Painting & Drawing


Steven Stein

Steven Stein

I have been an artist most of my life, My mother brought me often to The Exodus Gallery in San Pedro where I first encountered art. she also brought me to many galleries. I watched my mother’s friends paint and draw. In jr. College I studied Commercial Art, and I always liked printing so I […]

Amelie Simmons

Amelie Simmons

Amelie Simmons is a local Long Beach artist using acrylic paint as her primary medium of choice to create representational, impressionistic, abstract, and dimensional (tactile Touch Me) paintings. She finds inspiration locally and from her adventures while traveling. Scuba diving has given her a new perspective of the underwater world, while her career as a […]

Nat Iosbaker

Nat Iosbaker

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 […]

Robyn Feeley

Robyn Feeley

My artistic goals haven’t changed from the moment I began to paint eighteen years ago: I strive to enrich and raise the awareness of the community in which I live through my paintings of the Los Angeles Basin’s endangered, bygone, and current wildlife; to help raise our understanding of our cultural heritage through my iconic […]

Lara Lee Meintjes (aka Agnes)

Lara Lee Meintjes (aka Agnes)

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 […]

Kristina Ambriz

Kristina Ambriz

Being a self-taught visual artist from Long Beach, California, my paintings have appeared in various galleries and private collections; one piece in particular for Matt Altman from the hit show Million Dollar Listing.  I spend my days rendering many subjects including landscapes and cityscapes, but have a special affinity for portraiture.  This body of work […]

Betsy Lohrer Hall

Betsy Lohrer Hall

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

Able ARTS Work

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 Michael Strauss

Artist Michael Strauss

Michael Strauss, was born and raised in Southern California. He has always loved art and creating things of beauty in a variety of different mediums. While maturing as an artist and craftsman, he attended several creative schools and workshops, including Pasadena Art Center College Of Design, Ventura College, Los Angeles Mission College, Los Angeles Pierce […]

Art by DMK

Art by DMK

My name is David McKeag. I have been drawing or painting for as long as I can remember. My educational background related to the field of art is an AA degree in Art from Cerritos Community College graduating in 1983 and a BS degree in Industrial Design from Art Center College of Design graduating in […]

Gail Werner

Gail Werner

My work reflects the landscape and cultural imagery related to my Native American background. I am part Cupeño, Luiseño, and Kumeyaay (three tribes located in San Diego County). Native American stories and songs, especially the Cupeño creation stories and traditional “bird songs,” play an important role in how I see the natural world. These stories […]

Brittany Mojo

Brittany Mojo

Interested in functional objects as facilitators of memory, I manipulate material to navigate the utility of service. Using the image of function as the armature for material exploration and installation, ideas consider the gendered experience in banality. Concerned with dichotomies and contradictions, the work confronts sculpture and craft, fine art and design and the nuanced […]