he Annual LA Art Show opening night was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center benefiting the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on July 29, 2021. Singer / Songwriter, Rita Ora had the privilege to host the event. The show’s Director is Kassandra Voyagis. President of the LA Art Show is Scott Diament.
Celebrity guests and visitors got to view modern & contemporary art from several artists. Guests got to enjoy live music, art, food, and beverages. The LA Art Show had more than 70 galleries set up. Some of the artist presented had new features such as technology in the art. Digital art has been a new version of art. This year, the LA Art Show focused on woman, art, and technology.
The LA Art Show is the most popular and longest art show in Los Angeles. Over 70K visitors attend. The show was the first live show to join the NFT conversation talking about female artists in the digital space. Vellum LA is the first physical gallery from NFT-backed digital art in Los Angeles. They represented 12 new media artists.
DiverseArtLA section of the LA Art Show centers around presence, contributions, research and documentation of woman and non-binary artists. Some of the DiverseArtLA artists: The San Marcos Museum of Art (MASM) from Lima brings “The Symphony of Now” a new project by Peruvian Artist, Angie Bonino, which consists of video installation. Museum La Neomudejar from Madrid presented DATA/ergo sum Reloaded by Ana Marcos. An interactive art installation that visualizes the capability of viewing machines using artificial intelligence. Art Museum of the Americas (AMA) brought a special project curated by Fabian Goncalves. The art examines woman and non-binary artists who had played a role in the development of new media practices. The UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center brought a special project curated by Chon Noriega titled “Immersive Distancing” by LA based Artist, Carmen Argote and Zeynep Abes. Now Art LA and Building Bridges Art Exchange joined forces as a local non-profit organization to exhibit the work “Agua” by Luciana Abait. Tiffany Trenda a multi-disciplinary performance artist, brought performance allowing people to participate. Women’s Voices Now, a LA based non-profit used power to film and drive a positive social change that advances rights for women. Venezuelan artist, Luis Cobelo (Pilar) participated in conjunction with the Art Museum of the Americas.
When attending you can view many other artists such as Gregory Auerbach, Linda Alterwitz (Visual Artist), Susan Soffer Cohn, Mash Gallery, Brayden Bugazzi, Alon Goldsmith, Sally Centigrade, Susan Kaufer Carey, Tom Wright, Jamie Pettis, Jose Luis Zuno, Lisa Levine, J Louis just to name a few.
For the past six years, LA Art Show has been a supporter of the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Proceeds can help the foundation succeed in defeating childhood cancer. The art show will run from July 30th to August 1st.
About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a pediatric treatment and research facility focused on children’s catastrophic diseases such and leukemia and other cancers. The foundation is a non-profit medical corporation designated as a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt organization. The organization treats infants, children, teens, and young adults up to age 21 and some conditions, age 25.