September 25 - November 8, 2009 Opening Reception: Friday, September 25, 2009, 7pm
The spotlight in the George J. Doizaki Gallery turns to the contemporary in the Fall, featuring some of the most innovative Asian American artists in Los Angeles with the JACCC’s annual contemporary art showcase AJA XXII.
Over its 22 years, the carefully curated AJA series has come to be known as one of the most exciting showcases of emerging artists, and this year is no exception. Featuring the work of six contemporary artists including Ichiro Irie, Tomo Isoyama, Gil Kuno, Joe Suzuki, Sayon Syprasoeuth and Sylvia Tan, their unique individual pieces will blend together to make a collective statement announcing to the Los Angeles art scene that these artists have arrived.
The exhibit features diverse media including painting, installation pieces, film and pop culture.
George J. Doizaki Gallery Tuesday-Friday, 12 noon-5pm, Saturday-Sunday 11am-4pm Closed Mondays and Holidays Free
AJA XXII's opening reception is on Friday, September 25, from 7 p.m. at the JACCC's George J. Doizaki Gallery (the same day as the Battleship Yamato a.k.a. Star Blazers screening on the JACCC plaza from 8:30 p.m.).
Otherwise starting Saturday, September 26 and running through November 8, the gallery hours are:
12 noon-5 p.m. Tuesday - Friday
11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays
Closed Mondays and Holidays.
To view the exhibit beyond normal gallery hours, call (213) 628-2725 ext. 133.
The JACCC is located at 244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
featuring emerging Asian artists from Los Angeles. It will be held from 9/25/09 to 11/08/09 at the Doizaki Gallery at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center in downtown Los Angeles. This is the 22nd exhibition since its inception in 1987. This year’s participating artists are Ichiro Irie, Tomo Isoyama, Gil Kuno, Joe Suzuki, Sayon Syprasoeuth, and Sylvia Tan.