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A Conversation with Kim Schoenstadt

A Conversation with Kim Schoenstadt

Kim Schoenstadt’s international site-specific installations are inspired by the intersections of architecture, sculpture, color, line, history, culture and concepts based around overlapping points in time. Each piece creates multiple realities simultaneously through skillfully orchestrated compositions.

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A Conversation with Perla Batalla

A Conversation with Perla Batalla

A Conversation with Perla BatallaSunday, March 29, 2020 – 3 to 4:30 p.m.Singer/songwriter Perla Batalla was reared in Los Angeles by a family immersed in music; her father, a Mexican singer and D.J., her uncle in the renowned Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán and an...

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A Conversation with Margaret Garcia

A Conversation with Margaret Garcia

A Conversation with Margaret GarciaSunday, April 26, 2020 – 3 to 4:30 p.m."I define Chicano art by creating it," Garcia states. The Los Angeles native began her career as a muralist, involved in the murals that swept through the 1984 Olympics. Identified as one of 24...

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A Conversation with Charles Arnoldi

A Conversation with Charles Arnoldi

A Conversation with Charles ArnoldiSunday, May 31, 2020 – 3 to 4:30 p.m.Charles Arnoldi is an abstract painter, sculptor and printmaker. The artist’s boldly graphic and colorful aesthetic employs a wide range of abstract visual language, from hard-edged geometric...

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A Conversation with Lori Cozen-Geller

A Conversation with Lori Cozen-Geller

A Conversation with Lori Cozen-Geller Sunday, June 28, 2020 – 3 to 4:30 p.m. Lori Cozen-Geller is a minimalist sculptor working in metal, wood and fiberglass, overlaid with automotive paint. The artist creates geometric shapes that stand alone and as wall sculptures...

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Explore the World of Steampunk Dada

Explore the World of Steampunk Dada

Explore the World of Steampunk DadaSunday, July 19, 2020 – 3 to 4:30 p.m.Before it became the full-blown sub-culture it is today, Steampunk started out as a science-fiction sub-genre in the 1970s. Its fundamental inspirations go all the way back to 19th century...

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A Conversation with Kent Butler

A Conversation with Kent Butler

A Conversation with Kent ButlerSunday, September 13, 2020 – 3 to 4:30 p.m.Born in Gunnison Utah, Kent Butler developed a natural interest in nature, as well as the American west. The artist is best known for his unique and expressive use of color, as well as black and...

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A Conversation with David Furman

A Conversation with David Furman

A Conversation with David FurmanSunday, October 18, 2020 – 3 to 4:30 p.m.Ceramist David Furman draws inspiration from his personal experiences and the explorations of the world around him. His hyperrealism and trompe l’oeil techniques fool the eye into believing you...

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A Conversation with Katie Van Horne

A Conversation with Katie Van Horne

A Conversation with Katie Van HorneSunday, November 22, 2020 – 3 to 4:30 p.m.Katie Van Horne is a celebrated painter and printmaker of her native California landscape, the human form and animals. She is best known for painting portraits. Her gestural drawing style...

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2019 Spotlight Artists

A Conversation with Mick Reinman

A Conversation with Mick Reinman

September 29, 2019 – Mick Reinman
Mick Reinman has been described as a painter’s painter. His powerfully colored compositions build on the human figure and landscape in its most basic and architectonic form.

A Conversation with Omar D’Leon

A Conversation with Omar D’Leon

July 21, 2019 Spotlight Series: Omar D’Leon is from Managua, Nicaragua and is regarded as one of the most renowned Nicaraguan painters and poets. He studied at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes in Nicaragua under his mentor Rodrigo Peñalba who introduced European Impressionistic painting and magical realism qualities into Nicaraguan art.

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