Young Contemporaries 2020

April 27 - ongoing

Each spring, current LMU art students are invited to enter the Laband's annual juried student show, Young Contemporaries. In 2020, our show went virtual due to Covid-19 and all artworks were judged remotely by two professionals from Los Angeles's art world. The exhibition featured work from all the disciplines taught in LMU's art program including drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, painting, ceramics, graphic design, and new media. This exhibition—the 36th Juried Student Art Exhibition hosted by the Laband—provided an excellent first professional experience for students and celebrated our students' boundless creativity and the mentorship provided by LMU's art faculty.

Generous support for the exhibition is provided by The Friedman Family in memory of Andrea Kingaard Friedman '66.


January 25 to March 13, 2020

Caravan is a collaborative art installation conceived by internationally-recognized Mexican artist Betsabeé Romero with José Garcia Moreno and David Garden, both faculty in LMU’s School of Film & Television. This exhibition employs Romero’s signature reworking of craft traditions to address the conditions faced by immigrants in our contemporary moment. In addition to work in paper, fabric, metal, and rubber, Romero’s visuals will be translated into an experimental animation piece that echoes liminal states of migration. The exhibition Caravan was organized in partnership with the Academy of Catholic Thought & Imagination, the School of Film & Television, and the Latino Arts Project in Dallas, TX.