Category Archives: Art Matters

Echo Park Tribute to Woody Guthrie – July 14

Okie Gets Genre-Bending Facelift How do you get a neighborhood of Hipsters and Hip-Hoppers to celebrate a hillbilly musician named Woody?  It’s not as difficult as you might think. Musicians of all genres have a soft spot for the hard-traveling, … Continue reading

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NOMADS Mix It Up, Make It Up On Human Rights Day

The NOMAD Lab Art Project for children celebrated Human Rights Day on December 10 by envisioning a world – real or imagined – that they would like to live in. Multimedia artist Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle and musician/composer Kevin Robinson led the … Continue reading

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Trash Receives Investing In Artsts Grant

The Center for Cultural Innovation has awarded Sam Breen an Investing In Artists Grant, given to individual artists to acquire equipment or materials that will support them in their creative process.  The $6,500 grant will be used to build a … Continue reading

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Sam Breen at PACT Zollverein (Essen, Germany)

Sam Breen joined a group of students and graduates presenting “CalArts Plays Itself” at PACT Zollverein (Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2011) in Essen, Germany, one of Europe’s up-and coming culture centers.

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Trailer Gets Sleek and Sustainable Design

SCI-Arc student Dovid Feld has been helping Sam come up with a modern design for  the 1951 Spartan Trailer.   The banquette area that wraps around the front windows will be the centerpiece for our indoor events:

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NOMAD Invasion!

Sam and friends gave neighborhood children a tour of his 1951 Spartan trailer during the Valle del Oro Neighborhood Festival, held May 6th at an apartment complex near Cal Arts. The festival was a chance to highlight the art work of  children, … Continue reading

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Indie Countdown

Click here to go to donate We are very thankful for the wonderful donations we have already received. Our gifts will be coming soon.  For those of you who have not yet donated,  please consider helping us out.  If money … Continue reading

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The Colors of Spring

Artist Cybele Moon partnered with The Trailer Trash Project to offer her  Earth Day art installation  in  Santa Clarita, CA. 

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Trash Piles On the Acts

    Click Here  The events at Sam’s trailer kept on coming throughout theArts In the One World Conference, January 27-29. The 1951 Spartan trailer  moved to the CalArts’ front lawn for the event.  

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On The Subject Of Freedom

Growing up under a communist regime in the Former Yugoslavia, CalArts student Mersiha Mesihovic never really felt free.  Life became even more restricted when war broke out in her country.  Although her childhood may seem unimaginable to other Cal Arts students, … Continue reading

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