New Art Bank Exhibit at the Annenberg Community Beach House

February 1, 2022 4:50 PM
by Clove Galilee, Naomi Okuyama

Stop by the Annenberg Community Beach House for Art Bank: Selected Works from the City of Santa Monica Art Collection and view pieces by standout artists from Southern California and further afield. Paintings, prints, photography, and sculpture join public art project maquettes and preparatory drawings for an eclectic mixture of style and subject. The Art Bank municipal art collection was instituted in 1984 to bring art into Santa Monica’s public spaces, and is funded through the City of Santa Monica’s Percent for Art Program.

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Artists and works:

Ali Acerol - It Is, 1993

Robin Brailsford and Robert Lang - Maquette for River of Life: Garibaldi, 2013

Roberto Chavez - Musicians, 1992

Kai Bob Cheng - Sealife, 1985

John Divola – Flying/Falling, 1984

Eugenia Zink Everett - Untitled, c 1930s

Anthony Friedkin - Gibson Frazier, Buffalo Nights Theatre Company Dressing Room, Powerhouse Theatre, 2002

Charles Garabedian - Phrasius, Thrasius, or Thaisus, 1994

Helen & Newton Harrison - Proposal Drawing for California Wash, A Memorial, 1996

Ernst Hesse - 3 Women, Santa Monica, 1989

Tom Jenkins - Maquette for Roadster: NES Park proposal, 1984

William M. Lecillo - Portrait of A Woman, nd

Margaret Lazzari & Lauren Evans - Maquette for Exuberant Birds, 2014

Linda Lopez - La Mano Poderosa, 1997

Ed Moses - Q-UBO-T, 2001

Roland Reiss - Blue Moon, 1992

John Hubbard Rich - Juan and José, 1933

Ilene Segalove - T.V. Rerun - Miss America, 1987

William Tunberg - Hand to Mouth, 1986

Efram Wolff - Theatre, 1984

Ann Wolken - The Studio, 1985

Norman H. Yeckley - Adobe La Cañon, 1941

The Beach House Gallery is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day; hours are subject to change. Check online for gallery closures, or call ahead to (310) 458-4904 to confirm. 

 For more information, visit To learn more about art initiatives by the City of Santa Monica, visit

This exhibit is made possible with support from Gregory Annenberg Weingarten, GRoW @ Annenberg.

Authored By

Clove Galilee
Cultural Affairs Supervisor

Naomi Okuyama
Cultural Affairs Supervisor


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