This coming Thursday, January 14, from 5:30-9:00 p.m., The Feminine Mystic will have it's opening night reception as part of the Downtown Art Walk. Now in it's sixth year, the Downtown Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour of the many exhibition venues in Downtown Los Angeles. This includes over 40 commercial art galleries, museums, and non-profit arts venues, located throughout the central downtown area, within walkable districts between Grand Avenue/Disney Hall/MOCA, Little Tokyo and the Financial District, and centered around Gallery Row on Main and Spring Streets in the Historic Core.
The Feminine Mystic features nine Los Angeles-based artists who's work in painting, photography and sculpture celebrates womanhood. The artists featured are Chukes, Cola, Yolanda González, Pola López, Leticia Martinez, Teresa Tolliver, J. Michael Walker (who's exhibit about the history of Los Angeles streets All the Saints of the City of the Angels was on view at the Autry National Center in 2008), Timothy Washington and Wendell Wiggins. The exhibit is curated by Mar Hollingsworth, and the project manager is Cola Smith.
The Feminine Mystic will take place at Mark & Brian's Fine Arts Building, LLC. located at 811 W. 7th Street in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Street parking is available and best after 6:00 p.m. in that area. Music provided at the opening night reception by Breeze Music. The Feminine Mystic runs through Friday, February 5, 2010.