Angels Gate Cultural Center 
September 2021
Angels Gate Cultural Center provides space for artists to work and engages community through arts education, exhibitions of contemporary art, and cultural events. 
Visit Us at angelsgateart.org

Studio Artists

Phoebe Barnum, Transcendence 4, Mixed Media, 81/2″ x 11″, 2019
WS Milner, We are all the Same, wood, dried seed pod, polymer clay, acrylic epoxy, leaves, grass, acrylic and oil paints, range 6-20″x4x10″
Lowell Nickel, Axe Whole, Digital Image, 7″x12″
Susan Davis, The Spider and the Gentleman, Digital Print, 8″ x 8″ , 2020
Studio Artists Phoebe Barnum, WS Milner and Lowell Nickel, along with Angels Gate Cultural Center board member, Susan Davis, are participating in an online group exhibition titled Countdown at El Camino College Art Gallery.

Countdown, an exhibition addressing global concern regarding the increasing number of animal species threatened with imminent extinction runs through October 24th.
The online exhibition can be viewed here.
See More on their work
Studio Artist Ann Weber is included in an exhibition called Making Time at Craft Contemporary museum, view  until Sunday, September 12th. Visit the exhibition before closing day!  

𝘔𝘢𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘛𝘪𝘮𝘦 brings together ten Los Angeles-based artists who have been instrumental in Craft Contemporary’s recent history. These ten artists’ work have served as touchstones for the museum in expanding its definition of craft by interrogating the history and meaning embedded within each material.  

Photo Description: Holy Portal (front) and Your Don’t Need a Weatherman to Know Which Way the Wind Blows, 2020, found cardboard, staples, polyurethane.

See More of Ann’s Work

Artist and Angels Gate Cultural Center Printmaking teacher, Nguyen Ly, is featured with new prints in an exhibition at Espacio 1839 in Boyle Heights called Monster with Many Faces.


Visit Angel Gate Cultural Center’s  Studio Artist Emporium where you may purchase new, including ceramics, paintings, photography, prints and more  by 14 different Studio Artists. 
Click here.
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We are thankful to all of the amazing people in our community who have already pledged their Long Beach Gives support for Angels Gate Cultural Center, and to those who have set up Peer Funding Pages. See why people are supporting AGCC! .

You don’t have to wait until September 23rd, early giving starts on September 17th. Learn more about AGCC and Long Beach Gives



Closing 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. 

Multiples is supported by the Pasadena Art Alliance and Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles.

Crossover Ceremony (playing it straight) by Noah Spindler
Coming Soon!

Opening Reception: October 9th, 2-4pm 
On View October 9th – December 11 by appointment
Betwixt and/or Between
Organized by John David O’Brien

Works by: Nena Amsler, Fatemeh Burnes, Mark Steven Greenfield, Renée Lotenero, John David O’Brien, Pam Posey, Shirley Tse, Alexis Zoto, and Ismael de Anda III in collaboration with Eugene Ah.

Image: Mashallah in N. Macedonian by Alexis Zoto
Hair-Pulling Between Good and Evil
Curated by Christopher Velasco and Dakota Noot

Works by: Nica Aquino, Jullianne De La Cruz, John DeCastro, Cirilo Domine, Mark Golamco, Philip Košćak, Christine Morla, Michael Rippens, Gloria Gem Sánchez, and Diane Williams.

Image: Floating Sleeping Mats by Christine Morla


OPaf (Other Places art fair)
September 11 and 12, noon – 6pm

OPaf 2021 features over fifty outdoor installations by artists and art-collectives from the United States and Mexico dispersed throughout AGCC. Representing the growing movement of hard-to-define art project spaces, OPaf provides an alternative art fair structure designed specifically for unconventional projects. In addition to the main fair, OPaf 2021 will also feature two days of performances and talks, live screen printing, a used art book sale, and food.
Admission: $5 donation, free for students.
More information at www.opaf.info

On October 2nd, ArtLab will take place in-person at the Marine Mammal Care Center, as well as Virtually on Zoom! 
COVID-19 safety protocols (mask wearing & contact tracing) will be enforced on-site.

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.

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.

Sat, September 18, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM PDT

Join Artist-Teacher Nancy Woo for this month’s workshop! Create your own greeting cards out of homemade stamps! Learn how to turn regular household objects (like rubber bands, bubble wrap, and bottle caps) into exciting stamps that you can use to make all sorts of paintings and stationary. The possibilities are endless with a little creativity! Please bring an old T-shirt to use as a smock for paint.

Supplies will be provided to those who attend on-site at AGCC. 

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

UnƧightly [Sound Poetry]

SUBMISSIONS will open on September 14, 2021
DEADLINE October 14th
More information here.

soundpedro continues though November 

October – November: Artist Curated Event (ACE) PopUps
 performances by various soundpedro artists streamed online

November 18th – UnƧightly
[Sound Poetry]

Sound poems from classic recitation to speecherly encryption.

November 26th-27th – sonclusion
Having spent National Listening Day (Nov. 26th), all-ears to the “soundtrack of life,” if there’s still room, tune in as we cross a bridge towards another round of sound set for June 4th 2022.

See the full calendar of events: www.soundpedro.org/soundpedro-2021


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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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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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