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On View: January 26 - March 22, 2019


Brand Library & Art Center

1601 W Mountain St, Glendale, CA

The “valley girl”, like the Valley itself, cannot be contained in a stereotype. However, it can be argued that any Valley Girl’s sense of self has been informed by the cinematic ideal imposed on them. In fact, with little effort one can see that the “valley girl” has left an indelible mark on the global identity of womanhood while only representing a small minority. This exhibition endeavors to look past the myopic lens of popular culture that created the “valley girl” and delve into the true identities and diversity of Women in the Valley through the contemporary artwork they produce.

Featuring: Rachel Apthorp, Judy Baca, Hilary Baker, Lynn Coleman, Gioj DeMarco, Kathi Flood, Ashley Hagen, Janna Ireland, Casey Kauffman, Water Kerner, Karla Klarin, Constance Mallinson, Rain Lucien Matheke, Ashley Mistriel, Robin Mitchell, Michelle Nunes, Erika Ostrander, Sarah Ponce, Christina Ramos, Monica Sandoval, Vivian Shih, Erin Stone and Emily Sudd 

A Pop Up ZINE Newsstand curated by San Fernando Valley Zine Fest featuring over 30 zines with Valley-centric, female-centric and intersectional content.


View all the participants listed in the catalog below


Be part of our growing collection of Valley Girl Redefined stories!

1) Submit a high resolution image or scan of yourself at a time that you feel

most represents your Valley Girl-ness.

2) Write an approx. 250 word statement about your experience

growing up in the San Fernando Valley. 

3) Email this to

4) By sending in your submission, you are agreeing to allow 11:11 ACC to publish your image and words on platform/s of our choosing.  We hope to compile a book, promote our collective stories and publicize our redefinition as far as it may go!

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