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Your Guide to the Venice Art Crawl – Thursday, March 17

Venice has a long and storied history as a vibrant epicenter for artists, musicians, actors, architects, and other creative types. Designers Charles and Ray Eames had their offices on Abbot Kinney. Architect Frank Gehry designed several well-known houses in Venice, including must-sees on the beach. Jean-Michel Basquiat, John Baldessari, Dennis Hopper, Ed Ruscha, and many more visual artists maintained studios here. Legendary rock band The Doors were formed here in 1965. Today, artists as varied as musician Fiona Apple, South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, actress Anjelica Huston, and actor Robert Downey Jr. all call Venice home. With such a dynamic history and community, the Venice Art Crawl, which is held quarterly, fosters and invigorates the vital Venice art scene. It’s simple one of my favorite Los Angeles events. Below are all of the events and galleries participating in 2016’s first Venice Art Crawl happening this Thursday, March 17.

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Florals & Abstracts with Laura Schuler Studio
Le Cellier
417 W Washington Blvd. 11:30AM – 11PM

Laura Schuler Studio will be featuring a series of Netherlands-inspired acrylic paintings on canvas.

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St Catty’s Day Feline Art Festival
Fringe
1605 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291  7pm-10pm

The first Feline Art Festival and Cat Adoption Event! The Cat Club is a Venice based nonpurrofit who rescues homeless kitties and finds them homes. Whether you are looking to adopt a cat or kitten, buy some cat art, or just drink a few cat-tails and mingle with some of our beautiful cat-loving ladies, you won’t want to miss this event!

In Persistence of Memory
Sunny Bak Studio
2214 Pacific Avenue  6PM-10PM

In this preview of assemblage artist Lou D’Elias recent works, presented are six artworks that touch on the artist’s familiar themes of identity, role expectations, and the quick passage of time, while also questioning the fate of future memories in dealing with the past. Songwriter Apryll Aileen will also perform.

Robert Graham Venice Beach
1326 Abbot Kinney Blvd. 6PM-9PM

Robert Graham designs are the art itself. Staff will be there to talk about the designers work.

ARTravenous
Danny’s
23 Windward Ave. 6:00 – 10:00 PM

A celebration of life, art, poetry, music, theater, and comedy. Awesome Giveaway Time wraps up the evening with fun giveaways from business sponsors.

Gotta Have It
1516 Pacific Ave.  11am to 7pm

Music, clothing, and art.

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Tim Langridge Photography
Maui & Sons #2 – MDR
23 Washington Blvd 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Photography exhibit by local Venice artist Tim Langridge.

Carpet Shoes
Parking Spaces
Park Row bet Windward/Market 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

This art project is “about our neighbors to the south and the idea of trying to be invisible while crossing into the USA.   People forget California was Mexico once. A lot of people have risked death, danger, robbery and rape to gain a better life in America.”

NextSpace
1600 Main St. Venice   6:30pm – 10:00pm

Group exhibit and music in collaboration with Dogtown Artists United, curated by Daniela Ardizzone

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A Miraculous Voyage
C.A.V.E. GALLERY
1108 Abbot Kinney Blvd,

New exhibition featuring works by: Jason Hernandez & Joshua Charles Hart. On view through April 3.

Bobbi Bennett presents “Out of the Closet,”
also featuring work by Artist Johnny Grosso
Wylie Wilson
1301 Abbot Kinney Blvd 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Using live models, painted backgrounds, twigs, mud and various lighting techniques, Bobbi Bennett illustrates a thematic image. Her themes range from Native Americans, Angels, Superheroes, Goddess Icons and Abstract landscape. This event will also feature work by Artist Johnny Grosso, painting and mixed media, Large Horse paintings, Aryclic Resin/ mixed media. Light holdovers will be served.

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Venice Oceanarium
Bank of Venice
Windward & Pacific 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Table displaying marine artifacts and specimens of marine life indigenous to Venice Beach. The Oceanarium has been active in Venice for over 20 years and has been presenting events on the Beach and Pier since then.

Green Venice Expo
Park Row 6 -10 pm

The Green Venice Expo 2.0 will gather all citizens, businesses and organizations concerned with sustainable living solutions, environmental issues and our green future. The event will feature speakers, exhibitors and workshops on topics of concern to our community. Many experts, organizations and companies will be on hand to share information and services.

Live Painting and Mural Restorations
Speedway Between 19th and 20th 6:30-10:00

Local artists Andrea Tan and Jules Muck will be restoring murals on site. There will be live paintings by Parker Winans.  Artisan Made Wearables by Dominic of Coatney Creative. Come join us for an evening of beautification and art.

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WILL Leather Goods
1360 Abbot Kinney Blvd 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tim Mueller is a painter and tattoo artist in Los Angeles who will be tattooing your favorite WILL Leather Goods products live in our store. Come make it permanent with live music and drinks on us, you’ll go home with a bag and a night you WILL remember.

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Little Landscapes/Vinyl Night
Deborah Reilly Art Studio
2240 Penmar Ave. 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Little Landscapes is a showing of works on paper of a post-apopolyptic nature. The art medium is collage taken from old sketchbooks and papers. An abstract painter, process artist at heart leads to a lot of pages of non-note. Deborah then takes these papers cuts, glues and arranges them to give a feel of place and time. In addition to the little landscape series there will be a couple of big paintings and other stuff like this great book written by a dog that gives back to the rescue community and who knows what else will be created by the time March 17th rolls around. Oh and Vinyl Night will be spinning some funky beats.

