RECEPTION & AWARDS CEREMONY - Saturday, August 17, 5 - 8 p.m.
The 2013 California Open Exhibition is the eighth annual juried art competition sponsored by TAG Gallery. The nationwide exhibition recognizes excellence in a diverse range of media and offers artists the opportunity to win cash awards and exhibit their finest work at Bergamot Station Arts Center, Southern California's largest art gallery complex and cultural center.
2013 Juror - EDWARD GOLDMAN
Since 1988, Edward Goldman has been the art critic at KCRW, the LA-affiliated National Public Radio station, and host of a weekly program called “Art Talk”. Before immigrating to the U.S. in 1977, Goldman worked at the Hermitage Museum in Leningrad. From 1998-1999, he was the Arts and Culture Editor of “Life & Times Tonight” on KCET, the LA-based PBS television station. Goldman has taught Russian Art History at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and, in 2005, he taught seminar classes on art collecting at Otis College of Art and Design. He is also an art consultant/curator for corporate and private clients, among them Deloitte & Touche, Price Waterhouse Coopers and La Opinion. Goldman contributes articles to numerous art publications, including Huffington Post, and serves as a panelist, moderator and speaker for various museums and arts organizations and is a member of the International Association of Art Critics.