sneak peek: art show at the fig house

Oh, you guys. This is gonna be good!

So, just to refresh your memory: I’ve been asked, by the lovely Emily Henderson, to curate a show in LA at The Fig House, a new event space that Emily is designing/styling. I received zillions {literally} of submissions and I want to thank you all so much for that! Now, I’d like to say that made my job easier, but it really just made everything a whole lot harder… there was sooooooo much fantastic work to choose from, and I had the tricky task of getting it down to TEN ARTISTS! Impossible? It felt like it a few times. Well, after much back and forth, I’ve got a truly amazing group lined up. Yes, there was really great work by lots of people, but this came down to finding pieces that will work well together, and work well in the space that Emily is creating {art deco meets the 80’s. For real, people.}.

Here is a little taste of what will be on the walls when The Fig House opens this fall:

YAY – I love it all! As soon as I know the exact date of the opening party, I’ll let you know. See you soon, LA!

{1.(and right *) Stephanie Vovas 2. Kai Samuels Davis 3. Jaime Derringer 4.Ellen Heck 5. Clare Elsaesser 6.(and left *) Emily Rickard 7. Max Wanger 8. Nike Schroeder 9. Amy Wilson Faville 10. Zoe Pawlak}

comments (27)

  1. Jessica /// 07.26.2013 /// 8:23am

    Gah!!! I’m seriously so excited seeing all the artists you put together. If you’re going to the opening I’ll be your plus-one πŸ™‚ Such good choices Danielle! xo

  2. danielle (aka the jealous curator) /// 07.26.2013 /// 8:51am

    ha! deal!

  3. Kim /// 07.26.2013 /// 9:09am

    Would you stop it already! πŸ˜‰ Every day you make me feel like a complete dunce. But keep up the good work. I really enjoy seeing the things you find.

  4. Jaime /// 07.26.2013 /// 9:23am

    Yay! I can’t wait πŸ™‚

  5. danielle (aka the jealous curator) /// 07.26.2013 /// 10:04am

    me either! see you (and your amazing work!) there! : )

  6. Cariann /// 07.26.2013 /// 11:20am

    You are a rockstar!!!!! And my idol!

  7. the jealous curator /// 07.26.2013 /// 11:22am

    oh you! ; ) you guys should come down to LA for this!!

  8. lydia see /// 07.26.2013 /// 6:05pm

    this. looks. amazeballs. (looking at tix from Boston to LA for fall now) πŸ™‚

  9. the jealous curator /// 07.26.2013 /// 7:25pm

    see ya there! ; )

  10. Joanne /// 07.28.2013 /// 8:12am

    Beautiful work. It’s going to be a great show!

  11. the jealous curator /// 07.28.2013 /// 9:38am

    thanks joanne – you’re in the next show i curate! : )

  12. ali /// 07.28.2013 /// 3:55pm

    Looks amazing! I so wish I could be there. Lucky LA πŸ™‚

  13. the jealous curator /// 07.28.2013 /// 4:10pm

    oh! i wish you could come too!!!

  14. Autumn /// 07.29.2013 /// 9:10am

    SO GOOD!!! I can’t wait!!!

  15. Social Artist /// 08.05.2013 /// 4:05pm

    Nice Colors-Love it-Wish I could be there!


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  17. fabienne Polastron /// 01.29.2014 /// 10:00pm

    can you please post me your newsletter ?
    thank you

  18. Anne lise /// 02.24.2014 /// 8:35pm

    A new place for graphic design and adobe lessons.

  19. Anne lise /// 02.24.2014 /// 8:39pm

    Ha! I thought the form was for subscribing to your page. Thererfore the odd little description of my company (in Oslo). Anyway: good luck with the show. It looks amazing.

  20. the jealous curator /// 02.25.2014 /// 12:42am

    ha! well now it makes sense : ) – thanks anne!

  21. Danielle /// 05.23.2014 /// 4:12pm

    Hi Danielle, great line up and the pics from the evening looked so lovely. I am curious who the artist is that featured on the invitation poster and the first photo featured on The Fig House website for the evening.


  22. Amanda jane Dalby /// 09.01.2014 /// 12:54pm

    Thank you for all the wonderful inspiration!

  23. student from art program /// 11.03.2015 /// 9:09am

    Hey the show looks great i am going to be attending and i can not wait to be awed.

  24. Karin Wramner /// 04.23.2018 /// 7:31am

    Hi! im looking for the the names of the artists behind work number 5,6,8 and 9!

  25. the jealous curator /// 04.23.2018 /// 9:54pm

    all of the links are numbered and at the bottom : )

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