"Judy Baca said we need to save art." - Rosie One, age 8 (Photo of Judy Baca, by Rosie One. April 27, 2012) --- I'm honored to share this review written by Los Angeles based, young-girl prodigy artist, Rosie One, for the first time ever (*backstory written by me). Also included are related photographs taken by her when she was 8 years old, in April of 2012. Rosie is also a featured artist in "When She Rises" all details and links are below. Congratulations to you, Rosie!
April 2012, Los Angeles, CA (Photo by Shawni Groves)
I took this photo of Rosie One, who at the time was on "Official Press" business covering the "Urban Legends" Public Art Exhibition held in April of 2012, at the LA Mart and Design Center, located in Downtown Los Angeles. A major art exhibition sponsored in part by LA Art Machine/Vox Humana and many others. It was the first of its kind for L.A., and featured more than 60 public art artists …
"WHEN SHE RISES UNITES WOMXN ARTISTS FROM LOS ANGELES AND AROUND THE WORLD FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE, COMMUNITY BUILDING AND EQUITY IN THE ARTS." Curated by Erin Yoshi (Press release written by Janna Zinzi, with contact information listed below)
July 1, 2018 (Venice, CA) -- When She Rises, a 10-week women-driven arts exhibit highlighting social issues such as ecology justice, immigrant rights and women’s equality, will be on view at SPARC in Venice, CA from July 7 until September 15, 2018. Programming includes public art workshops, discussions and screenings to inspire knowledge sharing and community building between generations, social movements and artist disciplines. The kick-off event on Saturday, July 7th, is from 3-8pm. The “Ladies Love Project” is a pop-up shop, curated by New York City artist Toofly, providing a space for over 100 womxn artists from Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Canada and all over the world to celebrate, display and sell their art, f…