SAVE THE DATE: Art At The Rendon’s “Rhythms of the City” Is Coming This Fall – November 15 – 17, 2019

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SAVE THE DATE: Art At The Rendon’s “Rhythms of the City” Is Coming This Fall – November 15 – 17, 2019

Cartwheel Art is thrilled to be collaborating with the Art At The Rendon team on another pop-up community fundraiser, “Rhythms of the City,” which will be open to the public for only one weekend this fall. Make sure the date is on your calendar so you don’t miss it! Like our previous events Hidden Rooms…

Corey Helford Gallery, Sanrio, and More Than 100 Artists Team Up on a Group Art Show to Celebrate Hello Kitty’s 45th Anniversary – Saturday, June 29

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Corey Helford Gallery, Sanrio, and More Than 100 Artists Team Up on a Group Art Show to Celebrate Hello Kitty’s 45th Anniversary – Saturday, June 29

As the team at Corey Helford Gallery was booking their summer 2019 programming, they heard through the grapevine that Sanrio was planning some fun events around Hello Kitty’s 45th anniversary, so they reached out to the company about doing an art show together. “They were really excited about the idea, so it was meant to…

SAVE THE DATE: Arts District Community Information and Food Fair – Saturday, June 15, 2019

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SAVE THE DATE: Arts District Community Information and Food Fair – Saturday, June 15, 2019

This Saturday, June 15, join Cartwheel Art at the Arts District Community Information and Food Fair, a free event hosted by Los Angeles City Councilmember Jose Huizar. The event will showcase community organizations, development projects, local retailers, artists and more. Cartwheel Art will be sharing a booth with our frequent collaborators, Art At The Rendon,…

SAVE THE DATE: Summer on 7th, Inner-City Arts’ Rooftop Benefit Concert and Party – Saturday, June 8, 2019

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SAVE THE DATE: Summer on 7th, Inner-City Arts’ Rooftop Benefit Concert and Party – Saturday, June 8, 2019

There’s something amazing about rooftop parties, and Inner-City Arts knows how to throw a good one. Case in point: Summer on 7th 2019, a benefit event on Saturday, June 8, that includes performances by Best Coast and Shannon and the Clams, and a special 45s B2B set with J.Rocc + Peanut Butter Wolf. Several visual…

MakerWalk LA Offers a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Manufacturing and Innovation in the DTLA Arts District – Friday, May 31, 2019

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MakerWalk LA Offers a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Manufacturing and Innovation in the DTLA Arts District – Friday, May 31, 2019

The DTLA Arts District is packed with cutting-edge technology, entertainment, and manufacturing companies, but most of the work they do happens behind closed doors. On Friday, May 31, from 1pm–6pm, MAKE IT IN LA is hosting MakerWalk LA, a special event where these businesses will invite the public inside and share their work through tours,…

PREVIEW: “Forest Bathing” Opens at The Loft at Liz’s – Saturday, May 11, 2019

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PREVIEW: “Forest Bathing” Opens at The Loft at Liz’s – Saturday, May 11, 2019

A forest is growing in the center of Los Angeles, and it’s made of paintings, sculptures, drawings, and other artwork. The Loft at Liz’s, the art gallery located above Liz’s Antique Hardware, holds a nature-themed show every spring. This year’s show, curated by Betty Ann Brown, is titled “Forest Bathing.” Brown explains, “In Japan, they…

SAVE THE DATE: “Build Bridges, Paint Walls” Opens at The Rendon Gallery – Friday, May 3, 2019

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SAVE THE DATE: “Build Bridges, Paint Walls” Opens at The Rendon Gallery – Friday, May 3, 2019

Cartwheel Art is thrilled to be the event producers (and a community partner) for the upcoming “Build Bridges, Paint Walls” exhibition at The Rendon Gallery in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District, May 3-5, 2019.  Build Bridges, Paint Walls is a cross-cultural collaboration that will feature pieces from Colombian street artists DJLU/JuegaSiempre, El Care Barbie,…

SAVE THE DATE: Open House on 7th Street – Sunday, March 17, 2019

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SAVE THE DATE: Open House on 7th Street – Sunday, March 17, 2019

This Sunday, March 17, join us for the first Open House on 7th Street! From noon to 6pm, many businesses and organizations located on (or near) 7th Street in the DTLA Arts District will be holding special events and offering discounts. Check the list below for details. Cartwheel Art and ICALA organized the Open House to…

INTERVIEW: SEK Shares His Inner Life, But Not His Identity, in “Paginae Conscissis,” Opening at the Container Yard Gallery on March 16, 2019

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INTERVIEW: SEK Shares His Inner Life, But Not His Identity, in “Paginae Conscissis,” Opening at the Container Yard Gallery on March 16, 2019

The name of SEK’s solo show, “Paginae Conscissis,” is Latin for “Torn Pages.” The exhibition, opening Saturday, March 16, at the Container Yard Gallery, features pages from his personal journals, going as far back as 2007. SEK was one of the artists involved in Art at the Rendon’s Hidden Rooms, curated by Cartwheel Art’s Cindy…

INTERVIEW: Brannan Mason Talks About His New DTLA Art Gallery and Its Focus on Social Impact

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INTERVIEW: Brannan Mason Talks About His New DTLA Art Gallery and Its Focus on Social Impact

A new contemporary art gallery, Brannan Mason Gallery, opens south of Cartwheel Art in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District this weekend. The inaugural exhibition, “Cornerstone,” features a series of street portraits taken in New York City by French photographer Etienne Rougery-Herbaut along with new paintings by Haitian artist Samdi. A series of six collaborative works by…

INTERVIEW: Ralph Ziman’s The Casspir Project Is at The Rendon Gallery Through March 7, 2019

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INTERVIEW: Ralph Ziman’s The Casspir Project Is at The Rendon Gallery Through March 7, 2019

Artist Ralph Ziman’s first solo show, “The Casspir Project,” opened February 7 at The Rendon Gallery’s offsite location, 1242 Palmetto Street in Downtown Los Angeles. Ziman was born in South Africa and grew up under Apartheid. A Casspir is a South African armored military vehicle that became a symbol of oppression during Apartheid. Ziman’s Casspir,…