Our artworxLA staff has been up to some amazing things this month. Through exhibition, publication, and advocacy, our staff is elevating our city with their artistic talents.
artworxLA Executive Director Shelby Williams-Gonzalez was recognized by the Los Angeles City Council as a “Change Maker” and Leader as part of Black History Month/Appreciation.
Workshop Coordinator Michael Alvarez's exhibition is currently on view at the Riverside Art Museum. Michael Alvarez: Mama's Boys (and Other Stories) runs through March 31. More info, at:
Presented as part of Landscapes and Land Dwellers: Photography of Place by Rafael Cardenas, Workshop Coordinator Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo will read her work alongside Rocío Carlos and East Los Angeles-based jazz band Hayokaht at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes on March 21, 7–9pm. More info at: lapca.org/visit
Workshop Coordinator Jasmine Williams is a 2019 Literary Artist for the City of Los Angeles African American Heritage Month. Read her work, "Yo Mama Walks into A Bar," on page 155 of the 2019 Program Guide.