Here are NELAart Second Saturday Gallery Listings for August 12, 2017. Have a great night!!

August 12, 2017
7-10 p.m. unless noted

Venue Listings:

Align Gallery
Bravissimo. The work of Joe Bravo in an introspective exhibition framed around past and present work. A fundraiser dedicated to our beloved Highland Park native and pioneer artist.
5045 York Boulevard    
6-10 p.m. 

Avenue 50 Studio
-Faces in the Crowd. Co-hosted by the Arroyo Arts Collective, curated by Gwen Freeman. Faces in the Crowd focuses on that moment when one face or figure, among many, captures your attention. Anchored by Alden Marin. Group exhibit with Diane Behrens, Vanessa Contreras, Barbara Ciolino, Gwen Freeman, Jeanie Frias, David Glynn, Yolanda Gonzalez, Cidne Hart, Kevin Hass, Heather Hoggan, Greg Jezewski, Bonnie Lambert, Stuart Rapeport, Connie Rohman, Roderick Smith, David Glynn, and Diane Williams.

-Projections. Digital designs by Martin Bustamante.

-The Arroyo Arts Collective space presents: "So You Say You Wanna Revolution?" BetZ Ross has created an entirely handstitched tapestry, reminding the viewer of the spirit of our Founding Fathers. Connie Rohman’s piece exhorts us to “Be Courageous” as spelled out in marine signal flags, beautiful and inspirational. Alden Marin’s sly reflections on the American flag, and all that it symbolizes, goad the viewer to reflect on injustices, great and small.
131 North Avenue 50

Avenue 50 Studio Satellite Gallery
No Human Trace. Featuring Works by Maria Di Stefano. Curated by Nathalie Sanchez. A conceptual photography exhibition that explores the liminal space between the photographer and her subject, the photograph and the viewer, and reality and illusion.
1270 North Avenue 50

Bike Oven Spoke (N) Art Ride
Meet at the Bike Oven for a fun, slow-paced bicycle tour of art galleries. Blinkie lights recommended.
3706 North Figueroa Street
Meet up at 6p.m.

Cactus Gallery
Pinocchio's Follies. Exploring the important lessons learned during Pinocchio's misadventures. Meet the carnival of colorful characters who guide him to discover the true meaning of being human. Features Artist: Joe Alvarez + large group show. 
3001 North Coolidge Avenue
6-9 p.m. 

Collective Arts Incubator
Unencumbered. Featuring the ideas of 6 Architects: Yohannes Baynes, Begum Baysan, Erin Horahan, Casey Hughes, Ryan Martinez, and Cody Miner. It is time to rethink urban life and homelessness. Can there be a way of life that is without a home but not without dignity?
1200 North Avenue 54
7-9:30 p.m. 

Eastside Café 
Re:construction. A transnational multimedia exhibition that explores the long-lasting impacts of the Salvadoran Civil War on Salvadorans living in the country and the diaspora.
5469 Huntington Drive North
6 p.m. 

Circle of Confusion: Focus on the Cinematographer. The artists represented here are all cinematographers and their work runs the gamut between "still" composition capture and frame "grabs" from their motion picture reels. Matt Knudsen, Brooks Yang, Julia Swain, John Clifton, Teodora Totoiu. Curator: Matt Knudson. 
5630 North Figueroa Street

Las Fotos Project
City Project. The work of 14 teenage girls documenting changes in their neighborhoods and the complexities of gentrification in Boyle Heights and South Los Angeles.
2658 Pasadena Avenue
6-9 p.m.

Mindfulnest on York  
5050 York Boulevard

Mi Vida
Heatwave! A summertime solo art show by Rich Westkoast. Hosted by Originals Magazine. 
5159 York Boulevard
7-11:30 p.m. 

Rental Girl
Work by artists Bridget Ore, Eunsoo Jeong & guests + live music.
4760 York Boulevard

Rock Rose Gallery & Production Studio
4108 North Figueroa Street

Social Study
5028 York Boulevard

Paintings and drawings by Louie Metz.
5054 York Boulevard