Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Inglewood Open Studios Celebrates Its Fifth Year With Tour and Group Show! November 12, & 13, 2011.

For Immediate Release: 
Inglewood Open Studios
 Celebrates Its Fifth Year
 With Tour and Group Show!

Tour: Saturday, November 12 – Sunday, November 13, 2011

Group Show: Saturday, November 12 – Saturday, November 26, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA –Fine Artists in Inglewood will open their studios to the public the weekend of November 12-13, 2011 from 1:00pm to 6:00pm during the fifth annual Inglewood Open Studios tour. The event, hosted by Inglewood artists and nonprofit Inglewood Cultural Arts (ICA), will allow visitors to personally tour the studios of established and emerging artists working in drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed-media, photography, installation, and performance. Two historic public artworks in the City of Inglewood will be stops on the tour; The History of Transportation Mural by Helen Lundeberg and The Written Word Intaglio Tower by Tom Van Sant, both of which are located at the Civic Center in Inglewood on Manchester Blvd.
Photo by Ginger Van Hook
In addition to the tour, Inglewood Open Studios also features a group show, which includes work by all participating tour artists, at the gallery within the Beacon Arts Building from Saturday, November 12 through Saturday, November 26, 2011 with an opening reception for the exhibit on November 12, 7:00-10:00pm. The group show will be on view for 2 weeks during normal business hours: Thursday to Saturday 1:00pm to 6:00pm and Sunday 1:00-4:00pm.  Beacon Arts Building (http://www.beaconartsbuilding.com / 310-419-4077) is located at 808 N. La Brea Ave., Inglewood, CA 90302.  The City of Inglewood will provide free shuttle bus service, which will run in a continuous loop, to the attending public on both Open Studios tour days. Printed maps with Open Studios location details are available online and will be at each artist's studio and at the gallery on both tour days. For additional information on Inglewood Open Studios, including the printable tour map, please visit www.inglewoodopenstudios.com and http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=164011226949989#!/event.php?eid=164011226949989.

Participating Artists -
Inglewood Open Studios participants include art educators, self-taught artists, and a significant number of graduates from nearby Otis College of Art and Design. The following is an alphabetical list of participating artists in the
2011 Inglewood Open Studios tour:
Gwinn Alderson, Brian Biedul, Alexis Bolter, Donald Bustraan, Marylene Camacho, Ericka Chapman, Renée A. Fox, GeoVanna Gonzalez, Morgan Gehris, Scott Greiger, Winter Jenssen, Ellina Kevorkian, Deborah Lambert, Sharon Levy, Michael Maas, Michael Massenburg, Elizabeth Mauceli, Chris Mercier, Kenneth H. Ober, David Peters, Jhoiey Ramirez, Joan Robey, Stan Smith, Dustin Shuler, Holly Tempo, Shirley Tse, Ginger Van Hook, Luke Van Hook, MonaLisa Whitaker, Pola Wickham.

Sponsors of the 5th Annual Inglewood Open Studios Tour
Fine Artists of Inglewood, Inglewood Cultural Arts (ICA), The City of Inglewood, Otis College of Art and Design, Beacon Arts Building (BAB), 1019 WEST Art Studios and fer Studios.

Inglewood, CA -
Inglewood is bordered by the LAX International Airport and surrounded by the nearby cities of El Segundo, Playa Del Rey, Marina Del Rey, Westchester, Culver City, and Torrance -- nestled in the center of Los Angeles County.

Inglewood Cultural Arts -
Inglewood Cultural Arts (ICA) is a multidisciplinary nonprofit arts organization, serving residents of Inglewood and its surrounding communities. ICA's mission is to enhance the quality of life in the community by providing diverse cultural arts programs. www.inglewoodculturalarts.org 

For additional information, please contact press liaison Ginger Van Hook at enilde@sprintmail.com or visit her website at www.gingervanhook.com and visit her blogs at  http://gingersartjournal.blogspot.com/ & http://finearttrekkinInglewood.blogspot.com