Venice Institute of Contemporary Art

45C Horizon Ave.
Venice, CA 90291

Ph: 310-957-7037
info@veniceica.org

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Through ongoing exhibitions and events, ViCA will protect, preserve, and promote
the values of individual, independent artistic expression that have formed the
historical practice of creativity in Venice.

'Art/World Screenings' May 2 - 6. See More >
'Faberge Gothic' April 23 - May 6. Click here >
Documentary Project: 'Fred Eversley'. Check it out >
Documentary Project: 'Lisa Adams'. See More >
Documentary Project: 'Maddy LeMel'. See More >
Documentary Project: 'Joseph Umali Fernandez'. Have a Look > >
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ViCA Events

Check out our upcoming events and happenings in LA.

  • Faberge Gothic

    Cocktail Reception
    April 30th. 6:30pm

    Faberge Gothic and BritWeek Cocktail Reception

    April 30th, 6:30pm. Hosted by Peter Frank, featuring UK artist, Sarah Danays.

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  • Film Screening

    May 2nd, 7:30pm - 9pm
    Sarah Danays & Joseph Fernandez

    Film Screening

    Sarah Danays - 'An Adventure'
    Joseph Umali Fernandez- 'Fire Unbound'

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  • Film Screening

    May 3rd, 7:30-9pm. Hosted by
    Juri Koll &Special Guests

    Film Screening

    'In The Steel' - A Portrait of Mark di Suvero. First Screening of this film since January 1991

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  • Film Screening

    May 4th, 7:30-9pm. Hosted by
    Juri Koll & Special Guests

    Film Screening

    Lisa Adams - 'As It Appears To Be' Premiere Screening

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  • Film Screening

    May 5th, 7:30-9pm. Hosted by
    Juri Koll & Special Guests

    Film Screening

    A selection from the Archives - Various Artists

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  • Mural Tour Tuesdays

    11am-1pm, Venice, CA 90201

    A Tour of Murals in Venice and beyond.

    Currently scheduling tours for May, June, July.

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  • Studio Saturdays

    Meet artists before you head out to the galleries.

    2nd Saturday of Each Month.

    One Saturday a month, one of our curating staff will host a studio visit with a featured artist.

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  • More ViCA Events

    Stay Tuned for more Events

    2013/14 Events

    ViCA Events coming soon!! Contact us.

  • Faberge Gothic/BritWeek Cocktail Reception

  • Hosted by Peter Frank, Art Critic/Curator & Peter Mays, Executive Director of LAAA.

    Sponsored by FAIR Quinoa Vodka, Auchentoshan Scotch Whiskey, and Christophe Happillon, Gourmet Oysters.

    Sounds from London's Norwood Cassette Library. Please RSVP to:
    rsvp@sarahdanays.com

  • Details:

    Tuesday, April 30th, 6:30 - 9:30 pm.
    (Photo call at 6pm)

    #114, 1617 Cosmo St.
    Hollywood, CA 90028

  • More Info

    → htttp://current.britweek.org

  • Presents

  • Sarah Danays - 'An Addendum'
    Joseph Umali Fernandez - 'Fire Unbound'

    Hosted by Juri Koll and Special Guests.
  • Details:

  • May 2nd, 7:30-9:00pm
    @ Sarah Danays Studio
    311 1/2 A, Windward Ave.
    Venice, CA 90291

  • More Info

    → http://youtube.com/user/ArtWorldTVShow

  • Presents

  • 'In The Steel: A Portrait of Mark di Suvero'. First Screening of this film since January 1991.

    Hosted by Juri Koll and Special Guests
  • Details:

    May 3rd, 730-9pm
    @ Sarah Danays Studio
    311 1/2 A, Windward Ave.
    Venice, CA 90291

  • More Info

    → http://theartworld.net
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  • Presents


    'Lisa Adams: As It Appears To Be'
    Premiere Screening

    Hosted by Juri Koll and Special Guests

  • Details:

    May 4th, 730-9pm
    @ Sarah Danays Studio
    311 1/2 A, Windward Ave.
    Venice, CA 90291

  • More Info

    → http://youtube.com/user/ArtWorldTVShow
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  • Presents

    A selection from the archives -
    Various artists. TBD.

    Hosted by Juri Koll and Special Guests

  • Details:

    May 5th, 730-9pm
    @ Sarah Danays Studio
    311 1/2 A, Windward Ave.
    Venice, CA 90291

  • More Info

    → http://theartworld.net
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  • ViCA Presents:
    Mural Tour Tuesdays

  • What:

    Utilizing the Social Public Art Resource Center's mural research, along with other sources, one of our curating staff will guide a small group on a tour of murals in Venice and other areas of LA.

    $20/sliding scale donation will benefit ViCA's programs. We are currently scheduling tours for May and June. Stay tuned!

  • Details:

    Stay tuned for locations...
    11am-1pm

  • More Info

    → hthttp://sparcmurals.com
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  • Studio Saturdays

  • Come meet an artist before you head out to the galleries! One Saturday a month, one of our curating staff will host a studio visit with a featured artist.

    $20/sliding scale donation will benefit ViCA's programs. We are currently scheduling studio visits for May and June. Stay tuned!
  • Details:

    2pm-4pm @ selected Venues
    in Venice, CA 90291

  • More Info

    → http://theartworld.net

Press & Media

ViCA will be hosting numerous events in 2014. Stay tuned.

ViCA Institute

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Advisors

ViCA is proud to be a collective meeting point for some of the finest minds in the art world.



    • Stephanie Nafé

      Stefanie Nafé was born in Germany. She did an apprenticeship as a restorer and church painter. She worked as a colorist and was responsible for the development and realization of color concepts for textile printing and the photographic management for marketing, presentations and fairs.

      Since 2000, she has been working as a freelance artist and had several solo exhibitions with her photo-art. She also did commission work for exhibition catalogues and catalogues of work for several artists.

      Today, she is the project manager of Trans Angeles in Germany and lives in Germany and Sweden. For more info: stephanie@veniceica.org

    • Cosimo Cavallaro

      Cosimo Cavallaro was born in Montreal in 1961. The son of Italian immigrants, Cavallaro was raised both in Canada and Italy. He attended art school in Montreal before setting up shop as a sculptor in Montreal in the early 1980’s.

      Cavallaro’s mediums range from photography (Nudes, Bike seats, Blinders on Donkey, fruit, fish in bowl) to large sand blasted steel sculptures (Knot series) to installations and performance pieces using perishables, (Chocolate Jesus, Cheese house, Cheese room, Chocolate saints, Ketchup room, Absolute pressed Ham bed, Candy chair, Twiggy In Cheese) to rubber sculptures (inflatable piano, shovel,) to fiberglass resin sculptures (Jelly beans)to most recently polished stainless steel sculptures (Arrows) to works on paper (Love Your Bean).

      His work with perishables has attracted massive media coverage, CNN – Anderson Cooper, ABC, CBC, NBC, BBC, CBS, CNBC, PBS So CAL to art magazines, educational and religious journals, major national and international newspapers, pop culture magazines. Contact cosimo@veniceica.org for more info.

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