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 […]
I specialize in cartoons and the macabre. My work is primarily traditional, using only a pen, and is concentrated on pop culture, obscure cartoons, or my unique whimsical style. When working in color I will use all manor of paints, and am formally trained in oil, water, acrylic, and gouache.
Whether it be murals or gallery pieces, I’d love to describe my artwork as a vessel or a time machine that takes the viewers backwards and forwards in time with me. Nostalgia is a heavy underlying theme from my childhood – contrasting socio-economic lifestyles of people I witnessed growing up in Tondo, Manila, vivid colors […]
Juan “Joon” Alvarado graduated from Art Center College of Design in 2007. Since then, he has shown his collections at the Museum of Latin American Art, La Luz de Jesus, and was a featured artist (and winner) for Secret Walls and PowWow! Joon’s art reflects his upbringing in Los Angeles, and is heavily influenced by […]
I found out I was an artist just last year around November 2017, this November 2018 is my year deadline. Living 6 years with pain and depression led me to figure out what makes me happy and that is succulent art sculptures. I have two ideas I have made business plans for each. 1. Second […]
Steve Martinez is a fine artist, muralist, photographer, and graphic designer. His contemporary work deals with the discourse between the symbolic and the realistic within daily urban life. The thread of Mayan symbols and hieroglyphs—both representative of Martinez’s history and culture—is inescapable in his work, always connecting the present to the past by uplifting, preserving, […]
Meaningful creation through art and décor. Substance is the only thing that matters.
All of us humans are made as creative vessels, capable of capturing images, eclectic memory bits and combining these jigsaw pieces to create new objects or performances outside of ourselves. Daily we recycle thought and images collected from the world surrounding us. Like miners, we must delve deep to connect with the creative spark, the […]