DCA is re-imagining the City of Los Angeles (COLA) Individual Artist Fellowships 2020 Performances and Visual Arts Exhibition Program. Please visit the 2020 COLA Online Program Platform to view showcases of current work by this year’s COLA Fellows, and download the 2020 COLA Catalog to read essays and view past work by the artists.
The 2020 COLA Individual Artist Fellowships recipients:
Tanya Aguiñiga, Amir H. Fallah, YoungEun Kim, Elana Mann, Hillary Mushkin, Alison O’Daniel, Vincent Ramos, Steven Reigns, Roxanne Steinberg, Shizu Saldamando, Holly J. Tempo, Mia Doi Todd, Jeffrey Vallance, and
Lisa Diane Wedgeworth
The 2020 COLA Online Performances will begin with Openwork, a live streaming event on
June 21 at 10:00 a.m. by COLA Fellow Roxanne Steinberg.
The 2020 COLA Online Visual Arts Exhibition will be accompanied by public programming from LAMAGPlay, which includes Walk with Me on Saturday, June 27. Join visual arts COLA Fellow Holly J. Tempo for a walk in her neighborhood to learn about her creative process, taking place on LAMAG’s Instagram Stories (@lamagbarnsdall).
$10 – $25
Mark Bradford’s 150 Portrait Tone, a mural-size composition that contains elements of both abstraction and realism, is based on an idea for a work that the artist conceived after the fatal shooting of Philando Castile by a police officer in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Lecturer John Schmal will give a presentation on searching for your indigenous roots in Mexico. In addition to showing examples of Indian baptisms and marriages from various parts of the country, he will discuss the issue of tribal identity and the use of the generic term “indio” in Catholic Church records as early as the 1600s. Some of the challenges of tracing indigenous families beyond several generations will be discussed. John P. Schmal is a historian, genealogist, and lecturer. John…
Watch a quick art video online, do the art project at the end and upload or email your creation to crewnative to earn a raffle ticket and a chance to win original art pieces from the Crew and an art kit from the city of Los Angeles, the GRYD Foundation
Join in watching an archival video presentation of last season’s Latino Theater Company production of Home. Writer/performer Nancy Ma’s coming-of-age tale about growing up sandwiched between two cultures. Desperately seeking approval from her Chinese Toisan immigrant family, Nancy journeys away from her home in New York City’s Chinatown in search of the American dream — only to learn that you can only find “Home” when you accept where you come from. Join Ma and director Geoffrey Rivas for an online…
Self Help Graphics & Art presents The Very Very Very Long Day, a virtual group exhibition curated by Marvella Muro, featuring artists from our teaching artists cohort and Advisory Committee, documenting their collective experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. The exhibition opens virtually August 22 and runs through September 25.