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In conjunction with ArtCard, LA-Artist.com produces an online film series that introduces the creative lives of a series of passionate and dedicated LA artists. These films aim to represent a broad range of artistic discipline, LA art scenes, and characters working within the County.

The LA-Artist.com Film Series is fiscally sponsored by the International Documentary Association (IDA). Make a tax-deductible donation today!

Episode 4: Heriberto Luna

In February, LA-Artist.com went to visit Heriberto F. Luna in his studio space, shared with Pola Lopez, at the 2 Tracks/Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park.

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Episode 3: Rika Ohara

1980 marks the year of Rika Ohara’s arrival in the U.S. from her native Japan. At eighteen, she left the place that had been her home to pursue what would become a prolific career in the arts, unfolding and taking shape in all kinds of graceful, messy, and unexpected ways.

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Episode 2: Sarah Sitkin

Sarah Sitkin opens her warehouse door with a huge, inviting smile. She is wearing her reading glasses and a handkerchief over her short hair, stretch pants, a t-shirt, and flip flops. She looks entirely and remarkably inspired. Outside her living space and studio, the dark blue sky holds the silence of a Monday night along with the buzz of the freeway overpass under which the artist lives. Inside the door, there is an incredible presence, and it is the life of Sarah Sitkin.

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Episode 1: Lucas Aardvark

In the early 20th century, Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter was asked by a young man how to become a great lawyer. He advised the young man not to limit his studies to the law, but to embrace the study of all fields, including history, art, literature, science, sports, music, and culture.

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The LA-Artist.com Film Series is fiscally sponsored by the International Documentary Association (IDA). Make a tax-deductible donation today!