Hi there, I’m Christen, the creator behind CLAE Handmade! I make ceramic planters, vases, sculptures, and more encouraging body positivity and acceptance of all things that make people uncomfortable. All CLAE pieces are hand made by me and fired in Long Beach!
Depending on the medium, my work can look completely unrelated. I wouldn’t say I have one approach, one subject matter, or one idea when it comes to my art. My metalsmithing touches on elements beyond life such as death, life after death and the unknown we associate with it, shaped into darkened 3d forms typically […]
Karen McCreary is an artist with a professional background in jewelry manufacturing. She received her BFA in jewelry and metalsmithing from California State University, Long Beach and has exhibited her sculpture and art-to-wear extensively since. A Southern California native, Karen is inspired by it’s light and landscape. Experimentation with various materials and techniques attracted her […]
I am a multidisciplinary visual artist, following in the footsteps of contemporary sculpture and feminist art aesthetics. I have developed my practice to include sculptural fabrication techniques, performance, and video. My inspiration comes from my lived experiences as a woman and artist. I am in a constant state of unlearning and relearning. Due to the […]
GRBG Made combines leather, wood, polished metal, and rock’n’roll to offer a classic line of original graphics apparel, handmade knives, wallets and accessories. GRBG Made, built to last, quality product until death and beyond.
Ms.Yellow (Nuria Ortiz) is an international muralist, artist, craftswoman and jewelry maker. Born in Long Beach, Ca of Mexican descent, she has dedicated her life to the creative development and empowerment of community and youth through direct engagement. Her goal is to utilize her skill and knowledge to help bring people together using art as […]
Born in Phoenix, Arizona and raised in Long Beach, California, I began pursuing creative outlets at a young age. Frequent trips to museums, community art programs and even my Grandmother’s eclectic eye left a lasting impression on me. During High School my earliest jobs were with the Public Corporation for the Arts and the Museum […]
I found out I was an artist just last year around November 2017, this November 2018 is my year deadline. Living 6 years with pain and depression led me to figure out what makes me happy and that is succulent art sculptures. I have two ideas I have made business plans for each. 1. Second […]
*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. […]
My work starts with my own explorations of urban areas on foot. My primary goal for these explorations is to experience my surroundings in a more intimate way. After moving to Los Angeles County, I realized that I was spending all of my time driving. I became intrigued by this auto-centric landscape and began navigating […]
I have been a creator and art lover my whole life, but it wasn’t always clear to me exactly how to harness my creativity into something besides just a hobby. A few years ago, some very difficult and painful life events caused me to reflect within and really think about how I wanted my life […]
Hello, I’m Rimi Abuhussein. I got my degree in Architectural Technology at London Southbank University In England back in 2011. I was an architectural designer until a few years ago when I found my passion in mixed media ink drawings, photography and graphic design. Having moved from Tucson AZ to California in 2015, since then […]