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Art is everywhere…  Some of my favorite landscape gardeners, Patrick Turnbull and Collie Valadez, have been servicing the high end residential market in Southern California for the last 30 years. They have been involved in the design and planning, development, and care of some of the most beautiful and lovely gardens imaginable, running the spectrum from simple and green to flowers and vegetables a-plenty.

I have been lucky enough to witness and document some of their work, which you can view here.

You can also view their additional images on their website http://www.artfromthegroundup.com

If your sacred garden needs a magic touch, Collie and Pat are your team, so keep their info handy and Like their Facebook page!

Personal Landscaping Inc can be reached at: https://www.facebook.com/PersonalLandscaping/info or via email: ArtFromTheGroundUp@Gardener.com or phone at (818) 353-5792

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WOW, wow, wow… This is one of the most amazing shows that i’ve ever seen! Not only because it’s the collection of works of James Fee – moving and rich with the print quality that i’ve not seen in a while, but also on display, two of his recently discovered notebook diaries and incredibly well narrated stories to read by Craig Krull. The Rose-Lynn Fisher work is mesmerizing as well as intriguing… What an experience!!! It’s a must see! Exhibit runs till September 1st, 2012

James Fee & Rose-Lynn Fisher

 Mark your calendars for the opening night

July 21st, 2012 4-6PM

Exhibit runs from

July 21st – September 1st, 2012

CRAIG KRULL GALLERY

BERGAMOT STATION

2525 MICHIGAN AVE, BUILDING B3

SANTA MONICA, CA 90404

  

NO NEW YORK: Adventures in the Town of Empty

Nonfiction project in Los Angeles, CA by Adele Bertei

If you’d like to know more about Adele Bartei and the flavor of her writing, please visit her website: www.adelebertei.com

A Beautiful sounds for beautiful morning – enjoy this SPRING MIX by DJ LAMINLOVE from Sound Space Lab

LAMINLOVE – LA based DJ spins funky disco house grooves. For booking contact:slam@soundspacelab.com

Sound Space Lab is a boutique production music library specializing in Electronica, Dance, Hip Hop, R&B and Urban. We provide music licensing to all media usage worldwide from Advertising to Network, Soundtrack to Radio, etc. We also provide custom track to help meet our client’s specific needs.

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Design Matters Gallery presents This Space is Not Empty

a group exhibition featuring works by LA based artists/designers:

my dear creative artist friend – Yoko Kanayama

as well as Veronique d’Entremont and Elena Manferdini.

Opening reception

Thursday, May 17, 2012, 7-9pm

11527 West Pico Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90064

Exhibition: May 17 – June 16th, 2012

This Space is Not Empty examines the processes and techniques each artist employs to foster an awareness of our surroundings. Whether through an examination of bodily phenomena, an investigation of urban figure/field, or a re-appropriation of nature through digital means, each artist considers a new interpretation of space and environment.
Gallery Hours
Wednesday-Friday 11-6, Saturday 1-5 and by appointmentFor more information or to schedule a private viewing please contact: 310.841.6423 or visit designmattersLA.com

TO ALL ART LOVERS!
Mark your calendar and RSVP to the Red Carpet Opening event of “The Gallery at Culver City” – the brand new gallery and event space, created as a group venture between our phenomenal friend, Dale and 3 significant artists, so… knowing that, i predict that it will be one GRAND, HOT, NEW ART GALLERY IN TOWN!!!
 

the gallery
culver city
red carpet opening
+ select auction at 8pm

Saturday, May 5th 2012, 6 – 9PM        Please RSVP to Attend

Great art, great music, great people, great vibes in the heart of the Culver City Art District at 6021 Washington Blvd.

The Artists:

Olivier Pojzman

Stephen Rowe

Len Aaron

The Gallery will be open for events and by appointment.

A must-see exhibit of the striking works by one of my favorite LA artists – Jill Hundenski

JUDGE-MEN-TAL

Art by Jill Hundenski 

THURSDAY – APRIL 19th 

7-11pm

652 MATEO ST. # 102
LOS ANGELES, CA 90021
*Complimentary drinks
*Ample street parking or $5 parking lot.
*RSVP appreciated: janacruderphoto@me.com
http://www.janacruderphoto.com/


A great Group Exhibit of contemporary LA artists

including brilliant Sergio Teran and Hataya Tubtim

O b s c u r e d L i n e s

Contemporary Drawing
in Los Angeles

Valley College 5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, CA 91041

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Exhibition is open March 1 through April 19, 2012

Monday through Thursday, 11 am to 2 pm and 6 pm to 9 pm

(Closed for Spring Break, April 2 – 9, 2012)

Participating Artists: Joe Biel, Jennifer Celio, Margaret Griffith, Kiel Johnson, Timothy Nolan, Elizabeth Saveri, Segio Teran, Hataya Tubtim, Alexandra Wiesenfeld.

LAVC Gallery Link

An all animal and art lovers “must attend” event!

WonderPUP … where dogs are our superheroes! – another wonderful ART BENEFIT at Leanna Lin’s Wonderland!

