Los de Abajos Behind Bars Exhibit - Free Admission

Saturday, February 16, 2013 - Saturday, March 30, 2013
Old Venice Police Station 685 Venice Blvd. Venice, CA 90921 Map and directions

The Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) is honored to host Behind Bars, showcasing Los de Abajo Printmaking Collective's new suite of prints denouncing the critical state of the prison system in the U.S., which to date houses close to 2,000,000 prisoners and counting.

The evening will feature a special performance by singer Angela Roa and guitarist Fernando Lozada.

Wine, refreshments and appetizers will be served.

Opening Reception

When: Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013

Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Installation on display through: Sat., March 30, 2013

Gallery Hours: Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: 685 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA (Old Venice Police Station)

For more information, email, call 310/822-9560 - ext.15 or visit

About SPARC: SPARC is a community-based non-profit arts organization founded in 1976 by muralist Judith F. Baca, filmmaker Donna Deitch, and artist Christina Schlesinger. SPARC is dedicated to producing, presenting, and preserving public artworks in Los Angeles, nationally, and internationally. SPARC remains committed to helping individual communities find their voice, giving it public expression, and to breaking down barriers both real and perceived between communities.