Douglas LaMarche at Santa Fe Art Colony - 2008 - Photo by Gerald Fecht for The Museum of the San Fernando Valley
In 2006 a very special exhibit featuring the works of 55 contemporary American artists occurred in Mink Belarus. Entitled From America, the show included San Fernando Valley artists Douglas LaMarche (Panorama City), Hadiya Finley (Topanga) and Emiko Miyano (Van Nuys), Visitors were also treated to works by Judy Chicago, Ed Ruscha, and the great Cynthia Minet. (Cynthia whose studio is in Los Angeles is a professor of art at Moorpark College.)
If you meet Douglas LaMarche, you'll know him right away by his fantastic wheelchair. He has amazing ideas about the convergence of art, healing and technology in the immediate future.
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