June Edmonds holding up exhibition booklet
Catalog Launch: June Edmonds
Closing reception and catalog launch celebrated June Edmonds’s solo exhibition “Full Spectrum.” This event included a panel discussion with June Edmonds, dr. jill moniz, and Karen Rapp.
Saturday, Mar. 13
1 – 3 PM PDT
Laband Gallery
A group of students looking at an art piece
YC22 Opening Reception
More than 50 outstanding artworks including drawing, video, sculpture, design, photography and mixed media were featured in the 38th Annual Juried Student Exhibition.
Thursday, Apr. 21
5 – 7 PM PDT
Laband Gallery
Painting of an iceberg.
Artist’s Reception
Join us at the Laband Art Gallery for the opening reception for Argentinian-born, Los Angeles-based artist Luciana Abait's Fall 2022 exhibition, “On the Verge.” This show includes a range of multimedia artwork through which Abait reflects on climate change and environmental fragility.

Saturday, Sep. 24
1 – 3 PM PDT
Laband Gallery
A view of Laband Gallery displaying Luciana Abait's art.
Artist + Curator Exhibition Walkthrough
Join Luciana Abait and Karen Rapp for a conversation in the gallery about the work in "On the Verge." The survey exhibition “Luciana Abait: On the Verge” includes more than 20 pieces created from 2017 to the present that center on environmental precariousness and conjure imaginary worlds that portend global climate catastrophe.

Saturday, Oct. 8
2:30 PM PDT
Laband Gallery
abstract painting of a sunset
Eco Art-making
This hands-on, art-making workshop will address our anxious feelings about the current climate crisis. Together we will share our responses to this threat while creating art-inspired offerings. Each person will have the opportunity to make a painting as a tangible representation of their personal vow to restore our planet's health. Free, supplies provided, no art experience necessary.

Thursday, Nov. 3
3 - 4 PM PDT
Burns Courtyard
A man on stand doing a handstand
Dance Performance: Moving Meditations
Drop in for the choreography and improvisation of Damon Rago, Professor of Dance. Created in conversation with the exhibition “Luciana Abait: On the Verge,” Damon’s performances in the Laband will occur intermittently over two hours. In addition to his teaching position, Damon is the Artistic Director of MidLife Dance Project, a company of dancers still thriving in the latter phases of long and fulfilling careers.

Tuesday, Nov. 8
12 - 2 PM PDT
Laband Gallery
Headshot of a woman
Artist’s Lecture + Tour
Luciana Abait was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is currently based in Los Angeles, where she is a resident artist at the 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica. Her photo-based two-and three-dimensional works deal with climate change and environmental fragility, and their impacts on immigration. This talk will begin in the Burns 211 lecture space, followed by an exhibition tour in the Laband.

Friday, Nov. 18
12:15 – 1:30 PM PDT
Burns 211
a collage of two male dancers
Dance Performance: Moving Meditations
Conceived as a physical and emotional journey, Kelvin Bank '23, an environmental studies major and dance minor, and Bernard Brown, an assistant professor of dance, will inhabit the exhibition “Luciana Abait: On the Verge” together. Their performances will occur intermittently over two hours. You’re invited to drop in anytime.

Thursday, Dec. 1
5 - 7 PM PDT
Laband Gallery
Collage of two women
Critic in Conversation
Join Shana Nys Dambrot, art critic and Arts Editor for the LA Weekly, for a conversation with Luciana Abait on the final day of the exhibition "On the Verge."

Saturday, Dec. 10
Laband Gallery