Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Celebrate East Hollywood's utility box art

On Saturday, October 17, join the East Hollywood community in celebrating the young artists whose works now adorn utility boxes around the neighborhood. Lead artists Jose Lozano and Gloria Alvarez along with youth mentor January Sanalak will be part of this reception at Barnsdall Junior Art Center (4814 Hollywood Blvd.) beginning at 3:30 p.m.

Project partners include the East Hollywood Neighborhood Council, Barnsdall Junior Art Center, Hollywood Youth and Family Center, Thai CDC, Armenian Center for the Arts, AT&T, St. Garabed Church, John Marshall High School Art Department, Helen Bernstein High School Art Department, Rose and Alex Pilibos School Art Department, UCLA, and the City of Los Angeles. Funding came from the James Irvine Foundation, Dwight Stuart Youth Foundation, and Black Rock Arts Foundation.

This event is free and open to the public, so come support L.A.'s up-and-coming young artists!