October 12 & 13, the Brewery Arts Complex is pleased to feature some of the most pioneering artists in the Los Angeles area at its semi-annual Brewery Artwalk. Located northeast of downtown, off 5 Freeway at the Main Street exit, sits 18 acres of creative energy, artistic dreams, and a little piece of historic LA. (http://www.breweryartwalk.com) Housed in the industrial buildings of the complex is a uniquely vibrant and creative community. Roughly 500 artists live and work at The Brewery and for 30 years, they have opened their studios to the public for an annual Artwalk. In recent years, the walk
Resident artists have been experimenting with 3D printing, immersive 3D environments, LED light sculpture, high tech and high class furniture design, contemporary fashion and environmental design, new media, computer and digital art, performance art as well as painting, photography, ceramics, sculpture, glass works, printmaking and street art.
A functional brewery from 1897 through 1979, the Brewery Arts Complex began its second life in 1982 when the city of Los Angeles passed the Artist-In-Residence law, a housing code that gave artists the right to rent live/work space in industrially zoned buildings.
In July 1997, the LA Weekly called The Brewery, "the world's largest artist-in-residence community" and in a March 1999 Los Angeles Times article The Brewery was quoted as the "world's largest art complex."
The Brewery Artwalk is the most popular public art event in Los Angeles and it's FREE! Whether you are an art collector, want to buy unique fine art gifts, browse for new decorative ideas, or discover the next Warhol, come enjoy an exciting afternoon in the heart of LA's art scene… Come to the Brewery Artwalk!