LA UP is an alternative gallery, located in the heart of Little Tokyo. 

LA UP is committed to presenting womxn, POC, and LGBTIQ+ artists (groups severely underrepresented in the art industry) though all artists are welcome. LA UP aims to stimulate guests of all ages, genders, and backgrounds by catalyzing provocative conversation, and challenging the human experience through monthly artist showcases and performances.

LA UP also hosts participatory and instructional workshops and classes and curates diverse program of events to encourage guests to engage with the art and space in evolving and transformative ways, such as themed figure drawing, group paint nights, sip n' sculpt classes and more.

LA UP believes in giving back to the local community, and is committed to donating large portions of exhibition proceeds to local nonprofits and social organizations such as RAINN, the Downtown Women's Center, the LA LGBT Youth Center, and more.

Learn more about RAINN - HERE
Learn more about the Downtown Women's Center - HERE
Learn more about the LA LGBT Youth Center - HERE

Artist applications are open for consideration - APPLY HERE