In Culver City…

At Word is Art Gallery…..Instructor Kelly Kilmer will hold a new workshop entitled Pieces of Me: Self Expression with Collage.

She e4pix WordisArtxplains….”What do you get when you combine paper, pens, stencils, stickers, and stamps with new techniques in composition, design, color and means of self expression together on the page? You get truly unique and personal pages of art. Learn techniques that are applicable to ANY art form. Yes, we’ll be “painting with paper” (collage) but learning art techniques that can be used and adapted to whatever art you want to work on. You will learn several new techniques in using collage as a means of self expression. See the Word is Art website for a supply list.”

Workshop Fee $75

What: Workshop
Where: The Word is ART Gallery, 9349 Venice Blvd. Culver City 90232
When: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Phone: 310.558.0856

In Highland Park…

Avenue 50 Studio and Hollywood Institute of Poetics in collaboration with Boreal Books (an imprint of Red Hen Press) present a special edition of the BLUEBIRD READING series.

Sun-Mar16-Ave50Studio-bluebirdFive authors celebrate and share their experiences and history as women, poets, authors, seekers, and travelers who have migrated to, and are now living in…Alaska!!! Hosted by Jessica Ceballos, the event will feature Melina Draper, Erin Coughlin Hollowell, Nicole Stellon O’Donnell, Susanna J. Mishler, Peggy Shumaker.

There will be an OPEN MIC after the feature. SIGN UP begins at 1:45pm. Books will be available for purchase and signing

The Bluebird Reading series is a component of the Avenue 50 Studio Inc. literary arts programming.

What: Opening reception
Where: Avenue 50 Studio, 131 N. Avenue 50, LA 90042
When: 2:00 pm
Phone: 323 258 1435

In Pasadena….

Offramp GSun-Mar16-SusanSironi-OffRampallery is pleased to present “Forget Me Not,” a solo exhibition of new work by artist Susan Sironi from March 16 – April 20, 2014. Forget Me Not is Sironi’s third solo exhibition at Offramp Gallery.

Sironi uses vintage books as an initial source material, altering them into sculptural collages that reflect on history and/or the past. Sironi also works with the material she removes from the books to portray fragmented ideals, forgotten or distorted history and the passing of time.

On view: March 16th – April 20th

What: Opening reception
Where: Offra
mp Gallery, 1702 Lincoln Ave., Pasadena, 91103
When: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Phone: 626-298-6931

Arcana: Books on the Arts (8675 Washington Blvd., 90232) holds a publication party from 3-5pm.

Sun-Mar16-Overduin-MathBassIn the Hollywood area…

Overduin and Co. hosts an opening reception new exhibition entitled “Lies Inside” featuring the work of Math Bass.

See image: Math Bass

March 16th – April 19th

What: Opening reception
Where: Overduin and Co., 6693 Sunset Blvd., LA 90028
When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Have a fun weekend celebrating both art and St Paddy’s DAY!  There’s some fun events going on for MONDAY….!