6 Jul 2017

Save the Date: Sean Stepanoff Channels Cult films via Ghanaian Barbershop Signs opening July 7

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Save the Date: Sean Stepanoff Channels Cult films via Ghanaian Barbershop Signs opening July 7

In his second featured show at La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Sean Stepanoff takes his focus off of hipsters and hip-hop and turns his attention to his love of cult films. His last La Luz de Jesus show “Entitled Hair Cut”, was dedicated to the local “culture” (read: hipsters) of his Silver Lake neighborhood in […]

25 May 2017

Save the Date, Interview, Preview: Parker Day “ICONS” Book and Pop-Up at La Luz de Jesus – May 28th

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Save the Date, Interview, Preview: Parker Day “ICONS” Book and Pop-Up at La Luz de Jesus – May 28th

At 6:00 p.m. May 28, author Parker Day, and several of her Icon models will converge upon La Luz de Jesus Gallery for a One Night Only Pop-up Exhibit and Books Signing.

19 May 2017

Save the Date & Interview: Closing Party for Edward Colver “Idle Worship II” at Lethal Amounts – Saturday May 20th

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Save the Date & Interview: Closing Party for Edward Colver “Idle Worship II” at Lethal Amounts – Saturday May 20th

Edward Colver is best known for his iconic images of California punk and hardcore spanning the years of 1978-1984 though he has also captured many other subjects, from Tom Waits to Timothy Leary to Ice Cube, and others. His current show at Lethal Amounts, Idle Worship II – The Photography of Edward Colver, LA Underground […]

18 May 2017

Save the Date & Preview: Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins “No Strings” at KP Projects Gallery – Saturday May 20th

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Save the Date & Preview: Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins “No Strings” at KP Projects Gallery – Saturday May 20th

Greg “CRAOLA” Simkins’ solo exhibition entitled “No Strings”, will be opening this Saturday May 22nd at KP Projects. From the press release: “No Strings” presents another fantastical journey into Simkins’ mystical land, “The Outside.” Simkins’ notorious cast of characters and fairytale creatures invite us to escape the daunting realities and responsibilities of our current world […]

30 Apr 2017

Interview: Artist Sheinina Raj & Her Collaborators behind ENLIGHTEN Light Painting Photography & INTERCULTURAL Art for World Peace

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Interview: Artist Sheinina Raj & Her Collaborators behind ENLIGHTEN Light Painting Photography & INTERCULTURAL Art for World Peace

From May 4th to 7th in New York City, Aluminyze presents the abstractly expressionistic ENLIGHTEN and the portrait-based INTERCULTURAL exhibits produced and curated by Artist Muse. In collaboration with musicians Nelly Furtado and The Crystal Method, artist Sheinina Lolita Raj will use both her story and her body to express powerful personal and engagingly universal […]

6 Apr 2017

Save the Date: ICONIC: Black Panther Art Show – interview with co-curator Rosalind McGary

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Save the Date: ICONIC: Black Panther Art Show – interview with co-curator Rosalind McGary

ICONIC: Black Panther opens at Gregorio Escalante Gallery on April 8. The exhibit remains up through May 14. Expect some of the Panthers to be in attendance at the opening reception.

16 Mar 2017

SOMOS LOCOS Exhibition and Book Signing – March 18th

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SOMOS LOCOS Exhibition and Book Signing – March 18th

Along with the much anticipated CALIFORNIA LOCOS exhibition at the Manhattan Beach Art Center, they will be launching their new hardcover book.  Entitled SOMOS LOCOS, THE STORY OF CALIFORNIA LOCOS, introduced by Martin Betz from the Manhattan Beach Arts Center, who published the book. Betz mentions synchronicity in his opening, and these far reaching energetic […]

9 Mar 2017

Save the Date & Interview: “For Goodness Sake” at La La Land (Interview with Kii Arens, visit with Mark Mothersbaugh) – March 25

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Save the Date & Interview: “For Goodness Sake” at La La Land (Interview with Kii Arens, visit with Mark Mothersbaugh) – March 25

Artist, musician, gallery owner and curator Kii Arens wants to bring pure joy to Los Angeles, via the “For Goodness Sake” group show at La La Land Gallery. In curating his all-star For Goodness Sake show, Kii hopes to give attendees a “mental vacation” from all that’s been going on in this country, the overwhelming amount of negativity […]

23 Feb 2017

Save the Date & Interview: “73 Days in Paris…and More!” The Photography of Bob Friday – Opening Reception: March 4th

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Save the Date & Interview: “73 Days in Paris…and More!” The Photography of Bob Friday – Opening Reception: March 4th

This interview began by asking a realtor how he got involved with art. After learning more about Bob Friday, it’s clear a more appropriate question would have been to ask how a passionate artist/ arts advocate got into real estate! Bob Friday, whose photography show and book release ’73 Days in Paris,’ opens March 4th at […]

20 Feb 2017

Interview: “Somos Locos” on Tour with California Locos at the Manhattan Beach Art Center

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Interview: “Somos Locos” on Tour with California Locos at the Manhattan Beach Art Center

Try to describe the California Locos -consisting of Dave Tourjé, John Van Hamersveld, Gary Wong, Chaz Bojòrquez and Norton Wisdom- and you realize you’re talking about SoCal itself. “The Locos” could translate into “The Free, “The Uninhibited,” or “The Ultra-Expressive.” You might conclude that the Locos are the quintessence of the original and pioneering California spirit. By nature, their blend of […]

3 Feb 2017

Preview and Interview: Hudson Marquez “Welcome to Stiletto” – The Mob and Hi-Heels!

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Preview and Interview: Hudson Marquez “Welcome to Stiletto” – The Mob and Hi-Heels!

Tonight from 8-11pm, at La Luz de Jesus Gallery, is the opening reception for Hudson Marquez “Welcome to Stiletto” along with exhibitions by Norbert Kox & Daniel Martin Diaz. Check out an interview with Hudson below along with a preview of some of the work. In addition, preview all three shows at this link. Hope to […]