artists, Plastic Sunshine

Julie Orr

Julie Orr is an artist whose focus is on the attraction and repulsion of consuming.  Often using trash (like plastic bottles) and photographs (which she models for) and cosmetics to create colorful paintings, sculptures, and installations.  Julie’s work has also addressed the translation of consuming to the digital age, where we can gorge ourselves on information, or author it.  Her piece “Public Profile” was included in LGT!’s Plastic Sunshine.

To see more of her works check out her website:

Julie Orr Public Profile


ReModel 2 Sculpture Education Symposium

ReModel 2 is happening tomorrow.  It is free and open to the public!  LGT!’s YOU ARE HERE show is in dialogue with this event and its participants.   Check out the lineup!

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ReModel 2 Sculpture Education Symposium

ReModel 2 Sculpture Education Symposium

ReMODEL 2: Expanding the Dialog
Sculpture Education Now

Claremont Graduate University
Garrison Theatre
231 E. 10th Street
Claremont, CA 91711
October 19th, Saturday 9:30am-4pm
Reception: 4:30pm
In Conjunction with ReMODEL 2 Exhibition:

September 3, 2013 to October 25, 2013
Peggy Phelps & East Gallery
251 E. 10th Street
Claremont, CA 91711
The Claremont Graduate University Art Department is pleased to host the 2013 ReMODEL 2 Sculpture symposium as part of its Bradshaw Conference Series on Saturday, October 19th from 9:30am-4pm at the Garrison Theatre. This event is free and open to the public. Over twenty internationally recognized artists from across California Universities and Colleges will present papers and dialog on the current state of sculpture pedagogy.
ReMODEL 2 looks to explore the responsibility within sculpture for handling critical theory and maintaining an ongoing and inclusively expansive dialog. As sculpture has experienced an incredible trans-disciplinary revolution over the past 50 years ReMODEL 2 explores the intersection of art and disciplines as varied as digital, video, time-based, performance, sound, light, installation, public practice, engineering, computer science, cultural studies, identity politics, literary theory, cultural hegemony and historiography.

Concurrent with the symposium will be an exhibition of the artists at the CGU Art Department Galleries, who are presenting including faculty from: Claremont Graduate University, Scripps, UCLA, UC Berkeley, Stanford, CCA, OTIS, Cal Arts, Art Center, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, UC Davis, Cal State Long Beach, San Francisco Art Institute, and Hunter College.

ReModel 2 sculpture Education Symposium

ReModel 2 sculpture Education Symposium





YOU ARE HERE review in IE Weekly

Recently, LGT!’s show YOU ARE HERE: Installations and Space Expanse received a write up in the Inland Empire Weekly.  The show was curated by Jacquleine Bell Johnson and Jennifer Frias.  Participating Artists: Jacqueline Bell Johnson, Jeremiah Thomas Catling, Patrick Faulk, S. A. Hawkins, Matthew Hillseth, Patrick Quan, Chelsea Rector, and Conchi Sanford.

You can read the review here:


It’s not too late to see the show!  We are having our closing Reception tomorrow night, following the ReModel2 Sculpture Symposium.


The symposium details:

YOU ARE HERE show details:

In The Works

Coachella Valley Art Center gallery space

So I met up with fellow LGT!er Mike McLain in Indio yesterday to scope out Coachella Valley Art Center for a show in February.  The space is big, with lots of little areas that could be utilized for video work, installation, and even performance.  I was introduced to William Schinsky, “Bill” as he is known, who is the executive director of the the center.  Mike will be curating this show on behalf of LGT!  In fact, It is Mike who had the idea of doing the show, as he has his studio there in the art center.  The show will be a survey of emerging artists from Los Angeles, but we plan on having some events: panels, workshops, and open studios to create a dialog with the local artists of Palm Springs/Indio and the artists brought in from LA.  February is when the Palm Springs Art Fair happens, as well as Modernism week.  If you are traveling to the desert for either event, we hope you take a minute and stop by the art center too.  For more about the Coachella Valley Art Center check out their website:
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Stephanie Meredith

Painter Stephanie Meredith had several works in LGT!’s show tried to nap on a cloud but fell to the ground.  The show explores the relationship between 3 painters’ paintings and their other studio practices.  In this case, Stephanie works with the abstraction of photography:  taking distorted photos of photos as a reflection of the abstraction of memory over time.

View more of her work at

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Nothing Heavy

Nothing Heavy

Pictures from Nothing Heavy, curated by Mario Vasquez






Nothing Heavy

Nothing Heavy

LGT! presents Nothing Heavy

LGT! presents Nothing Heavy

LGT! present Nothing Heavy

This group show will be one night only at the Pomona Packing Plant during the Second Saturday Pomona Art Walk.

Curated by Mario Vasquez

Jocelyn Grau
Dion Johnson
Liz Nurenberg
Atilio Pernisco
Tamarind Rossetti
Lisa Talbot
Andrew K. Thompson
Kim Zsebe

Pomona Packing Plant
560 East Commercial Street, Pomona, California 91767
September 14th from 4-10pm.

To find out more details, visit our facebook event page: