Recommended openings to catch this weekend…

Recommended openings to catch this weekend…

Sat, July 5th 8PM-12:30AM ($8 admission)
Hive Gallery
729 S. Spring St in downtown Los Angeles
Monthly group show and performance with featured artist Scott Saw

Sat, July 5th 7-10PM
La Luz De Jesus Gallery
4633 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles / 323.666.7667
New works from Caia Koopman and Mark Gleason
(On view through July 27th)

Sat, July 5th 7-10PM
Scribble Theory Gallery
210 N. Bush St. in Santa Ana / 714.542.5928
“Free As Cheap – Jophen Stein’s Snootson Family Showcase” – new works from Jophen Stein

Fri, July 11th 7-11PM
4210 Santa Monica Blvd in Los Angeles / 323.913.3375
“Un autre Monde” featuring new works from Joshua Clay + “Royals & Crocodiles” featuring new works from Erik Siador & Jose “Emroca” Flores in our project room
(Both exhibits on view through August 1st)

PLEASE NOTE: It is always best to contact each gallery directly or visit their website to confirm all listings and to ask about possible cover charges or other restrictions.

Allison Sommers… special mini-show this August

Allison Sommers Waterways
Special grouping of new works…
Upcoming this August on a featured wall in our project room.
Look for Allison’s new print for the stunning “Preflight” piece in our print section at:
Past that, look for full solos coming up with Allison in ’09 and ’10 @ thinkspace. We can’t wait!!! She also has an amazing show booked for next year with our good friends at Ad Hoc Art in Brooklyn, NY alongside the amazing duo of Kozyndan. WOW!!!

UK artist Paul Barnes to debut new works soon…

We’re super excited to give you all a sneak peak of one of the new ones that UK artist Paul Barnes will be sending over to us this September. We’ve been lucky enough to have him in a couple group shows in the past, but this will be the 1st time he exhibits a nice grouping of works with us. Paul will be showing a small selection of new works on a featured wall in our project room this September… get excited!!! More on this soon…

In the meantime, for more on Paul, check out:

Riverside Art Museum silent auction July 12th…

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, in Conjunction with RVCA and Monster Media are Proud to Present Sea No Evil, An Art Benefit Silent Auction.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 @ Riverside Art Museum 3425 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501Contact: Micah Carlson, Marketing CoordinatorPhone: 951.684.7111, ext. 312 ● Fax: 951.684.7332E-mail, site,

Raising money and awareness for the protection and conservation of the world’s oceans, the 2nd annual “Sea No Evil” Art Benefit is set to become a major event on the art and conservation calendar in years to come. SEA NO EVIL, SAVE THE WHALES….On Saturday 12th July 2008 the Sea No Evil Art Benefit will take over the Riverside Art Museum located in the Historic Downtown District of Riverside, California. An art benefit set up to raise funds for The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, (an institution committed to the eradication of pirate whaling, poaching, shark finning, unlawful habitat destruction, and violations of established laws in the world’s oceans), Sea No Evil will donate all proceeds from the sale of art. Captain Paul Watson, founder of The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, will speak about the importance of his life’s work. Renowned artist Shepard Fairey will DJ in the art gallery and acclaimed singer songwriter Matt Costa will perform on the roof of the museum. Free drinks will be provided to guests compliments of Sambazon, VeeV, and Imperial. “ The museum will host a two-week preview prior to the benefit (now going on), and donated art will be available for purchase through silent auction bidding on Saturday 12th July 2008.

Participating Artists: Adam Hathorn, Adam Wallacavage, Alex Kopps, Alex Snelgrove, Andrew Pommier, Annie Frenzel, Ashley Macomber, Ben Horton, Brendan Fowler, Brent Vann, Caia Koopman, Cali Dewitt, Chris “Devious” Gliebe, Chris Rubino, Colin Dowling, C.R. Stecyk III, Dan Smith, Daniel Albrigo, Deanna Templeton, Deanne Cheuk, Deph, Dylan Martorell, Ed Templeton, Eric Jones, Fabian lezzi, George Thompson, Jason Mernick, Jeff Soto, Jennifer Becker, Jo Jackson and Chris Johanson collab, Jonathan Zawada, Justin “Angry Blue” Kamerer, Kelsey Brookes, Lindsey Carmichael, Lola, Louis Henderson, Marc Jackson, Marco Sullivan, Mark Mulroney, Maxx242, Mike Ski, Miss Pinny, Neko, Priscilla lezzi, Retna, Revok, Saelee Oh, Shay Nowick, Shepard Fairey, Six Gun Drums, Steven Daily, Theodora Allen, Yanni Vera

Happy bidding – going to be a good one!

Recommended openings to catch this weekend…

Recommended openings to catch this weekend…

Sat, June 28th 7-10:30PM
Black Maria Gallery
3137 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles / 818.613.9090
“Modern Soil” new works from Brooks Salzwedel
(On view through July 26th)

Sat, June 28th 9PM-1AM ($8 admission / $5 as walking art)
Cannibal Flower Group Show & Performance
719 S. Spring St (inside Infusion Gallery) in downtown LA
Monthly group show & performance with featured artist Macsorro, live painting action, live bands, DJ sets and a huge group show with over 50 artists – always a good time!
(One-night only event)

Sat, June 28th 7-10PM
Corey Helford Gallery
8522 Washington Blvd in Culver City / 310.287.2340
“Natural History Museum Part 1” with Carlos Ramos
(On view through July 16th)

Sat, June 28th 5-7PM
Richard Heller Gallery
2525 Michigan Ave, Space B-5A at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica / 310.453.9191
“Drawn and Rendered” new works from Victoria Reynolds
(On view through July 26th)

Sat, June 28th 7-10PM
2895 Agoura Rd, Westlake Village, 91361 / 805.497.4717
“Lost x Tradition: A Lost / Graffiti In The City Of Angels” special exhibit from Eye One
(On view through July 26th)

Laguna Art Museum
307 Cliff Drive in Laguna Beach / 949.494.8971 (contact for hours & admission info)
“In The Land Of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapoz Factor” is an exhibition that presents the work of 150 artists and posits that there has been a huge, but unacknowledged art movement taking place in this country for the last 40 years. Since 1994, this ground swelling of lowbrow, surrealistic, pop, figurative, narrative work has coalesced and found a voice in the pages of Juxtapoz magazine published in San Francisco. This rag has become the most widely read art magazine in the US. It is an influencing force on the aspiring artists of Generation Y and the Millenials, who are now enrolling in art schools in numbers never seen before.
(On view through October 5th – do NOT miss this important show!!!)

Please know this is by no means a complete listing of all the art happenings in LA, nor do we try to attempt to be that, as there are great sources like the LA Weekly and many others for that. We strive to direct you towards exhibits that we plan to check out ourselves. Most shows we suggest fall within the realm commonly referred to as new contemporary, urban contemporary, lowbrow, pop surrealism, outsider, graffiti, etc. Enjoy!

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