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Moments of Beauty, Paintings from Suzanne Urquiza’s Canyon

@ 7:00 PM - @ 7:00 PM


Please join us for the opening reception of MOMENTS OF BEAUTY, Paintings from Suzanne Urquiza’s Canyon. Opening in our Annex Gallery on Saturday, June 8. Join us for the opening reception from 7-10PM. Free admission, light refreshments & snacks will be served (for a donation of $2-4), valet parking will be available during the reception ($5 donation), or we are located walking distance from the Highland Park Metro Gold Line Station. See you there!

Opening Reception: Saturday, June 8, 7-10PM
Exhibition Dates: June 8 – July 6, 2019
Closing Gathering: Saturday, July 6, 2-4PM



Artist Statement:

I am local Artist, living in Altadena, California for over 35 years. The current paintings are from the Hahamongna Water Shed Park, the Arroyo. My home overlooks the canyon and JPL bordering on La Cresenta. I have walked this canyon for many years and felt it was time to honor the beautiful landscapes that change each day and each season. I never tire of its beauty and spirit of life that it offers, the amazing peace it gives, it is filled with the magic of nature’s love. I have tried to capture those moments of light and color that is always fleeting. As an Artist, I have painted and created most of my life, I have recently retired and will finally be able to fulfill my dream of painting and will be able to now return to my passion of creating art.


June 8 2019 “Moments of Beauty” paintings from my Canyon Avenue 50 Studio Highland Park CA
November 2018 Small Works Group exhibition ChimMaya Gallery Los Angeles CA
May 2019 Pimavera Group exhibition ChimMaya Gallery Los Angeles, CA
June 22, 2017 Prayers, Protection, and Resistance scheduled for Fullerton, CA. September
Muckenthaler Cultural Center Fullerton, CA – Group Show
October 16, 2016 Defining Ourselves: A Matriarchy of Artists Muckenthaler Cultural Center. Fullerton, CA – Group Show
December 16, 2016 “Prayers from LA”, Art & Performance Benefit Festival – Casa0101 Theater & Jean Deleage Gallery Los Angeles – Group Show
December 12, 2016 “Local Color” exhibit- Avenue 50 Gallery – Group Show
October 9,2015 Da Gallery & ARtcenter in Pomona “Mujeres de Aztlan- Desde el corazon de La mujer” – Group Show
October 2012 “Day of the Dead” exhibit at El Centro Del Pueblo, 1157 Lemoyne St. Los Angeles Group Show
April 30, 1999 “De Mayo exhibition” Mexican Cultural Institute Cinco Olvera Plaza Los Angeles – Group Show
May 7, 1999 Korean Cultural Center Curated by Susana Bautista – Group Show
June 7, 2000 “Beyond Reality” Rotating Artist Serie -El Portal Curated by Susana Bautista- Solo Show
1997 “Visiones De Nuesta Lupita”; Casa de Sousa Historic Olvera Street, Los Angeles – Group Show
1997 Images de la Virgen de Guadalupe Mexican American Cultural Center Tucson, AZ – Group Show


Public Art Projects/Murals

2001 Mural “From this Gift of Corn” Mamas Hot Tamales Restaurant, community training center
the institute for Urban Research and Development . Sponsored by Councilmember Ed Reyes Westlake District Los Angeles -Commissioned
2003 “The Tree of Life” collaboration with McArthur Park Elementary School Westlake District, Los Angeles Community Development Commission
1997 Central de ninos- “Children of the Rain Forest” East Los Angeles Community Development
Block Fund -commissioned

Member of Pasadena Society of Artists- PSA

Art collectors
Gloria Medina
Monica Valencia
Griselda Benitez
Allison Rector
Sandra Romero
Joe Collete
Yolanda Finnigan
Carol Shubin
Margarita Arcinega
Marvin Rednick
Richard Martinez

Installation Shots:


@ 7:00 PM
@ 7:00 PM
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Avenue 50 Studio


Avenue 50 Studio
131. North Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90042 United States
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