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ReVISIONS of LA with Shagha Ariannia, Michael Haight, and Melanie Moore
June 3, 2012 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
03 June 2012
ASAP @ LACE
LACE is located in the heart of Hollywood, an ideal place to observe and contemplate the collision of Los Angeles — its intricate networks hum with activity as resources are transferred and spaces are reconstructed through use or development. ASAP’s 2011 Re-Visions of LA drawing workshops will build conversations around how our urban environments are constructed and what that means to our every day lives. Each month a new group of artists will spend an afternoon at LACE providing free drawing classes.
All levels and ages are welcome as we talk about Hollywood while drawing our surroundings.
All workshops are free, and all materials will be supplied.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Shagha Ariannia is an Iranian/American artist. She is currently a M.F.A. Candidate in Photography and Media, Class of 2012 from the California Institute of the Arts( CalArts) and holds a B.A from the University of Irvine (2007). Ariannia has recently shown at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angles Projects as part of a group show “CalArts Graduation Fundraising”, “Spread the Word”, auction to benefit the 826 LA writing program at Mark Moore Gallery, “GLMFA” (Greatest Los Angels Masters of Fine Art 2011) at Cal State Long Beach and also was chosen as first place in a 2008 Torrance Juried Art Exhibition. Ariannia currently lives and works in Los Angeles. For more information please visit sociarts.com/shagha-ariannia
Michael Haight comes from the desert of Southern California. He has recently shown at Cirrus Gallery in Los Angeles and Pszask Gallery in Rolling Hills. His work has also been exhibited in New York and Korea. His book “Paint with a Needle and Thread” has been made into a short film and will be shown at Plexus in New York this summer. You can follow his twitter project “A Drink Called “America”” where he finds bartenders who define america one drink at a time @adrnkcldamerica. Haight currently works in film production.
Melanie Moore holds an M.F.A from Claremont Graduate University (2011) and a B.A. from the University of California, Irvine (2003). She has recently shown in “All the World’s Riches” at 2325 Artist Space, “Speculative Materialism II” at Andi Compognone Projects and “Habits of Mind: Armory Fellows Show” in the Waterworks Building at Colorado One. Moore works and lives in Los Angeles. For more information please visit mooremelanie.com
ASAP (after school arts program) is an arts education collective with a faculty and student population that is always in flux. Led by Michael Ano, elana melissa hill and Elizabeth Watkins, ASAP is motivated by the belief that “Arts education should be available to everyone.
For more information visit: asap-la.blogspot.com/ or facebook.com/pages/REVISIONS-of-LA/215809585128067