Andrea Chung in New Art Examiner 5.5.18

Women in Art Today
Everyday Resistance in the Art Space

by Jeffreen M. Hayes

Art is one of the few spaces where the silenced, the invisible and the othered can turn their experiences into radical acts that challenge projected racial, sexual and gendered stereotypes. Contemporary art for women, femme-identified people and women artists of color is a powerful mode of resistance in our current socio-political times.
While some are currently looking to these artists for their responses, their work, for the most part, ... (read more)

Jody Zellen Reviews Megan Cotts’ Proprius in Artscene 4.24.18

Megan Cotts’ sculptural paintings are made by stretching linen over wood in an exhibition titled “Proprius.” They are conceived as three-dimensional armatures that are then painted solid colors with pigments made from tempera and ground glass. Cotts’ imposes an architectural allusion in what read as building details and decoration. Yet rather than represent a whole, she presents each piece as an isolated fragment that is either monochromatic or black and white. The individual pieces have a modular quality that allows for them to be ... (read more)

Megan Cotts in Los Angeles Review of Books 4.24.18


Megan Cotts (b. 1979, New York, NY) received her MFA from California Institute of the Arts in 2009. She has exhibited her solo work at Klowden Mann, Dan Graham, and Compact Space in Los Angeles; Junior Projects, False Flag, AIR Gallery, and New Release in New York; TSA in Brooklyn; I-A-M Gallery and Atelierhof Kreuzberg in Berlin, Germany; and SIA Gallery in Sheffield, England. She has participated in the Terra Summer Residency in Giverny, France, the Vermont Studio Center, the ... (read more)

Rodrigo Valenzuela in Glasstire 4.20.18

How does a body process labor? What are the aftereffects of that process, and how do those aftereffects manifest within or throughout a group or organization? These are some of the questions that the LA-based Rodrigo Valenzuela, in his current effort at Art League Houston, addresses with two video works: Prole (2016) and The Unwaged (2017).
Prole is the more literal of the two. Here, Valenzuela has gathered together a group of Latino workers in order to assemble a labor union. What’s interesting ... (read more)

Megan Cotts in Wall Street International 4.19.18

Megan Cotts
7 Apr — 12 May 2018 at the Klowden Mann in Culver City, United States

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Loring Knoblauch reviews Rodrigo Valenzuela’s Intervention in Collector Daily 4.19.18

JTF (just the facts): A total of 11 black and white and color photographs, framed in white and unmatted, and hung against white walls in the main gallery space and the entry area. All of the works are archival pigment prints, made in 2014, 2015, and 2017. The works are drawn from three separate series – Hedonic Reversal, Trophy Room, and General Song. Physical sizes are either 34×42, 36×44, or 55×45 inches, and all of the prints are available in editions of ... (read more)

Katie Herzog in group exhibition at UC San Diego 4.12.18

The Agency of Art

12 April - 17 May 2018
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Thursday, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Opening Reception: Thursday, 12 April, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

University Art Gallery, Mandeville Center, UC San Diego

In the Spring, Visual Arts @ 50, our two-year long series of exhibitions marking the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Visual Arts Department, turns its focus from the past to the future. The Agency of Art highlights the role of Visual Arts ... (read more)

Andrea Chung on KCET Artbound 3.28.18

Artist and Mother

Season 9, Episode 7

This episode profiles four California artists who make motherhood a part of their art: Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Andrea Chung, Rebecca Campbell and Tanya Aguiñiga. There's a persisting assumption in contemporary art circles that you can't be a good artist and good mother both. But these artists are working to shatter this cliché, juggling demands of career and family and finding inspiring ways to explore the maternal in their art.


Tuesday Apr 17 9:00 ... (read more)

Bettina Hubby in What Artists Listen To Podcast 3.20.18

What Artists Listen To:LIVE with Bettina Hubby, Alison Saar & Austyn Weiner
Date and Time

Sat, March 24, 2018

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT
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Chimento Contemporary

622 South Anderson Street

Space 105

Los Angeles, CA 90023

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Have you ever wondered what artists listen to while in the studio and what that tell us about the artist? London based artist Pia Pack did and took her relocation to Los Angeles as an opportunity to get to ... (read more)

Rodrigo Valenzuela in New York Latin Culture 3.17.18

Rodrigo Valenzuela ‘Intervention’ Chilean artist at Laurence Miller Gallery

by Keith Widyolar on February 20, 2018

Rodrigo Valenzuela is a Chilean-born, Los Angeles-based artist.
Raised under the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile, Valenzuela immigrated to the U.S. via Canada. He started working as an undocumented day laborer before becoming an artist. Valenzuela’s life experience infuses his art.
“Gestures of alienation and displacement are both the aesthetic and subject of much of my work,” Valenzuela says.
“Gestures of alienation and displacement are both the ... (read more)