Year of the Pig Exhibit

Happy New Year of The Pig!

Art Salon Chinatown is pleased to invite you to an exhibition celebrating the New Lunar Year of the Earth Pig/Boar. Over 20 artists have created celebratory interpretations of the Boar or Pig in various mediums. Join us as we welcome the start of this year, filled with the promise of harmony, success, peace, and prosperity!

Opening Reception: Saturday February 2, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm

Exhibition Dates: Saturday, February 2 through Sunday, March 17, 2019

Yuri Shimojo, Year of the Wild Pig / 亥年 2018, Edition of 100, 8.5 X 11 inches (21.5 X 28 cm) Silkscreen on Hand deckled Torinoko Washi Japanese Paper, Signed and numbered by artist, Printed by Keigo Prints, NY

Participating Artists:

Douglas Alvarez, Dina Farris Appel, Edmund Arevalo, Terri Berman, Polly Chu, Martha Fernandez, Debbi Green,  Jose Angel Hernandez, Eileen Hsu, Amanda Huynh, Pinguino Kolb, Sandra Low, Chris MacDonald, Man One, Crisselle Mendiola, Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza, Alex Reed, Victor Rosas, Kuniko Ruch, Lisa Isabella Russo, Charlene Shih, Yuri Shimojo, Nikolai Solima, Corey Stein, Victoria Tao, Elizabeth Younce.

Polly Chu, Jia - (home is a roof with a pig underneath), 2019, Egg tempera & pencil on wood, 5 x 5.25 inches

Alex Reed, Year of the Boar, 2019, Various textiles, 24 x 18 inches

Kuniko Ruch, Silk Purse, 2018, Oil with resin on canvas, 10 x 10 inches

Debbi Green, Il Cinghiale Italiano, 2019, Oil on Canvas, 10 x 10 x 2 inches

Corey Stein, Manischewitz Moongate, 2019, Mixed media diptych, Various dimensions

Terri Berman, Fashionista, 2019, Acrylic on Wood Panel, 16 x 20 inches

Amanda Huynh, Golden, 2019, Acrylic on canvas, 9 x 12 inches

Chris MacDonald, Fragile, 2019, Acrylic & newspaper on canvas, 20 x 16 inches

Man One, When Pigs Flew, 2019, Aerosol & acrylic on canvas, 20 x 20 inches

Dina Farris Appel,  I Am Not Your Profit, 2018, Acrylic and paper on canvas, 20 x 16 inches

Sandra Low, Year of the Boar, 2019, Acrylic on canvas, wood dowels, 30 x 17 inches

Yuri Shimojo, Year of the Wild Pig / 亥年, 2018, Silkscreen on Hand deckled Torinoko Washi Japanese Paper,
Edition of 100, 8.5 x 11 inches

Charlene Shih, Double Happiness, 2019, Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 x 2 inches

Elizabeth Jean Younce, Nature the Gentlest Mother, 2017, Lithograph, 20 x 16 inches

Victoria Tao, Boarialus, 2016, Oil on Yupo, 20 x 20 inches

Eileen Hsu, Taking on the Year of the Pig, 2019, Paint, canvas, paper collage, 21.5 x 17 inches

Jose Angel Hernandez, Year of the Pig, 2018, Mixed media with 3D elements, 25 x 25 inches

Douglas Alvarez, Courageous, 2019, Acrylic on wood, 11 x 14 inches

Edmund Arevalo, Boaring Chores, 2018, 11 x 14 inches

Victor Rosas, Untitled, 2019, Acrylic on spray can, 7.5 x 4 inches

Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza, Deviled Ham, 2019, Shrinky links plastic, colored pencil, 4 x 3.5 inches

Pinguino Kolb, Good Fortune in 2019, 2019, Digital, 16 x 12 inches

Crisselle Mendiola, Year of the Boar, 2019, Gouache, 17 x 21 inches

Lisa Isabella Russo, Fortune Smiles, 2019, Acrylic on board, 5 x 7 inches

Niki Solima, Year of the Boar, 2019, Ballpoint pen and ink, 10 x 8 inches

Martha Fernandez, Fortune of Pigs, 2019, Watercolor on paper, 16 x 16 inches


Art Salon Chinatown, a program series of solo exhibitions and accompanying artist talks is presented by The Ministry of Culture, and is organized by curators Sonia Mak and Shervin Shahbazi. The salon takes place at Realm, located in Los Angeles Chinatown’s historic Central Plaza, with the primary focus of showcasing contemporary Chinese American and Asian American artists.

Art Salon Chinatown is located at Realm in Chinatown Central Plaza at 425 Gin Ling Way, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Open Wednesday through Monday 12:00-6:00 PM, Closed Tuesdays & Holidays