Green PEACE
Park Row 6PM-10PM
Park Row between Market and Windward

Art and Sculpture by Federico (Fred) Ceballos, Alex Ceballos, Audrey McNamara and Michelito Orquiola

Art & Candy
The Winston House
1285 Electric Avenue, Venice   6pm-10pm
Admission: $25

Muyingo Events & The Winston House invite you to celebrate community & art at the first Venice Art Crawl of the year! Come mix, mingle, check out art, eat candy, listen to live music and sip on complimentary fine wines. Featuring artists Flavio Kampah Campagna, Pricilla Witte, Matt Warren, Aldo Chacon and Constance Brantley. A group showing of local Venice & Silverlake artists. Festivities will take place at the beautiful Winston House, a private loft just off of Abbot Kinney.

Très Rad
1510 Pacific Ave. 5-11 PM

Come get live prints on wood! Check out a line of custom towels, socks, and gifts featuring local Venice artists and photographers, and get your picture taken in a photo booth. Featuring work from local artist Francesca Quintano, who will also being doing live mini paintings from 7-10. Get a photo taken, print some stuff on wood, buy a custom towel, have a drink, and get a mini painting!

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Larger than Life
The Art Shack-Teau
1008 5th Ave 6:30-10 PM

David Tanych, sculptor and Meryl Lebowitz, painter will be hosting an opening at the Art Shack-Teau at 1008 5th Avenue. There will be a 7pm unveiling of David’s latest, larger than life, steel and redwood sculpture. The reveal will be followed by an opening with live music by New Orleans’ funk band, The Gumbo Brothers.

Paintings by Ann Wolken
Small World Books
1407 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291  6:00PM- 9:00PM

The opening night reception for the ongoing exhibit of paintings by local Venice artist Ann Wolken. Refreshments will be served.

Art at The Sidewalk Café
The Sidewalk Café
1401 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291 7:00pm-11:00pm

Come and enjoy the Venice Art Crawl and St Patrick’s Day at the Sidewalk Cafe! We will have special Holiday Food and Drink specials, as well as Artists and Music. Come and be a part of our Interactive Art Project!!

Second Nature
310 Gallery
310 Westminster Venice, CA 90291   6pm – 10pm

Merging the unseen with reality, Second Nature features mixed media paintings by Hannah Natali, channeling the mysterious source of all life. A surprise “living art” experience will be unveiled one night only for the Venice Art Crawl. Wine and beverages provided.

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Trim salon
1424 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291   6 pm to 9 pm

Surfup gallery in collaboration with Trim Salon will be displaying surfboard art from local and international artists starting March 1 until May 1st, 2016

Plancha Tacos Art Crawl
Plancha Tacos
2024 Pacific Ave. 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

LORE Productions presents Fine Art artists at Plancha Tacos Venice Beach! Come and enjoy great tacos and amazing art from renowned artists: Marcus Pollitz, Heriberto Luna, Chavez Art & Luis Huffington.

All events are FREE unless otherwise noted. Participating galleries are listed below, and be sure to download the Venice Art Crawl’s handy map.

Altered Space Gallery
1221 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 452-8121
AlteredSpaceGallery.com

Buckwild Gallery
12804 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 398 – 0222
BuckWildGallery.com 

C.A.V.E. Gallery
1108 Abott Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 450-6960
CaveGallery.net  

Di Arte Collection
580 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90291
(310) 770-2683
DiArteCollection.com

The G2 Gallery
1503 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 452-2842
TheG2Gallery.com

Horowitz Ferrini & Biondi
73 Market St
Venice, CA 90291
(323) 782-4950

IPNT Gallery
Art Project
607 1/2 7th Avenue Venice, CA. 90291
IPNTgallery.com
email: IPNTgallery@gmail.com
310.795.2658

Joshua Tree Art Gallery
621 Palm Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 562-0511
JoshuaTreeArtGallery.com

LA Louver
45 N Venice Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
lalouver.com

Larry Bell Venice
Studio Annex
77 Market St
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 452-3125

Marine Contemporary
1733 — A
Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA, 90291
310 399 0294
MarineContemporary.com

Mirror Space
2500 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 490-8315
mirror-space.com

Moonlight Glass
705 Hampton Dr
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 399-0999
JohnMooneyGlass.com

Neptina
1329 1/2 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 396-1630
LianneGold.com

Paradise Garage
1212 Palms Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
(323) 348-8249
TheParadiseGarage.org

Post No Bills
1103 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 399-2928

Sculpture Gardens
1029 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 399-0321
Scupture-Gardens.com

Shulamit Gallery
17 North Venice Blvd.
Venice, California  90291
(310) 281-0961
shulamitgallery.com

Universal Art Gallery
2001 Lincoln Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 302-8909

Ten Women Venice
1237 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 452-2256
TenWomenGallery.com

Various Small Fires
1212 Abbot Kinney Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90291
(310) 426-8040
vsf.la

Very Venice Art and Design Gallery
1629 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
(424) 268-4334
VeryVeniceArt.com


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