Reflection: An Open Call Exhibition

Launch LA & KCCLA

Aug. 6, 2024 - Aug. 27, 2021

5505 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, 90036
PHONE 323 899-1363

A reflection may be an image mirrored back to the observer or serious thought and consideration. In the case of this exhibition, it’s both.

Launch LA, in partnership with the Korean Cultural Center presents “Reflection”, an open call exhibition. The show opens Friday August 6 at the Korean Cultural Center, 5505 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles with an opening reception from 6-8:30 PM. Covid protocols will be observed: masks are required and social distancing encouraged. The show is open for viewing Monday through Friday from 10:00AM – 5:00PM, through Friday, August 27. Parking is available in the rear of the building.

Jurors Sunook Park and Terrell Tilford viewed over 400 images from over 100 artists in a blind jurying process. They chose 46 pieces by 39 artists for an interconnected, authentic, and compelling echo of contemporary life. “Reflection” brings together artists from across Southern California whose practices contemplate and mirror these unprecedented times. Two participating artists (to be announced) will be awarded exhibitions at Launch LA’s gallery at 170 S La Brea Avenue in 2021/22.

Sunook Park is a professor in the CSULB School of Art and Brand Coach at SUNOOKPARK Branding. He is an independent curator and founder of ANDLAB: a motivational retreat center, alternative exhibition space, and education lab of art and design thinking. Actor, collector and curator Terrell Tilford founded Band of Vices in Los Angeles in 2015; the gallery serves as a platform for emerging, mid-career & established Contemporary artists.

LAUNCH LA believes exposure to the arts enhances quality of life and strengthens community through the shared appreciation of creative expression in all its forms and hybrids. LAUNCH LA is passionate about providing artists with quality opportunities to present themselves and their creations that reflect our times to a curious and enthusiastic audience at important happenings throughout Los Angeles.

The Korean Cultural Center is the axis of Korean heritage in Los Angeles. The Korean Cultural Center welcomes the general public to experience the rich traditions and history of Korea through specialized programs, sponsored events, and multiple learning resources.

For more information, contact

James Panozzo, Executive Director Launch LA

[email protected]

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