Jaime Guerrero artist talk Saturday, September 23, 2017, 4pm Jaime Guerrero was born and lives in Los Angeles, California. He began his studies at California College of Art and Crafts (Oakland, CA), then attended the Pilchuck School of Glass (Stanwood, WA) and studied with Venetian glass artists Checco Ongaro, Pino Signoretto, and studio glass pioneer…
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Special Workshop for Craft Artists and Design Artists led by Joe Smoke, Grants Administration Division Director Los Angeles DCA Hosted by the Craft in America Center at Freehand Gallery Sunday, September 24 11am-12:30pm *Limited Parking behind Freehand Gallery This event is free, RSVP to [email protected] The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) offers prestigious…
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Please join us on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 4pm for a discussion on child immigration with Professor of Human Development and Psychology at the UCLA Institute for Immigration, Globalization & Education, Dr. Carola Suárez-Orozco. In conjunction with Mano-Made: New Expression in Craft by Jaime Guerrero, the Craft in America Center is hosting the next talk in our Craft…
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Mano-Made: New Expression in Craft by Gerardo Monterrubio Opening Reception Saturday, October 14, 2017, 4-6pm The second exhibition in our series of Mano-Made: New Expression in Craft exhibitions part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. Monterrubio’s work is influenced by murals, prison tattoos, graffiti art and old etchings. His complex narratives explore the dark corners of the Mexican…
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CRAFT IN AMERICA: BORDERS & NEIGHBORS –A Screening and Discussion for “LA Made” at the Central Library Sun, October 22, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM PDT Join us for a screening followed by a Q&A with three of the local artists featured in the episodes–Jaime Guerrero, Gerardo Monterrubio, and Ofelia Esparza. Central Library –…
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Gerardo Monterrubio artist talk Saturday, October 28, 2017, 4 pm Monterrubio, who is featured in Mano-Made and NEIGHBORS, is a master storyteller and illustrator who gives new relevance to the ancient tradition of the decorated ceramic vessel. Melding stylistic elements of Mexican mural painting with his artistic origins as a graffiti artist, Gerardo breathes new…
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Borders and Neighbors Exhibition Opening Reception at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Thursday, November 16, 2017

Mano-Made: New Expression in Craft by Consuelo Jimenez Underwood Opening Reception Saturday, December 2, 2017, 4-6pm Join weaver and fiber artist Consuelo Jimenez Underwood for a discussion about her recent work and series of site-specific installations that address the political and ecological implications of the U.S./Mexico border. Stay afterwards for the opening reception and a chance to…
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