MOCA Selects Philippe Vergne as New Director
Recently, MOCA reached its final decision and completed their search in locating the new director to the famed Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. They have chosen as the new MOCA Director, Philippe Vergne.
Historic Cultural Landmark Fine Arts Building to Host Fine Artist Caryl M. Christian Levy
Also in the world of art, Los Angeles artist Caryl M. Christian Levy is completing her artist in residency for The Venice Printmaking Studio International Workshop in Italy this February, and returning just in time to begin her next big solo exhibition; Monotypes: The Vestment Series, at the Historical Cultural Monument of The Fine Arts Building in Los Angeles, California on March 13, 2014.
Art Meets Architecture
Curated by Lisa Ames of Art Meets Architecture, the board of the Fine Arts Building selected fine artist Caryl M. Christian Levy for the March 2014 installation in the buildings’ lobby. The Fine Arts Building will also proudly be hosting the Artist Reception to be held on Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 6-8pm.
Phillipe Vergne Invited to Fine Arts Building Solo Show
New MOCA director Philippe Vergne is invited to attend the show through the artists public relations division. Concerning MOCA’s new director, the artist states;
“Our Los Angeles community of artists is indeed fortunate to welcome Philippe Vergne as MOCA’s directorial leader. His vision and enthusiasm cements the integrity of the artistic shared experience with artistic creators hungry for this high standard. MOCA’s Board and search committee has responded to the artists voice in this appointment. We all look forward to a very exciting and invigorated activation of new MOCA presentations.”
– Caryl M. Christian Levy, Artist
Monotypes: The Vestments Series
Caryl M. Christian Levy created the body of work of ‘The Vestment Series,’ acknowledging the power of her foremothers and influenced by Matisse and her world travels. Her work includes elements of painting and collage that are combined through a printing process known as monotypes. A monotype is a one of a kind print typically on paper and is produced as an original work instead of an edition.
CMC Fine Arts in Chinatown, Los Angeles
As former Director, Master of Public Art Studies, University of Southern California, Caryl M. Christian Levy succeeds in engaging and educating the public with her evocative lectures, interviews, and inter-disciplinary talks at her own CMC Fine Arts Studio in the heart of L.A.’s historic Chinatown.
USC Roski School of Fine Arts Professor Ruth Weisberg fondly states, “We are the fortunate viewers of Caryl Christian Levy’s work which shimmers with half hidden and layered sources of inspiration.” Los Angeles’ own “Downtown News” Publisher Sue Laris states of Caryl’s work, “I love the art!” The show is expected to be an extraordinary representation of one of Los Angeles’ most gifted contemporary fine artists.
As stated on the official website of artist Caryl M. Christian Levy, she states; “My practice as a professional artist, educator and public art professional brings together many related disciplines providing a framework for collaborations with artists, cultural institutions, communities and city programs, and the public and private development in the realization of public art projects, programs and site specific commissioned public artworks. I currently lecture, instruct, and conduct workshops and presentations addressing the public realm with the goal of generating new arts policies and guidelines through inclusive community dialogues.”
The Fine Arts Building In Downtown Los Angeles
The Fine Arts Building is proud to sponsor Caryl M. Christian Levy, Monotypes: The Vestment Series, which shall be complemented with live jazz, and a gourmet buffet.
Who: Caryl M. Christian Levy
What: Art Meets Architecture: Caryl M. Christian Levy, Monotypes: The Vestment Series, Solo Exhibition
When: The Artist Opening is March 13, from 6 to 8pm. The Exhibition runs through April 4, 2014
Where: The Fine Arts Building, 811 W. 7th Street, The Grand Lobby, Los Angeles, California, 90017
For more information about Carly M. Christian Levy, and to view her work visit: WWW.CMCFINEARTS.US.
For press or interview requests of the artist, contact the public relations office at telephone/fax: 310-226-7176