Thur 7.20 TenWomen-MontanaAveArtWalkThe Montana Art Walk takes place tonight. 

Here are a few hot spots….but most of the merchants on the street will be participating between 8th Street and 16th.

ABS (1533 Montana Ave.) will be showcasing the work of artist Aubrey Studebaker. They are also offering 20% discount for the duration of the art walk, with wine and treats. plus a raffle too.

Luxelab is hosting an art opening for Outi Harma with a special unveiling of their own Outiart-inspired fashion mannequins and models.

Finger food and beverages will be served, come celebrate the magic of creativity and vision!

See the FB Event page.

Where: Luxelab Salon, 1408 Montana Ave,
Phone: 310 255-9900

Thur 6.18 Montana StaciaStacia will be participating in the Art Walk as well….

Artist on exhibit: Robin Tripaldi, encaustic and acrylic paintings

Artist & designer Stacia custom knitwear Sample Sale also being held during the event

Where: Stacia 808 11th St. at the corner of Montana Avenue in Santa Monica
When: Thursday, July 18th from 5 to 9pm
Phone: 310.393.7100
Web site:

BThurs 7.19 MOntana TenWomene sure to stop into Ten Women….one of my favorites.

Here you can pick up some fabulous gifts…or buy yourself a treat.

Snacks and refreshments will be served.

Where: Ten Women, 1128 Montana Ave.
Phone: 310 393-6254

Thur 7.18 Montana StepShoesThen another one that will be featauring some nice art….

Step Shoes gets into the act…teaming up with dnj Gallery for tonight’s art walk.

The dnj show wil be up through July 21st.

Where: Step Shoes, 1004 Montana Ave. SM
Phone: 310 899-4409

Also in Venice…

L.A. Louver hosts an opening for Rogue Wave 2013. This group exhibition includes 15 artists whose work encapsulates the vibrancy and excitement of art being made in Los Angeles today.

Co-curated by the gallery’s Chief Preparator Christopher Pate and Founding Director Peter Goulds, this is the fifth group exhibition in L.A. Louver’s ongoing Rogue Wave program. Painting, drawing, photography and installation will be on view throughout L.A. Louver’s first and second floor galleries, Skyroom and exterior spaces.

ArtThurs 7.18 LALouver mixists include: Sarah Awad, Matthew Brandt, Kent Familton, Asad Faulwel, Sherin Guirguis, Peter Holzhauer, Farrah Karapetian, Laura Krifka, Owen Kydd, Ashley Landrum, Heather Gwen Martin,Christopher Miles, Alison O’Daniel, Kim Schoenstadt, Eric Yahnker.

On view: July 18th – August 23rd

What: Opening Reception
Where: L.A. Louver, 45 North Venice Blvd. Venice 90291
When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 310 822- 4955

Or in Century City….Annenberg Space for Photography hosts a lecture with….you must rsvp, so check thier website –

In Hollywood…

Thurs 7PROJECT Gallery welcomes muralist and contemporary artist CANTSTOPGOODBOY. The self taught LA native is known for his brightly colored images that evoke positivity by implementing mixed media techniques with vintage comics and pop culture imagery.

See image: Crooked Mouse 36″ x 48″ Acrylic, Gouache, Diamond Dust, and Mixed Media on Canvas.

This exhibit, C.S.G.B. by CANTSTOPGOODBOY is set to include a mural created at PROJECT, several small installations and sixteen original paintings.

On view: July 18 – August 11

What: Opening recepton
Where: PROJECT Gallery, 1553 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028
When: 7:00 pm
Phone: 323-462-1100