I have been working as a tattoo apprentice for 2 years now as well as finishing up school for illustration. I work in several different medias, traditional watercolor/gouache being my favorite. I also love tattooing and spray painting murals, I find that these are some of the most intimate forms of art that can be […]
Growing up in a melting pot like Los Angeles, my culture has become a patchwork of hundreds of other cultures. I paint to communicate the high colorful energy of brown people while also portraying the social frustrations we deal with. I enjoy painting my modern subjects in surreal or futuristic settings. My main goal is […]
My art always reflects whimsy, with the hope to entertain, inspire, even amuse. I normally work in acrylic but also commonly use gouache, watercolor, spray paint, and found objects. Paintings, murals, chalk art, sculptures, and installations. I’ve lived in Long Beach since 1985, married in 1991, and my daughter was born in 2000.
My goal is to inspire whoever encounter my artwork and encourage them
I strive to create a dreamlike state so that the viewer may for a moment be transported into a place of comfort that feels light and airy but also forces one to reflect.
“Painting is my passion. Primarily I paint figurative images and my favorite medium is watercolor” As a young child of five or six years of age, Alva’s draftsmanship was exceptional for her age. She enjoyed drawing throughout her formative school years but abandoned all artistic skills once in college. Alva, pursued a successful career in […]
I am a largely self-taught but current art student that simply loves to draw. My strengths lie in portraiture, but my interest and education is focused on illustration and design.
My name is Sharniece Chantal, I am a Long Beach native and a creator. I am the owner of a mobile crafts and drinks service that does various events for businesses and individuals in the Long Beach area and surrounding cities. Although my success is growing in the entertainment side of the art, I am […]
I’m a local artists searching to share my art with the world ..inspired by culture and the emotions of life in long beach.
I create/design limited edition & one-of-a kind pieces of clothing inspired by nature, art , music or just California in general. A lot of my pieces feature patches designed by myself either digitally or hand drawn. My clothing collection is called- No Fear of Flying.
Jireh’s poetry is rooted in her desire to bridge the divides that exist between culture, religion, and sexuality. On the precipice of officially leaving her teenage years behind, Jireh is reflecting upon her formative experiences as a queer first-generation Asian American learning to fully embrace her sexuality alongside her family’s religious and cultural upbringing. Poetry […]
I go by the artist name Rapid73. I grew up in Long Beach and have been drawing since I was a child. Cartoons first caught my attention when I was 7, when I started copying the comic strips, learning to draw those characters. When I was 14 years old I noticed couple of my skateboarding buddies tagging […]