Design and Illustration Artist with an integral tool of digital marketing skills tucked under her utility belt. As a Pre-Production Animation graduate with a Marketing minor from CSULB, she strategically solves problems in a forward-thinking, quality-driven and creative way. As a caricature artist, she has become a strong visual problem solver that specializes in character […]
My art is inspired by the following. A love for the sea 🧜♀️. My Nikkei, Japanese-American culture 🍙. A fascination with architecture and Long Beach life 🌈. I was born n raised n lived here since the last century. – Emily Kiwa Tanaka Art practice Emily Kiwa Tanaka trained for 12 years in Japanese brush […]
M. Hasna Maznavi is a Sri Lankan-American Muslim woman artist, community organizer, educator, and proud California girl — born in Long Beach, raised in Cerritos, educated in Berkeley and LA, and now surfs in Huntington Beach. Hasna works as a Comedy Writer/Director/Performer committed to creating peace and understanding across communities by portraying Islam, Muslims, and […]
Looking past the obvious, I strive to convey that sense of play by capturing a brief moment where creatures intersect with viewers. I do want my creations, painted or structural, to look like they could have had a life somewhere and living with these ephemeral subjects would be an adventure in themselves.
Caroline Quach (she/they) is a Cambodian-American artist based in Long Beach, CA where she was born and raised. She graduated from the California Institute of the Arts in May 2018 with a BFA in Character Animation. Caroline is a fan of whimsy, silliness, and vibrant colors, in and out of her art. Her work involves […]
My name is Christian Mendoza. Having issues with depression in the past, it was suggested that I try drawing as a means to deal with my emotions. Through drawing, I noticed that it had a positive effect on my overall outlook on life. I was able to heal and grow internally while effecting my community.
I am passionate about nature, animals, and all created things on our planet. I take inspiration from the world I live in and aspire to connect with others through my art. My favorite subjects are insects and small things that I can make larger to show the amazing detail in the creatures that get overlooked […]
Creative Director, Illustrator, Designer, Musician, Singer/Song Writer, Producer, Teacher& oh yea, Father. (new born baby boy) Bachelors Degrees in Fine Art Design and Advertising, via The Art Institute of San Diego CA.
I am a painter, illustrator, designer, muralist, ceramicist, novice interior decorator and maker. The motifs that have emerged in most of my recent personal work, and the compositions they inhabit, have taken on personal meaning: presence, focus, sensation, pleasure, momentum, time, grief and joy. The symbology is still developing.
I paint smiley faces with a mole, =.] – in a randomized pattern using an appropriate mix of colors that either adhere to the environment, to the recipient of the painting, or the mood I’m in. Each one of my collections are different, and I plan on never having two of the same. Lately, I’ve […]