LAMAGLearnLetter Writing with ‘COLA 2018’ fellow Michele O’Marah
Sunday, June 17, 2 – 4:30 PM
Participants joined COLA 2018 visual artist Michele O’Marah for a guided afternoon activity inspired by her new mixed media video installation in the COLA 2018 exhibition. O’Marah’s work focused on the role of women, race, power, and representation.
About Michele O’Marah
Michele O’Marah (b.1967 Vallejo, CA) received her B.F.A. from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. Recent exhibitions include LA Fiction (2017/2016) organized by the Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo Norway, traveling to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon France, What’s Her Problem? (2016) curated by Jamillah James at Artspeak, Vancouver Canada and Made in LA (2012) organized by the Hammer Museum and LAX Art. She has exhibited and screened her work at the Museum of Modern Art San Francisco, the Seattle Museum of Art, the CCAC Wattis Institute, San Francisco, The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, the Vancouver Art Gallery and White Columns, New York. Her piece, White Diamonds/Agent Orange is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.