SCWCA JUNE EVENTS - DO JOIN IN!
Sat, June 11, 7-10 pm - Opening Reception for Democracy & Art
Ave. 50 Studio, Highland Park
Tues, June 14, 6-9 pm - MeetUp before !WOMEN, ART, REVOLUTION
Hammer Museum Cafe, Westwood
Sat., June 18, 2 to 4 pm - Public Conversation for Democracy & Art
Ave. 50 Studio, Highland Park
Sun., June 19, 1 to 3 PM - Marnie Weber Studio Visit
Altadena Studio of the artist
SPECIAL EVENT WITH MARNIE WEBER
Sunday, June 19, 2011 -- 1 to 3 PM
Altadena Studio of the Artist
Limited to 20 Attendees - first come, first served!
The studio visit is free for SCWCA members and $20 for others. Email Avinger Nelson
to reserve a space and receive directions.
This is a special opportunity for SCWCA Members and their guests. Weber is internationally known for inventing fractured narratives that conjure up twisted fairytales and haunting, dream like worlds populated by fantastical characters.
received her BA from UCLA in 1981 She has exhibited widely internationally and had numerous solo public shows. Her work is held in prestigious public collections such as MOCA and FRAC in Paris. She also has had a significant musical career, originally part of the LA band Party Boys. She subsequently formed The Spirit Girls, characters that have been featured in numerous films and performances. Weber was included in the SCWCA sponsored Multiple Vantage Points exhibition at Barnsdall in 2007. She is represented by Patrick Painter in Los Angeles.
Democracy & Art Opens on Sat. June 11, 7 to 10 pm
The opening reception takes place during the monthly NELA art walk.
Cover image: Trespasses by Catherine Ruan
Organized by the Southern California Women's Caucus for Art and presented by Avenue 50 Studio, twenty-three contemporary artists explore the question: Does democracy need art.
Thirty works were selected by curator, activist and art historian Carol A. Wells, who also serves as the founder and executive director of the Center for Study of Political Graphics to address the shifting meanings of freedom and equality, censorship and civil liberties.
Public Conversation with Carol Wells, Sheila Pinkel and Felicia Montes
Saturday, June 18, 2 to 4 pm
Closing Reception: Sunday, July 3rd from 2 to 4 pm
131 N. Avenue 50, Los Angeles, California 90042
Exit Avenue 52 off the Pasadena Freeway - just north of Figueroa Avenue.
Works by artists Amy Spain, Barbara Margolies and Michael Graham.
UPCOMING CALLS FOR ART: Art Takes London. By 6/7.
2011 California Open Exhibition at TAG Gallery. Email for Prospectus. By 6/15.
Diversity. San Diego WCA call. Email for Prospectus. By 6/20.
Deep. By 6/25.
Energy at OCCCA wtih Howard Fox as Juror. By 6/26.
PRE-SCREENING MEMBERS MEET UP @ HAMMER CAFE -- Tues. June 14, 6 PM
Join the informal meet up and grab a pre-film bite together in the cafe /courtyard.
Director Lynn Hershman Leeson
will be present at the Hammer Museum
for a free screening on Tuesday, 6/14 at 7 pm of !WOMEN, ART, REVOLUTION
, her long awaited film on how the feminist art movement transformed our culture. A Q&A will follow.
SCWCA ECOARTS MEETS TUES. 6/7 @ 11 am - 2 pm
in the home of Marie Cenkner in the mid-Wilshire area. RSVP to learn more about this members' only grou
p and receive directions
MEMBER NEWS UPDATE: IONE CITRIN has a solo art exhibition that will be hosted for the
next year by American Airlines Admiral's Club, LaGuardia Airport Concourse D in New York. Member CAROLYN APPLEGATE has work showing at Viridian Art Gallery, New York City and Out There, Gallery 825, Los Angeles. HADIYA FINLEY will participate in open studios at Topanga Canyon Gallery on 7/11-12.
ARTISTS' REGISTRY Update:
Please contact Ann Isolde
and enjoy the updated pages below:
WOMEN AROUND TOWN by Karen Schifman June 2011
Tobey C. Moss Gallery features works on paper by Beth Van Hoesen in the mediums of aquatint, etching, and watercolor. Thru 6/30/11.
, Poli Marichal, Marianne Sadowski
and CiCi Segura Gonzalez
are in "4" at Tropico de Nopal Gallery
. Includes catalog with essays by Karen Davalos
and Dianna M. Santillano Romo
. Opens 6/4 with Artist Conversation on 6/16. Thru 7/16/11. Platt and Borstein Galleries
AJU hosts Getting It Together
featuring work by Freyda Miller, Daveed Shwartz,
and Nancy Kay Turner.
Thru 8/14/11.Lora Schlesinger
gallery presents "Ann Chamberlin:
South American Paintings," a series of colorful and enchanting works of oil on brass, and canvas, as well as gouache on paper.
"Kindred Vision" is a wonderful and varied exhibition of work by Lorser Feitelson
and Helen Lundeberg
currently at Louis Stern Fine Arts
. Image below.
A conversation between an artist and her materials is seen in "Dialogues" at FIG Gallery
. Hillary Taub
works with charcoal and acrylic to create figural abstractions. Opens: Sat. 6/4. Thru 6/25/11.
The human form is prominent in the ceramics and works on paper by Kim Tucker
in "Loudmouth Ghosts and Reckless Sweethearts" at L2 Contemporary
in downtown L.A.
"Hold Still" is an exhibition of photographs by Lauri Gaffin
at Harris & Ruble Gallery
. "Her photographs communicate her whimsical sense of humor and her irresistible attraction to beauty."
"Gravity Defied" is the current exhibition at Lois Lambert Gallery
in Bergamot Station. With a bold palette, Bielski explores the relationship between the human body and the constraints of gravity resulting in some wonderful contorted images.Koplin Del Rio
debut the small assemblages of Mexican artist Marianela de la Hoz
. "A Tale in Detail" explores he dark side of human nature.
WOMEN IN THE MUSEUMS:
Works by the "Mama of Dada" are now on view at the Oceanside Museum of Art. "The Virgin's Dream: Beatrice Wood Drawings and Ceramics" features work from the
1930s to the 1990s of drawings in watercolor, colored pencil and graphite, book illustrations, sketchbooks, figurative sculptures, vessels, plates, and a unique mobile that hung in the artist's home in Ojai, California. If you miss this exhibit then head to the Santa Monica Museum of Art in the fall (9/10/11-1/7/12).
The Craft and Folk Art Museum is exhibiting Ann Weber's Love and Other Audacities (image left) that features cardboard sculptures and Jennifer Angus' magical installation, All Creatures Great and Small. Opens 5/21.Thru 9/11/11.
Washington D.C. based artist Linn Mayers' created a large-scale, site-specific wall drawing on the lobby wall of the Hammer Museum. Her intricate line drawings focus on the concept of time as she layers vibrant colors to suggest light and movement. Thru 11/6/11.
"Rodarte: States of Matter" is an installation at the MOCA Pacific Design Center
that features the recent fashions and costumes designed by the talented sisters, Kate and Laura Mulleavy
. Thru 6/5/11.
Human Nature: Contemporary Art from the Collection at LACMA includes work by Betye Saar, Mona Hatoum, Alison Saar, Linda Benglis, Ana Mendieta, Elizabeth Peyton , Carlee Fernandez, Hannah Wilke, Alexandra Grant among others. Thru 7/4/11.