EVENTS | WORKSHOPS | EXHIBITIONS
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El Otro (The Other) Valentines
Friday, February 12, 2016 at 7PM
El Otro (The Other) Valentines ♥ is a unique art making experience with live music. A unique opportunity to create your own one-of-a-kind works with the Self Help Graphics & Art artists. Bring a loved one – a lover, a hater, a parent, sister, brother and with the guidance of one of SHG’s artist create an amazing work of art.
9PM – 12AM – Admission to the event ($13 ticket)
Complimentary drinks included and special musical performance by El Rio.
Your ticket also provides you with a VIP SHOPPING experience at the Mercadito de Amor.
Salomon Huerta (Portraits)
Dewey Tafoya (Screen Prints)
Victor Rosas (VDay Cards & Codices)
Jennifer Galindo (Custom Cards using Calligraphy)
MERCADITO DE AMOR
Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 12PM
Self Help Graphics & Art invites you to the Mercadito de Amor (12pm to 5pm). Find high quality crafts, food, and fine art for that special someone (including yourself) in your life.
A curated shopping experience of the best Eastside artists and artisans. You will always find a unique gift for your loved ones at one of the longest running pop up sales in Los Angeles. ♥
Artist & Artisans:
2ndwnd, Araceli Silva Grateful, Balam Creations, Butterflies and Hummingbirds, Cha Cha Covers, Cultura en tu Ropa, Dalila Paola Mendez, De La Luna Designs, Dr. Rubin’s Pomade, Heart On, Kalli Arte
Martha Hernandez, Miyo & Usen Print Editions, Mujeres De Maiz, Leachy Peachy’s Art & Jewelry, Maribel Patchouli Reveles, Sergio Flores Jewelry Designs, Social Machine Productions, Rafael Haro y mas
Music by Ana Saldana
January 26 – April 12, 2016 (no class March 22 & 29)
Tuesdays, 4:00 –7:00 pm
CAP/Self Help Graphics & Art Media Mashup Program
A 20-week program for high school youth, students exploring a multitude of disciplines while focusing on specific social issues. Participants may choose to collaborate with others in the class, or work independently to develop their own way of self-expression and make creative choices within the visual arts. Media includes but is not limited to various forms of printmaking, stop-motion animation, and digital video production. The program culminates with an exhibition of the work at Self Help Graphics & Art and at a gallery in Downtown, Los Angeles.
Registration: To register, visit us on the web at calarts.edu/cap. Enrollment is based on a first-come, first-served basis.
Prints and the Revolution
Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 7PM
Prints and the Revolution is a printmaking based party with music. A unique opportunity to create your own one-of-a-kind prints with the Self Help Graphics & Art artists. Bring your own T-Shirt and have it printed free.
7PM – 9PM Printmaking Session ($50 ticket)
9PM – 12AM Admission to the event ($13 ticket)
Includes drinks! BUY TICKETS HERE
Natural Witness: Human History Revealed Through Plants
Co-curated by artists Miyo Stevens-Gandara and Dalila Paola Mendez.
Natural Witness: Human History Revealed Through Plants is an exhibition featuring works created in a variety of media that use plants as theme to examine the relationship between humans and their environment. By looking at the ways in which humans have coexisted with and utilized plant life throughout time, much can be revealed about human history in the context of migration, agricultural industrialization, international and national policies that impact our ecosystem and daily lives.
Exhibition Runs: April 7th, 2016 – April 28th, 2016
Opening Reception April 7th, 2016 at 7PM
Meet the Artist: April 14, 2016 at 7PM
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 7PM
Exhibition runs from May 1 through June 10, 2016
Self Help Graphics & Art in partnership with Social Public Art Resource Center (SPARC), the Center for the Study of Political Graphics, and Art Division announce the launch of a series of exhibitions and activities that will feature Francisco Toledo’s Poster Biennial for Mexico’s Missing Students featuring 43 Posters from Mexico, Greece, Iran, Cuba, Denmark, Spain, Poland and many other countries along with 43 kites made by Francisco Toledo to commemorating each disappeared student.
More information to follow…
Art As Resistance Exhibition
Art As Resistance Exhibition @ Self Help Graphics & Art
Jan 8 – Jan 28 all-day
Art As Resistance, curated by Brenzy Solorzano as part of SHG’s Young Curators Program The YOUNG CURATORS program offers youth the opportunity to curate exhibitions and events while providing guidance, support, and resources to present[...]
Meet The Artists Series: Cuban Printmakers 7:00 pm
Meet The Artists Series: Cuban Printmakers @ Self Help Graphics & Art
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 7PM (SOLD OUT) An intimate dialogue with featured artists. Join the Self Help Graphics’ Team in an up close and personal dialogue with featured artists exploring equity in the work[...]
CAP/Self Help Graphics & Art’s Media Mashup Program 4:00 pm
CAP/Self Help Graphics & Art’s Media Mashup Program @ Self Help Graphics & Art
Jan 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
January 26 – April 12, 2016 (no class March 22 & 29) Tuesdays, 4:00 –7:00 pm CAP/Self Help Graphics & Art Media Mashup Program A 20-week program for high school youth, students exploring a multitude[...]