A new support system developed for my pursuits in the arts after I obtained my bachelors. The small businesses where I had frequented begun to allow me to publicly display and sell my paintings. The amazing part was that my painting sold! Local residents identified with t
Executive Director Danielle Brazell blogs on how providing a solution can be the most effective advocacy strategy.
Abe Flores blogs on why civic engagement is essential (even if it's not always fun).
As an intern for Arts for LA, I would like to introduce myself and what better way than to tell my story through the impact of the arts! As a visual artist and arts management graduate student, the arts have been central to my personal and professional development. There have been three key points in my life that have affirmed my calling to arts advocacy. Hope you enjoy the first of three blogs which are dedicated
What can a network of 20,000 civically engaged people do to change the way the arts and arts education is valued, supported and made accessible to all in a county of 10 million?
How did an elementary school become a canvas for five contemporary artists without costing the district a penny?
It took some creativity.
Story by Camille Schenkkan for Arts for LA
Abe Flores blogs on the need for collaboration to achieve equitable, quality education.
Tanner Blackman on L.A.’s Draft Mural Ordinance
One of the ordinance's authors writes on why artists should support a time/place/manner approach to permitting murals and advocate for more.
Juana Esquivel writes about how collaboration between schools and nonprofit organizations brings arts education to students in Culver City and Santa Monica-Malibu.