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
Email: southbaycontemporary@gmail.com

Category Archives: Past Events

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. […]


Dear President, Artist Talk

February 19, 2017 Artist Talk. 50 Artists gathered to place their letter along with a catalog all 50 artists’ letters and images of artwork into Priority Mailer that was sent to the President at the White House.  The box was mailed on February 21, 2017. Artists in the Talk:   Pictured L-R Steve Fujimoto, Rick Dallago, […]


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


Artist Talk: Candice Gawne

Artist Talk, August 2014 ​Candice Gawne Painter and Neon Artist, San Pedro


Artist Talk: Chris Mercier

Portrait of the Artist Talk, July 2014 Chris Mercier, ​Artist, Architect, Inglewood


Changing Tides

Changing Tides May 30, 5 – 7 public reception Students of Cabrillo Avenue Elementary School in San Pedro Through a generous grant from the Harbor Community Benefit Foundation 2nd and 4th grade students have created hand drawn animation videos, drawings and posters to focus awareness of the harbor and its environment. Students utilize stop motion […]