Art & Events 2022

Past Events 2022


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Hillel at UCLA

574 Hilgard Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90024

 310-208-3081, ext. 108

Free and open to the public

Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.


Student Fine Art Show

Thursday, May 19th, 6-8PM

Hillel at UCLA will be having the Student Fine Art show opening in the Spring quarter of 2022. We invite all undergraduate students to participate in the contest and share their beautiful ideas and artistic work with Hillel and the public. We want students to have the liberty to create anything possible with their imagination so submissions can be anything. *No nudity* In previous years, we received paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, even collages, and strange and exotic pieces of work, and many more so we encourage students to get creative and get motivated! We will be giving out prizes to the winning students.

"The Phylliss and Lou Mann Prize for Excellence in the Arts at UCLA Hillel"

1st prize: $1000
2nd prize: $500

Student submissions will be received at the front desk of Hillel, 574 Hilgard Ave, in care of Perla Karney, March 1st – 18, 10am- 4pm.

Curator will make final selections.  Exhibition opens March 28 and closes May 20, 2022.  

Closing reception & award ceremony Thursday, May 19, 6-8pm.  Curator and juror will be present.  

 

Curated by Patty Wickman,

Professor, UCLA Department of Art

Carmen Argote, Prize Juror

 

Contact Perla for additional information:
[email protected] | (310) 208-3081 Ext. 108

Generously funded by Mindy and Robert Mann & the Stratton-Petit Foundation 

 

About the Judge: Carmen Argote

Carmen Argote is a multidisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles. Argote’s process-based practice is derived from her environment, often pointing to the body, to class, and to economic structures in relation to architecture and personal history. The act of walking and movement is an integral part of her practice and transforms the body into her studio. carmenargote.com


Student Photo Contest

-Diversity and Inclusion-

Hillel at UCLA will be having the Student Photo Contest show opening in the Spring quarter of 2022. We invite all undergraduate students to participate in the contest and share their beautiful ideas and artistic work with Hillel and the public. The theme this year is "Diversity & Inclusion"
1st Prize 500.00 dollars
2nd Prize: 250.00 dollars
3rd Prize: 150.00 dollars
Five Honorable Mentions: 50.00 dollars each

Requirements:  

- 8x10 B&W or Color Image  

- Must be printed on photo paper 

- Include name, email, phone on the back of each  photo  

Contact: 

Perla Karney, Artistic  Director Dortort Center  for Creativity in the Arts  310-203-3081  

ext.108  

[email protected]
About the Judge: Karen Amy Finkel Fishof
Born in the Bronx, NY, Karen was heavily influenced by the NY art scene, hanging out in clubs with Andy Warhol and Keith Haring in the 80’s. She apprenticed under artist, Marylyn Dintenfass and was greatly influenced by her thematic color schemes and work practice. Karen attended Syracuse University as a painting major, where she received a BFA in painting including a year abroad at St. Martins School of Art, London, UK, where she first started creating photograms under the same professors that worked with Gilbert and George and showing her paintings in New York.

Karen has been working as a painter, photographer, window dresser and graphic designer creating window designs for Macy’s, Lord & Taylor, Dress Barn Stores and major music labels as well as design for licensed products for Kraft Foods, Simon Malls, Crayola, Nickelodeon, Imax, Cartoon Network and Gameboy after receiving a second degree in Graphic Design.

The Photo Contest is Generously Underwritten by The Pamela and Randol Schoenberg Foundation