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…

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…

Mark Dean Veca’s Solo Show “The Troubled Teens (Work of a Decade)” Opens at Jason Vass Gallery – Saturday, January 26, 2019

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Mark Dean Veca’s Solo Show “The Troubled Teens (Work of a Decade)” Opens at Jason Vass Gallery – Saturday, January 26, 2019

Los Angeles artist Mark Dean Veca has a new solo show opening this week at Jason Vass Gallery in the DTLA Arts District, featuring works from 2010-2019. Veca’s art follows in the pop art tradition, but includes a surreal, psychedelic aspect that he describes as a “biomorphic abstraction.” He told Cartwheel, “The last time I…

INTERVIEW: DTLA Artist Lisa Adams on Her Upcoming Show “A Piebald Era” at Garis & Hahn – Saturday, January 12, 2019

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INTERVIEW: DTLA Artist Lisa Adams on Her Upcoming Show “A Piebald Era” at Garis & Hahn – Saturday, January 12, 2019

Artist Lisa Adams has lived in Downtown Los Angeles on and off for about 25 years, and her artwork can be found throughout the LA area. Her paintings appear in such collections as the Eli Broad Corporate Collection, the USC Fisher Museum of Art, the Laguna Museum of Art, and the Long Beach Museum of…

Cartwheel Art Presents VALTD’s “The Sereal Killers” at Fabrik Expo Art Fair – Friday, October 5, to Sunday, October 7

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Cartwheel Art Presents VALTD’s “The Sereal Killers” at Fabrik Expo Art Fair – Friday, October 5, to Sunday, October 7

Fabrik Expo Art Fair returns to The Reef in Downtown Los Angeles next weekend, kicking off with an opening night party on Friday, October 5. Cartwheel Art will present a new art activation at the event. Join us in The Experience Lounge for “The Sereal Killers” by art duo VALTD. While Cartwheel is well known…

Gregg Gibbs’ Paintings of Sensual Sandwiches Are Showing at Philippe The Original – Saturday, September 29

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Gregg Gibbs’ Paintings of Sensual Sandwiches Are Showing at Philippe The Original – Saturday, September 29

Longtime DTLA favorite Philippe The Original turns 110 years old on Monday, October 1, 2018.  The celebration starts a few days earlier, when an art exhibition of Gregg Gibbs’ work called “Sandwiches & Carvers” opens on Saturday, September 29. The restaurant’s menu and staff inspired the paintings in the collection. A third-generation native Angeleno, Gibbs…

Meet Artists (And Buy Their Merch) at Mercado Los Olvidados #3 – Friday, September 21 to Sunday, September 23

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Meet Artists (And Buy Their Merch) at Mercado Los Olvidados #3 – Friday, September 21 to Sunday, September 23

The pskaufman… gallery, located in Downtown Los Angeles, will host the third annual Mercado Los Olvidados next weekend. Footwear designer Paul Kaufman, who co-created the pop-up marketplace with artist Camille Rose Garcia, says, “It’s an artists’ market that’s different from other markets in that it’s a little more merchandise driven, with small exclusives that the…

SAVE THE DATE & PREVIEW: Mash Gallery Debuts in DTLA with “Incarnadine” – Saturday August 25

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SAVE THE DATE & PREVIEW: Mash Gallery Debuts in DTLA with “Incarnadine” – Saturday August 25

Mash Gallery, a new gallery in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District, is destined to be a red hot location. To drive that point home, the opening show, “Incarnadine,” curated by Mat Gleason, comprises work that features variations on the color red. This show defines the ethos that Mash, owned by Haleh Mashian, herself an…

PREVIEW & INTERVIEW: “How They Ran” at Over the Influence Features 23 L.A. Artists

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PREVIEW & INTERVIEW: “How They Ran” at Over the Influence Features 23 L.A. Artists

A new exhibition opening this week at Over the Influence in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District brings together a diverse group of artists that represent the contemporary art scene in Los Angeles.  “How They Ran” features work by Miya Ando, Amanda Maciel Antunes, Lisa Anne Auerbach, Uta Barth, Whitney Bedford, Tanya Brodsky, Kelly Brumfield-Woods, Jo…

Gabba Gallery’s Jason Ostro Talks Art, Music, and Giving Back to the L.A. Community

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Gabba Gallery’s Jason Ostro Talks Art, Music, and Giving Back to the L.A. Community

On Saturday, August 4, Gabba Gallery is hosting a public reception to celebrate the launch of “Remix: The Art of Music,” a group show of visual art inspired by music. As in the gallery’s previous exhibitions, “Cratedigger” (2016) and “Cratedigger, Vol. 2” (2017), part of the Remix show will feature pieces that are 12 inches…