Art Share Los Angeles presents:
CLASH: Drama, Humor and Passion of Three Completely Different Women
Lola Scarpitta, Gaia Bracco, and Anna Stump
Curated by Martha de Perez
March 1-21, 2010
Artist Reception: Thursday, March 4, 7-10 pm
Art Share is in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District
326 E. Hewitt, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Free parking available across the street from Art Share
Lola Scarpitta is a third generation artist. Both her grandfather and her father have been firmly entrenched in the global art world for almost a century. Scarpitta has exhibited in the UCLA Gallery, Art In Action Gallery, the Self Help Graphics Gallery, Cactus Gallery, Workmen's Circle Gallery, Phantom Gallery, Echo Gallery, Pico House Gallery and has been a featured artist at NoHo Gallery L.A., 2ND City Council Gallery as well as the Museum of Latin American Art in Miami.
Scarpitta majored in both fine art and art history and studied under noted painter Lois Dodd at Brooklyn College, CUNY.
Gaia Bracco graduated in 1994 as “Maestro d’Arte Applicata” at ISTITUTO STATALE D’ARTE in Milan, and in 1999 she took a “Traditional Animator” diploma at CIVICA SCUOLA DI CINEMA.
Since 2001 she’s been working both on her own projects and as a freelance screenwriter and Flash animation director for production companies, musicians, screenwriters and directors. Amongst her clients we can find UNIVERSAL STUDIO, FILM MASTER, SUDLER & HENNESSEY S.R.L., ITALIA UNO NETWORK, MTV. In 2005 she founded the BRAVO MA BASTA FILM FESTIVAL in Milan and she currently is one of the artistic directors.
Anna Stump is an artist and arts educator living in San Diego. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at Occidental College in 1986 and her Master of Fine Arts at San Diego State University in 2001. She was a Senior Fulbright Scholar to the Fine Arts Department at Anadolu University in Eskisehir, Turkey in 2006-2007. She currently teaches studio and art history courses at San Diego City College and Grossmont College.
Anna’s blog of three years, Kloe Among the Turks, examines the art scene in Southern California and Turkey, as well as issues of arts education. She recently curated Trade Show, an exhibition of 100 artists from Southern California and 100 artists from Turkey, which was shown in San Diego, Los Angeles, Istanbul and Ankara.
Anna is the founder of the San Diego Women’s Figurative Group. She is represented by MLA Gallery in Los Angeles.