In celebration of the twentieth anniversary of The Los Angeles/St. Petersburg Sister City Committee a children’s art exhibit was sponsored. From several districts of the Los Angeles Unified School District a total of 219 paintings were carried to St. Petersburg for display in the historic St. Petersburg State Art and Industry Academy. The whole project was ably organized and managed by two of our Directors, Masha Ziering and Muriel Wood. Masha is from an artistic family in St. Petersburg who, with Masha, helped sponsor and manage the exhibit in that city, as part of thier White Nights Master Class celebration the art and cultural center of Russia.
Next year, 2011, there is planned an exchange of student’s art, with art coming from St. Petersburg for display in Los Angeles. I am pleased to be President of the LASPSCC these days, but it is the Directors who do all the work. I will post news of more projects on this website in the future.