Pictured: an untitled work from the Blooop series by Alina Hayes.

Donor Reception: Blooop by Alina Hayes

Saturday, May 14, 2022 • 3 PM (Pacific)

Executive Director Beth Ann Gerstein invites you to a private reception with artist Alina Hayes to celebrate the exhibition Blooop by Alina Hayes. This will be a unique opportunity to explore the exhibition and personally engage with the artist. Following the private reception, a public reception will take place starting at 4 PM. There will not be an artist talk during this exhibition opening weekend.

This event is complimentary for AMOCA Circle Members. Masks will be worn, and social distancing will be observed.

Register for the event using the button below (it may take a moment to load). If you prefer, you may also register by emailing membership@amoca.org.

This exhibition is generously funded, in part, by the Boardman Family Foundation and The Los Angeles County Department of Arts & Culture.

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About the Artist

Born in Ukraine, Alina Hayes grew up in New York City, New York. The daughter of a jeweler and a musician, and the granddaughter of a potter and a surgeon, Hayes views hand-work as a part of her heritage. She began her studies at the School of Visual Arts before relocating to Los Angeles in 2005, where she completed both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts (emphasis in Ceramics) degrees at California State University, Northridge. Hayes currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Ventura Community College.

Learn more about Hayes on her website and follow her on Instagram.