Patterned Perspectives: Contemporary Nigerian Art from the Ezenma Collection
Main Gallery | June 12 - September 18
Like Nigeria itself, collectors Kingsley and Cassia Ezenma represent multiple cultures, languages, and perspectives. Art from Kingsley’s native Nigeria make up the bulk of the Ezenma collection, ranging from work by internationally recognized artists to emerging young visionaries fresh from the country’s acclaimed art schools.
The Ezenmas were inspired to start collecting after the birth of their son Ajay Chimaobi Ezenma. This milestone made it more important than ever to stay connected to Kingsley’s Nigerian roots, and surround Ajay with visual representations of the cultural diversity and richness of the country. Connecting with Nigerian artists and creating opportunities to showcase their great talents, the Ezenmas hope to one day have an art gallery of their own to pass on to future generations.
Historic Carnegie Galleries | June 12 - July 24
Bringing together two of LA’s most revered incubators for emerging art, ‘AHORA’ will showcase the work of 44 contemporary artists from around the world, with a focus on Southern California. This special exhibition is being curated by Ozzie Juarez from Tlaloc Studios and Andrew Hosner from Thinkspace Projects. Each curator has chosen a vast array of creatives across various mediums, each with that special something that places them firmly in the current zeitgeist.
Studio Gallery | June
MAKERS@MUZEO is proud to announce the 2022 artist in residence, contemporary painter GERMS. Jaime "GERMS" Zacarias is a Chicano artist and South L.A. native who has captured the essence of Los Angeles and Chicano history through a myriad of futuristic designs and three-dimensional characters. Drop into the Carnegie Galleries during the month of June to watch GERMS working in his onsite studio. This program is made possible through support from Republic Services.
Studio Dates To Be Announced