In the heart of the City of Angels, the Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA) stands as a beacon of creativity and artistic expression. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, LAAA has a mission that goes beyond the canvas. It is dedicated to providing opportunities, resources, services, and exhibition venues for Los Angeles artists, with a special emphasis on emerging talent. Since its inception in 1925, LAAA has been a launchpad for many celebrated artists and has played a pivotal role in the formation of Los Angeles’ vibrant arts community.
Fast forward to today, and LAAA continues to be a central figure in the Los Angeles arts scene. It provides its artist members and the public with exceptional exhibitions and programs. But it’s not just about showcasing art; it’s about fostering a forum for exchange and education through lectures, workshops, and networking opportunities. LAAA serves a broad cross-section of artists of all mediums, career levels, and socio-economic backgrounds, including those from low-income communities.
By supporting emerging talent at the onset of their career path, LAAA hopes to influence all the cultural stakeholder groups in Los Angeles and contribute to the cultural identity of the community. The association is committed to providing emerging artists with the experience, education, and exposure needed to create and sustain a career in the arts. It’s a testament to LAAA’s belief in the transformative power of art and its commitment to nurturing the next generation of artists. So, whether you’re an artist looking for support or an art enthusiast wanting to explore, LAAA is a hub of artistic inspiration and opportunity.
Photo or left: @ospix, Maximum Twilight – Kinematic Pinhole Exposure – Antarctica – 2020
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