Fifth Floor Gallery is pleased to present, Otis Pop-Up, a temporary exhibition and store showcasing alumni artists and designers. The pop-up is curated by alumnus Robert Apodaca and presented by Otis College of Art and Design. A portion of the proceeds support the Otis Alumni Scholarship Fund.
Featuring work by:
ARTISTS- Michelle Andrade, Denice Bartels, Rafael Bencosme, Christine Coates, Sean Cully, Bob Dob, Wendy Given, Ann Gooding, AshFord Harrison, Edgar Ibarra Lepe, Kathleen Klein-Wakefield, Jennifer Lanski, Larry LeBrane, Sonia McCarthy, Jeannifer Sandoval, Donald Spaulding, Theodore Svenningsen, and Wendy Widell Wolff
DESIGNERS- Kristen Erickson, Sarah Sherman | Charm Ceramics, Ingred Sidie | God Hates Goods, Melanie Abrantes | Melanie Abrantes Designs, Su Min Maeng, Lishu and Leonardo Rodriguez | El Dot, Leigh Spencer | Cliff Spencer Furniture Maker, Aubrey Hyde | Aubrey Hyde Home, John McConnico | Bespoke Watch Projects, Sonia Boyajian Kalin Johnson | Primal Society, Lilit Pilikian, and Ashkahn Shahparnia | Ashkahn
The party goes on into the evening from 5-10pm, July 25th, with Chinatown Summer Nights! Part food event, part summer party, Chinatown Summer Nights presents an exciting hot spot for Angelenos this summer. Taste the many culinary offerings of Chinatown and LA’s gourmet food trucks, watch Chinese chefs perform cooking demonstrations, take part in hands-on Chinese cultural activities, sip craft brews and dance in Central Plaza with 89.9 KCRW’s DJ’s!
About Fifth Floor: Opened in January of 2008, Fifth Floor is a hybrid art/design gallery in the heart of LA’s Chinatown. Owner, Robert Apodaca’s background in architecture sees that the space delights in a mixture of contemporary art and design. Work by varying artists, designers, and architects rotate through the exhibition areas every month to two months; all the while, a steady base of unique accessories, jewelry, furniture and design objects remain on display.
Fifth Floor is open Thursday – Sunday, 12-6pm.