To honor Leanna’s sweet baby dog Richy, 100% of all art sales will benefit American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Foundation!

*** SHOW RUN: March 10 – April 22, 2012 ***

OPENING EVENT: March 10th, 2012 (6-10pm)

in conjunction with 2nd Saturdays NELAart Gallery Night

Leanna Lin’s Wonderland
5024 Eagle Rock Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90041
323.550.1332

FOR FULL LIST OF :: SPONSORS :: AND:: DONATING ARTISTS + DESIGNERS :: PLEASE GO TO: WonderPUP

ACVIM: 

Artisan LA is having a party to introduce the new designers at their boutique. Come on down and browse the wide variety of original jewelry, which include fabulous pieces from our talented friend  – PopCulture Princess – as well as  Alexia CohenErica Clum, Jesse Campos, and more.

©PopCulture Princess

Artisan LA Designer Party

Today, November 26th

at 7 p.m.

4649 Russell Ave (At Vermont) L.A. CA. 90027

Thanks BiteMe! Music + Fashion for spreading the word about this fantastic event:  Shop for the Holidays and Support Independent Artists

Sergio Teran is participating in the Arroyo Arts Collective Discovery Tour this Sunday 11-20-11. He will be showing his recent works (done in the last 3 years) and he will be carving as well. Stop by and visit!!

To see images and for more info and driving direction click on the link below:

 Arroyo Arts Collective Discovery Tour@ Audubon Center

“DREAMS” – PAINTINGS BY ALEKSANDRA WINTERS

If you happen to be in Mamaroneck, NY this Thursday, don’t miss out on an evening of art, dance, and delicious food!

An opening event of DREAMS – exhibit of extraordinary paintings BY ALEKSANDRA WINTERS – will take place:

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 3, 2011 at 7pm

and will be accompanied by Moroccan food made by Chef Azzeddine Bennouna and a special bellydance performance by beautiful Tava Naiyin at:

Zitoune Moroccan Cuisine
1127 W. Boston Post Rd. Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Phone: (914) 835-8350 (call for dinner RESERVATIONS)
http://www.zitounerestaurant.com/home.html

Support Small Businesses This Holiday Season!

Here are few good local places and artist studios for the start:

 Leanna Lin’s Wonderland – http://www.leannalinswonderland.com/

 ❤ Inspired by Claire Jane – www.inspiredbyclairejane.com

❤ Jason Markk – http://jasonmarkk.com/

❤ Charlie’s Kosher Delicatessen (mmm, mmmm Turkey!) ;) –  http://CharliesKosherDeli.com/

❤ Raw Bites Happy Food – www.rawbiteshappyfood.com

❤ bring some FUN & CREATIVITY to your environment with original, one of the kind fine art, photography and jewelry pieces from INCREDIBLE ARTIST listed on our Contributors Page

❤ or get your Holiday Portraits or Family Pictures taken by one of our BRILLIANT PHOTOGRAPHERS, all of which you can find at –https://vartmuse.wordpress.com/art-business-contributors-links-2/

❤ and THEN get creative with printing your gifts with couple of the best print shops in LA: ❤ RA Photography –  http://www.raphotography.com  and  ❤ The ICON – http://www.iconla.com/ ❤

NOT IN LA? Hmm, too bad, as you may be missing on some great stuff mentioned above (but then, maybe not with all the internet connectivity nowadays :)), but  just to support all arts and small businesses, here is a link for you too: 10 Great Websites to Buy Handmade Goods 

Have fun! Get Creative!!!!

Fun! Come this Sunday, October 23rd, to the Pasadena Open Market (on One Colorado in Pasadena) for an opportunity to purchase original prints from Sergio Teran’s Lucha series and Rolling City.  http://www.onecolorado.com/fun_artmarket.phpRolling City: A Graphic Short in Block-Prints Edition Printed on a Vandercook. — at Armory Center for the Arts  http://www.facebook.com/rollingcity

©Sergio Teran http://sergioteran.com/

A great read:

Gabriel Wartofsky on Designing for the ‘Conscious Commuter’ – an Interview by Ophelia Chong

An Interview with an Art Center College of Design alum – Gabriel Wartofsky on KCET, by a very talented, 2Vie Art Auction Contributor, artist, writer and creative mind – Ophelia Chong

Gabriel Wartofsky is a graduate of Art Center College of Design, with a degree in Transportation Design. Gabriel is not designing the next Ford, or the newest fastest BMW like his other alumni; he is designing for the ‘Conscious Commuter.’ ” (…)

To read the KCET Interview of Gabriel Wartofsky, by Ophelia Chong please go to:  http://www.kcet.org/updaily/socal_focus/commentary/changing-the-way-we-move.html

These beautiful, one of the kind jewelry pieces are the latest creations of a sculptor, ceramicist & painter – Paul Guillemette

       

Guillemette’s Jewelry Line is similar to his art, which he assembles in striking patterns, and then seals them with smooth, transparent resin so that they seem to be cast in honey. His jewelry can be purchased at Leanna Lin’s Wonderland, a unique playful jewelry studio/shop/art gallery in Eagle Rock, inspired by modern & Retro designs, as well as  LACMA in the Mid-Wilshire.

