“You sometimes have to paint flowers for your mental health, that’s why you’re doing the flower show right?” Kim Dingle, July 2022
Vielmetter Los Angeles is pleased to present “Plants Now!”, a group exhibition that celebrates plants and explores their far-reaching potential to mitigate a wide range of human-made problems. Running from July 16th through August 26th the exhibition takes place across two galleries, including the gallery’s greenhouse space. The exhibition reaches beyond the traditional exhibition format to include works, wares, and information presented by community activists, compost makers, flower arrangers, bee experts, and food growers. Throughout the exhibition, several programs will take place with local specialists across the fields of mycology, urban gardening, native plants, and pollination.
Artists in the exhibition include Edgar Arceneaux, Felipe Baeza, Math Bass, Darcy Bartoletti, Whitney Bedford, Sadie Benning, Ellen Berkenblit, Andrea Bowers, Alika Cooper, Amy Cutler, Kim Dingle, Genevieve Gaignard, Nash Glynn, David Horvitz, Raffi Kalenderian, Jenny Kendler, Joan Linder, Cassandra Marketos, Hugo McCloud, Rodney McMillian, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Sam Shoemaker, Jessica Stoller, Nicola Tyson, Tam Van Tran, Ariane Vielmetter, Shanna Waddell, Esther Pearl Watson & Mark Todd, Patrick Wilson, and Bari Ziperstein.