Art > Iranian Paintings > SOCIARTS PRODUCTIONS PROUDLY PRESENTS BY BITA MILANIAN
Apr 10-17, 2009
Society of Cinema and Arts (SoCiArts) will proudly host the opening reception of feminine on April 10, 2009 from 8 to 11 p.m. at a gallery space on 11821 Mississippi Ave in Los Angeles, featuring eight of its member artists, from various genres and mediums of arts. SoCiArts invites the community and leading collectors to join this event, showcasing these emerging and mid-career female artists including Jodii Tseng, Karen Fiorito, Kirstin Johnson, Kmax, Mila Charleston, Mona Shomali, Negin Karbassian and Shagha Ariannia. With over 70 original artworks at various price ranges, everyone attending feminine can go home a collector.
SoCiArts in continuing the promise to its member artists to promote their art produces this exhibition to create a platform for like-minded artists and art enthusiasts to connect with one another. In conjunction with this event,
SoCiArts also proudly promotes the Downtown Women's Center, providing hope and safe shelter to women without a home. Please visit www.dwcweb.org, for more info about the center, its services, events and how you can help.
feminine will be featured on SoCiArt.com’s Virtual Gallery, starting on April 11, for those individuals who are unable to attend the exhibition in person.
For media inquires, please contact Bita Milanian at 310-746-5429 or email@example.com.
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About the artists:
Under the pseudonym ‘lilstickyrice’, Jodii Tseng has been found wheat pasting the walls of L.A. at night and arousing audiences with her enticing displays of female sexuality.
Trained in fine arts and graphic design with a natural inclination towards the perverted and subversive culture, her art is of a rebellious nature, direct in its raw emotion, and aimed at challenging preconceptions while wowing you. Jodii's pieces are multi-layered and textured environments that utilize a range of mediums to communicate ideas in a visual display that is fueled life experience. Working as a graphic designer in Los Angeles' entertainment industry, her professional design work is a display of meticulous perfection and superficial glamour. Wanting to be involved in the world community, she became a part of the underground art and socio-political print scenes of Los Angeles. A Burner at heart, her true passion lies in using art to fight the evil forces in the universe.
Karen Fiorito is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and currently resides in Los Angeles, California. She has exhibited her art nationally and internationally, and her work has appeared in such publications as Art in America, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Hustler Magazine, the LA Weekly, and URB magazine. In 2004, she was a recipient of a Change, Inc. Grant and in 2005, she received a grant from the Puffin Foundation for a billboard in Santa Monica, CA. Ms. Fiorito received her Master's in Fine Art in Printmaking from Arizona State University and her B.F.A. from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She currently owns and operates her own fine art printmaking studio and publishing company, Hard Pressed Studios, which produces prints for such artists as Robbie Conal, Winston Smith and Mear One.
Kirstin Anna Johnson is a multi-disciplinary artist working both in the downtown Los Angeles area, as well as long involved in the Topanga and Decker School Road post-bohemian art scene of the Los Angeles Santa Monica Mountains area. Involved in art since childhood, particularly through growing up among artist-family friends such as Lita Albuequerque, Peter Alexander, Lady John Dill, and Rory White. Her own father, Jim Johnson, is one of t