By Diversions LA | February 27, 2024

In San Pedro, Angels Gate Cultural Center also has two exhibits, both group shows at this venue. 7 Visions X 7 Artists (above) features new and expansive creative works shaped under the auspices of the MRH Fund for Artists grant. This program follows Southern California artists on a year-long journey expanding their professional artist practice. Well curated by Georgia Freedman-Harvey, works include installations, sculptures, wall art by artists Cesar Garcia, Trinh Mai, Rebekah Mei, Nguyen Ly, Jas Parker, Edwin Vasquez, Patricia Yossen. You can read more about Vasquez’s work here. 

The exhibition ran through February 24th.

Upstairs, phenomenal works using print making and found objects fill the larger gallery, with the stellar Printmaking with Recycled Materials, a group exhibition by LYNK Collective, curated by Christina Yasmin Fesmire and Jared Millar.  Dramatic works utilize everything from fabric to melted plastic; it is a wonderfully dimensional and involving printmaking exhibitions that will exceed your ideas of what print making reveals. Artists include Yeansoo Aum, Elisabeth Beck, Andra Broekelschen, Alexandra Chiara, Christina Yasmin Fesmire, Karen Fiorito, Carole Gelker, Bill Jaros, Nguyen Ly, Diane McLeod, Jared Millar, William Myers, Marina Polic, Francisco Rogido, Olga Ryabtsova, Laura Shapiro, Tracy Loreque Skinner, Mary Lawrence Test, Paula Voss, Zana Zupur and guest artists: Karen Feuer-Schwager, Kim Kei, Wendy Murray, Jackie Nach, MJ Rado, Victor Rosas, Fred Rose, Marianne Sadowski, Jillian Thompson and Katie Thompson-Peer. Ly’s work is particularly mesmerizing.

There will be a closing event and talk on March 23rd from 2-4.  Angels Gate is located at3601 S Gaffey St, San Pedro, CA 90731.

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