Angels Gate Cultural Center 
August 2021
Angels Gate Cultural Center provides space for artists to work and engages community through arts education, exhibitions of contemporary art, and cultural events. 
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Studio Artists

Studio Artists Michelle Seo and Da Aie Park  are participating in a group exhibition titled Diaspora-Arirang at Shatto Gallery 3130 Wilshire Blvd #104, Los Angeles. The show opens August 7th and runs through September 4th with gallery hours Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 5pm.  
More information can be found here on the gallery website.
Michelle Seo, Mackerel Sky, Watercolor on Hanji, 84″ x 96″, 2021
Da Aie Park, Doc Folds 1, 57″ x 59″ , Acrylic & indian ink on Hanji, 2021
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Studio Artist Ann Weber is included in the exhibition, Contrary to the Ordinary, at SCAPE Gallery at 2859 East Coast Hwy, Corona Del Mar, CA 

More information can be found here on the gallery website.

Never Ending Boogie Woogie, 2020, cardboard, staples, polyurethane 58″ x 96″ x 5″
Photo: Ray Carofano

See More of Ann’s Work

The San Pedro Heritage Museumfounded by Studio Artist writer and historian Angela Romero, has launched its ‘Bukowski in Bronze’ project, an effort to raise money to honor writer, poet, and San Pedran, Charles Bukowski with a statue.

Famed sculptor Eugene created a bronze medallion with Bukowski’s likeness on it. Bronze and porcelain medallions are available for a donation of $195 and $75 respectively. Click here for more information or contact Angela by email angela@sanpedroheritage.org.
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Studio Artist Candice Gawne is just back from Venice 2021 Architecture Biennial. This twelve day trip included Florence, Napoli, Pompei and Rome!
See Candice’s Work

Visit Angel Gate Cultural Center’s  Studio Artist Emporium where you may purchase new, original artwork by 14 different Studio Artists including ceramics, paintings, photography, prints and more. Click here.

Support local San Pedro artists and our mission to provide space for artists to work and to engage the community through arts education, exhibitions of contemporary art and cultural events as a portion of all proceeds will be donated to Angels Gate Cultural Center.
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Gallery Conversations: Multiples 
Thursday, August 12
7 – 8:30pm PST online

Join the artists and curators of Multiples, for a live, interactive conversation about the themes and concepts behind the exhibition – now on view through September 12th. Multiples shares a strategy of building meaning from the multiple, as found in iterative series, repetition of mass-produced objects and images in new and site-responsive works by Nathan Gulick, Colleen Hargaden, Seth Lower, Megan Mueller, Samuel Scharf, Noah Spindler, Katie Thoma, and Katya Usvitsky, and Hannah Sage Kay. 

Sign up for the live artist talk at eventbrite.

Multiples is supported by the Pasadena Art Alliance and Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles.
Please join us in welcoming back our Community Classes here at Angels Gate Cultural Center. Some classes resumed onsite in our classrooms the week of July 19th, with more returning in coming weeks.

Click here for a complete list of classes, descriptions and instructors. For more information or to sign up for a class contact the instructor directly.


Sign up on evenbrite here! Limit of 20 participants. The workshop will be held outside. 

This August, Angels Gate will be holding Family Art Workshop in-person at Angels Gate, as well as Virtually on Zoom! COVID-19 safety protocols (mask wearing & contact tracing) will be enforced on-site.

Join Artist-Teacher Patricia Liverman for this month’s workshop exploring collage! We will make our own landscapes using an array of tactile materials. Exploring the practice of collage, we will use textures and colors to create touchable works of art inspired by the world around us or worlds we imagine.

Suggested Materials:

  • Large-size poster board
  • Craft glue
  • Paintbrushes
  • Fabric scraps
  • Needles and thread
  • Assorted papers and textured items

Supplies will be provided to those who attend on-site at AGCC. You are invited to bring your own fabric scraps and other textural materials (such as string or yarn, buttons or beads, sandpaper)!

Sign up today! Register on eventbrite, and you will receive the Zoom link prior to the event.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 
Questions? Email colleen@angelsgateart.org

soundpedro2021 continues through November 27th.

VBODOBV | dEvolution

Tech-knell – Premieres August 11th, Noon Pacific time

Experience the VBODOBV – Virtual BreakOut During the OutBreak Videos – sounding videos responding in diverse and personal ways to ideas about (and experiences with) sound and aural perception.

VBODOBV | dEvolution is in 3-parts, each with curatorial themes. Au Naturel and Personnel now available to watch on youtube. The final installment, Tech-knell premieres August 11th, noon PST, online.

Learn more about soundpedro and watch VBODOBV at soundpedro.org
Angels Gate Cultural Center is participating in Long Beach Gives, a one-day online giving event, on Thursday September 23rd. Fundraisers such as this make it possible for AGCC to continue increasing access to the arts and arts education in Los Angeles County.

Here are 3 ways you can help us surpass our goal of $20,000:

1. Like and share our social media posts.
2. Advocate for AGCC by sharing our campaign with friends and family.
3. Become a peer fundraiser, by creating and sharing your fundraising page (AGCC staff will assist in creating the page and will provide sample email, social media post and images to promote your page)

Interested in becoming a peer fundraiser? Email sarah@angelsgateart.org
Visit our Long Beach Gives page today!
1st Thursday ArtWalk returns! 

Join us Thursday, August 5th from 6 to 9pm for live music, open galleries, food trucks and more! 

*Please note, masking protocols will be in place*

And we’re looking forward to visiting the Loft Gallery for the opening of a new show by Angelica Sotiriou during September’s ArtWalk. “Silence of the Heart” is a series of large acrylic works inspired by the ancient techniques from the Byzantium period.  

Angelica is a former longtime Artists-in-Classrooms (AIC) Artist-Teacher and AGCC Studio Artist.
At Angels Gate Cultural Center we love interacting with our community both on and off campus. We are excited to once again participate in the Harbor Community Health Care Centers’ Back to School Fair on Saturday August 10th, 10-1pm. Come down to 425 S. Pacific Ave, San Pedro for this great backpack and school supply give away! Don’t forget to stop by our booth to participate in an arts activity.


Support Angels Gate Cultural Center today!

Our generous supporters help to make Angels Gate Cultural Center a vibrant arts hub within the Los Angeles Harbor Region. Our work would not be possible without this community of contributors. Angels Gate Cultural Center’s gallery exhibitions and cultural events serve students each academic year. However you choose to give, know that your contribution is critical to the ongoing success and excellence of our programs, both onsite at AGCC and in the community.

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Thank you to our generous supporters.

Angels Gate Cultural Center 
3601 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro, CA 90731
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Angels Gate Cultural Center
3601 S. Gaffey St. Box 1
San Pedro, CA 90731

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