Preview: Thinkspace Gallery 10th Anniversary Group Exhibit “La Familia” [Culver City, CA]

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For a decade now, the Thinkspace Gallery has remained at the forefront of the lowbrow, underground contemporary, and pop surrealist art movements, consistently working to provide a platform and visibility for emerging talent alongside more established names in the industry.  Operating from their homebase in Culver City, Ca, co-owner/curator Andrew Hosner has assembled some genuinely stunning solo shows and group exhibits alike, even collaborating with outside galleries, such as Spoke Art in San Francisco, and taking things internationally, as with their 2012 LAX/HKG show, in which 8 members from their impressive roster showcased work at the Above Second Gallery in Hong Kong.  Likewise, the talent that they represent extends globally, with notable artists hailing from such varied countries as Brazil (João RuasFernando Chamarelli), Australia (MeggsRodrigo LuffBec WinnelDABS MYLA), Mexico (CuriotKikyz1313), Japan (Fuco UedaMari InukaiYosuke Ueno), and Italy (Marco Mazzoni,), just to name a handful.

In celebration of their first 10 years as an essential force in this industry, Thinkspace opens the La Familia 1oth anniversary group exhibit this Saturday the 10th, consisting of over 110 artists, both from their “permanent roster and extended family,” contributing small works on 10″ x 10″ panels (provided by co-presenter Trekell fine art supplies).  This is definitely one show to catch in person, if you are in any way able to do so; the lineup for this event is insane and the variety of styles represented will demonstrate immeasurable brilliance and range.

Check out a full list of contributors, event details, and a number of preview images below the following info, taken from the official press release.

Thinkspace (Los Angeles) – is pleased to celebrate its ten year anniversary with La Familia, a group exhibition featuring over 120 small works, and huge talent, by the gallery’s permanent roster and extended family. Co-presented with Trekell, each artist will produce a 10” x 10” work on panel to commemorate the gallery’s fortuitous milestone, and to commend the creativity of all those who have built the foundations for its future. This special exhibition is dedicated to the growing strength of our numbers and, most importantly, to our artists.

Since its beginning in 2005, the gallery has sustained its commitment to young and emerging art, building a foundation and platform for the New Contemporary movement. Founded in community and partnership, we have been pursuing a gallery model that extends beyond the white cube into something far more passionate and personal. With a vested interest in the support and promotion of our roster as individuals, we celebrate not only the gallery’s decade mark with La Familia, but the artists who have made our gallery great, vital, and ten years strong. We are humbled by their visionary voices, entities we strive to uphold, and have been building more than a gallery together, we have been building a movement.

At the close of an incredibly successful year, we are grateful to be gearing up for yet another important one ahead, and the gallery’s most ambitious to date. With an exciting exhibition schedule on the horizon including pop-up projects, two major museum shows, and more art fairs, it’s safe to say that we are just getting started. We look forward to sharing the upcoming year with you and have our sights set on the next ten.


List of Contributing Artists:

Aaron Horkey, Aaron Nagel, Adam Caldwell, Alex Yanes, Alexis Diaz, Allison Sommers, Amanda Marie, Amy Sol, Ana Bagayan, Andrew Hem, Andrew Schoultz, Andy Kehoe, Ariel DeAndrea, Audrey Kawasaki, Blaine Fontana, Brendan Monroe, Brett Amory, Brian Mashburn, Brian M. Viveros, Buff Monster, bumblebeelovesyou, Caia Koopman, Camilla d’Errico, Carl Cashman, Catherine Brooks, Chet Zar, Chie Yoshii, Christine Wu, Craig ‘Skibs’ Barker, Cryptik, Curiot, Dabs Myla, Dalek (aka James Marshall), Dan Lydersen, Dan-ah Kim, Dave MacDowell, David Cooley, Derek Gores, Drew Young, Ekundayo, Erica Rose Levine, Erik Jones, Erik Siador, Fernando Chamarelli, Frank Gonzales, Fuco Ueda, Fumi Nakamura, Gaia, Ghostpatrol, Glenn Arthur, Glenn Barr, Henrik Aa. Uldalen, Jacub Gagnon, James Bullough, Jason Thielke, Jeff Ramirez, Jen Lobo, Jeremy Fish, Jeremy Hush, Jim Houser, Joanne Nam, Joao Ruas, Johnny ‘KMNDZ’ Rodriguez, Jolene Lai, Joram Roukes, Josh Keyes, Karl Addison, Karla Ortiz, Keita Morimoto, Kelly Vivanco, Ken Flewellyn, Kevin Peterson, Kikyz 1313, Know Hope, KuKula, Kwon Kyungyup, Lindsey Carr, Linnea Strid, Liz Brizzi, Low Bros, Luke Chueh, Marco Mazzoni, Mari Inukai, Mark Dean Veca, Mary Iverson, Matthew Grabelsky, Meggs, Mia Araujo, Michael Ramstead, Mike Egan, Nosego, N.S. David, Pam Glew, Paul Barnes, Paul Romano, Reka, Rod Luff, Ryan Hewett, Sandra Chevrier, Sarah Joncas, Scott Listfield, Scott Radke, Seamus Conley, Sean Mahan, Seth Armstrong, Shark Toof, So Youn Lee, Stella Im Hultberg, Stephanie Buer, Sylvia Ji, Timothy Karpinski, Tony Philippou, Tran Nguyen, Troy Coulterman, Troy Lovegates, Word To Mother, Yoskay Yamamoto, Yosuke Ueno

Check out preview images for the exhibit below the following event details…


‘La Familia’
Celebrating a decade of Thinkspace (2005-2015)


Saturday, January 10th



Thinkspace Gallery
86009 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232 



Opening is ALL AGES w/NO COVER
Show on view until January, 2015
Gallery hours: Tues – Sat. noon – 6pm
Facebook Event Page:

La Cage quand le crime ne paie pas” by Sandra Chevrier

Sandra Chevrier
“La Cage quand le crime ne paie pas”

Dalek (James Marshall) “Space Monkey 20”

Dalek (James Marshall)
“Space Monkey 20”

Aaron Horkey “Sunsetter”

Aaron Horkey

João Ruas “Running Dog”

João Ruas
“Running Dog”

James Bullough “The Hiding”

James Bullough
“The Hiding”

Brett Amory “Untitled”

Brett Amory

Troy Lovegates (aka OTHER) “Cuddle Train”

Troy Lovegates (aka OTHER)
“Cuddle Train”

Josh Keyes “Bone Collector”

Josh Keyes
“Bone Collector”

Joram Roukes “Nothing But Fun Times”

Joram Roukes
“Nothing But Fun Times”

Kikyz1313 “Refugio de los muertos (Where The Dead Conceal)”

“Refugio de los muertos (Where The Dead Conceal)”

Matthew Grabelsky “6 To Brooklyn Bridge”

Matthew Grabelsky
“6 To Brooklyn Bridge”

Camilla d’Errico “Furbee”

Camilla d’Errico

Marco Mazzoni “Got The Life”

Marco Mazzoni
“Got The Life”

Luke Chueh “Blue”

Luke Chueh

Andrew Schoultz “Throw Back”

Andrew Schoultz
“Throw Back”

Tran Nguyen “The Lilac Lady”

Tran Nguyen
“The Lilac Lady”

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