July 17, 2018

Attention Inglewood Artists and Art Galleries! Applications are now open for the 2018 Inglewood Open Studios!

Click here to apply on Callforentry.

2018 will be the 12th year for this festive 2 day art tour. Free to the public, IOS invites visitors to discover Inglewood's vibrant local art scene with workshops for kids, performances, music and great food across the City at private art studios, art galleries and other spaces within the City of Inglewood. A group show of participants work with artist reception will be hosted at Residency Gallery, details TBA. Public transportation and street signage will be provided by our sponsor, The City of Inglewood.

The IOS Group Show will be hosted again by Residency Gallery in downtown Inglewood! Stay tuned for opening reception details.

We are thrilled to announce a new partnership with our 2018 fiscal receiver South Bay Contemporary, SoLA Gallery. 
SBC SoLA is a non-profit art organization supporting advanced explorations in Contemporary art. SBC SoLA connects the South Bay and Los Angeles communities through contemporary art, with innovative projects and intentional exhibitions reflecting our diverse culture and today’s issues.

Eligibility and Requirements
Applicants must be artists or art organizations with either an art studio or art exhibition space within Inglewood City limits. 
Artists must keep their space open for the length of the event (12-5pm both days) Artists may engage the help of an assitant but are encouraged to be present at their space to talk to visitors during the event.

When applying, be sure to include apartment or studio number with your address if your space is part of a larger complex.

If you plan to host other artists at your space, please also provide their names and forward this prospectus to them. Each artist exhibiting at your studio must register separately and pay a participation fee.

Participation Fees
• Individual Artists -$50
• Art Galleries –$100
• Art organizations- contact inglewoodopenstudios@gmail.com

*Payment can be made by check or by paypal. When using Paypal, send payments to this email address: southbaycontemporary@gmail.com
. Checks should be made out to South Bay Contemporary (SBC).

Participation fees are due by August 6Applications without payment by August 6 deadline will not be accepted.

Events- New for 2018!
Participating Inglewood Open Studios artists, art galleries and art organizations are encouraged to host unique events the weekend of the tour. You will have the option to give a brief description of your event in your application, for review. A final list of events will be added to the IOS website and printed on flyers.  

Sales often occur during IOS. No commission will be taken by IOS organizers or fiscal receiver, South Bay Contemporary, SoLA.

Sponsorship inquiries or questions?
Renée Fox: inglewoodopenstudios@gmail.com
Holly Tempo: tempostudio@sbcglobal.net  

October 25, 2017

2017 Inglewood Open Studios Map

Click on the image below for a downloadable version:

October 16, 2017

For Immediate Release:

 Inglewood Open Studios Celebrates Its 11th Year!
Saturday, November 11 & Sunday, November 12, 2017. 12pm-5pm

LOS ANGELES, CA – Inglewood has become the fastest growing artist community in Los Angeles. It is also the fastest growing city with the upcoming NFL stadium, Hollywood Park Casino and Hollywood Park development, two new Metro stations, new art galleries and new businesses moving into Inglewood. The 11th annual Inglewood Open Studios will showcase individual professional artist studios and art galleries that make up the burgeoning Inglewood art community.

On both Saturday November 11 and Sunday, November 12, 2017, Inglewood Open Studios artists will open their doors to the public, inviting visitors to personally tour their private working spaces and enjoy art created in all media--drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed-media, photography, print making, installation, video and performance. This marks the first year that Inglewood art galleries will also participate as stops on the tour. 2017 Inglewood Open Studios is organized by founder Renée Fox and Inglewood artists Holly Tempo and Anne Cheek La Rose, with the additional support from local sponsors (listed below) and fiscal receivership provided by the Inglewood Historic Preservation Alliance, a 501(c)(3).

An official map with Inglewood Open Studios participating art studios and art galleries will be available online, at all locations on the tour and at sponsor locations.  For additional information on Inglewood Open Studios, including the printable tour map, please visit www.inglewoodopenstudios.com.  Free shuttle transportation will be provided by our generous long-time sponsor, the City of Inglewood.

Inglewood Open Studios Participants  
Adrienne Adar, Susan Amorde, Debe Arlook, Branch Gallery, Brian Biedul, Martin Bruinsma, Darel Carey, Michael Cormier, Creative House, Bibi Davidson, Beth Dubber, Martin Durazo, Exceptional Children’s Foundation (ECF), Renée A Fox, Lee Jordan, Rachel Kaster, Heidi Kidon, Thomas Kratz, Anne Cheek La Rose, Michael Massenburg, Gale Mccall, Bridgitte Montgomery, David Newcombe, Melanie Newcombe, Lindsey Nobel, Kenneth Ober, Snezana Saraswati Petrovic, Minna Philips, Nicole Rademacher, Calida Garcia Rawles, Lucas Reiner, Toni Reinis, Residency Gallery, Joan Robey, Dawn Rosenquist, Daniel Rothman, Deborah Salt, Stan Smith, Ernest Steiner, Holly Tempo, Sidney Tuggerson Jr., Ginger Van Hook, Luke Van Hook, Sandra Vista, Keith Walsh, Tori White, Rana Wilson.

Inglewood, CA -
Inglewood is nestled in the center of Los Angeles County. Bordered by the LAX International Airport on the south, the City is in close proximity to Otis College of Art and Design and is surrounded by the cities of Culver City, El Segundo, Marina Del Rey, Westchester, and Torrance.

Inglewood Historic Preservation Alliance-

Van Hook Foundation-
Van Hook Foundation (VHF) is the media sponsor for the Inglewood Open Studios and may be contacted for additional information.
VHF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in Inglewood. The Van Hook Foundation’s mission is to promote the merging of fine art and science through the curation and installation of artistic, educational and scientific exhibitions for the public and to promote visibility of local arts communities in Los Angeles and surrounding areas.

The 2017 Inglewood Open Studios organizers and participants would like to thank our generous Sponsors: Antojitos Martin, Artfully Spaced Gallery, City of Inglewood, Mayor James T. Butts, Jr., District 2 Councilman Alex Padilla, The Creative House, Cobbler Mania, Fiesta Martin, Inglewood Historic Preservation Alliance, La Tijera Village, The Miracle Theater, Kali Nikitas, Inglewood Arts Commissioner at Large and Rich Shelton, OTIS College of Art and Design, Three Weavers Brewing Company, SoLa Gallery, and the Van Hook Foundation.

For additional information, please contact press liaison Ginger Van Hook at gingervanhook@gmail.com


October 05, 2017

Press for Residency Gallery and Inglewood Open Studios

Congratulations to Inglewood Open Studios Participant, Residency Gallery for this great review on their next exhibition, which is part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time LA/LA Initiative, Barrio Logos: Displacement and Vanishing Iconography, curated by Artist Oscar Magallanes.

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Artist Oscar Magallanes brings the Getty to Inglewood

by Rodrigo Ribera d'Ebre, Huffington Post contributor

"Other than the Inglewood Open Studios art walk, which happens once a year in places like 1019 West and the Beacon Arts Building, there isn’t a scene [in Inglewood] like in Downtown Los Angeles or adjacent Culver City. But there is a new kid on the block that is challenging this perception and bringing multicultural awareness and art that reflects people and ideas from the surrounding area. Residency Art Gallery..."