INTERVIEW: Heidi Duckler Talks About “Underway,” a New Dance Opera That Takes Place Under the 7th Street Bridge

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INTERVIEW: Heidi Duckler Talks About “Underway,” a New Dance Opera That Takes Place Under the 7th Street Bridge

Heidi Duckler Dance has a long history of performing in nontraditional spaces, and the company’s new production, Underway, takes place in the area beneath the 7th Street Bridge in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District. The audience will sit facing the train tracks as they accompany the dancers and musicians on a journey to the…

SAVE THE DATE: The Industry’s New Opera “Sweet Land” Opens at Los Angeles State Historic Park – Saturday, February 29

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SAVE THE DATE: The Industry’s New Opera “Sweet Land” Opens at Los Angeles State Historic Park – Saturday, February 29

The Industry, an experimental opera company based in Los Angeles, has attracted attention for its innovative productions since launching in 2012. Their new site-specific opera, Sweet Land, makes its world premiere in Downtown LA this weekend—and it, too, is an impressive endeavor. Back in 2015, Cartwheel created a special Arts District tour as a tie-in…

INTERVIEW: Dave Tourjé on the Chouinard Legacy and Why It Matters to Los Angeles

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INTERVIEW: Dave Tourjé on the Chouinard Legacy and Why It Matters to Los Angeles

At the opening night gala of the 25th annual LA Art Show on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, the “Chouinard – 100 Years of LA Art” exhibit attracted an enthusiastic crowd. Chouinard alumni, the California Locos, Art at The Rendon alumni, and fellow artists gathered to swap stories about the Chouinard school and its influence.  …

Save the Date: The 25th Annual LA Art Show Is February 5-9, 2020

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Save the Date: The 25th Annual LA Art Show Is February 5-9, 2020

This February, the Los Angeles art scene will attract artists, galleries, and collectors from around the world with a series of high-profile art events. From Wednesday, February 5, through Sunday, February 9, the LA Art Show will celebrate its 25th anniversary. Cartwheel Art is proud to once again be a media partner, and we send…

SAVE THE DATE: Zen Psychosis Book Launch at A.G. Geiger Fine Art Books, Saturday – January 25, 2020

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SAVE THE DATE: Zen Psychosis Book Launch at A.G. Geiger Fine Art Books, Saturday – January 25, 2020

This Saturday, A.G. Geiger Fine Art Books in Chinatown is hosting the book launch of Zen Psychosis, a new novella by art critic, curator, and author Shana Nys Dambrot that features pinhole photography by Osceola Refetoff. Shana will read excerpts from Zen Psychosis, and both she and Osceola will be available to sign books and…

SAVE THE DATE: I AM TORQUATO presents “A L.A. SURF STORY” at Civic Center Studios – Sunday, November 24, 2019

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SAVE THE DATE: I AM TORQUATO presents “A L.A. SURF STORY” at Civic Center Studios – Sunday, November 24, 2019

On Sunday, November 24, at Civic Center Studios in Downtown Los Angeles, artist and surfer Michael Torquato deNicola will share an inside look at his travels, adventures, and interactions with the environment over the past 25 years. He has put together an art show and multimedia presentation called “A L.A. Surf Story,” that includes work from his…

SAVE THE DATE: Belfast Painter Ted Pim’s First U.S. Exhibition, “Empire Lines,” Opens at The Salon at automatic sweat on Saturday, November 16

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SAVE THE DATE: Belfast Painter Ted Pim’s First U.S. Exhibition, “Empire Lines,” Opens at The Salon at automatic sweat on Saturday, November 16

This weekend in the Culver City Arts District, The Salon at automatic sweat will celebrate the launch of Belfast artist Ted Pim’s solo show, “Empire Lines.” The Salon, established in 2013, is a passion project of John Papsidera, one of the most successful casting directors in the world, and producer Valoree Papsidera. The husband and…

SAVE THE DATE: Art At The Rendon’s “Rhythms of the City” Is a Love Song to Los Angeles – November 8 – 10, 2019

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SAVE THE DATE: Art At The Rendon’s “Rhythms of the City” Is a Love Song to Los Angeles – November 8 – 10, 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…

SAVE THE DATE: Open House on 7th Street – Sunday, September 29, 2019

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SAVE THE DATE: Open House on 7th Street – Sunday, September 29, 2019

Sunday, September 29, 2019, join us for the second Open House on 7th Street! From noon to 6pm, 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 ICA LA organized the Open House to…

INTERVIEW: Andrew Schoultz’s Solo Show “Vessels” Opens at DENK Gallery on Saturday, September 21, 2019

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INTERVIEW: Andrew Schoultz’s Solo Show “Vessels” Opens at DENK Gallery on Saturday, September 21, 2019

If you’ve been to Culver City or Long Beach recently, you may have seen Los Angeles artist Andrew Schoultz’s large-scale work—he’s been painting murals, locally and around the world, for more than 20 years—but he hasn’t had a gallery show in LA for quite a while. That changes on Saturday, September 21, when his solo…

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…