District 9


Run, Skip, Jump Long Beach

Run, Skip, Jump Long Beach

The C&C market is located at the northwest corner of Downey Ave. at 64th St. The property measures at 99 ft. in length and 14ft in height. This site is a total of 1,387 square feet. The market has a history of being marked with graffiti. At the site, you can find several different colors […]

DREAM

DREAM

The mural site where Marcel will place his artwork is located at the northeast corner of Artesia and Walnut. It includes the Quality Thrift Store on the right corner and a vacant space on the left side. The wall space inside of the parking lot measures at 95 ft. in length and 13 foot in […]

The Guardian

The Guardian

The building located at 5818 N. Obispo is white wall measured at 48 ft. in length and 16 foot in height. Of all walls selected for the Creative Corridor Challenge, this site has the most layers of paint. The various layers have resulted from graffiti vandalism that has been place at the site for over […]

12 Steps

12 Steps

5881 Cherry Ave. is home to the “Intercity Fellowship Hall.” The Intercity Fellowship Hall is a facility that serves as a meeting place for Drug and Alcohol recovery in North Long Beach. Although the site has been newly renovated, it was previously a target for graffiti artist. Graffiti has remained prevalent in the area, which […]

A Life of Possibilities

A Life of Possibilities

Katie Phillips will be working at 1639 E. South St. The selected site is known for being marked with graffiti. The property owner and tenants from have expressed frustration for having to cover up graffiti markings with layers of paint. Katie’s artwork is beneficial to the site because it helps to abate graffiti as well […]

Together We Soar

Together We Soar

The property is at the northeast corner of Long Beach Blvd. And 69th St. The building is a liquor store that has been designed out of bricks. The presence of graffiti is visible through the addition of red paint that has been used to cover the markings. The paint does not cover the entire wall, […]

Northern Prominence

Northern Prominence

The location is composed of two walls that are adjacent to one another. 541 E. Artesia is owned by US Storage and 555 E. Artesia is home to the Golden State Humane Society. The two properties measure at a total of 330 Ft. in length and between 10 and 14ft. in height. The back wall […]

Human Nature

Human Nature

1. Meeson Pae Yang’s installation, Traverse, was located at 5661 Atlantic Avenue. The installation transformed a vacant store into a fantastical ecosystem of synthetic materials that reinvented the natural world. 2. Karen Reitzel’s installation, A Petal Pops, was located at 5618 Atlantic Avenue. The exhibition was a large-scale depiction of the common popcorn flower. As […]

Strata

Strata

The artist combined the abstract forms evocative of natural hillscapes and juxtaposed them with industrial-style linear constructions that served as both sculpture and pedestal. Three of these freestanding sculptures were installed in this vacant storefront.

Long Beach Veterans (detail)

Long Beach Veterans (detail)

This mural is a tribute to Long Beach veterans in the U.S. Armed Services. It is painted on the side of a building facing Houghton Park in North Long Beach on the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Harding Street. The 21′ x 108′ mural depicts historical images of Long Beach veterans of many conflicts, from […]

Our Fallen Heroes

Our Fallen Heroes

Our Fallen Heroes is a 15′ x 15′, 225-square-foot tile mosaic mural that enlivens a previously blank wall facing Houghton Park. “Jordan High Remembers Our Fallen Heroes,” reads the colorful mural made up of more than 1,000 hand-painted tiles. Students at Jordan High designed the mural and worked with Tom Barter to paint and cut […]