VisionLA Fest Art Show 2015 in Santa Monica

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Clara Berta, abstract artist based in Downtown LA, is featured at VisionLA Fest 2015 art show at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica.

Clara Berta - Ocean of Grace, abstract on canvas and wood panels, 60 x 36 featured at VisionLA Fest Art Show
Ocean of Grace, abstract on canvas and wood panels, 60 x 36

VisionLA ‘15 presents Art Makes Change, a group exhibition of 60 local artists whose work strives to bring awareness to the climate crisis through various fine art mediums. The show will feature over 200 pieces of fine art, sculpture, photography and site-specific installations that inspire, provoke, confront and bring to light the many issues plaguing our world today. All works are for sale. Co-curated by Dale Youngman and Lilli Muller, two long-time L.A.-based curators, the exhibit – split into four themes of EARTH, WATER, RECYCLE and AWARENESS – illustrate how art can create and promote change by focusing on environmental topics including sustainability, reducing emissions, the California drought, ocean pollution, endangered species, activism, etc., while also reminding us of the beauty of the planet we need to protect.

Participating artists in the Art Makes Change group exhibit include:
Mike Anderson, Jacki Apple, Cody Bayne, Clara Berta, Om Bleicher, Jody Bonassi, Wanda Boudreaux, Qathryn Brehm, Bill Brewer, Gary Brewer, Wini Brewer, Mark Brosmer, Kate Caravellas, Michael Carrier, Nathan Cartwright, Morgan Chavoshi, Steven David, Roberto Delgado, Ben Dewell, Beth Elliott, Karen Fiorito, Nicole Fournier, Barbara Fritsche, Anyes Galliani, Tom Garner, Brian Goodman, Patrick Haemmerlein, Erin Hansen, Michael Hayden, William Hogan, Brenda Hurst, Liz Huston, Dave Knudsen, Juri Koll, Jamie Lynn Kovacs, Stuart Kusher, Jonna Lee, Aline Mare, Michael McCall, Rick Mendoza, Monica Mader, Colette Miller, Rebecca Molayem, Michael M. Mollett, Suzi Moon, Jen Moore, Pamela Mower-Conners, Lilli Muller, Julie Orr, Miguel Osuna, Billy Pacek, Yael Pardess, Vinnie Picardi, Naomi Pitcairn, Jena Priebe, Osceola Refetoff, Gay Summer Rick, Robert Rosenblum, Karrie Ross, Avi Roth, Catherine Ruane, Louise Russell, Gwen Samuels, Elizabeth Saveri, Winston Secrest, Moses Seenarine, Karen Sikie, Paul Soady, Sean Sobczak, Marilee Spencer, Anna Stump, Jill Sykes, Alexandra Underhill, Rachel Van Der Pol, Andrea Villefane, Geoffry White, Rush White, Tami Wood and Ron Zeno.

Sunday, December 6th Artist Meet and Greet

Spoken Word Performance, Live Painting, and ART SHOPPING! Come on over to Bergamot Station 2525 Michigan Ave in SM ( Building G1) and join the fun ! Open 11-6 – activity hours

Thursday Dec. 10th 6-10 PM – CLOSING NIGHT RECEPTION
Featuring a performance art piece “Push and Pull” by Nicolette Spear, founder of the Body Fine Art body painting organization. Based on the concept of climate change awareness as the first step to including nature in the future technologies of humankind, the performance is Inspired by her painting “Paradox” and the song “Medicine for the People” by Nakho Bear. “Push and Pull” includes body painted acrobats playing off of each other in a powerful crescendo towards a state of equilibrium.  Also – Performance Art by Artist Beth Elliot and others.

Where:
Bergamot Station
2525 Michigan Ave
Old Santa Monica Museum Bldg (G-1)
Santa Monica, CA 90404

When:
open daily Dec. 1st through Dec. 10th
11 am – 6 pm

VisionLA Fest Press:
Argonaut: Climate Change: As world leaders meet in Paris, artists work to turn the tide at home

Learn more about VisionLA at VisionLA.org.