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HERE/THERE
Open Call
HERE/THERE
Open Call
2017

FM Fine Art Gallery is pleased to announce its Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibition, Here/There, scheduled for the fall of 2017.

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After so many years, it is almost a natural outcome to team up with our valued and talented colleagues to offer to the world at large, some of the finest pieces of art available for purchase. This has led to the formation of the FM Fine Art Gallery.

FM Fine Art Gallery is located in Los Angeles, just south of Hollywood on La Brea Avenue.

The gallery is proud to be a part of the Southern California community for the upcoming Getty sponsored Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibitions throughout the region.

Pacific Standard Time is an unprecedented collaboration of arts institutions across Southern California, each presenting thematically linked exhibitions and programs designed to celebrate the region's vibrant cultural history. Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of The Getty with partners that include a panoply of institutions — from the area's largest museums to smaller museums and community-based cultural organizations. Each Pacific Standard Time iteration - both large-scale and smaller events - focuses on a critical aspect of Southern California's pivotal role in the history of art and architecture.

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA will present a wide variety of important works of art, much of them new to Southern California audiences. While the majority of exhibitions will have an emphasis on modern and contemporary art, there also will be crucial exhibitions about the ancient world and the pre-modern era. Topics will include luxury objects in the pre-Columbian Americas, 20th-century Afro-Brazilian art, alternative spaces in Mexico City, and boundary-crossing practices of Latino artists. Exhibitions will range from monographic studies of individual artists to broad surveys that cut across numerous Latin American countries.

While the exhibitions will focus on the visual arts, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA programs will ultimately expand to touch on music, performance, literature, and even cuisine. Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA will be a multifaceted event that will transform Los Angeles and Southern California for five months, and our understanding of modern and contemporary art forever.

With its historical roots in Latin America and its current demographics, Los Angeles might be described as tomorrow's capital city. In a way that is possible only in Los Angeles, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA will implicitly raise complex and provocative issues about present-day relations throughout the Americas and the rapidly changing social and cultural fabric of Southern California.

As a result, the FM Fine Art Gallery exhibition, Here/There is looking for pairs of artists – one in Southern California, the other in Latin America – to exhibit their art work side-by-side. Just as Los Angeles is side-by-side to Latin America, and of course, wonderfully intertwined, Here/There will examine the close knit artistic relations among artists, whether related by family, or artistic expression, despite the long distances that separate them. The artists can also both be in Southern California, but their backgrounds would individually be rooted in Southern California or Latin America – LA/LA.

This is an ambitious and challenging exhibition, yet one that greatly links into the exploration posed by The Getty Initiative, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.

Curated by Louis Jacinto, whose work has been continuously exhibited in the Southern California area since 1980, and in the last decade he has also focused on showcasing other artists via his periodic publication of onodream Magazine: One Artist, One Conversation, Here/There will be his contribution to The Getty Initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA 2017. Curator and art historian Kene J. Rosa will be the exhibition's co-curator.

How to submit:

There is no entry fee to submit art work for consideration for this exhibition.

Submit artwork and information directly to Louis Jacinto at the following email address: onodream@hotmail.com

Please email the following:

1-5 digital images by the Artist living and/or from Southern California

1-5 digital images by the Artist living and/or from Latin America

Image list of the submitted work: (title, size, year, media, etc.)

Artist Statement
• Describe your thoughts about being an artist in Southern California and the influence of Latin America in your work

• Describe your thoughts about being an artist from Latin American and the influence of Southern California in your work

Artist biography – In addition to describing your own artistic merits and accomplishments, also include your relation to the other artist

Contact information

Please keep in mind that the submitted images for review and consideration do not necessarily have to be the work to be exhibited, but rather as a reference to the type of work that each artist creates.

Timeline:

Deadline to submit work: May 31, 2017.

Artists will receive a notification regarding the receipt of their submission and their acceptance into the exhibition.

The Here/There exhibition is scheduled for September 2017 and is an official Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Exhibition

Please email any further questions you may have.