Come to Food on First!! July 21st in Little Tokyo

Food on First: A DIY Art + Film Workshop with artists Tina Takemoto & Susu Attar Saturday July 21, 2018 1:30-3:30 pm 341 1st St in Little Tokyo Food on First is a playful workshop uses fresh food sourced in Little Tokyo to create experimental drawings and film. Come play with your food and discover DIY…

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Little Tokyo Service Center Artist Projects Underway!!!

Artists Develop Public Art and Performances Re-envisioning Little Tokyo July 1, 2018 Little Tokyo Service Center 231 E Third Street, G106 Los Angeles, CA 90013 Contact: Mark Robbins, New Series of Workshops and Performances Include Contributions of Little Tokyo Residents and Community Members LOS ANGELES – Four artists are bringing new projects to Little…

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Little Tokyo Service Center Announce Artist Fellowship Awards

I’m pleased to share with you the news from Little Tokyo Service Center about the program we’ve been working on together since last year. All the best, Clayton Campbell Press Release            

Dinh Q. Le: The Scrolls: Distortion Series, and the San Art Residency in Ho Chi Minh City

Dinh Q. Le is my colleague and friend since 2004 when we worked together on the Board of Directors of Res Artis, the International Association of Residential Arts Centers. Since then we have both remained part of an active  group of artist/activists who have become Cultural Producers; artist practitioners whose work, besides exhibiting and writing…

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Little Tokyo Service Center Announces It’s New +LAB Artist Residency Program

I want to share with you an artist residency project I am working on designing and implementing and that is now available for California based artists. It is a unique opportunity and I am very excited to be part of this project! This new residency program will support four artist residencies from multiple disciplines by the…

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Is This How To Save the Arts and Non Profits in the Face of Gentrification?

I want to share this post from Mike Scutari from Inside Philanthropy. The model he talks about in San Francisco could be applicable perhaps in Los Angeles, New York, or any U.S. city where rents have gotten out of control. And given the looming federal tax bill and the negative consequences for non profit organizations…

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Common Fields Convenes; Discusses Artist Evictions and LA’s “Big Lie”

My post from December 10, 2015, Now That Artists Can’t Afford the Arts District, LA Needs to Re-Think Its Role As A Creative City, written by Caroline Miranda of the Los Angeles Times, is worth revisiting upon the recent occasion of the Common Field Convening. Held this past November 2-5 at the Japanese American…

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PST LA/LA- South of the Border at the Loft at Liz’s Evokes the Urgency of DACA Families

PST LA/LA has many venues including all of our large museums with wonderful catalogues and ambitious check-lists. And then there are small alternative galleries that received no funding but are part of the overall programming. Such is the case with the indefatigable Loft at Liz’s, voted one of the ten top best galleries in Los…

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Clayton Campbell and Laura Kiralla of Otis College Present at the AICAD Student Success Conference

Last June 14 at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, Laura S. Kiralla, Ed.D. Vice President for Student Success and Dean of Student Affairs at Otis College of Art and Design, and myself, were presenters at the AICAD Student Success Conference. AICAD – the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design – is a…

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Little Tokyo Service Center Engages Clayton Campbell to Design An Artist Residency Project As Part of It’s Art Place America Community Development Investments Grant

In 2015, the Little Tokyo Service Center of Los Angeles was one of six organizations from around the country selected to participate in the Art Place America Community Development Investments (CDI) program. Jamie Bennett, Director of Art Place America said at that time, Little Tokyo Service Center is prepared to demonstrate the unique value that artists…

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