A Venice art & photo exhibit and Fundraiser for the Pico Youth & Family Center, a community center serving Westside LA for over 20 years.
Merrick Morton‘ s black and white photos helped pioneer modern street photography and is best known for his work documenting cholo culture in Los Angeles during the 70s and 80s while on assignment for Rolling Stone.
Josh “Bagel” Klassman: Underground Venice Photographer. “My photos are an insider’s perspective, a participant documenting my world then and now. I’ve never gone for clean & slick, I only go for real & gritty. To me the imperfections are perfection.”
Originally from Boyle Heights, Juan Carlos emerged from graffiti art and aerosol mural paintings to become a revered American sculptor and painter. With a career defined by diversity—from acrylic and ink to intricate bronze sculptures—his works have found homes in prestigious galleries and museums worldwide, including the iconic Getty Graffiti Black Book.