The Word is ART, a unique cooperative artisan and gift gallery located at 9349 Venice Boulevard in downtown Culver City (Bagley and Venice Blvd. A series of upcoming featured artists windows, classes and events will showcase the diverse group of more than 25 artists and craftspeople who together make up The Word is ART gallery.

TWordisArt-jwyss boho jewelry 1he Word is ART’s popular series of workshops and classes will continue in April with:

Boho-Geo Statement Jewelry Workshop
Saturday, April 5, 2014
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Fee: $65, some materials included*

Instructor Jenny Wyss: Looking for the perfect statement necklace or knock-out earrings? Learn to create your own image-based jewelry! Design on-trend and eye-catching necklaces, brooches, or earrings in this hands-on workshop. Jewelry artist Jenny Wyss will lead you through the process of seeking inspiration, planning your design, and refining details. Learn to make unexpected combinations, like drawing and painting on plastic and metal. In addition to a fresh accessory, you’ll have a new talent for handmade gifts!

Composing A Life: A Journal Box
Sunday, April 13, 2014
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $110

Instructor Kelly Kilmer: “This class has been brewing in my head for several years now and I can’t wait to share it with you! In this six hour workshop, you will learn skills in box making, book making, collage, assemblage, art journaling, self expression, composition, design, and much, much more. We will begin by creating a book box covered in papers that are chosen by you (and provided by me.) Next up is creating a variety of books that fit into the box. Learn a variety of simple but fun construction and bookbinding techniques. I strive to make each of the techniques that I present in my classes different than other classes and you will love what you create in this workshop!”

To register for classes:

New Artist Event: Adriana Vidal

Adriana Vidal Artist Event is Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Word is Art’s second artist event of 2014 will feature new artist Adriana Vidal to our gallery. Adriana’s paintings are mixed media watercolor, acrylic and ink. She also works in paper clay as a medium to achieve 3-dimensions in her art pieces. Favorite elements to work in are trees, water and eyes. She thinks of her art as microcosmic worlds that live in her subconscious.

ArWordisArt-enchantedtistically her art evolves from black and white almost structural sketches to more organic and flowing sketches with several stops to dabble in other mediums and styles along the way. She studied at Hood College and George Washington University.

For more information call 310-558-0856 or see us on the web at

Looking ahead in 2014!
The Word is Creative
The Word is Inspired
The Word is ART

X marks the spot to find creative inspired ART. That’s what makes up The Word is ART Gallery. All of our artists are looking forward to a great year ahead! We have some fantastic new artists and creative ideas for our growing community. This year we will be featuring artist events, workshops, classes, trunk shows and more! As artist’s we are inspired daily — not only our visual surroundings but by our feelings about the environment, the city we live in and our local community. Please join us as we continue to partner up with local businesses and artists in making our art home a truly unique environment.

The Word is ART is a unique cooperative artisan gallery that allows each artist to have an “art home” to allow people to view and purchase their art, allowing them to create exceptional work. More than 25 artists and craftspeople work together to share ideas to further enhance the gallery vision while building
their careers as professional artists. The Word is ART Gallery is located at 9349 Venice Boulevard (corner of Bagley and Venice) in downtown Culver City, CA 90232. For more information call 310-558-0856 or see us on the web at