Fiber/Textile


Alexander Avak

Alexander Avak

My name is Alexander Avak, I was born at St. Mary’s hospital 22 years ago and have called Long Beach my home ever since. All of my earliest memories are of Long Beach when my mom would take me to the pride parade, the Ice Dogs hockey games or the beach every Sunday. One of […]

ADU DUA

ADU DUA

ADU DUA is a Fashion Designer and Contemporary Artist whose main focus is geared towards sustainability and environmental awareness. The challenge of making art from materials that would have been otherwise been discarded is the main driving force behind his creativity. The main points of inspiration for his work are cultural history, abstract art, nature, […]

Michelle Ohm

Michelle Ohm

My work is about the representation of women in film and television. It questions what it means to be a woman and how we learn or are conditioned to take on traits of femininity. The work is usually done in watercolor, a medium that is hard to control.

Zaret Proa

Zaret Proa

Zaret Proa is a surface designer working in the Long Beach, CA area. Her paintings, prints, and patterns are influenced by urban and natural landscapes. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art at the University of California, Santa Cruz. There, she discovered her love of printmaking and textile design. She then pursued her interests […]

Squigglemom, Trish Tsoiasue

Squigglemom, Trish Tsoiasue

I am a creative, working as a Maker in a group we call ETES. I have a number of projects of various sizes, and share them with others through a learn to teach method. This takes me to schools, studios, events and now to the sidewalks to implement a project I call Sidewalk Spaces. Much […]

3 Women

3 Women

3 Women is a women-owned sustainable fashion brand located in the East Village Arts District of Downtown Long Beach. Owned by long-time Long Beach resident Crystal Lee Early, Designer, and Natalie Mumford, Marketing Director, they like to think of the third women as all those they’ve had the privilege of collaborating and working with since […]

erika niko barrios

erika niko barrios

I am a visual artist, born in Los Angeles in 1986 to my parents, Marta Hurtado and Jacobo Barrios, immigrants from El Salvador and Guatemala, respectively. In 2011, I graduated from University of California, Berkeley, where I received a BA in Gender and Women’s Studies. Since 2012, I have participated in many public art exhibitions, […]

Claudia Monroy

Claudia Monroy

I am a multimedia artist who’s work encompasses visual and conceptual art, as well as musical composition and experimental film. I have also worked in art education for approximately 10 years and love working with the community to create programs that bring the arts to our schools.

Joshua Thomen

Joshua Thomen

Joshua Thomen reflects on his brownness, queerness, and familial histories and how they interact with cultural politics of power. Within sculpture, video, and writing, he uses the physicality of plushness and personal glimpses of vulnerability to center narratives of comfort and care. His memories, like those of queer dance spaces, evoke a radical resistance in […]

Transennial

Transennial

Transennial is about content and program driven by whatever pops up; committed to improving community and schedule across in across, beyond and through intervals of years.

mirrored fatality

mirrored fatality

✧༺mirrored fatality is a nonbinary Kapampangan-Pilipinx and Pakistani-Muslim performance art duo Mango and Samar, sharing their rituals, altars, and medicine through DIT (Do It Together) experimental and healing noise punk. mirrored fatality creates their self-proclaimed “cocoon webs” combining performance art, music, spoken word, graphic design, film, photography, painting, drawing, upcycled garments, anti-imperialist education, and healing […]

groovnshit

groovnshit

Multimedia artist. Illustration, photography, and fashion design.