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(en)Gender (in)Equity Poster, Digital Photograph, 36′x24″ © 2014 by Lili Bernard

(en)Gendered (in)Equity: The Gallery Tally Poster Project

An exhibition of Micol Hebron’s collaborative poster project

March 29­–April 25
Opening: Saturday, March 29 – 6 to 9pm
Discussion: 6:30pm

ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Left to Right: Posters by Elizabeth Tremante for Various Small Fires and Dan Levenson for Cherry & Martin

ForYourArt announces an exhibition of Los Angeles-based artist Micol Hebron’s collaborative poster project (en)Gendered (in)Equity: The Gallery Tally Poster Project at 6020 Wilshire Blvd. March 29–April 25, 2014. Timed to open during Women’s History Month, the exhibition will feature over 300 posters, each created by a different artist, representing the gender ratios at Los Angeles and New York art galleries.

(en)Gendered (in)Equity or “Gallery Tally” is a crowd-sourced, social engagement art project in which over 360 artists from around the world have joined the effort to collect and visualize statistical data regarding ratios of male and female artists in contemporary art galleries. Artists were invited to make one poster for each gallery, in whatever style or medium they chose. All posters are 24” x 36”.

While it is a common assumption that there is a male-biased imbalance in gender representation in the art world, the data for galleries–the actual numbers of artists–have not been visualized and publicized since the Guerrilla Girls’ efforts in the 1980s. The Gallery Tally follows a strategically collaborative working model that has been common among feminists and activists for decades.

Having started in Los Angeles, the project is now in its second phase, focusing on galleries in New York. Subsequent visualizations will include Berlin, London, Chicago, Santa Fe, Portland, Pittsburg, and other cities. www.gallerytally.tumblr.com

March 29 | 6:30pm: A panel during the opening of the exhibition, with artists, collectors, dealers and gallerists focusing on gender inequality in the art world.

Panelists will discuss the politics and finances of gender and race in the gallery world: Why are there still so few women artists represented? Why are there even fewer women artists of color? Why do works by women sell for less than works by men? What can be done to change these ratios? How do you respond to statements like “I don’t look at the gender of an artist, I just look at the work” or “Men are just better at marketing themselves than women are”?  The panel take place during the exhibition opening, which runs from 6-9pm.

Participating Artists Include
Anonymous, Edith Abeyta, Mary Addison Hackett, Karen Adelman, K Alexy, Safi Alia Shabaik, Ashley Aliprandi, Stephanie Allespach, Caesar Alzate, Melissa Ann Lambert, Mary Anna Pomonis, Jonathan Apgar, Nicholas Arehart, Carmen Argote, Josh Aster, Felicia Baca, Shannon Badiee, Pamela Bailey Lewis, Malado Baldwin, Nancy Bea Miller, Jonas Becker, Jackie Bell, Jacqueline Bell Johnson, Lili Bernard, Andrea Bersaglieri, Monica Beyon, Debra Bianculli, Andrea Bowers, Kristen Bradford, Ashley Bravin, Shaktima Brien, Jacob Broderick, Emily Bukowski, Charity Burnett, Patricia Burns, Xtine Burrough, Susan C. Weber, Jeff Cain, Kristin Calabrese, Diane Calder, Carolyn Campbell, Michelle Carla Handel, Laura Carlson, Jennifer Celio, Krista Chael, Audrey Chan, Prof Charmaine, Carol Cheh, Sapira Cheuk, Craig Cleveland, Colomba Cruz Elton, Elizabeth Decker, Michael Dee, Corazon Del Sol, Sally Deskins, Cara Despain, Mark Dutcher, Lórien Eck, Ken Ehrlich, Diana-Sofia Estrada, McLean Fahnestock, Krista Feld, Samantha Fields, Megan Flanders, Robert Fontenot, Charmaine Freesoul Phipps, April Friges, Megan Geckler, Yvette Gellis, Mira Gerard, Nimah Gobir, Alexandra Grant, Kio Griffith, Katie Grip, Anna Gunn, McGunn Media, Maya Gurantz, Walt Hall, Kelsey Hart, Clarity Haynes, Micol Hebron, Siobhan Hebron, Tiernan Hebron, Katie Herzog, Robin Hextrum, Davettia Hill, Kate Hoffman, Marc Horowitz, Izartemiisa, Fiona Jack, Jenée Jernigan, Denise Johnson, Marjan K Vayghan, Andrew K. Thompson, Bridget Kane, Annetta Kapon, Hannah Karsen, Niku Kashef, Dawn Kasper, Ellina Kevorkian, Kohl King, Lenka Konapasek, Kate Kretz, Andrea LaHue, Karin Lanzoni, Janne Larsen, Laura Larson, Mary Laube, Adam Lee, Elizabeth Leister, Dan Levenson, Karin Lindberg Freda, Susan Lizotte, Sofia Londono, Mara Lonner, Coco Lopez, Kristy Lovich, Rebecca Lowry, Madeline Lucas, Liz Luisada, Lauri Lynnxe Murphy, Maureen Macomber, Meg Madison, Elana Mann, Sarah Manuwal, Leigh McCarthy, Danielle McCullough, Maura McHugh, Matthew McMilon, Christina McPhee, Jason Metcalf, Barbara Milliorn, Lorraine Molina, Bettina Monique, Alex Moore, Oscar Moreno, Katie Murphy, Karyl Newman, Theo Niarchos, Rebecca Niederlander, Mira O’Brien, Julie Orser, Lisa Oxley, Melanie Pak, Claudia Parducci, Carolin Peters, Calvin Phelps, Leslie Pippen, Emily Plewe, Alexander Pohnert, Gala Porras Kim, Jessica Posner, Serena Potter, Lauren Potts, Ali Prosch, Dominic Quagliozzi, Rebecca Rau, Linda Ravenswood, Ingrid Reeve, Cindy Rehm, Juliana Rico, Jon Ring, Christy Roberts, Jean Robison, Honey Rococo, Rachelle Rojany, Julie Russo, Liz Rywelski, Shalini Sanjay Patel, Ryley Schlacter, Margie Schnibbe, Julia Schwartz, Evan Senn, Jennifer Seo, Kiki Seror, Roxi Sharif, Molly Shea, Kate Sikorski, A.I. Sine, Susanne Slavick, Rory Sloan, Sydney Snyder, D Sofly, Xiankai Sol Ye, Mariangeles Soto Diaz, Joni Spigler, Madeline Stone, Astri Swendsrud, Hinder Swill, Andrew K. Thompson, Kelly Thompson, Janice Tieken, TRACK, Rebecca Trawick, Elizabeth Tremante, Dylan Trumbull, Jessica Tully, Jenzyca Velasquez, Katie Vida, Melissa Vogley Woods, Sydney Walters, Katharine Weber, Cory Weeks, Annie Wharton, Jessica Wimbley, Goody-B Wiseman, Ginger Wolfe Suarez, Antonia Wright, Casey Wyman, Ladan Yalzadeh, Chie Yamayoshi, Alisa Yang, Meital Yaniv, Austin Young, Ethan  Young, and Carrie Yury. List in formation.

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This is a short video of my new work in the recent group exhibition Rise: Love, Revolution and the Black Panther Party. It was filmed during the opening reception on February 23, 2014 at Art Share LA, Downtown Los Angeles, CA.