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CAI is an experimental haven for arts production and performance. We offer amenities and workspace for artists and creative entrepreneurs. We also produce our own programming featuring emerging artists and creatively participatory projects. Our main venue includes a gift shop, stage, gallery, and library; all are available for private rental and events. Contact us to see how your event, project, or performance can unfold!

OPENING 6/3: PAAX | Hyperforms of the Marvelous Void

Enter the Marvelous Void! Patrick PAAX channels imagery from over two decades of exploration in Chaos Magick, Zen Intuition and Sci-Fi Abstraction. “Exterminate all rational thought” Suspend your perceptions of time and space, and join us in the Marvelous Void, an exhibition of never-before seen art works: glowing other-worldly sculptures–paintings–video projections–The Warlords of Waal! Exhibition Opening Reception: Saturday, June 3,…

OPENING 4/15: Project Embodied

Collective Arts Incubator is thrilled to present the launch of PROJECT EMBODIED – an ongoing series of live performances and exhibitions that focus on contemporary art through the lenses of performativity. PROJECT EMBODIED will launch with a group exhibition presenting works by LA and NY-based artists Johnny Shield, Daniel T. Gaitor-Lomack, Jean Rim, Yon Natalie Mik and Sheila Garrett Roriguez at…

OPENING 3/11: Provenance | New Works by Mariel Carranza

The Collective Arts Incubator presents Provenance: The Liquid Sculpture Works of Mariel Carranza, curated by Summer Peterson. Exhibition Opening Reception:Saturday, March 11, 2017, 7pm -11pm Performances 7:30pm -11pm Gallery Hours: By Appointment To experience Mariel Carranza’s work is to be moved to a potent feeling of connectedness, both at a cellular level and on the infinite planes of existence. Her liquid sculpture…

OPENING 2/11: Limanalia New Works | Rachid Bouhamidi

The Collective Arts Incubator is pleased to present Limanalia: New Works, a series of solo artist exhibitions curated by Summer Peterson. The series begins with paintings and installation by Rachid Bouhamidi. The opening reception features live performances by the Ecstatic Energy Lab and The Elbow Orchestra. Exhibition Opening Reception: Saturday, February 11, 2017, 7pm -10pm Performances 8pm -10pm Gallery Hours: By Appointment Rachid…

EVENT SCHEDULE: Tracing Tomorrow January at CAI

Tracing Tomorrow presents various artistic modes and strategies that can build social, political and ecological sustainability. It shares artistic ideas for combating the status quo of neglect and destruction that contemporary society perpetuates. All works have participatory components that invite you to actively trace the path of their production and imagine the value of what we will create tomorrow. Participate in…

WORKSHOP 1/15: Krista Feld’s Memento Arbores

We are thrilled to announce our next workshop, a part of the upcoming show Tracing Tomorrow, curated by Natalie Mik and Michael Nannery. January 15th 12-3pm: Krista Feld’s Memento Arbores Identify tree species and derive color from saw dust with Tracing Tomorrow artist Krista Feld. Learn about trees and the many different uses for wood. Students will take home hand dyed cotton bandanas using saw dust for color. Participate in…

OPENING 12/10: Tracing Tomorrow

The Collective Arts Incubator is pleased to present Tracing Tomorrow, a group exhibition curated by Natalie Mik and Michael Nannery, opening up a conversation about art and sustainability. The exhibition will be on view from Saturday, December 10th, 2016– January 31st, 2017 at the Collective Arts Incubator (CAI). Mik and Nannery who work both as independent curators and artists had…

EVENT SCHEDULE: Garden Party October at CAI

We are thrilled to announce the next show and event series at CAI, Garden Party. After an Open Call reaching different creative communities, we have assembled a diverse collection of sculpture, video, illustration, and installation pieces that will coalesce into a thriving environment in the gallery. To celebrate, we will be hosting 5 events while the work is on view:…

OPEN CALL: Garden Party DUE 9/26

ANNOUNCING: Garden Party, a group art show about nature’s glorious flora! Join us in the celebration! We are looking for original artwork addressing vegetation/plant life, in content, form, or concept. We are accepting submissions of: two-dimensional painting, prints, collages, drawings, etc. three-dimensional sculptures, assemblages, installations, etc. digital prints, projections, VR installations, etc. performance art participatory programming or installations Submissions due Monday September 26!…

ON VIEW: Support Structures

Support Structures :  a group show with work by Salomeh Grace, Sarana Myers, Molly Schulman, Anna Tanner, Patricia Valencia and Emmett Walsh. “Support Structures is a manual for what bears, sustains, props, and holds up. It is a manual for those things that encourage, give comfort, approval, and solace; that care for and provide consolation and the necessities of life.…