LAUNCH LA is proud to present (Beyond) Redemption an Open Call to artists who have responded to their own challenges with resolution and fortitude; who have found redemption in or for their work. This exhibition brings together artists from across Southern California whose practices reflect reclamation, renewal, or redefining qualities in concept, materials, method or subject.
(Beyond) Redemption was juried by Aandrea Stang. Aandrea is the Gallery Director/Assistant Professor leading the CSU Dominguez Hills University Art Gallery. She has developed and launched contemporary art programs for a variety of audiences at major cultural organizations including Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, Occidental College, and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA).
Aandrea selected 39 original artworks from 618 pieces submitted by 175 artists. The selected artists include:
Ben Allanoff, Marthe Aponte, Nurit Avesar, Nadege Monchera Baer, Katayoun Bahrami, Arezoo Bharthania, Maria Bjorkdahl, Gary Cannone, Alexandra Chiou, Ismael de Anda III. Pam Douglas, Jeanne Dunn, Michelle Lynn Dyrness, Julius A Eastman, Elizabeth Folk, Jessica Goehring, S. P. Harper, Matt Hollis , Jeff Iorillo, Jonah Jackson, Chloe Jeongmyo Kim , Katy Krantz, Faina Kumpan, Connie DK Lane, Deborah McAfee, Lynne McDaniel, Carlos Ramirez, Melissa Reischman, Colin Roberts, Andrea Schoening , Steve Seleska, Carl Shubs, J.Sloman, Elizabeth Tinglof, Ruby Vartan, Iben G. Vestergaard, Keith Walsh, Melora Walters, Valerie Wilcox