SAVE THE DATE: Art At The Rendon’s “Rhythms of the City” Is Coming This Fall – November 8 – 10, 2019

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SAVE THE DATE: Art At The Rendon’s “Rhythms of the City” Is Coming This Fall – 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: “F Is for Fun,” a Family-Friendly Pop-Up Art Event – Sunday, August 11, 2019

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SAVE THE DATE: “F Is for Fun,” a Family-Friendly Pop-Up Art Event – Sunday, August 11, 2019

Bring the family—and your furry friends—to Boomtown Brewery’s event space for F Is for Fun, a “high-vibrational Sunday Funday” in the DTLA Arts District. The one-day pop-up, organized by Marylai and Mishfitlife in collaboration with Art Duet’s Jen DiSisto, includes art displays and installations, movement and dance activities, games, merchandise, and more. Everyone is welcome.…

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,…

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…

SAVE THE DATE: Ralph Ziman’s “The Casspir Project” Opens at The Rendon Gallery (Off-Site) – Thursday, February 7, 2019

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SAVE THE DATE: Ralph Ziman’s “The Casspir Project” Opens at The Rendon Gallery (Off-Site) – Thursday, February 7, 2019

The Rendon Gallery, which launched last week with KFiSH’s collaborative pop-up show, BLEND, will open its first off-site exhibit on Thursday, February 7. The Casspir Project features the work of interdisciplinary artist Ralph Ziman. Ziman was born in Johannesburg and now lives in Los Angeles. He draws from his experiences growing up in post-Apartheid South…

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…