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The Venice Art Crawl is an organization by and for the people. Our goal is to share, inspire and promote collaboration within the Venice community through mixers and art events. Join us by attending, sharing your vision and what inspires you. Our goal is to foster and reinvigorate the creativity that has historically and currently makes Venice such a vibrant and dynamic community.

Note:There will be a $25 fee for all participating venues starting June, 2014. This gets you all relevant VAC marketing materials (banners, posters, maps), and a spot on the official VAC map.

Join us for our upcoming Venice Art Crawls on September 18 and December 18, 2014. Get ready for your event and submit your information for the September 18, 2014 VAC by September 1st! We will promote your event here on the site and on the official Venice Art Crawl map.

If you have any questions and/or need additional information please contact Nicole Muyingo: 310-213-1390 

Your donations are much appreciated and go towards keeping the VAC alive in the community!

Absolute deadline to be on the official VAC map for the September 18 is September 1st, 2014

 

Events for our September 18th Venice Art Crawl

 

VENICE ART CRAWL Street Closure  Event

Rose Ave. Between 3rd and 4th  7 – 10 PM

For the first time ever the VAC will be closing down a block on Rose Ave between 3rd and 4th Avenues. The street art party will feature glow-in-the-dark live art group shows, unique “art cars”, live painting, art installations, music and much, much more! Wear your Playa play wear; boa’s tutu’s encouraged.

Art Cars: Alex , Aurora , Boogaloo, Eco Boom, Eric, Sound Garden of Eden, Rastabus, Lisa & Ross Wilson, Julie Wiskirchen & Yellow Submarine

Live Painting: Charlie Edminston, Kelcey Fisher, Naira Hart, Davia King, Nicholas Malinowski, Jules Muck, Jessica Rosenfield

Art, Sculpture & Installations: David Anthony, Daniela Ardizzone, Mads Christensen, Maurice Connoly, Aaron Davis, Erika Halpern, Shana Koenig, Medusa, and Adam Yasmin

Projections: VJ Theory and VJ Vhilm

Fabulous Fashion Show by Eduardo Manilla

Hoop Performance

Photo Booth: with Sam Spacemonkey and Sunny Bak

Food: San Luis Bread Truck and Tent

Solar Power: Eco Boom

PIECES is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization that provides visual and performing arts opportunities to young adults, ages 18 through 24.

PIECES is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization that provides visual and performing arts opportunities to young adults, ages 18 through 24.

Big Red Sun

560 Rose Ave 7-10 p.m.

Stop in for a glass of wine, or two, and enjoy featured artists and performers from Pieces Arts, a non-profit arts organization that serves young adults ages 18-24.

www.PiecesArts.org

 

Shulamit Gallery

For Export Only

17 North Venice Blvd   10AM-8PM

Shulamit Gallery is pleased to present For Export Only a group exhibition of new and recent works by four Iranian artists: Shahab Fotouhi, Sanaz Mazinani, Mamali Shafahi and Kamran Sharif. For Export Only explores the tension these artists face with their cultural identity and diasporic-based experiences. The exhibit features a colorful and vibrant assortment of media including photography, sculpture, bronze, fabric, wallpaper and video installation. Works in the exhibition represent a variety of cultural expressions from politically poignant moments to personal reflections of childhood memories. The result is divergent viewpoints revealing how these artists transcend socio-political experiences as they adjust to new cultural environments around the world.

 

The Agency

World Renowned Photographer Kwaku Alston
310 Washington Boulevard, Venice CA 90292 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Serving Wine and Small Bits (prepared by Georgie of “A Sense of Home” a non-profit supporting homeless foster children to create a loving home environment

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Alkaline Water Gallery

Japanese Cultural Event
18 N. Venice Blvd., Venice 90291 6:00 -8:00 PM

Come see an exciting evening of painting a series of Japanese Tea Ceremony sculptures with dragons and silk kimonos. They have an amazing and unique twist.

 

Plancha Tacos

2024 Pacific Ave. Venice, CA 90291   6:00 -10:00 PM

Artist: Fred Ceballos

Blood lines our art consist of lines and shapes and we are related.

 

Alpha Venice

25 Market Street, Venice, CA 6:00 – 11:00 pm

Local artists will show case contemporary art work of photography, painting and drawing.

 

Small World Books

Abstract Paintings by Joyce Gorelik

1407 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291   6:00 – 9:00 pm

 

Canal Club

“One Night Only” Musical Improv

2025 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291   8:00 – 9:00 pm

Actors from IO West, Second City, and Groundlings. They play improvised song games for one hour. Sasha Gary, Tom Farnan, Dan Wiley, Ratana, Scott

Victor Nelson, Kathleen Payton and Dan Martinez on keyboard and guitar.

 

Hama Sushi

213 Windward Ave, Venice, CA 90291

Photographs “Downtown Los Angeles” by Akihiro Nobu

 

Gumbo Kinney Vintage

Paintings from Archive

1378 Main St. Venice 90291
Gumbo Kinney Vintage will be exhibiting paintings from its archives.

 

Gotta Have It

1516 Pacific Ave, Venice, CA 90291 6:00 – 10:00 pm

Artist: Sara Marlowe Hall

 

Glass Hair Salon

1501 Main St #103 Venice 90291   7:00 -10:00 pm

“Mixed media 3-D Paintings” by Richard Glass

 

Cadillac Hotel

8 Dudley Ave. Venice   6:00 -10:00 pm

“Preview” Sunny Bak

 

3.1 Venice Magazine

361 Vernon                   6:00 – 10:00 pm

“3.1 Venice Magazine Launch Party”

*3.1 Venice magazine* is celebrating its newest online issue covering the people and culture of Venice Beach. We invite the community to stop by and celebrate with us because we can’t do what we do without you!

