Now in its 49th year, the City of Beverly Hills will hold its bi-annual spring Beverly Hills Art Show on Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.in Beverly Gardens Park, along three blocks of Santa Monica Boulevard, from Canon Drive to Rexford Drive. The Beverly Hills Art Show is a free event that brings 150 artists from all over Southern California, the Southwest and across the nation showcasing, artworks in eleven mediums which include ceramics, digital media, drawing and printmaking, glass, jewelry, mixed-media, painting, photography, sculpture and watercolor. All participating artists will exhibit and sell their work, giving attendees a special opportunity to acquire one-of-a-kind originals, limited editions, and newly released pieces.
Several artists who placed first in last year’s Art Show will return this May, as well as 37 new artists and a wide array of established and emerging artists showcasing artworks from the traditional to the very contemporary.
Returning is artist and California native, Christen Austin, First Place in Painting, October 2020.
Also returning is Joe Polthakorn Vilaiwan of Vilaiwan Fine Jewelry, who is a second-generation jeweler, where in his native Thailand, learned to develop an instinct for identifying quality stones and metals. At the young age of 14, Joe began designing avant-garde jewelry that today is featured in magazines, on runways and in film, andappeals to a list of celebrity clients. Another favorite of the Art Show is photographer Ira Meyer, whose work is collected worldwide and has been published in an array of magazines and newspapers such as National Geographic, Outdoor Photographer and the Los Angeles Times, as well as on the cover of books, greeting cards and calendars. Meyer’s work captures astonishing photographs from all over the world.
New to the show is sculptor, Danette Landry, known for her distinctive bronze totems.
In addition to exceptional art, guests can enjoy food and beverages for purchase from these popular Southern California food trucks: Cousins Maine Lobster, Pie ‘n Burger, The Deli Doctor, Paradise Truck and Thai Mex Cocina. Convenient, inexpensive parking is located directly across from the show grounds.
The Beverly Hills Art Show is produced by the City’s Community Services Department. Follow @CommunityLifeBH on social media to find out the latest about Community Services events, programs, classes and activities. The 2022 Art Show partners are the Los Angeles Art Association and the Beverly Hills Conference and Visitor’s Bureau.