Diane Williams Weaves Multicultural Magic in “My America”

Diane Williams Weaves Multicultural Magic in “My America” Shoebox Projects by Genie Davis   In the latest artist residency and exhibition at Shoebox Projects located in The Brewery arts complex, Diane Williams nails the immigrant experience with an installation that actively involves viewers and turns them into participants. And participants we all are: America is…

A Whole New World: Dani Dodge’s “Personal Territories”

A Whole New World: Dani Dodge’s “Personal Territories” by Genie Davis Exhibition runs through August 5   Dani Dodge’s stunning installation at MOAH Cedar in Lancaster delves into a world of dreams and time. These Personal Territories are beyond the borders of ordinary maps, leading viewers into a constellation of memories and dreams. Dodge describes…

“Crossing Boundaries” at the Huntington Beach Art Center

“Crossing Boundaries” Huntington Beach Art Center By Sydney Walters   Crossing Boundaries is more than a feminist art initiative on behalf of the Huntington Beach Art Center. Their proclaimed “Year of Women in the Arts” is a production of paintings, sculptures and mixed media that experiments with common methods of art making to create something…

Animating the Archives: The Woman’s Building

Animating the Archives: The Woman’s Building Avenue 50 Studios, Highland Park By Shana Nys Dambrot Through June 3rd   The great blessing of Animating the Archives is that while it succeeds in its core imperative to re-introduce the pioneering work of the original Woman’s Building actions of decades ago to new generations of audiences and…

Brainworks Gallery Celebrates the Confidence of Her Intuition

Brainworks Gallery Celebrates the Confidence of Her Intuition By Genie Davis   Brainworks Gallery, Her Intuition, curated by the gallery’s own Erin Adams, includes the work of five Los Angeles-based female artists that are in and of themselves a part of an intuitive zeitgeist. Artists Edi Dai, Yasmine Diaz, Margaret Nielsen, Andrea Patrie and Kristine…

In the Artist’s Studio – Photo Essay

In the Artist’s Studio – A Photo Essay   I always prefer to work in the studio. It isolates people from their environment. They become in a sense… symbolic of themselves. ~Richard Avedon                                            …