In the Spotlight: VPAM hosts discussion with exhibiting artist

By Jesus Figueroa Artist Shizu Saldamando will discuss “When You Sleep: A Survey of Shizu Saldamando” on Saturday starting at 1 p.m. at the Vincent Price Art Museum. Saldamando will be available to sign the accompanying catalogue created specifically for this exhibit. The catalogue was crowd funded through USA Projects with support from more than 100 of Shizu’s family, friends and supporters. VPAM director Karen Rapp, along with other staff…

November 6, 2013

Stylistic contemporary art on display at VPAM

By Jesus Figueroa Two artists show their unique styles to the Vincent Price Art Museum in two exhibits that showcase artwork yesterday. The detail and fine art of Shizu Saldamando get displayed in the Small Gallery in her exhibit “When You Sleep: A Survey of Shizu Saldamando,” her first solo museum show. “Karen Rapp had been following my work for a while and attended my first solo exhibition at Tropico…

September 12, 2013

Artist uses unconventional methods to get point across

By Lourdes Espinoza   Photographs come alive through the works of Los Angeles-based artist Shizu Saldamando. Using unconventional canvases like notebook paper, wood pieces and bed sheets, Saldamando’s artwork concentrates on subculture, loved ones and pastimes. Putting a spin on her everyday events have won over her audience as it deals with complex human interactions among her tight-knit group of friends and outings having had lived in Los Angeles for…

May 1, 2013