*Multi-hyphenate artist. I am a new genres artist working through multiple mediums, from performance and sculpture to media, literary writings, and project-based channels. My work functions at once as critique and analysis of various institutional systems within my grasp, and derives from an interest in the potential findings and methodology of psychoanalysis through artistic practice. […]
Darrows’ flexible approach to art making and design has guided her through a broad range of creative endeavors. This includes – fine art, commercial art, public art, performance art, collaborative projects and a 3-year artist residency at the Long Beach Art Exchange. Her artwork has been exhibited in respected venues locally, nationally and internationally. She […]
Meaningful creation through art and décor. Substance is the only thing that matters.
Recent graduate from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking. Current working and living artist in Long Beach. May Roded mainly works in printmaking and photography mediums and experimental practices. She is a teaching assistant at Loyola Marymount University where she teaches printmaking courses and is also a part […]
What is beauty, what is beautiful to the world I live in today? Being a multi-ethnic individual of Creole heritage has played an enormous role in the way I view the world around me. I am of African and European decent; this greatly influences the way I experience society. Through the lens of beauty, I […]
Every Artist should have a purpose. It should be a burning desire to express something to the veiwer. Really good artwork moves the veiwer and tells a story. Its the responsibilty of the Artist to translate their thoughts into art but the best artist make the viewer use their imagination too. There is a Latin […]
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 […]
While objects manipulated and made have importance as charged symbols, my process has been more about research, not just in an academic approach but in an emotional and personal approach. There is privilege in emotional and intellectual labor: I acknowledge this, I expand on this, and I critique this. I produce work that relies on […]
Maria Dawn is an interdisciplinary artist, work is rooted in human interactions of the self-in-dialogue, multiplicity, and mortality, utilizing multiple project-based specific mediums and context. Themes are focused on modern labor, constructs of gender roles, hierarchical patterns of control, and the mythos of objects. Her work includes community engagement through landscaping and gardening, mural painting, […]
Betsy Lohrer Hall is a visual artist who makes drawings, paintings, prints, collage, installations, and performances. Her art is process-oriented and often collaborative. She pays close attention to the sublime qualities of daily living. Betsy Lohrer Hall’s work is seeded with the idea that small, humble gestures can affect great change. From the beginning, her […]
Able ARTS Work is a creative arts organization providing professional studio arts facilitation for adults with developmental disabilities. Beyond our studio practice, we provide therapeutic arts services to people of all ages and abilities.
Interested in functional objects as facilitators of memory, I manipulate material to navigate the utility of service. Using the image of function as the armature for material exploration and installation, ideas consider the gendered experience in banality. Concerned with dichotomies and contradictions, the work confronts sculpture and craft, fine art and design and the nuanced […]