Arts Council for Long Beach


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Angela Willcocks is a multidisciplinary artist and activist whose practice is influenced by the community. Her work visualizes and engages different aspects surrounding the underrepresented. She believes drawing and painting are the foundations of her work, but each of her projects is unique in medium and message. She believes that these projects work to engage […]

Spread Good Vibes

Spread Good Vibes

Jason Keam is a local Long Beach artist and animator. He is a social media content animator for top production companies like Cartoon Network, Disney, Fox, etc. Last year he opened a pop-up creative studio in North Long Beach called The People’s Studio. The Studio created a space for locals to come and talk about […]

Unity Through the Strength of Diversity

Unity Through the Strength of Diversity

Tracy Negrete is a female, Hispanic artist based in Long Beach. Her passion is collaborating with and inspiring communities through art. Her personal work explores individual narrative as well as the significance of collective healing. She believes in the arts as a form of transformation healing and sees herself as a cultural worker for social […]

Homeland

Homeland

Born and raised in Long Beach, Jose Martinez is a graduate from the Art Institute of Phoenix where he received degrees in Visual Communication and Computer Animation. After graduation, Jose moved back to Long Beach and started his career with Homeland Cultural Center, where he started graphic design workshops,and the world famous Outdoor Urban Gallery […]

The Golden Boy

The Golden Boy

Long Beach painter and illustrator, Bodeck Luna Hernandez is interested in bridging the divide between childhood memories with the Digital Age. An immigrant from Manila, Philippines, Hernandez has been creating pieces that compound the sensory habit of replaying a distant visual memory while pixelating expired recollections. Exploring the relationship with both nostalgia and modern society’s […]

Smiles of Paradise

Smiles of Paradise

A collaboration between artist Guillermo Avalos and the students at Edison Elementary school, assisted by Brooks Davis and Victor Lamas. This mural is located at 7th Street and Maine Avenue on the south side of 7th and North side of Edison school. The cheerful landscape illustrates children of unique backgrounds exploring and playing among the […]

J. Bixby Park Benches aka Flora and Fauna

J. Bixby Park Benches aka Flora and Fauna

Public artists Tom Barter and Lisa Jacobs collaborated and created benches in Bixby Park. Combining their respective skills in tile art and metal art, the artists built a sofa and placed it on a tile carpet in the park.

Drake Park

Drake Park

Artist Christina Barragan restored a public mural of Colonel Drake at Drake Park that helps to tell the history of this historic era in Long Beach.

At The Garden

At The Garden

Artist Guillermo Avalos created a mural celebrating cultural diversity, designed in association with students at the school.

California Heights

California Heights

This vibrant 12 x 46 foot mural depicts this thriving California Heights neighborhood at the Turn of the 20th Century. Mortimer, who is collaborating with the California Heights Neighborhood Association, recruited local elementary and high school students to assist with plotting and painting the mural. The mural depicts the rich agricultural heritage and ethnically diverse […]