Illustration


Lara Lee Meintjes (aka Agnes)

Lara Lee Meintjes (aka Agnes)

Lara Meintjes, also known as Agnes, is a South African artist, happily living in Long Beach, California. She is particularly interested in anthropomorphism and the colonizing properties of ink. Lara is fascinated by the dividing line between fact and fantasy, and the lingering imprint of childhood on our adult lives. She likes to play in […]

Artist Michael Strauss

Artist Michael Strauss

Michael Strauss, was born and raised in Southern California. He has always loved art and creating things of beauty in a variety of different mediums. While maturing as an artist and craftsman, he attended several creative schools and workshops, including Pasadena Art Center College Of Design, Ventura College, Los Angeles Mission College, Los Angeles Pierce […]

Lara Odell

Lara Odell

I am an illustrator, writer and cartoonist. My commercial illustration credits include The New York Times, The Washington Post, Air France Magazine, Food52, Dove Self-Esteem Project, The Rumpus, Midnight Breakfast, L.A. Record, Earthly Circuits, and The Last Regiment for Syncopated Drummers (L.R.S.D). I have art degrees from UC Irvine, SUNY Buffalo and the School of […]

Jose M. Loza

Jose M. Loza

Much of my illustration and public art works draw from wildlife scenes, portraiture, geometric symbolism, and personal experiences. The process of gathering inspiration motivates the narratives and content in my work. I enjoy taking down observations in my sketchbook through quick studies with watercolor and sometimes just a pen. These influences give me some added […]

ZYNB

ZYNB

My work embodies a point of convergence between three continents and multiple visual languages, guided by a dedication to exploring the commonalities between marginalized communities and honoring ancestral knowledge. As a multidisciplinary transcontinental Iranian painter and muralist who has lived and worked in the Middle East as well as both North and South America, I […]

Juan M. Gomez

Juan M. Gomez

Juan M. Gomez is a multidisciplinary artist who received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting from California State University Fullerton.  He has exhibited work in galleries, museums, and alternative spaces throughout Southern California such as Torrance Art Museum, LA Artcore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, CSUF Pollack Library, Magoski Art Colony, […]

Gerardo Monterrubio

Gerardo Monterrubio

For millennia, numerous cultures have used the ceramic medium to record their existence. From these artifacts, we can form an understanding and various interpretations of the cultural paradigms, socio-political practices, mythologies, and the human experience of the worlds that created them. It is this anthropological aspect that propels my work in its creative endeavor, using […]

Tracy Negrete

Tracy Negrete

Tracy Negrete, is a Female Hispanic Artist, with an extensive background in Mural painting and Fine Art. Her passion is creating Public Art, and working and collaborating with communities in Inspiring them through art, the key reason to why she creates. Tracy a Long Beach Resident Artist, became enamored with the world of art, studying […]

Jason Keam

Jason Keam

Hello my name is Jason Keam. I am a fine artist, focused on character driven imagery used to tell narratives. I mainly use my imagery to tell stories or life lessons and spread empowerment, joy, and inclusiveness.