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 […]
Kristin Beeler is Professor of Art and head of Jewelry and Metalwork at Long Beach City College in the Los Angeles area. Her solo exhibitions include Archive of Rag and Bone featured at Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum (2016) and Beauty and Other Monsters, at Velvet da Vinci gallery (2007). Major group exhibitions include Shadow Themes […]