The Torrance Art Museum is currently closed for installation.
our next exhibition will open Saturday, September 3 at 4pm.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2016, 6 - 9 PM
ARTIST AND CURATOR DISCUSSION
SEPTEMBER 3, 2016, 4PM
SEPTEMBER 24, 2016, 3PM
Curated by Denise Johnson, in conjunction with TAM curatorial
Andrea Bowers, Jeff Cain, Claudia Cano, Collin Chillag, Sean Duffy, Ramiro Gomez, Justin John Greene, JEFF&GORDON (Jeff Foye & Gordon Winiemko), Elana Mann, Jane Mulfinger, Julie Shafer, Marc Trujillo, Dee Williams, and Bijan Yashar
Things that get in our way
As part of an international installation project spanning the United States, Australia and Sri Lanka, Torrance Art Museum presents Swedish artist Gustav Hellberg's Thing that Get in Our Way. This installation, part video and part experimental device, unpacks the way in which our relation to and conception of radiation is grounded in myth-based discourses . Hellberg challenges possible understandings which seek to explain why people still seem unable to understand their surroundings without mythic intervention. In the exhibition audiences are invited to interact directly with the gamma ray detection device and follow the artist's self-described "futile quest" to explore invisible and, to most people, unknown power issues.
Open Call for Artists: South Bay Focus 2016
The annual South Bay Focus exhibition of regional art is now open for applications!
This year’s Juror is Peter Frank – legendary art writer, curator, editor and critic!
We will be looking for outstanding art from artists living or working in the South Bay working in all styles and mediums, from painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, sound, video, photography and more. A detailed description is on the application form as well as the rules and guidelines for submitting your application.
To apply please fill out the online-only application form and email it with your images to the email address indicated on the form.
This Juror selected exhibition is FREE to apply
Exhibition dates: November 19 – December 9, 2016.
Artists must live or work in these South Bay cities to be eligible to participate:
Carson, Gardena, El Segundo, Harbor City, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Lawndale, Lomita, Long Beach, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, San Pedro, Torrance and Wilmington or have current membership in the Torrance Artist's Guild or the South Bay Water Color Society.
DEADLINE for applications is September 24, 2016
Please submit all applications to: TAM2016SBF@yahoo.com