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launa d. romoff abstract collage mixed/media
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  I find material for my collages everywhere. Working in this medium has allowed me to see the beauty of the discarded and turn it into art.

  My images have two different manifestations. Some are internal, elusive and suggestive. Others are external, dynamic and engaged. They reflect my reality, which encompasses both

  I have been inspired by the work of Kurt Schwitters, regarded by most as the 20th century master of collage. He once said, "How I use the material is often more important than the material itself." This attitude is also reflected in my creative process.

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spacer       Photo by Claudia Magas  
                 
- launa d. romoff
 

 
Exhibitions
2014 South Bay Contemporary - Rolling Hills Estates, CA
Segil Fine Art Gallery - Monrovia, CA
Gallery 825 - Los Angeles, CA
LRC Gallery, David Geffen School of Medicine - Los Angeles, CA
Brand Library & Art Center - Glendale, CA
South Bay Lexus - Torrance, CA
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
2013 Arena 1 Gallery - Santa Monica, CA 90405
CCAA Museum of Art - Ontario, CA
La Galleria Gitano - San Fernanco, CA
Linus Gallery - Pasadena, CA
Gallery 825 - Los Angeles, CA
La Galleria Gitano - San Fernanco, CA
Whole 9 Gallery - Culver City, CA
2012 Gallery 800 - North Hollywood, CA
CCAA Museum of Art - Ontario, CA
National Steinbeck Center Museum - Salinas, CA
Palos Verde Art Center - Rolling Hills Estates, CA
La Galeria Gitana - San Fernando, CA
Jeanie Madsen Gallery - Santa Monica, CA
UCLA Learning Resource Center - Los Angeles, CA 90095
Laguna College of Art & Design - Laguna, CA
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
Andrew Shire Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
The Loft Galleries and Studios - San Pedro, CA
2011 Gallery 825 - Los Angeles, CA
CCAA Museum of Art - Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Marnie Sheridan Gallery - Nashville, TN
LAMAG Benefit Auction - Los Angeles, CA
New Century Artists Gallery - New York, NY
2010 Arena 1 Gallery - Santa Monica, CA
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
Copperwood Art Gallery - Orange, Ca
The Loft at Liz's - Los Angeles, CA
Bistango Gallery & Restaurant - Irvine, CA
Northern Kentucky University - Highland Hts, KY
Aquarium of the Pacific - Long Beach, CA
Viva Art Center - Sherman Oaks, CA
Fort Wayne Museum of Art - Fort Wayne, IN
Orlando Gallery - Tarzana, CA
Beverly Arts Center of Chicago - Chicago, ILL
Encino Terrace West - Encino, CA
ZieherSmith Gallery - New York, NY
2009 Blue 7 Gallery - Santa Monica, CA
Encino Terrace West - Encino, CA
St. John Hospital Art Wall - Santa Monica, CA
Elverhoj Museum - Solvang, CA
American Jewish University - Bel Air, CA
Gotthelf Art Gallery - La Jolla, CA
United Nations NGO Conference, For Peace and Development: Disarm Now! - Mexico City, Mexico
The Finegood Art Gallery - Westhills, CA
2008 Blue 7 Gallery - Santa Monica, CA
Marina Del Rey Library - Marina Del Rey, CA
City Art Gallery (Circle of Care Foundation Charity Auction) - Van Nuys, CA
Los Angeles International Airport - Los Angeles, CA
Paesaggio Fine Arts - Hartford, CT
H. Kazan Fine Arts - Los Angeles, CA
2007 The Source on Lake - Pasadena, CA
Blue 7 Gallery - Santa Monica, CA
Gallery C (Habitat for Humanity Charity Auction) - Manhattan Beach, CA
Gallerie Lakaye - Los Angeles, CA
Mar Vista Arts Gallery - Culver City, CA
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
H. Kazan Fine Arts Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
2006 Gallery C (Habitat for Humanity Charity Auction) - Manhattan Beach, CA
Peninsula Museum of Art - Belmont, CA
Capelli d' Angeli Foundation - Canton, CT
A Gallery - Wimbledon, England
The Source on Lake - Pasadena, CA
2005 Venice Art Walk - Venice, CA
Southern California Women's Caucus for Art - Los Angeles, CA
The Source on Lake - Pasadena, CA
Maitland Art Center - Maitland, FL
Maude Kerns Art Center - Eugene. OR
Los Angeles International Airport - Los Angeles, CA
2004 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
Venice Art Walk - Venice, CA
Absolute Art Gallery - San Marino, CA
LACMA Art & Rental Division - Los Angeles, CA
2003 Venice Art Walk - Venice, CA
LACMA Art & Rental Division - Los Angeles, CA
Hudson Gallery - Sylvania, Ohio
2002 LACMA Art & Rental Division - Los Angeles, CA
Berkeley Art Center - Berkeley, CA
Gallery Z - Beverly Hills, CA
Venice Art Walk - Venice, CA
Johnson Art Collection - Los Angeles, CA
Upward Bound (Art Auction Benefit) - Santa Monica, CA
Beckstrand-Stewart Galleries - Palos Verdes,CA
Miller Durazo Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
2001 Paramount Studios - Los Angeles, CA
LACMA Art & Rental Division - Los Angeles, CA
BGH Gallery: Art Heals-Auction for NYC 9/11 Victims - Santa Monica, CA
Butterfields: Art for New York, Auction for 9/11 Victims - Los Angeles, CA
2000 Affaire in the Garden - Beverly Hills, CA
1999 The Soho Gallery - Studio City, CA
The Gascon Gallery - Culver City, CA
ART IN MOVIES & TELEVISION
2005 BONES (FOX) - -
2004 GRAMERCY PARK (ABC) - -
NEWS TO ME (ABC - -
MR. & MRS. SMITH - Starring: Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie
TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS) - -
HEISLER AND HELINE (NBC) - -
2003 NYPD BLUE (ABC) - -
PLATONICALLY INCORRECT (ABC) - -
BERNIE MAC SHOW (FOX) - -
HOLLYWOOD HOMICIDE - Starring: Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett
2002 MY WIFE AND KIDS (ABC) - -
SIX FEET UNDER (HBO) - -
GRANTS
2006 Capelli d'Angeli Foundation - -
ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS
2010 Masters: Collage (Book) - Artist Profile
2005 3rd Street Villager - Artist Profile
2003 World Of Art (Magazine) - Artist Profile
100 Contemporary Artists - Masters of Today Series (Book)
Tulane Review - Artist Profile
2001 Artfulstyle /Los Angeles - Pick of the Month
PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
2013 The Peace Project - Los Angeles, CA
2012 Int'l Museum of Collage & Assemblage - Pagosa Springs, CO
2010 Tower Cancer Research Foundation - Beverly Hills, CA
Children's Bureau - Los Angeles, CA
2009 Dr. Lawrence Rifkin - Beverly Hills, CA
2006 Dr. Solomon Hamburg - Beverly Hills, CA
2005 Mr. Doug Legg - Paris, France
2004 Mr. & Mrs. Robert Michaels - Park City, UT
2003 Mr. Lloyd Cunningham - New York, NY
Mr. Andrea Pagnes - Venice, Italy
2001 Ms. Deanna Wenble - New York, NY
2000 Ms. Sandi Gelff - Beverly Hills, CA
Mr. & Mrs. Ignazio Cordera - Milan, Italy
1999 Mr. Bernard Sofronski - New York, NY
Mr. & Mrs. William Newman - Beverly Hills, CA