Artist You Might Want to Google Search: Zhang Yu

Artist You Might Want to Google Search: Zhang Yu

For a man born in one of the oldest city (Tianjin) of China, Beijing-based artist Zhang Yu, trained in Chinese ink and wash works, seeks to extend beyond tradition through his work by experimenting with ink and wash works in unconventional ways of creating.
The Love of Photography…Passed on Through Generations

The Love of Photography…Passed on Through Generations

Saturday, December 7th from 6-9pm, Santa Monica Art Studios will host a holiday show. On view, two photographers share a love of photography, which was passed on to them by their families. “Photography is in my blood,” laughs landscape photographer, Scott Tansey. Both his parents and grandparents and his sister...
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HARK Celebrates Cinco de Mayo & its Tenth Anniversary at Upper West Restaurant

HARK Celebrates Cinco de Mayo & its Tenth Anniversary at Upper West Restaurant

Celebrae inco de Mayo along with HARK’s tenth anniversary at Upper West Restaurant in Santa Monica. Healing Arts Reaching Kids (HARK) is an affiliate support group of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Upper West has generously offered to host the May 5th event for the 2nd year and donate 30 percent of sales during the event...
Sunday March 6th, Edgemar Center for the Arts Welcomes New Artists!

Sunday March 6th, Edgemar Center for the Arts Welcomes New Artists!

On Sunday March 6th, the art of Jennifer Verge and Stephanie Visser will be featured in two solo exhibitions at the Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica. Verge’s exhibition “Believe in the Magic” will showcase her mixed media works on wood. Visser’s exhibition entitled “Rhapsody in Blu” will feature her abstract paintings. Jennifer...
Upper West Restaurant Features the Paintings of Brooke Harker, Sunday February 21st!

Upper West Restaurant Features the Paintings of Brooke Harker, Sunday February 21st!

Upper West Restaurant has been supporting artists since it first opened. The widly popular restaurant is known for its American fusion cuisine but unlike most restaurants the art on the walls has become a very important part of the ambiance of the charming establishment. Image: Sister Chinatown by Brooke Harker, ink oil n acrylic on...
The Art of Scott Horton Featured in “Grayscale Wonderland II” at bG Gallery!

The Art of Scott Horton Featured in “Grayscale Wonderland II” at bG Gallery!

This Saturday, February 6th, artist Scott Horton will be featured in a group exhibition enttled “Grayscale Wonderland II,” at Bergamot Station. Horton has been creating art most of his life, but it was his college professor who would make the biggest impression and alter the direction of his art. “In college I was studying psychology,...
BUILDING BRIDGES ART EXCHANGE Celebrates the Art of Franco Marrocco and J.J. L'Heureux!

BUILDING BRIDGES ART EXCHANGE Celebrates the Art of Franco Marrocco and J.J. L’Heureux!

Two Exhibitions open on Saturday, December 12 at BUILDING BRIDGES ART EXCHANGE at Bergamot Station Arts Complex in Santa Monica.  Enjoy a solo exhibition entitled “Franco Marrocco-The Red Studio & Other Works,” curated by Marisa Caichiolo and Giovanni Iovane in the main gallery. “J.J. L’Heureux: Etichette” is set to be featured in the project room curated by Marisa...
Santa Monica's Montana Ave Hosts its Annual Small Business Saturday Event, Nov 28!

Santa Monica’s Montana Ave Hosts its Annual Small Business Saturday Event, Nov 28!

Montana Avenue is getting ready for “Small Business Saturday,” a nationally recognized event asking shoppers to keep it local. This Saturday come out and enjoy a casual day of shopping 11-6pm. Restaurants start even earlier and run later. “Small Business Saturday is all about community, said Walker. “Everyone gets involved even the corporate stores are...
“Mirrors of the Mind 4: The Psychotherapist as an Artist” Set to Open Saturday, November 21st!

“Mirrors of the Mind 4: The Psychotherapist as an Artist” Set to Open Saturday, November 21st!

“Mirrors of the Mind 4: The Psychotherapist as an Artist” is a very different type of art show. This group exhibition features artists who are also psychotherapists, and is presented by the Community Outreach Committee of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association. Artists Stuart Perlman, Karissa Burnett, Alisa Dennis, David Feingold, Gary Felton, Christine Forest,...
Sunday, November 15th, SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS Heats it Up!

Sunday, November 15th, SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS Heats it Up!

SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS is back for its annual art auction and event on Sunday, November 15th. This annual fine art auction, which has been independently owned since 1984, has earned the trust of many consigners and has an incredible array of work available to auction. Many collectors return to each auction poised and ready to...
Shane Griffin, Owner of Whole Life Balance Supports Non Profits!

Shane Griffin, Owner of Whole Life Balance Supports Non Profits!

