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, […]
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.
Annessa De La Cruz is the founder of Nameless LA – a creative platform that brings physical experiences to life through different mediums Since 2017 Annessa (Nameless) has leveraged her platform as an art instillation, pop-up shop, editorial issue with space to grow into whatever it seeks. In 2017 Annessa self-published her first poetry book […]
I am an artist-educator. I began serving Long Beach’s community as an artist speaker at the 2008 Voices and Visions Spoken word festival in 2008. From 2016-2020 provided Healing Through Creativity workshops at Long Beach Memorial’s Todd Cancer Institute. From 2016-2018 I creativity workshops at Century Villages at Cabrillo’s Veterans Village Recovery Center. I am […]
✧༺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 […]
Efren Luna is an Artist, Curator, Educator, Event Organizer, and Advocate. He was born in Zacatecas, Mexico (1977) and raised in Long Beach California. Efren grew up in the 80’s and 90’s when gang violence affected youth everywhere throughout Los Angeles. Neighborhoods were affected by lack of economic opportunities, gang violence and drug addiction. […]
I aim to create art that challenges convention, spanning various medium and styles. I strive to produce worksthat capture the mysticism of daily life and highlights the human condition
Our mission at “PUPPY STUDIOS” is to create an organization eventually leading to an academy for children to utilize principals of art into their everyday lives. Teachers FRANNY, PUPPY, and Mr. Meemee, will execute though mix media project like ceramics, animation, fashion, and outdoor gardening. To teach the children of the future to have an […]
In my recent body of work, I construct prosthetic memories as a means to explore the notion of self. For the past four years I’ve incorporated thermoplastic and biodegradable plastic figurines (self-portraits) and used redacted religious text fragments to investigate this idea. These new works integrate traditional art making processes along with an interest in […]
I am an American with Filipino heritage, living and working in Los Angeles. Working primarily in ceramics, I have been inspired by and dealt with various themes including political and social issues, the dialectic between feminism and misogyny, inequality, and cultural stereotypes. Exploring the boundaries between ceramics, painting and sculpture. Pottery that may be read […]
C. Dolim is a queer non-binary artist who has been creating for over a decade. From jewelry pieces, to illustrations, to large scale installations they try to channel whimsy, horror, and humor into most of their work.
Envision an Earth with communities that are category-less, class-less, and caste-less a world free of judgment, stereotyping, and superiority, a place with safe and brave spaces for all people. Like, Nelson Mandela I believe, “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not […]