I have been painting since childhood and have never tried to show my paintings to the public. Now I think I’m ready for this. It seems to me that my paintings will tell more about my biography than words.
Maribel Navarro is a devoted, self-taught artist with an Art History background. Influences and inspiration come from history, nature, and philosophy, often trying to create a mythology based on what makes people a human being and where we draw the line between ourselves and nature.
Visual artist from Louisiana making work to in-power you black creatives
I’m a local artist born and raised in Long Beach, CA. Most of my paintings tells a story. I’m a former dance student at LBCC with a newly found passion for painting. All my art currently on sale on Etsy.
African American art and music
A Cal State Long Beach Attendee, Eduardo Galvez is a practicing figurative artist that works in traditional mediums such as charcoal, graphite, and paint to portray his figures in space. A once Pomona native who regularly volunteers still to teach art to inner city youth, he makes an effort to teach classical methods and inspire […]
I’m an illustrator. My interest is primarily in portraiture of people, some real and some fake. In some ways these figures are just the vehicle by which large swaths of saturated color can be served—and everything should be in color—but in other ways, they are living, breathing humans with personalities that I can help bring […]
Pushing and pulling clumps of color on canvas is one of my most favorite things to do. Whether an image is planned or emerges on its own, a conversation happens between the painting and my soul, transmitted through the conduit of a paintbrush. Each creation is an imaginary friend that I share with the world. […]
I’ve been living in Long Beach since I was about 2 years old. I grew up here not having realized how fortunate I was to have been exposed to such diversity. I love Long Beach and it’s people. It’s the people who inspire me. Thus, I’ve come to specialize in portraits and drawing other aspects […]
The work of Alex Kuhn explores the boundaries symbol and meaning. His use of monochromatic and vibrant color, work alongside one another to illustrate a world of natural forms and subjects, which explore the absurdities of birth, life, nature, perception, dreams, and death. Alex’s earlier work is created using a combination of techniques including painting, […]
Kenny McBride is a pop surrealist who specializes in fine art, murals, live painting, and art workshop instruction. Fifth generation Californian, he has lived in Long Beach since 2015. Kenny attended Orange County School of the Arts, majoring in Visual Arts, where he was educated in fine art, figure drawing, and animation. Highly involved in […]
Illustrator, Painter and Graphic Designer based in Long Beach, California.