6/22/13 from 2-4 pm. Panelists are Beth Elliott and Heather Hoggan from the Arroyo Arts Collective and Ann Isolde and MaryLinda Moss from the SCWCA Eco-Art Collective.

This panel runs in conjunction with the Deborah Thomas "Remembrance" exhibition at Avenue 50 Studio. The exhibition features the large, lush abstract paintings from Thomas' days as a New York studio artist hanging alongside more recent installations, writings and collaborative projects where she often delved into photographs and text on themes of family, found memory, landscape and the environment.

Book Reading with Jennifer Doyle

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Sun, 07/07/2013 - 11:30am
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Sun, 07/07/2013 - 2:00pm
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Light brunch followed by a discussion with author and feminist scholar Jennifer Doyle on her newly published book "Hold it Against Me: Difficulty and Emotion in Contemporary Art." This Hancock Park event is free to members ($15 for guests paid in advance). RSVPs are required to Krista Jiannacopoulos by 7/2/13.

"She [Doyle] provides an entirely new way of thinking about how art can, if we let it, potentially hurt, touch and transform us." - Amelia Jones

Bio Jennifer Doyle:

Art Matters

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Sat, 07/13/2013 - 2:00pm
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Sat, 07/13/2013 - 5:00pm
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ART MATTERS on Sun., July 21, 2-5 pm

Join an Art Matters Day at the Westwood home of Rosalie Friis-Ross. The afternoon will include sharing Artist Trading Cards, viewing a video on Sarah Sze (image included), who is representing the USA at the Venice Biennale this year and a discussion led by Karen Schifman on what's happening in museums and with gallery representation for women artists.

Light snacks will be provided and street parking is available.

Summer Member Social

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Sat, 08/24/2013 - 12:00pm
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Sat, 08/24/2013 - 3:00pm

Summer Social, Sat. Aug. 24, 12-3 pm, Pacific Palisades.

Please join us for a Saturday, August 24th Summer Social at the home of SCWCA Treasurer Karen Schifman to meet new members and reconnect with old friends.

For more information, RSVP to Karen Schifman

Contemporary Art Conversations #14

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Sun, 02/03/2013 - 4:00pm
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Sun, 02/03/2013 - 6:00pm

Contemporary Art Conversations #14
WHEN: February 3, 2013 at 4 pm
WHERE: CB1Gallery in Los Angeles

Moderated by Betty Ann Brown, with critics Shana Nys Dambrot & Peter Frank. Other speakers TBA. Topics for discussion: Photo LA (Santa Monica Auditorium, January 17-21), Art Los Angeles Contemporary (Barker Hangar, January 24-27), LA Art Show (LA Convention Center, January 23-27), as well as the Joyce Kozloff show at CB1.

For more information, please go to https://www.facebook.com/events/488995504476349/

Zarina Paper Like Skin Exhibition at the UCLA Hammer Museum

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Sun, 09/30/2012 - 2:00am
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Sun, 09/30/2012 - 4:00pm

Please join us for a member meet up, Walkthru and Artist talk on the opening day of "Zarina Paper Like Skin" exhibition at the UCLA Hammer Museum. The artist Zarina and curator Allegra Pesenti will host a conversation in the gallery.

Listen to the conversation online at hammer.ucla.edu/watchlisten/watchlisten/show_id/1221252

SCWCA Annual Member Meeting and Walkthru of "Doin It In Public"

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Sat, 12/10/2011 - 1:00pm
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Sat, 12/10/2011 - 4:00pm
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Please join us for our annual member meeting on Saturday, December 10th from 1:30 to 4 pm at Otis College of Art and Design.

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