I received both my BFA and MFA in illustration from California State University, Long Beach. I currently live in Orange County and work as a commission artist. My work is inspired by my love of nature, and explores themes about love, heartache, and the joy and sorrow that come from feeling too deeply.
Themes of pop culture, mental health and loss of innocence blend with the techniques of the old masters in the work of Michelle Marks. Taking notes from the predecessors of “Pop Surrealism” and “Low Brow”, her work falls somewhere in the valley between high and low art. Marks’ vocabulary ranges from cute to sexualized to […]
There is infinite potential for art and imagination to completely change the world we live in. The contemplation of how to go about transforming our socially constructed reality along with advocating for social change, are two of the main concepts that fuel my work. Simply put, it is an attempt to illustrate a paradigmatic shift. […]
The year was 1989 at the age of 12, I was introduced to aerosol art; Through a mural project at Franklin Middle school in collaboration with Homeland Cultural center. That was a life changing experience that inspired me to pursue a career in art. Throughout the years I have completed over 200 murals across the […]
My name is Morshan R. Ward II I am originally from Compton California I was born August 9th 1994. Spending most my life growing up on the north side of Long Beach growing up in poverty I realized there isn’t a lot of avenues to flourish in the arts in that community. my mission with […]
As an artist and teacher, I have a passion for working with people and their creative endeavors. Whether this regards food, art, health, or the environment, I bring my experience, creativity, and leadership skills to any task. I aspire to work with children and communities through teaching and facilitating art and public works. I have […]
CA based painter and scenic artist. Portraits, murals, multimedia assemblage, nerd art, Bob Ross style landscapes. Work has been shown in Malibu, Roosevelt Island, NYC. Custom portraits, murals and commissions welcome. Long Beach born.
As an artist, I want to create art that the viewers can imagine themselves in. From my more stylized illustrations and murals, to the more realistic drawings and paintings, my goal remains the same. Everyone is beautiful in a special way and it is the artist who is responsible for capturing it. When I prepare […]
Colorado’s “most versatile artist” Douglas Rouse continues to reinvent himself for any occasion. He has proven his artistic abilities, creativity and reliability to companies and individuals worldwide. He is available for hire, anywhere in the world, as a Speed Painter, 3D Chalk Artist, Muralist and Contemporary Artist for works on canvas. Douglas is beginning in […]
designer and muralist
My paintings are a form of meditation and exercise in patience. Living and working in the city is energetic, exciting, and at times overwhelming. Therefore, I create work that looks peaceful and relaxing to look at. At times it is more about the paint and color itself that creates the environment rather than the subject […]
Jared Aufrichtig is an International Multidiscipline Artist and Photographer pushing the boundaries of Expression. Originally from Long Beach California, he now moves about the globe immersed in Art, Music, Surfing and Skateboarding while searching out the connections and parallels between them. His Art and Photography have been exhibited and published around the world and includes […]