Festival Exhibits & Art

A variety of exhibits at the Irvine Global Village Festival provide guests with an opportunity to learn about other cultures through interactive displays, costumes, artifacts, and art. Exhibits will include Taiwanese dance, Filipino dance and instrumental performance, kimono photo sessions, learning Arabic, traditional Korean crafts, and Turkish dancers and coffee.  Also new to the festival this year is the event's first-ever juried art exhibition and live art demos in the Visual Arts Celebration.

2019 Art Exhibition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the first-ever juried Irvine Global Village Festival art exhibition!

2D Winners

First Place: LP Ǽkili Ross "LPAE38," God as Earth

Second Place: Robin Oneyung Kim, Clair de Lune

Third Place: Ronald Reekers, Spot 13 Woodblock Print

3D Winner

S.P. Harper

Cultural Exhibitors

Cultural exhibitors at the 2019 Irvine Global Village Festival represent a variety of organizations and cultures including:

  • Bulgarian Education & Culture Society
  • TIES — The Islamic Education School
  • French Alliance of the California Riviera
  • California Azerbaijan Friendship Association
  • Irvine Rotary, African Culture 
  • Irvine Korean Parents Association
  • Pakistani Culture 
  • Ireland and Wales
  • Kurdish American Education Society 
  • Kurdish Community of Southern California
  • Taiwanese Hakka Association of Southern California
  • Taiwanese American Professionals — Orange County
  • Orange County Taiwanese Association
  • CA Sikh Women
  • Japan American Media Association Japanese Friendship Network in Orange County
  • The Republic of Iraq
  • Consulate of Mexico in Orange County
  • Palestinian Arts & Culture
  • EKTAA Center — India
  • Indian Vedic Culture
  • Irvine Multicultural Association 
  • Ghana Culture & Traditions 
  • Orange County Turkish American Association
  • The Filipino American Community of Orange County
  • Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of OC
  • Irvine Evergreen Chinese Senior Association
  • South Coast Chinese Cultural Association
  • Global Center for Chinese Wellbeing
  • Iranian Cultural Center of Orange County

Exhibiting Artists

Be sure to visit the first inaugural Art Exhibition in Hangar 244. Exhibiting artists at the 2019 Irvine Global Village Festival include:

  • Brooke Adams
  • Beatta Bosworth
  • Neal Call
  • Minna Chow
  • Barry Cole
  • Margaret Graham-Safford
  • Christie Grimstad
  • Jasmine Gump
  • S. P. Harper
  • Habiba Hassaan
  • Farjana Huq
  • Mariana Ivanova
  • Katherine J. Kim
  • Robin Oneyung Kim
  • Bonny Lay
  • Rojean Maciula
  • Emet Martinez
  • Kyle Metz
  • Rosanne Nitti
  • Jungmi Oh
  • Jung Yeon Pak
  • Dalibor Polivka
  • Ronald Reekers
  • Bart Ross
  • LP Ǽkili Ross “LPAE38”
  • Azita Tabib
  • Sue Thompson
  • QingXia Zhao