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Regular Gallery Hours

Monday + Wednesday 2-4p

Tuesday + Thursday 11a-2p

Evening hours
M, T, Th 6-9p


LAVC Art Gallery is located in the Art Building. 

All exhibitions and events are free to the public.


LAVC Art Gallery




student art exhibition

Reception for the artists Wednesday May 22, 6-8p


Selected Artists

Stephanie Valdivia
Ellen Scott
Sabrina Ochoa
Micah Javier
Jhulia Loren Belle Minoza
Charles Lontoc
Nshan Arakelyan
Maria Fernanda Rivera Lopez
Maryam Aliziloubaf
Victor Rodriguez
Mare Arakelyan
Nereyda Garcia
Channing Moore
Stephanie Shemanski
Stephanie Sorrels
Brian Patton
Lisa Butters-Smith
Brianna Aguilera
Mare Arakelyan
Kate Shumway
Pearl Vongkavivathanakul
Oliver Sloan
Lauren Vellue
Alyssa Rodriguez
Cathy Green
Asha Lewis
Stephanie Valdivia
Camille Asensi
Pedro Yac-Henriquez
Trish Hosein
Crystal Aquino
Artur Charkhchyan
Jennifer Marenco
Colin Crawford
Tatiana Nikiforova
Nathalie Acebes
Isabel Jimenez
Noemi Lombardo
Nuengkanlaya Ladawan na ayudhya
Luis R. Santiago
Eva Hernandez
Gabriella Leone
Tyler Cendejas Alfaro
Richard Giesbert
Wanda Bryant
Marilin Martin
Aksana Sadavodava


Also on view in the art department glass cases, a final project for Art 531 - Intermediate Gallery Techniques: 

Subject to Change,  an exhibit featuring the work of David Avalos, Dominick Ortiz, and JP and organized by Brianna Aguilera.

What is living in the San Fernando Valley?

 What is existing in the San Fernando Valley?

The Oxford Dictionary defines living as being alive and having a fulfilling life. While existing is defined as having objective reality or being. These proposed questions are the foundation of this exhibition and aim at understanding and evaluating the commonalities and differences of growing up in the San Fernando Valley. Any responses to these questions are subject to change. David Avalos, Dominick Ortiz and JP address these questions through photography and painting. Capturing the right moments in time, these artists explore the various facets that constitute to the Valley’s reputation and uniqueness.

Avalos’ work requires him to go out into with the world and document the essence of a place and people over time. Many of these places hold importance — the Northeast San Fernando Valley is his home. Avalos attempts to highlight communities and the people that occupy them as truthfully as he can in an effort to change the way we see and understand our communities. Avalos was born in Pacoima, CA in 1994. He attended Denison University in Ohio where he attained a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art in May 2017. He has begun showing at galleries such as Avenue 50 Studios in Highland Park. Avalos has also curated Project ARTvertise in Pacoima late 2018 and is currently working on curating more shows for late 2019. He is currently running a Studio Art program at a high school in South Central and works in freelance.

Ortiz is a photographer documenting the diverse cultural and architectural landscape of the San Fernando Valley, a place that is too often overlooked. He is from the San Fernando Valley and has earned degrees from California State University of Northridge’s Chicano Studies and Urban Planning departments. Ortiz currently works in Los Angeles’ department of city planning.

JP’s work focuses on the neglected parts of the valley that he finds beautiful. 
His inspiration comes from those that do not have much but make the best out of what they do have. He comes from a Mexican background, which contributes to his ethic of working hard. JP uses his work to inspire young people to chase their dreams and to advocate for their own neighborhood in a positive manner, just as he does to change the stigma that is attached to Pacoima, his hometown. Currently, JP work professionally as a muralist throughout the greater Los Angeles, creating opportunities for children to engage in mural art and advocating for a positive change within their own neighborhoods. JP is currently studying Architecture at Los Angeles Valley College.





"Tautline by Karl Burkheimer", a documentary by Mickie Shaw



essay by Travis Diehl


Los Angeles Valley College Art Gallery serves as a resource for students and the greater community of the San Fernando Valley. Presenting ambitious visual arts exhibitions, lectures and collaborative partnerships, we provide a dynamic platform for dialogue, inquiry, and discovery.


DIRECTIONS to the LAVC Art Gallery:

From the 170 (Hollywood Freeway): exit Oxnard Street, head west, enter Campus Drive to Lot B or D. – SEE CAMPUS MAP AND PARKING INFORMATION BELOW.

From the 101 (Ventura Freeway) heading West: exit and head north on Coldwater Canyon Avenue, left on Oxnard Street, enter Campus Drive to Lot B or D - SEE CAMPUS MAP AND PARKING INFORMATION BELOW.

From the 101 (Ventura Freeway) heading East: exit and head north on Woodman Avenue, right on Oxnard Street, enter Campus Drive to Lot B or D - SEE CAMPUS MAP AND PARKING INFORMATION BELOW.


Download a high resolution printable map [PDF: 394KB].

Enter the campus at Oxnard Street and Campus Drive (between Fulton and Ethel). Parking Lot  D  is closest to the gallery. Guest parking permit is required during regular gallery hours and available from lot kiosks for $2 cash. Free parking on top level of Ethel Street parking structure during artist receptions and special events.


Monday + Wednesday 2-4p
Tuesday + Thursday 11a-2p
Evening hours M, T, Th 6-9p

All exhibitions and events are free to the public.



Jenene Nagy, Art Gallery Director
Los Angeles Valley College
5800 Fulton Avenue
Valley Glen, CA 91401


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