18th Street Arts Center | Main Gallery
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Doris Chon is a writer and art historian based in Los Angeles.
Gala Porras-Kim‘s work has been included in exhibitions at Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles; 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, CA; La Central, Bogotá, Colombia; Tompkins Projects, New York, NY; FOXRIVER, Singapore; and Dobaebacsa HQ, Seoul, Korea. She received her BA from UCLA (2007), MFA from the California Institute of the Arts (2009), and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2010). She is a 2013 California Community Foundation Fellow.
Patricia Fernández, current Artist Lab Resident, is a recipient of the prestigious Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant. In 2012, she was included in the Los Angeles-area biennial,Made in LA and selected to take part in the FLARE program (French Los Angeles Residency Exchange granted by the City of Los Angeles), which is when the retracing walks over the Pyrenees for Points of Departure (between Spain and France) began. Her solo exhibition, Paseo de los Melancólicos opened this month at LAXART. Her work has been included in exhibitions at CUE Art Foundation, New York; ltd los angeles, Clifton Benevento Gallery, New York, and Commonwealth & Council, Los Angeles. She has received fellowships and awards from the Center for Cultural Innovation and The California Community Foundation. Additionally, Fernández participated in the Fondazione Antonio Ratti CSAV program (with Matt Mullican) in 2013. Fernández earned an MFA from California Institute of the Arts, an MA from Pacific Oaks College, and a BFA from UCLA.