Monday, May 20, 2013

Art & Design Open Market in Pasadena May 26

Art & Design Open Market at One Colorado Old Pasadena

Showcasing the Artwork & Artisan Wares of Local Emerging & Established Artists

from Art Center School of Design & Pasadena City College

The Afternoon also Features Live Music

Sunday, May 26, 2013, 10 A.M. – 5 P.M.


One Colorado Old Pasadena
41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena 91103

OLD PASADENA, CA:  One Colorado in Old Pasadena will host its annual Art & Design Open Market on Sunday, May 26, 2013 from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

This one-day free event showcases over 100 local artists whose artwork will fill the One Colorado central courtyard and its historical, tree-shaded pedestrian alleys.  One Colorado’s elegant environment makes the perfect backdrop for guests to discover new talent and support local artists. All participating artists are students or alumni from Pasadena’s leading cultural institutions: Art Center College of Design and Pasadena City College.

Art for sale includes one-of-a-kind photos, paintings, illustrations, ceramics and handmade apparel and jewelry. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go directly to the artists.

Live music will be provided byThe Lorenzo Grassi Trio and Maracas. 

Since its launch in 2003, Art & Design Open Market has provided visibility for nearly a thousand artists and has served as a destination for hundreds of art collectors and supporters. 

One Colorado is a collection of 17 historic buildings housing a curated mix of nationally acclaimed retailers and designers, unique local merchants, inventive restaurants and a boutique cinema.  A full city block located between Colorado, Union, Delacey and Fair Oaks, One Colorado is the retail centerpiece of Old Pasadena and favorite casual gathering place for the greater community, with public events hosted year-round in its central courtyard.

Parking: The One Colorado parking structure is accessible via Fair Oaks northbound between Colorado and Union; or from Union westbound between Raymond and Fair Oaks.

About Art Center College of Design: Founded in 1930, Art Center is a global leader in art and design education offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide variety of art and design disciplines—from Fine Art to Transportation Design, from Product Design to Film—as well as public programs for all ages and levels of experience. Renowned for its ties to industry and preparing students for professional practice, Art Center is the first design school to receive the United Nations' Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) status, providing opportunities for students to explore creative solutions on behalf of humanitarian and non-profit agencies around the world.

About Pasadena City College: The Visual Arts and Media Studies Division of Pasadena City College offers over one hundred courses in the areas of Studio Arts, Design, Digital Media, Art History, Photography, Filmmaking, Journalism and Theater Arts.  Over the past 23 years, the Division’s renowned Artist-in-Residence program has brought internationally prominent artists to the campus whose original artworks are part of the college’s permanent collection, including installations in the outdoor George Boone Sculpture Garden.

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