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Project Archive

2013 Projects
Puppets

Puppets Retake Northeast Los Angeles

From June 6 through June 8, 2013, the Arroyo Arts Collective hosted Puppets Retake Northeast Los Angeles, a three day puppetry festival at the Historic Highland Park Ebell Club, co-sponsored by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.View.

 

Forest, For the Trees
A Fiber Environment

January 27 – March 8, 2013: presented by the AAC and Yarn Bombing Los Angeles, a built-environment site specific fiber based installation assembled again in 2013 in the Community Gallery at the Angel’s Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro. View.

 

 
2012 Projects

The 20th Annual Discovery Tour

Sunday, November 18, 2012: A self-guided auto tour featuring more than 100 artists in homes and studios in Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Glassell Park, Montecito Heights and Mount Washington View.

 

Endangered/Extinct
co-sponsored by the Audubon Center at Debs Park

October 13 through December 1, 2012: AAC members were invited to create temporary exhibits addressing issues related to nature, with an emphasis on local birds found in Debs Park. View.

 

Tossed Salad
co-sponsored by the North Figueroa Association

May 1 through May 22, 2012: This series of four art events at Highland Park’s Old L.A. Farmers Market continued the Arroyo Arts Collective’s tradition of placing art in unexpected places. Everyone enjoyed a truly unique blend of art, food and community! View.

 

 
2011 Projects

The 19th Annual Discovery Tour

Sunday, November 20, 2012: A self-guided auto tour featuring more than 100 artists in homes and studios in Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Glassell Park, Montecito Heights and Mount Washington View.

 

Forest, For the Trees
A Fiber Environment

November 12 through December 4 , 2011: presented by the AAC and Yarn Bombing Los Angeles, a built-environment site specific fiber based installation assembled in the Annex section of the Avenue 50 Studio. View.

 

Yarn Bombing 18th Street
An Exhibition of Temporary Site-Specific Installations And Gallery Work

June 18th, 2011: an exhibition comprised of site specific yarn based installations and gallery hung work on the grounds of the 18th Street Art Center. View.

 

For The Birds
A Site-Specific Art Installation Project Honoring the Urban Birds of Los Angeles

April 9 through May 7, 2011: a month long installation project on the grounds of the Audubon Center at Debs Park that treated visitors to a rare glimpse of an urban wildlife sanctuary, set in a Northeast Los Angeles neighborhood that has long been a haven for artists. View.

 

 
2010 Projects

North by Northeast: the 18th Annual Discovery Tour

Sunday, November 21, 2010: A self-guided auto tour featuring more than 100 artists in homes and studios in Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Glassell Park, Montecito Heights and Mount Washington View.

 

Fig Knit-On

October 9-31 2010: A Fiber Art Exhibit and Yarn Bombing Event presented by
Arroyo Arts Collective. Part of NELAart.com Second Saturday Gallery Night
View.

 

Day of the Dead Planet
Sponsored by the Arroyo Arts Collective • curated by Deborah Thomas

October 9 to November 7, 2010: Memorials, stories and ofrendas in the spirit of Día de los Muertos by artists who care about the environment, at Avenue 50 Studio, Inc. View.

 

 
2009 Projects

Bringing the Past To Light: New Art from Old Images

May 17 through June 14 2009: An on-site installation project at El Alisal, the historic Charles F. Lummis home in Highland Park. Inspired by images taken from old photographs, artists working ininstallation, performance, music, video and other new media create an innovative mix of past, present and future visions of the Arroyo. View.

 
2008-1996 Project Archive

Past Events and Exhibitions

View the Collective’s many past projects such as The Discovery Tour, Poetry in the Windows, River Alchemy and River Visions, BID (Business Improvisation District) Show, Zone 5 in the City, Puppets, Puppets, Puppets! and more. Also view the exhibitions of the Acorn Gallery (2002-2008). View.