Homelessness in LA: Art, Poetry and Music Opening Reception

September 22, 2019, 4:00 - 6:30 PM

An exhibition and roundtable discussion on the subject of homelessness. Art by Stuart Perlman, PhD.

Curated by Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, PhD, and Elena Balashova-Shamis, PhD

Kosher Wine and Cheese Reception

Artist: Stuart Perlman, PhD, is a painter, psychologist and psychoanalyst who has devoted thousands of hours to painting homeless individuals in Los Angeles, illuminating their experiences and their humanity. His works have been exhibited across California and nationally.

Poet: Robert Lundquist, PhD, is a Los Angeles poet and psychoanalyst who spent most of his developing life in downtown Los Angeles. His latest poetry book, After Mozart, published by New River Press (2018), includes poetry about homelessness.

Composer: Michelle Green Willner, DMA, is a dramatic and evocative award-winning composer living in Los Angeles. Dr. Green Willner thrives on artistic collaborations, and her multi-disciplinary works have been commissioned and performed internationally by various ensembles, choirs and symphonies.

Violinist: Jeffrey Steinberg studied viola performance at Interlochen Academy of the Arts and UCLA. He has traveled the world playing music across many genres and is self-taught on violin.


This is a free community outreach event and open to all members and guests.

We hope you can join us. Please RSVP.

Parking is available in the NCP parking lot, on Beloit Avenue, and garage parking is located at Beloit and LaGrange (for a fee).