2021 City of Los Angeles (COLA) Individual Artist Fellowship Program Events

2021 City of Los Angeles (COLA) Individual Artist Fellowship Program Events

This May and June DCA will premiere new works of art by the fourteen recipients of the 2021 City of Los Angeles (COLA) Individual Artist Fellowships. Each year DCA supports creative production by LA’s leading literary, performing, visual, and design artists through the COLA initiative with grants of $10,000 each to create new, original works and present them via a performance platform and exhibition.


The 2021 COLA Fellows are: Neel Agrawal, Noel Alumit, Edgar Arceneaux, Maura Brewer, Nao Bustamante, Jedediah Caesar, Neha Choksi, Michael Datcher, Sarah Elgart, Lia Halloran, Phung Huynh, Farrah Karapetian, Ruben Ochoa, and Umar Rashid.


The 2021 COLA catalog is available now. Download it here:

2021 City of Los Angeles (COLA) Catalog


Program Schedule

Virtual Exhibition by Design and Visual Artists
May 27 to July 22, 2021
Visit lamag.org for details

Visual artists virtual public program series
June 11, June 25, and July 16
Visit lamag.org for details

Authors Night with COLA Fellows Noel Alumit and Michael Datcher
June 26 hosted by Grand Vision Foundation at the Grand Annex.
Visit grandvision.org for tickets.

Video presentations by COLA Performing Artist Fellows take place on June 17 featuring Neel Agrawal, and June 24 featuring Sarah Elgart, hosted by the Skirball Cultural Center and produced by Grand Performances.


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