Corita Kent was one of America’s most celebrated serigraph artists, creating works that won her international acclaim from the 1950s until her death in 1986. As art professor at Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles, her hallmark mixture of captivating images and provocative texts delivered messages of hope and joy to a troubled world. Continue reading about this exciting exhibition curated by none other than Aaron Rose.

Passion For The Possible is a retrospective exhibition of Corita’s works from the 1950’s to the 1980’s. It will be presented in a visually stunning installation comprised of original serigraphs, sculpture, photography, wall murals and ephemera related to her life and career.

A series of creative workshops based on Corita’s teachings will be held on selected Saturdays for the duration of the exhibit.

This exhibition was not only guest curated by Aaron Rose (Beautiful Losers) it is also co-organized by the Corita Art Center in Los Angeles, home of the largest collection of Corita’s serigraphs in the world.

FILM SCREENING: February 13th 8PM

We Have No Art (26min)
filmed in 1967 at the Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles
A Film by Baylis Glascock

Mary’s Day 1964 (12min)
filmed in 1964 at the Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles
A Film by Baylis Glascock

BECOME A MICROSCOPE (20min)
90 Statements on Sister Corita
A Film by Aaron Rose

Passion for the Possible: The Work of Sister Corita
February 14 – April 4, 2009
Opening reception SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH 1-4PM
Special Performance by Ladies Choir @ 3PM!!!