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Artist Brooke Harker returns to The Beverly Hills artSHOW

By Libby Lancaster, published on Oct 17, 2013

It’s a two-day art extravaganza. The Beverly Hills artSHOW takes place Saturday & Sunday, October 19th & 20th and it’s celebrating forty years. Artist Brooke Harker returns to the semi-annual art event after participating last year. She explains, “The Beverly Hills artSHOW is always well put together and aesthetically exhibits a variety of art in a beautiful outdoor setting. I think it’s a nice opportunity for families to appreciate art together as the weekend event is child and dog friendly.”

The past time she participated in The Beverly Hills artSHOW, Harker enjoyed a successful... (more)

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The Work of Julienne Johnson Featured at LA Artcore

By Libby Lancaster, published on Sep 7, 2013

Julienne Johnson attended an exhibition in 2007 at LA Artcore Gallery to see the work of her beloved teacher and mentor, Franklyn Liegel (1950-2012) . Now, six years later - you can see her work in an exhibition along side Liegel's at the same gallery, for an exhibition by the same curator, Lydia Takeshita. The Franklyn Liegel Memorial Exhibition will take place, Sept 4 - Sept 29, commemorating "one of LA's most inspiring teachers, gentlest eccentrics and most under known talents" says Peter Frank, Art Critic, Huffington Post, and Associate Editor of Fabrik Magazine.

On exhibit will... (more)

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Artist Charles Swenson Featured at haleARTS S P A C E!

By Libby Lancaster, published on Aug 5, 2013

The work of artist Charles Swenson will be featured as part of a group show at haleARTS S P A C E this Friday July 9th. The gallery features artists every two weeks.

Swenson has had a successful career as an animator and producer. While winning awards such as an Emmy, a Humanitas Award and a Cable Ace Award, he consistently created art. During the day, he worked with legends like, Frank Zappa, Peter Yarrow and Harry Nillson, then at night and on the weekends, he would paint.

Swenson paints every day. Working within a regimented schedule, he delves into creating art at his downtown... (more)

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Free Lecture, How to Manage Stress with Dr. Stuart H. Garber

By Libby Lancaster, published on Jul 14, 2013

In this day and age, it is increasingly harder to avoid some form of stress. With the added technology of smart phones, i-pads, etc., escaping emails and phone calls and enjoying a moment of respite has become a thing of the past. As a society, we have taken multi-tasking to the next level, finding it nearly impossible to slow down.

Finding a way to calm oneself before it escalates into a serious issue is a reliable solution. “Our bodies typically react to stress, regardless of its source, in a consistent, step-like manner” says homeopath, Dr. Stuart H Garber. “Recognizing those steps... (more)

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Restaurant, Upper West Features Work of Imelda Healy July 14

By Libby Lancaster, published on Jul 7, 2013

The work of artist Imelda Healy will be featured in a solo show at Santa Monica Restaurant, Upper West on Sunday, June 14. Upper West has supported artists and showcased their work since it first opened.

Healy is from Ireland and moved to Santa Monica three years ago when her husband was offered a job as a writer on a television show. The artist started drawing and painting when she was just a child. Healy explains, "There were 7 in my family and scarcity was the norm, in my early school years there could be 55 or more children in each class, not much room for individual attention.... (more)

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Artist Michael Temple, featured in a group show, July 12th

By Libby Lancaster, published on Jun 29, 2013

Temple aka Mike "Tempo," is the founder and percussionist of the popular band, the Bonedaddys. One of the first American bands labeled as “world-beat,” the Bonedaddys recorded six albums as well as having a performance for PBS catalogued into the Library of Congress. The band also played and recorded with Bo Diddley.

Throughout his long career as a musician, Temple has continued to pursue his other passion…painting. His work has been a part of many exhibitions in cities such as Kansas City, New Orleans, and Los Angeles. In April of this year, his work was featured at both the Santa Monica... (more)

Tags: michael temple, haleartsspace, michael hale, santa monica art openings, los angeles events

Sona Mirzaei Featured in Solo Exhibition at Seyhoun Galley

By Libby Lancaster, published on Jun 20, 2013

Contemporary mixed media artist Sona Mirzaei will once again be featured in a solo show at Seyhoun Gallery in West Hollywood on Saturday, July 13th, 2013. It’s been a whirlwind of a year. She recently participated in a group anniversary show at Wallspace Gallery in the Miracle Mile area. “I love the community that Wallspace serves; it’s in a very eclectic neighborhood, people from various cultures, occupations, etc. I feel very connected with the neighborhood and that is euphoric!” says Sona. One of the most popular pieces in her show was a piece from her “Thirteen Commandments” series,... (more)

Tags: sona mirzaei, seyhoun gallery, elephant parade, west hollywood art events

“Objectified II” Opens Thursday, July 20th at bG Gallery!

By Libby Lancaster, published on Jun 14, 2013

bG Gallery presents a new exhibition, “Objectified II” opening on Thursday, June 20th. Curated by Douglas Alvarez, the group show focuses on every day, symbolic objects and people around us and how we as a society interact with them.

Hadiya Finley’s impressive sculptures will be featured in the show. Finley was introduced to art at an early age. “I had access to a good library of art books and began going to museums on my own in the city (New York) as early as age10 and 11 years,” says Finley. “I began Saturday art classes when I was in Kindergarten. In addition to the visual art classes,... (more)

Tags: sculpture, hadiya finley, bg gallery, om bleicher, santa monica art events

New Exhibitions at the Santa Monica Art Studios!

By Libby Lancaster, published on Jun 6, 2013

Two new exhibitions are currently on view at the Santa Monica Art Studios. Special guest artist Brooke Harker is one of the featured artists participating in the group show.

Harker recently exhibited her work in a group show entitled "Canvas Streets" at Destroy Rebuild Repeat Gallery in Santa Monica. She is looking forward to showing at the Santa Monica Art Studios. It is a gallery near and dear to her heart.

“I feel honored to show paintings alongside artists whose work I have admired and observed over the years. I find the Santa Monica Studios quite inspiring. The galleries... (more)

Tags: brooke harker, santa monica art studios, laguna college of art & design

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