 Artists: Dfalt and Bisco Smith, Jim Budman, Taylor Barnes, Michael Bienick, Paula Chorley and Destin Clover

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In Heroes We Trust

“Who’s Your Hero?”

300 Westminster Ave Venice CA 90291

A new boutique in Venice…fresh indie designers, stellar select vintage & street artists’ tees, art, rugs & objects. Live stenciling & painting & Knit “Quickies” by Krelwear. Hula Hoops, Drinks, Music. Artists: Isabelle Alford Lago, Chase, WRDSMTH, Teacher, Midas Lives, etc.

 

Aust

“Magazine, Behind the Scenes”­
1617 Abbot Kinney Blvd. 7:00 – 10:00 pm

Come and check out some film photography by Hannah Wang showcasing the making of AUST. Magazine. And of course classic AUST. good times with JR Reyne spinning some sweet tunes!!

 

The Pottery Studio

“Hope Is The Thing With Artists”
2814 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice   6:00 – 10:00 pm

Artist: Leslie Heinze

Open working studio with live demonstration and showings of ceramics and wax paintings.

 

Abbot Kinney Art Works

“A Delightful Night of Art Under the Moon”
1003 Abbot Kinney Blvd & Pacific   6:00 – 10: 00 pm

Artists: Priscilla Ortiz, Matheus Spinelli, Gary Soszynski, Eddy Lee, Oshri Hakak

 

C.A.V.E Gallery

POP – New Works By SIT
AEROSOUL- New Works By PEETA

1108 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice 90291

 

Venice Symphony Orchestra Fundraiser

337 Rose Avenue 7pm-midnight

Venice Symphony Orchestra Fundraiser to raise money for continuing the VSO music lessons at the Teen Project’s homless youth drop-in center and for the orchestra’s 2014-15 music eduction concerts at local public schools beginning Oct 9th at Westminster Elementary.   A surprise special guest may be there! Don’t miss it.

 

“V-SCAPE” Michael C. McMillen in association with L A Louver Gallery

The Upstairs Gallery at Hal’s Bar & Grill *1349 Abbot Kinney Blvd. 6:00 – 10:00 pm

Michael C. McMillen* is a California-born artist who creates sculptures, art installations, paintings and films. His sculptures and installations are made using debris and objects scavenged in his Santa Monica neighborhood. His works always look weathered, as if they had a previous life or history.

Apart from his frequent exhibitions at the Venice-based gallery, LA Louver, McMillen has shown at LACMA in Los Angeles and the Whitney Museum in New York. He had a retrospective at the Oakland Museum of California in 2011 and is presently part of a show at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, France called “All That Falls”

 

VMW

Abbott Kinney Art Works Showcase
1008 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, Ca.

 

Electric Lodge

“Forms and Emptiness” by Susan di Rende and Yisook Kim
1416 Electric Avenue Venice, CA 90291   6:00 – 9:00 pm

 

Le Cellier

“Eyes and Skyes”
417 W Washington Blvd ,Marina Del Rey Ca 90292   6:00 – 10:00 pm

Featured artists: DCastro: acrylic paintings and Sandra Zebi -ceramic paintings

 

Venice Ale House

2 Rose Ave. 6:00 -10:00 PM

Art and Music – Ask for the “Venice Art Crawl Special”

 

Backyard Productions

“Alter Ego” by Brian Lipko

248 Main St, Venice, CA 90291   6:30 – 9:30 pm – Santa Monica

BRIAN LIPKO is a young multitalented graphic designer, animator, and filmmaker from, West Chester, Pennsylvania currently based in Los Angeles, California. In between directing musicvideos and working as the Creative Coordinator at a Venice-based commercialproduction company, Lipko spends his free time brainstorming ways to integrate his2D animation background and graphic illustrative style into his live-actiondirecting work. Of all of his creative endeavors, drawing was his first.Over the past two decades, before he ever picked up a camera, he was picking up pensand pencils drawing whatever oddities and curiosities managed to survive on the wayfrom his brain to his sketchbook. Now, for the first time ever, Lipko reveals someof his finished products, sharing the graphic results of years of personal time. Theresult is a startling, rare glimpse into the mind of a flawed and timid young man.

 

SOS

“The Angelinas” by Angelina Christina
533 Rose Ave. Venice 6:00 -10:00 PM

VAC and SOS presents The Art of Angelina Christina
Come join us this Sept 18th Venice Art Crawl block party on Rose Ave.
SOS will be hosting an after crawl fun at its location on Rose Ave.

Music by DJ Recspin and friends

 

Full Circle

“BrushBeat” Artists:Hans Haveron, Chris Saunders Shrine, John Park, Radhika Hersey, Laura Ava, Todd Goodman

305 Rose Ave, Venice, 90291   6:00 pm – 12:00 am

As a part of the Venice Art Crawl on the evening of September 18th, Full Circle Venice presents “BrushBeat” with an abundant league of artists, musicians, painters, lovers, and dreamers, transforming the temple into an inspiring Art & Music Gala. With the refreshingly retro and All-American sounds of the Purple Mountain Majesties band and more surprise guests to be announced, is here for your enchantment on Thursday, September 18th, from 6pm-Midnight.

The event is free but donations are appreciated. House beer, wine and sake garden available.

 

Groundwork Coffee Rose Ave.

671 Rose Ave, Venice, CA 90291  6:00 – 10:00 pm

“Indie Garage Art Project” Photography: Sam Smith   Live painting: Ragiv Jain

 

Groundwork Coffee Main Ave.

2908 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405   6:00 – 10:00 pm

“Indie Garage Art Project” Photography: Beau Beckley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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