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. […]
Artist | Photographer | Designer | Explorer
Manda Lira (American b. Los Angeles, CA 1997) Currently lives and works in Long Beach, CA and has received her BA in Studio Arts from University of California, Riverside (2020). Manda is interested in depicting the visceral nature of looking. She wishes to go beyond the senses to tap into the deeper experience that comes […]
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 […]
I am Eszter Csaki, @eszterpaints. I have worked at a non profit here in Long Beach for several years and also paint as much as I can. Big Yoga enthusiast, especially a fan of the amazing people who run community yoga in this city. I went to a pretty fancy art school in NYC many, […]
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.
My name is Rolo, and I am an artist living in Long Beach, California. I started drawing as a child and never really stopped. I went to Humboldt State University where I focused mainly on metal work (jewelry and sculpture). It was there I got so much inspiration and base most of my art on […]
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?
I paint large portraits on canvas – worked as a digital artist for many years, and just now coming back to my passion for portrait work.
Stencil artist committed to community.