All JAI members and friends are warmly welcomed to the Opening of a very special exhibition, "Layers of Identity II" which will be presented from August 2nd to August 30th at the Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica Art Studios: 3026 Airport Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90405 • (310) 397-7449
The Opening will be on Saturday, August 2nd from 5 to 8:00 p.m.
Sixty-four prints will be presented in "Layers of Identity II"
This exhibition is the second part of an unprecedented exchange between institutions and organizations in Jerusalem and Los Angeles.
After the showing in Santa Monica, the exhibition will travel to the Jerusalem Print Workshop in Israel where it will be inaugurated on December 18th. This is the second half of a ground breaking exchange exhibition, all of which are co-sponsored and coordinated by our own Jewish Artists Initiative (JAI), the Los Angeles Printmaking Society (LAPS), and the USC Initiative for Israeli Arts and Humanities.
Donna Stein, Curator, will give a Gallery Talk on Saturday, August 16th at 3:00 at the Arena 1 Gallery. She will discuss the second part of the exchange exhibition which includes 64 original graphics in various combinations of traditional print media, including monotypes. 111 artists from across the United States submitted up to three prints. The 57 artists listed below were selected for inclusion in the exhibition.
A R T I S T S L I S T
Melinda Smith Altshuler, Renee Amitai, David Avery, Cynthia Back, Janet Badger, Curtis Bartone, Shirley Bernstein, Mary Sherwood Brock, Karen Butler, Katharine Butler, Jonathan Cartedge, Stephanie Cochran, Robert Creighton, Susan D'Zmura, Samuel Erenberg, Lily Erb, Kevin Frances, Donald Furst, JenClare Gawaran, Susan Gesundheit, Eric Goldberg, Yeung Ha, Jason Howell, Jayne Jackson, Gail Jacobs, Gesine Janzen, Holly Jerger, Lynne Johnson, A. Johnston-Schuster, Philip Laber, Tony Lazorko, Caryl Christian Levy, Miles Lewis, Poli Marichal, Betty Martinez, Kathy McGhee, Diane McLeod, Amanda Mears, R. Bruce Muirhead, Sarah Pavsner, Cheryl Rogers, Michelle Rozic, Ricardo Ruiz, Bill Salzillo, Masha Schweitzer, Richard Sloat, Debra Sokolow, Kelsey Stephenson, Sylvia Taylor, Bob Tomolillo, Ruth Weisberg, Cathy Weiss, Donna Westerman, Liz Wolf, Karen Frimkess Wolff, Rina Yoon, Harriet Zeitlin