A special thank you to the many members who submitted work for consideration for this SCWCA sponsored exhibition. Juror Carol A. Wells selected 30 highly diverse works. Do join us for the opening on June 11th.
131 N. Avenue 50, Los Angeles, California 90042
June 11 to July 3, 2011
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 11 from 7 to 10 pm
Public Conversation: Saturday, June 18, 2 to 4 pm
Closing Reception: Sunday, July 3rd from 2 to 4 pm
ACCEPTED ARTISTS: Mariona Barkus, Ulla Barr, Yvonne Beatty, Christine Behnen, Tristan Blodgett, Christina Carroll, Audrey Chan, Bayesteh Ghaffary, Michael Graham, Leslie Gray, Karen Gutfreund, Sinan Leong Revell, Larry Lytle, Barbara Margolies, Silva Matossian, Felicia Montes, O O, Sheila Pinkel, Chris Ramos, Jeffrey Robison, Catherine Ruanne, Amy Spain and France White.
Participating artists must deliver work on June 5th or 7th from 10 am to 4 pm to the gallery.
UPCOMING CALLS FOR ART:
"Out There." LAAA
Call. By 5/20.
MEMBER NEWS UPDATE:
Ada Pullini Brown
(image right) has work in "Postcards, Memories & Quiet Spaces" at Schomberg Gallery
at Bergamot Station. Thru 5/25.
Merrilyn Duzy and Carol Steinberg have work in "Spring Forward have work in "Spring Forward - Celebrating Women Artists of Southern California" at The Women's City Club of Pasadena through July.
participated in THE EMPATHY PROJECT on April 19-25, 201. She and Sandra Mueller
also created "CoolGlobes" for the gala of the Children's Nature Institute.
Members Meg Madison, Ann Isolde, Sandra Mueller, Rosalie Friis-Ross
and Bruria Finkel
(not shown) were at the Hammer for a presentation on the Getty Research Institute's upcoming Pacific Standard Time
SCWCA ECOARTS MEETS TUES. 6/7
@ 11 am - 2 pm in the mid-Wilshire area. RSVP for directions
and to learn more about this members' only group.
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 with artists Kathe Kollwitz
and Judy Baca
. The film will also run from 6/17-6/23 at Laemmle's Music Hall.
ARTISTS' REGISTRY UPDATE
Check out Margaret Danielak's new page that shares her work leading feminist art tours and the updated page (image right) of Carolyn Applegate. For all AR questions, contact Ann Isolde.
WOMEN AROUND TOWN by Karen Schifman May 2011
SPOTLIGHT: "Human Nature: Contemporary Art from the Collection"
on the 2nd floor of BCAM at LACMA. Thru 7/4/11.
"I was quite delighted by this wonderful exhibit which features some of the key postmodern artists and includes work by Betye Saar, Mona Hatoum, Alison Saar, Linda Benglis, Ana Mendieta, Elizabeth Peyton (image left) , Carlee Fernandez, Hannah Wilke, Alexandra Grant among others. In my opinion, this is a 'must see.'"
WOMEN IN THE GALLERIES:
Reflection is Jennifer Faist's new painting series at Ruth Bachofner Gallery. Thru 6/4/11.
Make 'Em All Mexican is the newest series by SCWCA member Linda Vallejo curated by Dr. Karen Mary
at Avenue 50 Studio
. Vallejo appropriates cultural and historical icons and literally colors them brown. This daring social critique is a reminder that "racial coding is only skin-deep." Opens 5/14. Thru 6/5/11.
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 showing together in "4" at Tropico de Nopal Gallery
. These artists explore "the borderlands of space and place" to quote Karen Davalos
in her catalog essay. Art historian Dianna M. Santillano Romo
also wrote an essay. Opens 6/4 with Artist Conversation, 6/16. Thru 7/16/. Platt and Borstein Galleries
at AJU hosts Getting It Together
, which includes work by Freyda Miller
(image right), Daveed Shwartz,
and Nancy Kay Turner.
Miller will be exhibiting photographic, assemblage and installation works. Opens 5/22. Thru 8/14/11.
WOMEN IN THE MUSEUMSThe 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.
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.
Paintings by "Vija Celmins
: Television and Disaster 1964-1966" continues at LACMA.
PLANNING FOR 2012 NATIONAL WCA CONFERENCE
WCA President-Elect Priscilla Otani (far left) and WCA President Jan Nessar (second right) were in LA last week to plan for the 2012 WCA / CAA Conferences in Los Angeles in February and meet with SoCAL members of the national board: Sandra Mueller, Avinger Nelson, Deb Thomas, Niku Kashef and Ulla Barr (shown l to r). Dates are February 22-26 in Los Angeles.