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LA Art Show 2024 Opening Night Premiere Party Benefiting the American Heart Association

Updated: Apr 3

Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association, Lucy Hale, actress/singer and LA Art Show celebrity host, and Fisher Pense, National Vice President, Entertainment & Influencer Marketing for the American Heart Association

Los Angeles, California, USA. 14th February, 2024. The 29th edition of the LA Art Show opened on Valentine's Day with a premiere party benefiting the American Heart Association on February 14th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California. The American Heart Association is celebrating its 100th anniversary with the "Life is Why" campaign. The celebrity host for opening night was award-winning actress/singer Lucy Hale, a longtime supporter of arts and culture, who gave a presentation and welcomed the guests at the event. A special performance by Sori Choi, a solo percussionist and visual sound artist from Korea, was one of the highlights of the evening.

Lucy Hale, actress/singer and LA Art Show celebrity host

“It's an honor to host the 2024 LA Art Show Opening Night Premiere Party and bring further awareness to a beautiful evening that unites the importance of art, culture and philanthropy,” said Lucy Hale. “On a personal note, I couldn’t be more excited to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the American Heart Association whose mission touches people all across the world.”

Lucy Hale, actress/singer and LA Art Show celebrity host

The LA Art Show is one of the largest contemporary art shows in the United States, with an array of galleries, artwork, new media, and trendsetting technologies. The show attracts an elite and diverse group of exhibitors, including national and international galleries, acclaimed artists, new media, museums, and performing artists. Attendees include industry professionals, collectors, curators, interior designers, and art lovers from all over the world. Last year, the event drew more than 60,000 visitors. 

“With over 100 galleries, museums and nonprofits exhibiting this year, we continue our commitment to creating the most comprehensive contemporary art experience possible,” stated Kassandra Voyagis, the LA Art Show producer and director. “This year’s show will celebrate art—globally and locally—and inspire important dialogue.”

Scott Diament, President of LA Art Show, Lucy Hale, actress/singer and celebrity host, Kassandra Voyagis, Producer/director of LA Art Show, Naeema Thompson, Vice President of Citi, and Nancy Brown, CEO of American Heart Association.

Los Angeles Beverly Arts (LABA) founder, TV host Joey Zhou attended the event and visited with many of the exhibitors. LABA Blue-chip artist Jiannan Huang joined by video conference from Beijing, China. Jiannan Huang is one of the world's finest artists, specializing in Western oil painting and Chinese ink. He is ranked third on the 2023 Hurun China Art List and 19th on the 2020 Hurun Global List with sales of $29 million.

TV host Joey Zhou with Scott Diament, President of LA Art Show

Marisa Caichiolo, curator and founder of Building Bridges Art Exchange and TV host Joey Zhou

TV host Joey Zhou

TV host Joey Zhou

TV host Joey Zhou

TV host Joey Zhou

TV host Joey Zhou

The LA Art Show is supporting the American Heart Association with 15% of the ticket proceeds benefiting the organization. “We’re honored to support the American Heart Association's Life is Why campaign, our new charity beneficiary for 2024,” said LA Art Show producer and director Kassandra Voyagis. “It’s such an important cause that impacts many of us, so LA Art Show is proud to help fund research that improves health outcomes for heart disease and stroke patients as well as life-saving CPR training.”

The LA Art Show is open February 15th - 18th at the Los Angeles Convention Center. For tickets and more information, go to their website at

About the American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. They are dedicated to ensuring equitable health in all communities. Through collaboration with numerous organizations, and powered by millions of volunteers, they fund innovative research, advocate for the public’s health, and share lifesaving resources. The organization is based in Dallas, Texas, and has been a leading source of health information, celebrating its 100th year in 2024. For more information go to www.heart.orgFacebookX (Twitter) or by calling 1-800-AHA-USA1.

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