SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--18th Street Arts Center is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of $147,400 in awards to support its public programs over the next two years. 18th Street Arts Center is Southern California’s largest artist residency program, hosting over 50 artists annually.
The awards from Warhol Foundation ($90,000), LA County Arts Commission ($45,400) and Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division ($12,000) support the commissioning and exhibition of new work from 8 international artists based in Los Angeles, as well as new research and public dialog through 18th Street’s unique curator-in-residence program.
“By supporting LA artists and curators at pivotal moments in their career, we are pleased to see artists like Eamon Ore-Giron and Michelle Dizon gaining more recognition nationally and abroad for the meaningful work they developed while at 18th Street.” -- Pilar Tompkins Rivas, Director of Residency Programs.
18th Street encourages contemporary artists and curators from around the globe to create new work within a supportive environment. It provides space and time for artists and curators to take risks furthering the development of contemporary art practices.
18th Street Arts Center
1639 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA
Gallery hours: Monday - Friday 11 am - 6 pm