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ART HOUR WITH AVENUE 50: Yolanda Gonzalez
January 22 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PMFree
Join us for Art Hour with Avenue 50!
A virtual artist talk with Yolanda Gonzalez, one of the many talented artists in our virtual group exhibition ‘THESE DAZE.’ Curated by Ramon Ramirez.
When? Friday, January 22, 2021 at 7PM (PST)
FREE FOR ALL INSTAGRAM USERS!
More information about ‘THESE DAZE’
(Thank you to the Wilhelm Foundation and Los Angeles County Arts Commission for helping us make this programming possible!)
About Yolanda Gonzalez:
Yolanda González was born into a family whose artistic heritage dates back to 1877. Her world is one of curiosity, demonstrating her love of people and their surroundings. González’s travels in different countries, the bonds forged with individuals in those places, and the resulting transformative experiences are reflected in her art and her life. She is known for her strong, bold brush strokes of color and texture, intent on evoking imagination and emotion.
González studied at the Pasadena Art Center College of Design after winning a painting competition that awarded her a scholarship to the prestigious school. This led her to Self-Help Graphics, an involvement that lasted for years and resulted in her being sent to Spain and Scotland as a representative for exhibitions in those countries. Over the years, she has exhibited her works in solo and group exhibitions across the United States, throughout Europe, and in South Africa.
In 1998, she was an artist in residence in Ginza, Japan followed by a similar stint in Assisi, Italy during 1999. Among the many museums that have shown her work are the Armand Hammer Museum, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, the Japanese American National Museum and the Diego Rivera Museum in México City. Though out the years González has taught at Inner City Arts, Para Los Ninos, Plaza de La Raza, Crenshaw Christian Center, MOCA and Alta Med.
Avenue 50 Studio is temporarily closed until further notice. Please enjoy our virtual programming from the safety of your own homes.
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