May 31, 2012
-- Art Platform — Los Angeles is pleased to announce the selection of A&O PR as the public relations agency for the second edition of its modern and contemporary art fair for Los Angeles.
A&O PR is a bi-coastal art marketing and public relations agency that unites search, social and new media tactics with traditional best practices to engage wider audiences in more places. Founded by Lainya Magaña in 2010, A&O PR now has offices in California and New York to service a national roster of clients in the arts and visual culture with campaigns that capitalize on social media strategy, search engine optimization, content creation, digital marketing and public relations.
A&O PR has been the creative and strategic driving force behind custom communications campaigns for private and non-profit arts organizations such as the California Society of Printmakers, San Francisco Arts Quarterly, The Hole in New York City and Ever Gold Gallery in San Francisco. As art advocates and digital media experts, the team at A&O PR is at the forefront of a paradigm shift aiming to start the conversations and build the buzz that brings the audience to the art.
Art Platform -- Los Angeles is excited to work with A&O PR and their unique approach towards audience engagement and art world media management. The combination of traditional public relations tactics alongside innovative digital strategy will help us better reach and serve the people of Los Angeles as well as the international art community. – Adam Gross, Director, Art Platform — Los Angeles
The second edition of Art Platform — Los Angeles will take place September 27-30, 2012 in its new location at the historic Barker Hanger in Santa Monica. Boasting over 97,000 square feet of event space, the Barker Hanger is the premier Southern California venue for the modern and contemporary art fair for Los Angeles to host its exhibitors and attendees.