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Friday, June 1st // PRIVATE VIP Party
Limited tickets available // SOLD OUT
Saturday, June 2nd // PRIVATE Artist Reception
Limited tickets available // SOLD OUT
Sunday, June 3rd // COMMUNITY EVENT // SOLD OUT

ART AT THE RENDON presents the multi-sensory event HIDDEN ROOMS. Curated by Cindy Schwarzstein of Cartwheel Art, this one day community celebration features over 50 renowned artists and performers who will transform the historic Rendon hotel, located in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District, into a fully immersive art experience.

OVER 45 SITE-SPECIFIC INSTALLATIONS. Visitors will be able to explore the building, the rooms upstairs and the bar and lounge area on the ground floor, even the parking lot. Read below to see what is planned.

SPECIAL PROGRAMMING//

In addition to the upper two levels of The Rendon, the ground floor and surrounding lot will be intervened by artists, creators and performers. Arranged by area:

CHECK IN AREA //  "The Bookie Office" designed by Guerin Swing of Guerin Swing Design & Development.
DIVE BAR // The old corner Licha’s Bar and Grill, will be taken over by local breweries and distilleries: Angel City Brewery, Iron Triangle Brewing, and Greenbar Distillery with more TBA.

LOUNGE //

  • "Outside In" designed and furnished by Rose Apodaca and Andy Griffith of design resource A + R at ROW.
  • Portraiture photography by Mark Dektor.

ART ACTIVATION ROOM #1 // 

  • VALTD‘s “Victorinettes: Saintly Defaced” installation.
  • Mural art activation by Abcnt.
  • Installation by Josh Everhorn
  • Robert “Sticky”  Shaw will create “The Nook,” an ode to the punk rock venues of days gone by (RIP Al’s Bar).
  • Lifesize drawings by Ivan Hossoi

MUSIC PERFORMANCE ROOM //

  • Band performances & live painting by Norton Wisdom with more to be announced.
  • Eddie Donaldson of GuerillaOne will be creating an experience with an installation, showcasing old and new works dating back to their origins. Participating artists:  BOOH / CHASE /  ESTEVEN ORIOL /  JIM EVANS (AKA TAZ) / KENTON PARKER / MYSTIC /  PATRICK HOEICK / PLASTIC JESUS / SEK / SERF / THRASHBIRD / SHEPARD FAIREY / SLICK / STORMIE MILLS / TEACHR / THE SEVENTH LETTER / WISE.

ART ACTIVATION ROOM #2 // CALIFORNIA LOCOS will bring a linear diorama of LA subculture in their inside/outside conceptual presentation referencing early LA punk rock, psychedelic, graffiti, surf/skate and hot rod culture.

  • LOCOS Dave Tourje is bringing his "Nova Loco", the 1000 horsepower rolling Locos museum along with surprise guests, including original LA punkers, Joe Baiza and Ralph Gorodetsky with their band the Mecolodiacs.
  • John Van Hamersveld will present an animated projection referencing his poster and Pinnacle rock  legacy.
  • Gary Wong is set to reveal new work in symbols with the Reading: "An Ode To A- No. 1.”

OUTDOORS //

  • A lounge area designed and sponsored by Arts District local, Califia Farms.
  • Dia de los Puercos Food Truck (proceeds of sales to be donated to Art Share L.A. and ICA LA).
  • Art car from CALIFORNIA LOCOS.
  • Suspended lens installation on the fence by David Lovejoy.
  • Installation with mural & sculpture by Juan Carlos Munoz Hernandez (aka HEAVEN ONE)
  • "Garden of Blue Bursts" an immersive installation by Cassie Zhang

THE ARTISTS//

The upper 2 floors, over 42 rooms, and the entire ground floor of The Rendon have been adopted by artists to create immersive art experiences. Click below to explore their bios.

ABCNT / ABEL ALEJANDRE / AUGUSTINE KOFIEAISEBORN / BAKER’S SONBEAU STANTON / BIG SLEEPS / BISCO SMITH / BOOH / CALDER GREENWOOD / CALIFORNIA LOCOS / CASSIE ZHANG / CHASE / CHAZ BOJÓRQUEZ / CHRISTINA ANGELINA (AKA STARFIGHTER) / CLINTON BOPP / DANIEL HERNANDEZ (AKA DAN ONE) / DARCY YATESDAVE TOURJÉ / DAVIA KINGDAVID LOVEJOY / DYTCH66 / EDDIE DONALDSON / EMMERIC KONRAD / ESTEVAN ORIOL / FRANCESCA QUINTANO / FRED HOERR / GABRIELLA FASH / GARY WONG / GUERIN SWING / INDECLINE / IVAN HOSOI / JACQUELINE PALAFOXJAMES P. SCOTT / JEFF HO / JIM EVANS (AKA TAZ) / JOHN VAN HAMERSVELD /  JOHNNY CUBERT WHITEJOSE “PRIME” REZA (K2S)JOSEPH “NUKE” MONTALVO / JOSH EVERHORNJOSH WEBB (AKA JOEX2)KELCEY FISHER (AKA KFISH) / KELLY “RISK” GRAVEL / KENTON PARKER / KEYA TAMA / LISA SCHULTE / MARCEL "SEL" BLANCOMAN ONEMARIA GREENSHIELDS-ZIMAN / MARK DEAN VECA / MARK DEKTOR / MICHAEL TORQUATO DENICOLA / MYMO (AKA MIMO MALI) / MONCHO 1929 / MR. TRIXTER / MYSTIC / NATASA PROSENC STEARNS / NICHOLAS BONAMY / NORTON WISDOM / PATRICK HOEICK / PARADOX / PLASTIC JESUS / RALPH ZIMAN (AKA AFRIKA47) / RESTITUTION PRESS / RETNA / RHOXROSE / ROBERT “STICKY” SHAW / SARAH KELIHER WALSH / SEK / SHOWZART / SKID ROBOT / THRASHBIRD / SHEPARD FAIREY / SHRINE / SLICK / SMA LITZSINGERSTEPHEN SEEMAYER / STORMIE MILLS / SUSAN FELDMAN / TANNER GOLDBECK / TEACHR /  TEALE HATHEWAY /  THE COUTO BROTHERS / VALTD / VANESSA CHOW / WISE

THE MUSIC//

Please note that performance schedule is fluid and no set timing is planned. Click below to explore their bios.

DJ DAVID PONAK / JESIKA VON RABBIT / MECOLODIACS with DAVE TOURJE / PURPLE MOUNTAINS MAJESTIES / SPINDRIFT / TRULIO DISGRACIAS / TOM FREUND / THE VIGNES ROOFTOP REVIVAL 

BENEFITTING//

Proceeds will benefit Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles - ICA LA and Artshare L.A.. The donation to ICA LA will benefit the museum's learning program with Metropolitan High School.

COMMUNITY SPONSORS//