For more info on Paul Guillemette please click here

Rolling City: A Graphic Short in Block-Prints by Sergio Teran

Rolling City: Is a graphic short that Sergio Teran puts out every month at wordpress.com (sergioartblog/ROllingCIty). And the narrative is scene through the eyes of a 12 yr old, skateboard-fanatic’s influence of skate, movie and pop culture in the 80’s.

Check it out at http://sergioartblog.wordpress.com/

and to follow Sergio’s Facebook Rolling City page click here

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Go to Bite Me! Music + Fashion to read about new Photography Exhibit by… Moby!

Moby Presents: Destroyed

Reception and book-signing

Saturday, September 10th 

6:00 – 8:00

Kopeikin Gallery

2766 La Cienega Blvd

Los Angeles, California 90034 

click here to order a signed Book

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Little Wisdom
Innocent Drawings by David Brady – fresh off the press!

Don’t miss a chance to get a Signed Copy of David Brady’s new book, with an original drawing inside!

Little Wisdom is now available for purchase!

8×10″, Softcover Edition
76 full color pages of drawings, and mixed media paintings by David Brady.

Each book is signed by the artist and includes a bookmark and postcards! 

also, check out this great clip from David’s recent shoes painting for Freedom & Fashion event with Vivala Art and Toms Shoes.

Beautiful Work, Mr. Brady!

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Leanna Lin’s Wonderland presents a group show with 2D + 3D works – FOREST FRIENDS “happy creatures of the forest”

Art Opening event is Saturday, September 10th (6-10pm) in conjunction with 2nd Saturdays NELAart Gallery Night http://www.NELAart.com

*** show run: Sept. 10 – Oct. 2, 2011 ***

ARTISTS:

Adrianna Bamber | Angela Che |  Axel Honey | Aya Masuda | Bombastic Fantastic | Bored Inc. | Chikagraphy | Cristina Paulos | Crowded Teeth |  David Brady | Donna Letterese | Mari Araki | Mekanikku | Ming Ong | Sachiho Hino Lee | Sean Chao | Stacey Winters|  T&A Friendly  | Tsai-Fi

Food + Drinks:
LOMO ARIGATO food truck

Event Styled by:
LOVELY JUBILEE

Leanna Lin’s Wonderland  5024 Eagle Rock Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90041  

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David Brady (2Vie Art Contributor) will showcase his shoe art exhibitions on “Freedom & Fashion” during the “Downtown Art Walk Event”.

Freedom and Fashion is a fashion-oriented organization that serves as a resource hub for fair-trade businesses and non-profit organizations dealing with labor and sex trafficking. Freedom and Fashion’s REFASHION shopping event along LA’s Downtown Art Walk to be included in FASHION’S NIGHT OUT on September 8, 2011

 Shop for humanitarian-based merchandise from Falling Whistles, Krochet Kids, Raven + Lily, International Princess Project, Liberty in North Korea (LiNK), Def.i.ni.ción and Freedom and Fashion. Purchasing a bag, jewelry, or clothing from our guest vendors supports those working to end human oppression through fashion. Rene Morales, Jonathan Huang, Andy Fletcher, Kim Edmiston, Clair Foster Browne, Tony Hong, Joby Cummings, Stephen V. Williams, and David Brady will showcase their shoe art exhibitions, and music will be provided by L.A. Times featured up-and-coming DJ Co.fee.

Sponsors and partners include: TOMS, NIKA water, Amoeba Music, VIVA LA ART!, Los Angeles Network to End Slavery, Peeled Snacks, FIDM, UCLA Fashion and Student Trends, Rescom Security, Assembly Line Collective, California Market Center, Code 4 Media Group and Aveda Los Angeles.

Time: Doors open from 6:00pm-10:00pm
Exclusive discounts and giveaways available with donation of $5-10.

For additional information about the event, please visitwww.freedomandfashion.com.

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Photographer Felipe Dupouy, 2Vie Art Auction participant, is offering special discount on some of his one of a kind prints, limited edition books and box sets of his photography, until August 30th. These are some of his favorite prints, which sales of will raise money for Felipe’s new art project.

Special discounted prints by Felipe Dupoy can be viewed at:  http://www.felipedupouy.com/#mi=1&pt=2&pi=11000&p=-1&a=0&at=0&pw=prints

Some recent info about Felipe Dupoy’s work:

•PRESS section of his site with a link to articles about his work: http://www.felipedupouy.com/#a=0&at=0&mi=11&pt=0&pi=19&s=0&p=-1 
•Link to a recent interview about his Portrait Los Angeles series from an Italian arts blog: http://www.e-photoreview.com/blog/felipe-dupouy.html
•Images from The Portrait Los Angeles series are being featured at the Design and Architecture Museum in an exhibition titled Rethink LA:  http://www.aplusd.org/
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