"I'd like to say that people can change anything they want to; and that means everything in the world."   Joe Strummer

South Bay Contemporary presents:

Dear President,  
An art show about important American Issues

January 14 - February 19, 2017
Mary Milelzcik Uncertain Future, photo of handpainted photo

January 14, 4-7 pm, Saturday: Artists' Reception
Songwriters  perform at 5:30 p

February 2, 6-9 pm:  First Thursday San Pedro Art Walk

February 19, 3-5 pm : Artist Talk   

John Dingler, Whistleblower John Kiriakou, 69"x 50"

Dear President, is an art exhibition corresponding with the January 2017 presidential inauguration.  The artwork touches on issues that face our country and is displayed along with the artists' letters to the president as a statement. All artwork and letters will be combined into a catalog to be mailed out to the President in Washington DC, representatives and the press.   The catalog will also be available for purchase by order.

Some of America's major issues will be addressed in the exhibition such as:  Money in Politics, Climate Change, Military Quagmires, Women's Reproductive Rights, Education, Polarization (Cultural divisiveness), Inequality (social and economic), Gun Control, Immigration, Military Spending, GMO, Fracking, Space, Drug Policy, Welfare, Criminal Justice, and more...

Participating Artists:

Claudia Bear, Kate Carvellas, Darice Chang, Michael Chomick, Annie Clavel, Preston Craig, Gina Cunningham, Rick Dallago, Teresita DeLaTorre, John Dingler, Edem Elesh, Paige Emery, Luis Favela, Kathi Flood, Scott Froschauer, Steve Fujimoto, Richelle Gribble, Elwing Gonzalez , Cie Gumucio,Benjamin Jancewicz, Julian Kehle, Janet Le, Sheri Leigh O'Conner, Eva Kolosvary-Stupler, Mona-Lisa Lind, Duncan Linthicum,  Ann Mann Lynch, Gina M., Zachary Mendoza, Narsiso Martinez, Karena Massengill, Zachary Mendoza, Mary Milelzcik, Tom Miller, Ellen November, Michelle Nunes, Toni Reinis, Michelle Rozic, Kuniko Ruch, Mati Russo, Tatiana Savchenko, Cintia Alejandra Segovia, Peggy Sivert, Micheal Swank, Curtis Taylor, Daggi Wallace, Tammy West, Bill Zeldis

Singer/Songwriters Performing at Reception

Raye Zaragoza and Tyler James
We have exciting news for you about 2017 and our new space, SoLA, coming in our next newsletter. 

We are forming our SBC critique groups now:   Critique Groups Information
Open Call for Art: Fresh 2017
Be part of our first show in our new home, SoLA Gallery 
South Bay Contemporary
401 South Mesa St, 3rd Floor
San Pedro, CA 90731

310 429 0973

Gallery Hours for 
Dear President, 
Saturdays 1 - 5  or by appointment