My name is Grace, I am a Chef who loves art, and have since i was younger. My art is more playful, fun and nostalgic! Bringing the past to the present.
to bring community, and people together through creativity and fun
My work is a journey from past experiences, influences, and inspirations which all lead up to the moment of where I am and what I’m working on. My work reflects who I am and the story I want to tell.
We are an Afro-Brazilian martial art group. Capoeira was born in Brazil during the trans-Atlantic slave trade era. Enslaved Africans disguised their training for self defense in the form of a dance. Our academy is under the grand Mestre Roque from São Salvador, Bahia.
W.A. Raigosa is a Chicana artist based in Long Beach, California. Her focus lies heavily on the body, heritage, and tradition as it relates to culture. She is deeply inspired by her family’s histories as they connect to fiber making and trade. She has won consecutive art awards from her university for the past 3 […]
Award winning emerging artist at 77 years old, documents and artistically captures the homeless throughout SoCal. I have no space available for other areas as your mind and soul gets over saturated with the realities of the homeless. These images need to be seen as awareness is key to our community success in solving the […]
MEXIKA plays the cosmic and exotic sounding instruments of our Ancient Mexico! MEXIKA performs as a Trio of professional musicians. Upon request, we can bring our elegant dancers. We wear traditional beautiful, colorful garments with feathered headdresses, very visual! We encourage our audiences to look at their own cultures in order to appreciate others, we […]
My goal as a young muralist, is to paint the inner roots of my community. I want to bring back hand painted murals to display the stories that represents Long Beach. The muralist movement here in the South Bay is missing the love, patience, and uniqness that murals use to carry. I would love to […]
My work primarily deals with expressing emotions and feelings, which can be seen through my characters. As my illustrations are usually character driven, I aim to tell a story and let people who view my work relate to it or empathize with it. Sometimes these pieces are lighthearted and fun and other times they are […]
Kimo Bautista is a self taught artist rooted in graffiti furthering growth through fine arts. Predominantly through study focusing in Printmaking and Ceramics. Current work sets out to portray a sense of technological dependency and ultimately a loss of humanity; with interpretations of spiritual health as well as turmoil.
Hello my name is Angel Acordagoitia i am an artist who likes to evolve with every art piece i create and find new ways to make my art unique. As a child I was always surrounded by art. Either by watching my father sketch, drawing with my older sister and finally by visiting my uncle’s […]
Born in Phoenix, Arizona and raised in Long Beach, California, I began pursuing creative outlets at a young age. Frequent trips to museums, community art programs and even my Grandmother’s eclectic eye left a lasting impression on me. During High School my earliest jobs were with the Public Corporation for the Arts and the Museum […]