I have been a photographer and writer for over 50 years. When I moved to the Long Beach Senior Arts Colony in 2017, I was encouraged to try new media and I had the time to do it, as I was retired. I picked up where I left off in college in a ceramics class. […]
My areas of focus are – Handmade Artwork, Decor, Bespoke Furniture Design utilizing Natural Edged Wood and Bio-Based resin. My work is pretty unique in my field, gaining me awards last year in Beverly Hills and San Diego. I work exclusively with “urban rescue” live-edge wood, bio-resins and natural based products because the impact my […]
Sarah Soward is an artist with a focus on endangered wildlife and color. She holds a BFA from the California College of the Arts. While oil paint is her favorite medium, she also engages with both traditional and digital drawing tools and has been known to create sculptures and collages with anything at hand. She […]
Luis Zavala Tapia is an artist born in Mexico and raised in Los Angeles. He graduated from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) with an MFA in Fine Art in 2007 and earned and BFA in painting from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2004. He currently lives and works in […]
While utilizing the four seasons as a sub-structure, I explore a human connection to the earth and cyclical time. Viewing the seasons through a lens of domesticity directs my incorporation of craft materials such as sewing patterns, needlework instructions, glitter, wallpaper and wrapping paper. These domestic remnants are integrated into my mixed media collages like […]
Martin Etem is a multidisciplinary artist using drawing, painting, and sculpture to survey modern society’s ideologies and sociology. Influenced by past experiences and imagination, Etem recontextualizes art history to create a visual language that embodies both a world view and personal narrative by calling attention to race, gender, value, and beauty.
Corie uses her personal experiences to relate to her audience as she finds ways to communicate through wordplay and imagery. She is bold, blunt and somehow subtle in her way of saying what she has to say. Though you may not have heard her, she is still trying to speak to you. Will you listen?
Stencil artist committed to community.
I am a Samoan-American multimedia artist. In Samoan culture, the Vā refers to a liminal space marked by ambiguity and transformation. It is a dynamic force, the space between two objects, the space between two points in time, and the space that gives meaning. The Samoan pantheon is replete with strong female goddesses whose divinity […]
The body of my work includes traditional media, mixed media, illustration and design. My background is deeply influenced by street art, graffiti, and tattoo art. I built upon those influences and added more to my arsenal with typography, patterns, and dynamic composition.
Frankie is a Los Angeles based conceptual abstract painter with a BFA from California State University of Long Beach. Music inspires and informs his abstract paintings. He wishes to chromatically build music’s beauty. Just like a synesthete, he sees sound with shapes and colors, and attempts to answer the question, “What does music look like?” […]
I spent a large portion of my childhood growing up on the streets of Long Beach in the 80’s. I was a skateboarder back then and remember the joy I felt feeling the air blowing across my face and the freedom I felt when I was on my board. My art is a collection of […]