Angels Gate Cultural Center 
March 2023
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

This month, our short interview video series In Studio with Angels Gate features Studio Artist, Painter and Ceramicist Michelle Seo 

Filmed and edited by SuJan Creative
Studio Artist Ann Weber will participate in CO/LAB 5 – Los Angeles and The World in the main gallery at the Torrance Art Museum. The exhibition opens on March 25th and runs through May 6th.  

CO/LAB 5 – Los Angeles and The World is an annual international, emerging artists collaborative project. Four artist-run galleries from around the world have been invited to partner with four SoCal artist-run galleries to present 4 collaborative exhibitions.

More information can be found on the Torrance Art Museum website.

You Don’t Need A Weatherman, 2017, found cardboard, staples, polyurethane, 97x55x54″

See More of Ann’s Work
With spring around the corner, Studio Artist Lowell Nickel is planning his annual Mojave Desert “Faux Stone” off-road-trip. This GPS project is now into its twenty forth year.  His ceramic objects are sited to “fit” into the existing terrain for perpetuity.
See More of Lowell’s Work

Studio Artist Frank Minuto continues to expand his practice by including commissioned portraits as well as a new exciting series of Snake paintings.

Pictured: Commissioned Portrait, acrylic, 8×10″  
See More of Frank’s Work
Studio Artist Lucinda Rudolph teaches visual arts at Rolling Hills Prep in San Pedro. Her students participated in a recent exhibition at fINdings Art Center in downtown San Pedro. The students produced and created the artwork with the theme- Artists Make…Change! 
See More of Lucinda’s Work

Visit Angels Gate Cultural Center’s Studio Artist Emporium where you may purchase offerings from our Studio Artists. 

Available for purchase:  jewelry, ceramics, paintings, photography, prints and more by different Angels Gate Studio Artists. 
Shop Now!


Uplifting Tales and Eroded Histories

Closes March 25th, 2023

Uplifting Tales and Eroded Histories is an installation by artists Richard Turner, Michael Davis, and Paul Harris. This exhibition takes its inspiration from the unsettled geology of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, inviting us to read rock as a text that is both history and prophecy in two distinct installations. 

This exhibition is made possible with support from the Pasadena Art Alliance. 

More information on our website.

Trade Fare Social

Closes March 25th, 2023

Trade Fare Social engages the audience as participants – not merely viewers – in art as social practice. These works explore the relationship between viewer and maker, inviting collaboration and exchange around critical social issues. Featuring artists kelli rae adams, Melissa Bouwman, the Institute 4 Labor Generosity Workers & Uniforms, and Mark Rumsey. 

This exhibition is made possible with support from the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles.

More information on our website.


New Teen Mural Workshop

Tuesdays, 4pm-5:30pm at Angels Gate Cultural Center

Join professional muralist team AQMNI Mural Co in an 8-week mural painting program to create a mural at Angels Gate Cultural Center. This program for teens will cover the entire process of creating large-scale public art, from brainstorming to painting.

We will meet every Tuesday afternoon from 4pm-5:30pm (time subject to change), from March 7th to May 2nd. Note that there will be no meeting April 4th due to Spring Break.

Click here to register on Eventbrite.

New Printmaking Class 
Starts Saturday, March 11, 2023

8 Saturdays, March 11 – May 6, 2023 , 10:00 am to 1:00 pm (no class April 15)

Building E – Printmaking Studio

Topics to be covered

  • Monoprinting/Monotype
  • Intaglio process (drypoint).
  • Collagraphy – includes intaglio and relief ways of printing.
  • Image transfer

More information and registration. 

March Family Art Workshop 
Screen Printing 

Saturday, March 18th, 1-2:30pm

In honor of Women’s History Month, our March Family Art Workshop will be celebrating the legacy of artist, educator, and advocate for social justice Corita Kent! Angels Gate Cultural Center is joined by the Corita Art Center and Calimucho Screen Printing to make posters with messages inspired by the life and artwork of Corita Kent.  

 Supplies will be provided. More information and to Register!

Angels Gate offers monthly free art workshops. All are welcome. Art activities for kids and adults, ages 1 to 101! COVID-19 safety protocols (mask wearing & contact tracing) will be enforced. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 
This workshop is presented through support from the California Arts Council.
You are invited to Reflections on a Warming Planet, a multimedia event bringing together filmmakers, scientists, and artists to explore the environmental issues facing our natural world.  The afternoon will feature a screening of three short films, a book reading, and a panel discussion. This free, in-person event takes place at Angels Gate Cultural Center on Saturday, April 1st from 3:30pm – 5:30pm.

Registration and more information are available at eventbrite.com.

Congratulations to AGCC Board Secretary David Calloway on the publication of his novel If Someday Comes, based on the author’s great grandfather’s experience in the Civil War. Additional congratulations are in order for AGCC Board Vice Chair Susan Davis for being selected as an Eric Hoffer Award da Vinci Eye finalist for the book cover design! 
CALLS OPEN FOR soundpedro2023 MINGLE
On-site at Angels Gate Cultural Center
June 3, 2023, 7 – 10 PM
  • Installations & Performaces
  • Soundscapes
  • Earmaginations [silent videos]
More information here


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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