Annual Art Classic 2017
2017 Art Classic Chair: Cathy King, email@example.com
Art Classic 2016 Winners
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Art Gala Tickets
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2017 Art Classic Musical Entertainment
Lance Allyn Guitarist/ Session Player Lance Allyn is a Los Angeles-based guitarist/bassist. Lance has been an active performer, session musician, and educator in the music industry for over 30 years. Lance is not only lending his playing on recordings of others, writing and recording music for film and television production, but creates his own music playing every instrument in the studio. As an honors graduate of Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, Lance knows the value of passing on knowledge. As a multi-instrumentalist, Lance performs regularly with jazz, rock, and country bands. Lance also performs as a solo act featuring guitar instrumentals of various genres, along with a wide variety of vocal music styles.
2017 Art Classic Judges
Kevin is a native of Wisconsin, but has lived in California since moving to Los Angeles by train at the age of two months. He is a graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography. Active in the arts community, he is on the Board of the Arroyo Arts Collective in Los Angeles, where he has served for seventeen years, and is a Senior Advisor for Pasadena Photography Arts. Kevin teaches photography for Saddleback College, where his viewpoint on the art and science of photography is well received. Kevin’s work is represented in the collections of the Getty Museum, the National Railroad Museum and the Center for Creative Photography.
Raoul De la Sota
During Raoul ‘s childhood, he had a serious asthma condition. He was home schooled until 7th grade. At night, he would draw. His mother drove him out of Los Angeles to Yosemite, the Sequoias and the desert so he could breathe better. There Raoul loved the natural landscape and considered it for his subject matter.
After studying at the Los Angeles City College, he received his Masters of Art degree from UCLA. Raoul was the first Chicano artist to receive a Fulbright Fellowship. for one year, he studied in Peru. He was not only awed by the Andes Mountains, but the natives interest in the night skies and constellations. This was to changed his life.
Good fortune allowed Raoul to exhibit his work in nine countries and to travel more while he taught full time at his alma mater Los Angeles City College.