South Bay Contemporary SoLA is a non-profit, artist run, alternative art organization supporting advanced explorations in contemporary art. SBC SoLA seeks curators and artists who are tapping into today’s current to bring forth exhibitions and experiences that give new perspective to our global culture. SBC SoLA is a place for imagination to flourish as creative fusions, hybrids and fictions illuminate the future.

SoLA Gallery

3718 West Slauson Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90043

Open Fridays & Saturdays 11a-4p or by appointment
Phone: (310) 429-0973

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Community Open House

in conjunction with Inglewood Open Studios When Saturday, November 10, 11am-4pm and Sunday, November 11, 11am-4pm Where SoLA Gallery, 3718 W. Slauson Ave in Los Angeles Our community, old friends, and new friends are invited to engage with us in a Community Open House, featuring art by local artists and artisans.  Additional details to follow. […]


FRESH 2019: Open Call for Art

CALL FOR ART FRESH 2019 JURIED BY STEVEN WONG, CURATOR LA MUNICIPAL GALLERY, BARNSDALL PARK FRESH: not previously known or used; new or different. recent, latest, up-to-date, modern, modernistic, ultramodern, newfangled, original, novel, innovative, unusual, unconventional, unorthodox, radical, revolutionary, informal, offbeat Open to all artists and all media; art made within the past two years. Deadline […]


Pulse of LA, 2018

Call for art! Pulse of LA 2018 Submission Deadline: 5/28/18 Exhibition at SoLA Gallery July 7-21, 2018 Juried by artist and curator Katherine Harvath Artist Reception:  July 14, 4-7 pm Entries are now closed. For more information about this show, please view the exhibition webpage: Pulse of LA, 2018, & Sharon Burnes: New Work.


Art Auction for Art Education

South Bay Contemporary SoLA
Raising Funds for Art Education in South Los Angeles
Online Auction September 15 – December 30, 2017
To view artist work and register to bid, click here:  Auction.



          SOUTH BAY CONTEMPORARY FRESH 2016 in beautiful Portuguese Bend, Rancho Palos Verdes in support of continued programming, education and events for South Bay Contemporary This year the gala event will take place at the historic Italian Villa courtyard of the Shriver Family at 21 Pomegranate Road in Portuguese Bend, Rancho […]


Outside Inside

Join us for Interactive Performance, Installation,  video and music curated by Sarah Abramson and Peggy Sivert Zask Saturday Feb 27 from 7:30 – 11 pm  Outside IN: A  broad range of performance, video and Installation Art. Gallery opens at 7:30. We have video art from Phil America, Dorian Lynde, Sid Branca, Cameron McIntyre & Jeff Iorillo, […]


Fresh Gala 2014

December 6, 2014  Fresh Gala, South Bay Contemporary, Rolling Hills Estates, CA   Karrie and Ted Twine, Woody Risk, Michael Stearns, Ruth Trotter Hadi Salehi: Poloraid photos Linda Grimes, Isabelle Lutterodt, Peggy Sivert Zask  


Artist Symposium: Visualizations in Art and Science

May 24, 2015 Visualizations in Art and Science:  Artist Symposium. Merriam Webster: ART: something that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or that expresses important ideas or feelings SCIENCE: knowledge about or study of the natural world based on facts learned through experiments and observation ART: MEANING, FEELING, AESTHETICS SCIENCE: TRUTH, […]


Curator’s Walk Through with Mat Gleason

November 21, 2014 ​Fresh, 2014 Curator’s Walk Through with Mat Gleason


Artist Talk

April 2, 7:30 pm Artist Talk with Nicholette Kominos, Kristan Marvell, Michael Todd


ARTIST TALK: Transforming Feminisms

October 11, 2014 Cole James, Sandra Meuller, Donna Hollander, Ruth Weisberg, Niku Kashef, moderator, Catherine Scoti Scott​, Karen Atkinson, Christy Roberts


Artist Talk: Ellen November

Artist Talk August 20, 2014 Ellen November Fiber Artist and Art quilts, Rancho Palos Verdes