Whole Life Balance is making waves in Santa Monica, CA. The popular health center recently opened in June 2015. It has had an online presence for over two years and is now catering to an educated group of health conscious individuals. Whole Life Balance offers a wide range of services such as advanced nutritional consulting,...
The Venice Art Crawl is Back Thursday, September 17th 2015!

The Venice Art Crawl is Back Thursday, September 17th 2015!

The Venice Art Crawl celebrates Art every three months. On Thursday, September 17, it hosts a special VAC event…celebrating the Afterburn from Burning Man. VAC will close Rose Avenue between 3rd and 4th street for an evening of art, performances, art cars, installations.  Full Circle, and niteSpa located at 305 Rose Avenue will be a...
August 22, 2015 niteSpa Hosts Boho Disco & Art Party!

August 22, 2015 niteSpa Hosts Boho Disco & Art Party!

niteSpa and Beach Beauty Culture hose the grand opening of its new space in Venice Beach. On Saturday, August 22nd, celebrate with Boho Disco, a community event, which features a VIP portion of the evenng (6-8pm), which will include food from local restaurants, refreshments and lots more. The danceparty for all kicks off at at...
Gabba Gallery Features the Work of Mixed Media Artist Jennifer Verge!

Gabba Gallery Features the Work of Mixed Media Artist Jennifer Verge!

The art of mixed media arist Jennfer Verge is a perfect match for “Wood Meal Screw 2,” a new show opening this Saturday,August 22nd. This will be the 2nd time that she will be exhibiting work at the gallery. OwnerJason Ostro said he hasalways been fond of Verge’s art and it will work well in...
Stream: Boogie >> Thirst 48

Stream: Boogie >> Thirst 48

I’m not quite sure where to start with introducing Boogie, because via strange Internet fate, I came across this honest voice that reminds me so much of all the beautiful lights of my life – talented, beautiful, true, and never fret the ugly. Though his roots come from a bit south (Long Beach, that is) of...
PayDues: 3rd Annual Station North Salon Show

PayDues: 3rd Annual Station North Salon Show

If you are or will be in Baltimore and you make art, check out Station North’s 3rd Annual Salon Show’s submission guidelines below! The 3rd annual Station North Salon Show is an unjuried all-inclusive exhibition of visual art created by artists from the greater Baltimore region. Art will be on view from August 8th- August...
Stream: Skyzoo & Torae >> Barrel Brothers

Stream: Skyzoo & Torae >> Barrel Brothers

  Brooklyn’s very own, and frankly, the only raw ones left on the East Coast, Skyzoo and Torae, team up for a full length LP - Barrel Brothers. Produced by some of the heaviest hitters in Hip-Hop - DJ Premier, Illmind, Black Milk, Jahlil Beats, Oh No – Skyzoo and Torae bring the stories and translate the energy of their city...
SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS Holds Thirty-Year Anniversary Auction, Sunday, June 8th!

SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS Holds Thirty-Year Anniversary Auction, Sunday, June 8th!

SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS hosts its thirtieth anniversary auction on Sunday, June 8th at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica. It was created in 1984 and offers exceptional deals on works by mid-career and established artists featuring mediums, such as painting, photography sculpture, multiples and prints. *** Roger Herman Cobalt Painting #7, 1992 Oil on canvas Image:...
Artists Greg Byers, Sona Mirzaei and More to Show at Santa Monica Art Studios, April 5th and 6th!

Artists Greg Byers, Sona Mirzaei and More to Show at Santa Monica Art Studios, April 5th and 6th!

This Saturday, and Sunday, April 5th and 6th…Santa Monica Art Studios and Arena 1 Gallery present “All Roads Lead to LA.” This two-night festival is produced in association with Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Los Angeles and will spotlight Italian Art, Music, Fashion and more. Gallery director (SMAS), Yossi Govrin explains, “Originally, I met with...
Sunday, March 9th, Upper West Restaurant Welcomes Artist Vicki McClay!

Sunday, March 9th, Upper West Restaurant Welcomes Artist Vicki McClay!

Upper West Restaurant welcomes artist Vicki McClay with an opening reception Sunday March 9th. An advocate of art, at any day of the week, you can walk into Upper West to find
CloseUp: Deep Sea Mining

CloseUp: Deep Sea Mining

How are ecosystems respected if the intention causes direct disruption? Regardless of how the environmental efforts to protect the seabeds turn out to
Im Bored and I Want to See Art: Pablo Bronstein at REDCAT

Im Bored and I Want to See Art: Pablo Bronstein at REDCAT

London-based artist Pablo Bronstein (Buenos Aires, 1977) opens a new exhibition at CalArts’ Downtown Center for Contemporary Arts – REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theatre) in Los Angeles.   This project functions as a “staged essay” where Bronstein once again