Transformative Arts Los Angeles 12.18.20

transformative arts is pleased to announce that we have assembled a US team to launch our new initiative LA Local in 5 neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Recognizing the urgent need in communities to build visual language that can be used for the greater good, transformative arts has assembled innovative LA makers and thinkers to work towards global justice through visual literacy one neighborhood at a time.
The new team is comprised of Deb Klowden Mann, formerly of Klowden Mann gallery, as Principal and Chief ... (read more)

Andrea Chung in Artforum 5.14.20

The Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in San Francisco, which was forced to lay off staffers and make other cutbacks when it closed temporarily in March because of the Covid-19 crisis, has successfully raised more than $450,000 through an online benefit auction featuring works by black artists from across the globe.
According to a release, after the museum announced the cost-saving measures it was planning to take in order to stay ... (read more)

Andrea Chung in ArtfixDaily 5.13.20

Benefit Auction for San Francisco's Museum of the African Diaspora Raises Over $450,000
MoAD’s future is looking assuredly brighter after an online auction of work by Black artists from around the world, entitled Diaspora Unite! Artists of African Descent for MoAD, exceeded all expectations and raised over $450,000 for the organization.

Concerned about making ends meet in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, MoAD had announced drastic cost-saving measures in March. An outpouring of support soon followed for the fate of ... (read more)

Andrea Chung in Culture Type 5.12.20

Museum of African Diaspora in San Francisco Raised $450,000+ in Online Benefit Auction, Helping to Sustain Operations
by VICTORIA L. VALENTINE on May 12, 2020 • 10:58 pm
MoAD Executive Director Monetta White reported results of online benefit auction in video message to supporters.

ARTISTS, GALLERIES, AND COLLECTORS answered a call for support and came together to help the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in San Francisco, which has faced a critical funding shortfall since temporarily closing in the wake of ... (read more)

Megan Cotts in group show at Super Dutchess 4.8.20

Enter Viewing Room
April 8th - 29th
Dawn Cerny
Carrie Cook
Megan Cotts
Rachel Hellerich
Robert Yoder
HK Zamani
Super Dutchess is pleased to present ENTER VIEWING ROOM, a virtual group show featuring Dawn Cerny, Carrie Cook, Megan Cotts, Rachel Hellerich, Robert Yoder and HK Zamani. While we are inside of our homes for long intervals of the day we zoom in on surfaces and spaces – daydreaming through portals of fantasy. Our bodies transition towards domesticity and they are forced to find stimulation within ... (read more)

Morgan Mandalay for charity 4.2.20

Over the next several months, while we isolate, Morgan Mandalay is hoping to create five new works on paper that he’ll post at the beginning of the month to support five different non-profits. The decided price will be split 60/40 between the non-profit (60%) and me (40%). Feel free to DM Morgan on his instagram if interested in a body of work.
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Jamison Carter in group show at LAVC Art Gallery 3.6.20

March 18 - April 23
LAVC Art Gallery
5800 Fulton Ave.
Valley Glen, CA 91401
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Morgan Mandalay in Newcity Art 2.27.20

Doubling in the Dark: A Review of Morgan Mandalay at Extase
FEBRUARY 19, 2020
At Extase, an apartment gallery in Ukrainian Village, six paintings hang in an otherwise unfurnished front bedroom, wherein artist Morgan Mandalay utilizes a primarily drab color palette with pops of yellow and fire red to depict night skies, shrouded figures and dark interiors. In the recessed space of the would-be closet, Mandalay’s stunning “In the Garden of Heripedes” portrays a hunched figure dressed in ... (read more)

Rebecca Ripple in group show The Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography 2.26.20

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Andrea Chung screening at New Mexico State University 2.26.20

University Art Museum, New Mexico State University
March 5th
10am - 6pm

Curator Marisa Sage has chosen Artist and Mother to be part of the Feminist Border Arts Film Festival at NM State, tied to her motherhood show "Labor" at the new art museum there.

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