Yossi Govrin

YOSSI

Artist, Sculptor, Painter. Visionary Art Leader

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Upcoming Events
 

 
Santa Monica Art Studios Artists in Arena 1 Gallery

Santa Monica Art Studios Artists in Arena 1 Gallery

Arena 1 Gallery, Los Angeles
February 16th, 6-9pm

Santa Monica Art Studios Artists show in Arena 1 Gallery, a historical airplane hangar within the Santa Monica Airport. Over 30 artists will show their unique work.

An opportunity to connect and collect with local Santa Monica Artists with their open studios

An opportunity to connect and collect with local Santa Monica Artists with their open studios

Santa Monica Art Studios Show, More Art Here
February 14-17, 2019

An opportunity to connect and collect from over 30 artist’s studios with the Santa Monica Art Studios concurrent opening with the LA Art Contemporary show at the Barkar Hangar across the street.

Yossi Govrin showing paintings, bronze sculptures and hemp and cement sculptures

Yossi Govrin showing paintings, bronze sculptures and hemp and cement sculptures

Barba Contemporary Art Modernism Week, Palm Springs
February 14-18 2019

The 19th Annual Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale will feature 85 premier national and international dealers offering furniture, decorative and fine arts representing all design movements of the 20th century.

 
 

About Yossi

Yossi Govrin is an internationally recognized artist, curator, leader of artists, philanthropist and visionary for the development of the arts, with over 40 years in the cultural world.

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Yossi the Artist

Govrin is an artist with a diverse cultural background who has exhibited both nationally and internationally for his multimedia work including hemp and cement sculptures, bronze sculptures, paintings, photography and film. Govrin has been awarded numerous commissions for public monuments, his artwork has been featured in several films and his work is found in private collections throughout the world.  Originally from Israel, Yossi graduated from Bezalel High Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. Yossi Govrin is a US citizen and works and lives in Los Angeles..

 
 
 

Yossi, arts leader

Yossi has founded and led two art centers and several galleries; the Santa Monica Fine Art Studios, the Santa Monica Art Studios, Arena 1 Gallery, Hangar Gallery North and Hangar Gallery South.

He has hosted over 600 events in the past 14 years including curators and artists from over 15 countries, shown thousands of emerging artists, helped art related philanthropies, and promoted accessibility of the arts to schools from Malibu to the inner city of Los Angeles. .

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Visionary

Yossi’s unique ability to foster relationships and collaborations is evident from his scope of interaction with a wide range of high caliber curators from universities, museums, art institutes, public figures, established artists and emerging talent.

Govrin developed and cultivated his vision of an arts center to support and promote multi-disciplinary artists with the inclusion of the Santa Monica community and Los Angeles in raising arts awareness, providing artist opportunities and conceiving and establishing an art space for a reputable and professional arts center to thrive from the Santa Monica Fine Arts Studio in 1985 to the Santa Monica Art Studios from 2002 to 2019.

Because of a struggle with the City of Santa Monica and its Cultural Affairs, Yossi has now founded and established MAXIMA Art Initiative with a strong and diverse staff, Board of Directors and Art Advisors that will continue his vision of bringing artists, curators, local, national and international exhibitions, multidisciplinary programs with art, poetry, music and theatre as well as art fundraisers for supporting philanthropies for a grander vision of the arts.

 
 
 
 
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