Celebrating the next generation of creative visionaries of Los Angeles…
The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) and the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) are pleased to present the 2015 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition, which will take place at the famed Barnsdall Art Park 4800 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, on view from July 26th through September 20th.
The pioneering biennial exhibition provides emerging artists from across Southern California with a competitive opportunity to exhibit their work at the country’s last remaining municipal art gallery.
Awards will be also be announced at the July 26th opening reception from 2-5 p.m. for Best of Show, etc.
Awarded biannually by the DCA, the displayed work is chosen by a panel of experts, this year’s jurors were art critic and curator Peter Frank, art professor & internationally-renowned artist, Fatemeh Burnes and Tomas Benitez, former executive director of Self-Help Graphics. This year, LAMAG received over 380 entries with over 850 works of art to be considered for the exhibition.
The presentation features the selected works of over 80 talented Southern California-based artists across mediums including video art, sculpture, photography, printmaking, painting and digital arts as well as four installations, including a room-filling library by Chrystal McConnell that acts as an interactive self-portrait installation.