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Roy Anthony Shabla - Reception

Stay Gallery is excited to announce the opening reception of Roy Anthony Shabla / Artist-In-Residence. Roy Anthony Shabla is a Downey-based painter, poet, and filmmaker and is the first resident of our space. During the studio portion of his residency, Shabla created eighteen-foot paintings and junk sculptures. One of the paintings was a collaboration with the public. His residency included a Community Paint Day, educational Film Nights, and student workshops. Starting this Friday the 13th, the formal exhibition of his work is open to the public.

The reception begins at 7p with food, drinks, and live music by Esmoladera, Corbo, and Courted and Bobtail, three exciting local bands. We invite people of all ages to come and celebrate Downey's favorite local artist with an evening of art, music, and film. Donations will be made at the door.

To see a complete list of available artwork, visit
If you are interested in making a purchase, please email

Earlier Event: January 6
Film Night - Basquiat
Later Event: January 19
Poetry Matters