Hi, I’m Lauren also know as Blu. I’ve been painting for a little over two and a half years now and I am an emotional painter. I consider myself to be an empath and most of the time I am overwhelmed with feelings and painting has become my outlet for that. I enjoy being able […]
Born into a family of artisans, artists, and musicians, Mer Young’s artistic nature was activated as a child. Young has since created a body of artwork manifested in collages, drawings, paintings, and public artworks. Young’s subject matter focuses on human diversity, a primary source of inspiration which derives from her multi-ethnic background. Young’s works have […]
Jennifer Gunlock’s work explores the relationships between the objects of nature and those imposed upon them by human activity. By layering photographs that she takes on her travels, decorative papers and drawing, she constructs tree-based forms which are awkwardly fused with architectural motifs. Each composition reflects a long passage of time in which buildings and […]
I am a Southern California based artist and I’ve been drawing since I was four years old. I would sit in front of our television and draw scenes from old Looney Tunes, Tom and Jerry, and Popeye cartoons. So I guess it was around the age of ten that I realized how much I loved […]
As a poet, sign painter, and stencil artist, Nat Iosbaker’s work is grounded in living and working throughout Long Beach, CA, Madison, WI, and Chicago, IL. The paintings produced at his local studio, The Ice House, plays amongst personal narrative and amalgams of local style as well as his broader arts and activist community. This […]
Lara Meintjes, also known as Agnes, is a South African artist, happily living in Long Beach, California. She is particularly interested in anthropomorphism and the colonizing properties of ink. Lara is fascinated by the dividing line between fact and fantasy, and the lingering imprint of childhood on our adult lives. She likes to play in […]
Betsy Lohrer Hall is a visual artist who makes drawings, paintings, prints, collage, installations, and performances. Her art is process-oriented and often collaborative. She pays close attention to the sublime qualities of daily living. Betsy Lohrer Hall’s work is seeded with the idea that small, humble gestures can affect great change. From the beginning, her […]
Able ARTS Work is a creative arts organization providing professional studio arts facilitation for adults with developmental disabilities. Beyond our studio practice, we provide therapeutic arts services to people of all ages and abilities.
Artist Cynthia Luján resides in Los Angeles County, and works in Long Beach. Luján holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) focused in Figurative Drawing & Painting, with a Minor in Russian Studies from California State University-Long Beach. Through her undergraduate studies at CSULB she traveled to Russia, China and Japan, where she became interested […]
Much of my illustration and public art works draw from wildlife scenes, portraiture, geometric symbolism, and personal experiences. The process of gathering inspiration motivates the narratives and content in my work. I enjoy taking down observations in my sketchbook through quick studies with watercolor and sometimes just a pen. These influences give me some added […]
Tracy Negrete, is a Female Hispanic Artist, with an extensive background in Mural painting and Fine Art. Her passion is creating Public Art, and working and collaborating with communities in Inspiring them through art, the key reason to why she creates. Tracy a Long Beach Resident Artist, became enamored with the world of art, studying […]
Hello my name is Jason Keam. I am a fine artist, focused on character driven imagery used to tell narratives. I mainly use my imagery to tell stories or life lessons and spread empowerment, joy, and inclusiveness.