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Walk - Bike - Metro to art in your neighborhood!

September 29 & 30, 2012

Los Angeles, CA 

On September 29 & 30, 2012, Los Angeles’ artistic community united in response to Carmageddon II with the creation the largest citywide art party Los Angeles had ever seen. All weekend artists and arts organizations welcomed their neighbors, the major roadways stayed clear, and people all over celebrated the idea, “Less Car. More ART.”

Hundreds of artists, arts organizations, civic leaders, community partners, and government organizations united to create ARTmageddon, including the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs, Experience LA, LA Stage Alliance, ForYourArt, Metro, the Los Angeles Downtown Arts District (LADAD), but at the core of ARTmageddon was the following all-volunteer team of artists and arts advocates living in Los Angeles. 




Diana Wyenn, Co-Creator & Project Leader

Ezra LeBank, Co-Creator & Project Leader

Amanda Wah, Community Partnerships

Camille Schenkkan, Artist Liaison

Charlene Boehne, Press Relations

Cindy Marie Jenkins, Social Media

Felicity “Fee” Doyle, Social Media

Gregory Coats, Website Developer

Jessica Fleischmann, Graphic Designer

Jim Halloran, Social Media

Lyn Cowan, Artist Liaison

Lynn Hasty Tejada, Press Relations

Marlon Fuentes, Community Partnerships

Tatevik Simonian, Community Partnerships


Los Angeles artists unite to put an arts spin on Carmageddon 2

—Los Angeles Times, August 28, 2012

Is LA Too Complacent about Carmageddon 2?

—KCRW's Which Way LA, September 2012

ARTmageddon: Discovering your neighborhood art scene in Los Angeles 

—KPCC, September 2012

In L.A., A Freeway’s Closure Prompts A Celebration Of Neighborhood Culture 

—Fast Company, October  2012

Visit the ARTmageddon website to learn more

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