Art Programming

Comida y Arte – April 25-27, 2013

Posted by on Mar 24, 2013 in 2013, AFTA Exhibitions, Disaster Relief, Fundraising, Special Events & Community Outreach, Upcoming Events | Comments Off on Comida y Arte – April 25-27, 2013

Opening in the wake of April’s Pink Full Moon, Comida y Arte is an art + culinary experience designed to feed the senses. Works of art created by AFTA supporting artists complimenting the theme of Comida y Arte will be on display and for sale. Chef Sandra Cordero’s culinary delights will feature Cordero Negro sweets for the opening reception and a three course Spanish-themed meal centered on two types of paella during the restaurant pop-up. A portion of the proceeds from Comida y Arte will support ART from the ashes 2013 Programming.

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Wellness Works – May 17th 2012

Posted by on May 17, 2012 in 2012, AFTA Exhibitions, Wellness | Comments Off on Wellness Works – May 17th 2012

  Contributing AFTA Artists Featuring the work of: Paula Babakhanloo, Christopher Casanova, YaYa Chou, Lynn Coleman, Sergio Coronado, Shannon Curfman, Molly Enholm, Joy Feuer, Kathie Foley- Meyer, Chris Ghantous, Vince Gonzales, Donna Grillo, Minas Halaj, Kimberlynn Holm, Astrelle Johnquest, Lisa Occhipinti, Philip Lumbang III, Ceres Madoo, Heather Morrow, Robert Oblon, Rebecca Pollack, Nate Rosser, Gwen Samuels, Nina Savill, Karen Sikie, Sally Ann-Stahl, William Stranger, Lydia Tjioe Hall, Dana L. Walker, Christine Wilson, Mary Kay Wilson, Xenia Zampolli. Partners Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health Formed in 1991, the Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health (the LA Trust) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working to improve the health of nearly 700,000 children of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The LA Trust provides strategic funding and support for the LAUSD Wellness Networks, school health centers and other student health services; increases public awareness of and advocates for effective responses to critical health needs of children. Programs supported by the LA Trust have provided in excess of 200,000 healthcare visits annually to the students of LAUSD. LA Trust California School Health Centers Association The California School Health Centers Association (CSHC) is the statewide organization leading the movement to put health care where kids are — in school. Our mission is to improve the health and academic success of children and youth by advancing health services in schools. We envision a day when all of California’s children and youth are healthy and achieving at their full potential. School Health Centers Sponsors   Kaiser Permanente Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas St. John’s Well Child & Family Center David Wright Tremaine, LLP The Los Angeles Fund for Public Education Watts Health Press Press Release Support Wellness Works Sponsor Opportunities Donate Auction Items Wellness Works at Barnsdall Gallery Theatre will showcase art created & donated by 32 Los Angeles based artists. Each one-of-a-kind work of art will incorporate reclaimed materials from the recently demolished automotive/machine shop at Hollywood High School; the future site of a new school-based health center. Wellness Works brings together the combined energies of ART from the ashes (AFTA), Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health (LA Trust) and California School Health Centers (CSHC). The LA Trust and CSHC support current and emerging school health centers by promoting school wellness, advocating for improved school health policy and helping communities start-up and sustain school health centers. Works of art created by AFTA and participating artists symbolize how students’ lives can be transformed when they have access to healthcare. Creative...

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Texas Exhibition 2012

Posted by on Mar 26, 2012 in 2012, AFTA Exhibitions, Art Programming, Disaster Relief, Texas | Comments Off on Texas Exhibition 2012

In September 2011, the most destructive in Texas history raged through Bastrop County, TX. The Bastrop County Complex Fire destroyed 1,667 homes, destroyed 33,033 acres and claimed two lives. Known as the Lost Pines Region, this blaze devastated the population of its signature Loblolly pine and further compromised the habitat of the endangered Houston Toad.

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Artists Unite For Japan 2011

Posted by on Feb 12, 2011 in 2011, AFTA Exhibitions, Fundraising, Special Events & Community Outreach | Comments Off on Artists Unite For Japan 2011

On March 11th one of the worst earthquakes in history struck northeastern Japan and triggered a series of tragic events. The number of people killed and still missing is unconscionable. The level of destruction will take billions of dollars and many years to rebuild. The need for support and resource remains immense as communities strive to recover from this disaster.

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2010 INSPIRE

Posted by on Nov 26, 2010 in 2010, AFTA Exhibitions, Disaster Relief | 0 comments

  Participating Artists YaYa Chou, Jonathan Chow, Lynn Coleman, Shannon Curfman, Shari Elf, Molly Enholm, Joy Feuer, Annie Fourguette, Sue Francis, Betsy Gallery, Cole Gerst, Chris Ghantous, Ariyana Gibbon, Vince Gonzales, Minas Hilaj, Dianne Hardy-Garcia, Dick Heimbold, Victoria Howard, Toby Huss, Celeste Iida, Jaimie, Won Sil Kim, Douglas Lochner, Susan Ellen Love, Philip Lumbang III, John Matthews, Chris McCormick, Valery Milovic, Heather Morrow, Robert Oblon, Amanda Overton, Renee Palmer, Joan Robey, Rachel Rose, Catherine Ruane, Nina Savill, Karen Sikie, Sally Ann Stahl, William Stranger, Lydia Tjioe-Hall, Lorna Turner, Evan Vieser, Dana L. Walker, Ryan Wildstar Press Inspire Press Release   Featuring 44 artists and over 100 works of art, INSPIRE is an exhibition supporting to supporting disaster relief efforts of ART from the ashes honoring the spectrum of talented artists who have donated artwork to its 2009-2010 exhibitions. For INSPIRE, each participating artist has created at least one AFTA inspired work that incorporates reclaimed fire site materials. Additional artwork by each artist reflects their creative diversity and choice of medium. Proceeds from the sale of art are shared by AFTA and participating artists. Special thanks to the City of Glendale for welcoming us back!     Media...

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INSPIRE Opening Reception Gallery November 2010

Posted by on Nov 26, 2010 in 2010, AFTA Exhibitions, Disaster Relief | 0 comments

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