Personal Narrative, an exploration of materials that promote a sensory experience and visual narrative. This group exhibition features contemporary artists whose works are experimental, provisional, gestural and instinctive. It intends to stimulate conversation, inspire creativity and increase social and cultural awareness through the interpretation and understanding of contemporary art. Participating artists have diverse backgrounds and share perspectives informed by the immigrant diaspora and gender identity.
*Please check the website calendar or call 310-458-4904 to confirm hours.
About the Gallery:
As part of the City’s ongoing commitment to provide cultural programming, a rotating exhibition program has been created to showcase the work of local artists, artist groups, photographers and curators—both emerging and established. Exhibitions are programmed a year in advance through an open call for group exhibitions issued each year in May. To receive this call and for information about other artist opportunities, please click here or visit the Cultural Affairs website and navigate to the “Artist Opportunities” page to join our mailing list. For more cultural offerings in Santa Monica, visit the Cultural Aff airs website. For more information about the gallery, please e-mail Naomi Okuyama at email@example.com or call (310) 458-8350.
Writer-in-Residence Dinah Berland - January 10 – March
Poet Dinah Berland focuses on the idea of Poetry and the
Art of Listening. Her residency project is to complete a chapbook of
poems, titled Fugue for a New Life. While in residence Berland
will engage in a number of public activities. Berland’s residency is augmented
with an ongoing workshop at the Camera Obscura and
regular blog postings at BeachHouseAiR.blogspot.com where you may also ask
questions or leave comments.
Weekly office hours, Fridays from 11am-1pm
The public is welcome to visit and discuss literary matters
and the residency experience.
Beach=Culture events – 6:30-8pm
1/31/17 - Poetry and the Art of Listening reading and
discussion about how poetry can cross the empathy gap.
2/21/17 - Dinah Berland reads from Fugue for a New
3/7/17 - Beach House Poets
Berland is a widely published poet and book editor with a background in art.
Her poems have appeared in more than two dozen journals, including The Antioch
Review, The Iowa Review, New Letters, and Ploughshares, and are included in
many anthologies. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Warren Wilson
College, received an Individual Artist’s Fellowship in Poetry from the
California Arts Council, and won an international poetry prize from the Atlanta
Review. Her book Hours of Devotion (Schocken, 2007) is a verse
adaptation of the first (1855) full-length book of Jewish prayers "written
by a woman for women."
About Artist In Residence: