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SOCAL | 18th Street Studio Visits with Michal Heiman and Lita Albuquerque
January 7, 2020 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Image: Lita Albuquerque. Photo courtesy of the artist and 18th Street Arts Center.
Please join ArtTable SoCal for an exclusive evening with artists Michal Heiman and Lita Albuquerque at 18th Street Art Center.
Acclaimed Israeli artist Michal Heiman will be in residence at 18th Street in January in preparation for her exhibition Hearing opening at Platt and Bornstein Galleries at the American Jewish University on January 12, 2020 (a special preview for ArtTable is scheduled prior to the opening). Renowned installation artist and professor in the graduate studies department at Arts Center School of Art in Pasadena, Lita Albuquerque is currently, is currently one of 18th Street’s local artists in residence. Both artists will open their studios to us for a presentation of their work followed by conversation and light refreshments.
For more about Michal Heiman at AJU: https://arts.aju.edu/exhibitions/future-exhibitions/hearing-michal-heiman/
For more about Lita Albuquerque at 18th Street: https://18thstreet.org/artists/lita-albuquerque/
Image: Michal Heiman. Photo courtesy of the artist and 18th Street Arts Center.
Founded as a non-profit in 1988, 18th Street Arts Center has a long history as a space for artists. It originally served as studio space for a group of feminist artists in the 1970s – 80s, including Susanna Bixby Dakin (who ran for President in 1984), Judy Chicago, Barbara T. Smith, Linda Frye Burnham, and others. It became a hub for the West Coast arm of ACT-UP, an activist grassroots organization addressing the AIDS crisis, and was home to three of the NEA Four (Tim Miller, John Fleck, and Holly Hughes). It also grew out of early performance art and was the site of publication for High Performance Magazine, and later, Highways Performance Space (still located on the 18th Street Arts Center campus). Once 18th Street incorporated as a non-profit, it became an artist residency program with a wide range of public programs and exhibitions.
Ample street parking available.
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Thank you to Susan Power, Co-Chair SoCal and Frida Cano, Assistant Curator/Artist Residency Coordinator, 18th Street
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