LAAA Open Show: Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: November 23, 2011 Contact: Nancy Kaye Los Angeles Art Association Gallery 825/Main Administrative Offices 825 North La Cienega Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90069 phone: 310.652.8272, fax: 310.652.9251 e-mail: gallery825@laaa.org, website: www.laaa.org

For immediate release: Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA) will present the 2011 OPEN SHOW, LAAA’s signature survey exhibition of the very best emerging contemporary art. The 2011 Open Show is juried by Charlie Manzo of Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY.

Distinct by design, LAAA’s annual OPEN SHOW has developed into one of the most potent survey exhibitions of emerging art. The opening reception is from 6 to 9pm on December 10, 2011 and runs through January 6, 2012 at LAAA’s Gallery 825.

Featured artists include: Georgette Buckley, Amanda Charchian, Palmer Earl, Thomas Frontini, Tm Gratkowski, Kaldust Guedel, Tracey Harnish, Shelley Holcomb, Caroline P.M. Jones, Peter Kempson, Barbara Kolo, Jonas Kulikauskas, Olga Lah, Gray Malin, Abdul Mazid, Ryan McCann, Janet Milhomme, Peter Nagy, Johnny Naked, Miguel Osuna, Chris Otcasek, Jung Eun Park, Alexander Philippe, Henry Rasmussen, Gary Raymond, Osceola Refetoff, Launa D. Romoff, Sam Senack, Marinta Skupin, Grafton Tanquary, R.W. Tartter, Doug Tausik, Gina Teichert, Michael Verbenec, Jodi Weitzman, Valerie Wilcox, Daniel Williams and Joan Wulf.

WHEN: 6-9PM, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2011 (SHOW RUNS THROUGH JANUARY 6, 2012) ADMISSION: FREE WHERE: GALLERY 825 – 825 NORTH LA CIENEGA BLVD. LOS ANGELES 90069

About: Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide opportunities, resources, services and exhibition venues for emerging Los Angeles artists of all media. LAAA began as a civic art institution in the 1920s, connecting elite art interests to Hollywood collectors, emerging after World War II as the center of Los Angeles modernism and finally becoming the city’s nexus for emerging artists of all media. LAAA serves as a dynamic force for contemporary ideas, outreach, and community. Gallery 825 and Los Angeles Art Association are located in the heart of La Cienega Boulevard’s Restaurant Row at 825 North La Cienega Bl., Los Angeles, CA 90069. Gallery hours are 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday or by appointment. Please call 310.652.8272 or visit www.laaa.org.