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OPEN STUDIO/LA

1999

This project was a collaborative partnership between OnRamp, LA Freewaves, and Visual Communications, committed to building an effective training program and a diverse network of information and creativity among Los Angeles arts communities. Open Studio/L.A. ventured first collaborative year in 1999 with an ambitious six month long program including:

-Free and mobile workshops at many local art venues throughout LA. Intro to the Internet, Intro to Web Design and Web Design for Visual Artists/Performers/Writers/Videomakers. (open to the public, free)

-10 week intensive workshops for selected participants, featuring: planning and design, resources, examples, hands-on classes, advanced media workshops.

-10 weeks of additional lab time with technical support for participants.

-28 participants are provided a free Web Site on the Visual Communications server, along with an email account for one full year.

-10 week series of lectures by local artists and activists is held to foster community dialog and inspiration for creative online projects. (open to the public, free)

~ ART ORGANIZATIONS

A.K.A. New Town

ARTScorpsLA

Jovenes Inc.

Towne Street Theater

Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture

Self Help Graphics

~ INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS

Jeanine Cornillot

Julie Easton

Cheryl Hamada

George Kaye

Robert Mauthe

Katie McCaskey

Kimberli Meyer

Armando Minchaca

David Rosenthal

Gustavo Alberto Garcia Vaca

Hillary Mushkin

Juan Devis & Wendy Clarke

Christian Amigo