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Preview: 2015 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition ~ Barnsdall Art Park

Chris Hopkins, “Warhead,” 2015, diecast models, cast skull, metal and paint

Stephanie Sydney, "Aerial Bridge"
Stephanie Sydney, "Aerial Bridge"
Stephanie Sydney, "Aerial Bridge"

On July 26th from 2-5pm, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) and The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) present the 2015 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition, which will take place at the famed Barnsdall Art Park (4800 Hollywood Boulevard).

On view from July 26th through September 20th, the pioneering biennial exhibition provides emerging artists from across Southern California with an opportunity to exhibit their work at the nation's only remaining municipal art gallery. Keep reading for more information and more examples of the work to be shown.

Andrew K. Currey, “<3,” 2015, pencil and cold leafon paper
Andrew K. Currey, “<3,” 2015, pencil and cold leafon paper
Andrew K. Currey, “<3,” 2015, pencil and cold leafon paper

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.

Chris Hopkins, “Warhead,” 2015, diecast models, cast skull, metal and paint
Chris Hopkins, “Warhead,” 2015, diecast models, cast skull, metal and paint
Chris Hopkins, “Warhead,” 2015, diecast models, cast skull, metal and paint

Selected artists include Lillian Abel, Susan Amorde, A.S. Ashley, Anne Blecksmith, Ray Bravo, Elizabeth Chandler, Mark Crase, Andrew K. Currey, Laura Darlington, Kristin du Charme, Shannon Durbin, Paul Emberger, Michael Floeck , Kathi Flood, David Fobes, Sarajo Frieden, Curtis Green, Carole Goldman, Matthew Miles Grayson, Julie Green, Michael Haasis, Emily Halpern, Mark Hayward, Chris Hopkins, Walter Impert, Aazam Irilian, Louis Jacinto, Robert Klewitz, Russell Knight, Sheku Kowai, Joslyn Lawrence, Brian Kuhlmann, Dave Lefner, Edward Lightner, Bruce Litz, Patricia Liverman, Erika Lizée, Ralph Loynachan, Dion Macellari, Louisa Miller, Jason Manley, Chris Mathis, Chrystal McConnell, Mike McLain, Zoran Milosavljevic, Stephen Morrison, Djibril N’Doye, Jim Newberry, Brooke Nasser, Jon Ng, Michael Ochinero, Monica Orozco, Thibault Pelletier, Susan Price, Antonio Pelayo, Melissa Reischman, Lynda A.N. Reyes, Todd B. Richmond, Regine Rode, Karrie Ross, Carol Roullard, Kerri Sabine-Wolf, Nairi Safaryan, Larisa Safaryan, Ilya Schar, Dorothy Shepherd, Mahara Sinclaire, Olga Seem, Lidia Shaddow, Aren Skalman, Baby Smith, Cheryl Smith, Kymm Swank, Stephanie Sydney, Lisa Talbot, Roger Thomas, Tiensirin Tienngern, Sue Tuemmler, Richard Turner, Emmalyn Tringali, Frank Ventrola, Art Venti, Dana L. Walker, Cecily Willis, Wendy Widell Wolff, Tomi Yang and Peggy S. Zask.

Tomi Yang Flowering & Decline
Tomi Yang Flowering & Decline
Tomi Yang Flowering & Decline

Awards Announced July 26 at 3 pm
• Best of Show $1,000
• Second Place $500
• Third Place $300
• Honorable Mentions (4) $50 each

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