Since Graduated from Otis College of Art and Design, I be able to achieve my career as a Graphic Design and as an Illustrator. My experience has been covered from the technical side like pre-press, catalog layout, Web Design , to the creative side like children’s book illustrations, illustrated posters, packaging, branding development. But more […]
I want my art to bring happiness and peace to the world.
I have been working as a tattoo apprentice for 2 years now as well as finishing up school for illustration. I work in several different medias, traditional watercolor/gouache being my favorite. I also love tattooing and spray painting murals, I find that these are some of the most intimate forms of art that can be […]
Growing up in a melting pot like Los Angeles, my culture has become a patchwork of hundreds of other cultures. I paint to communicate the high colorful energy of brown people while also portraying the social frustrations we deal with. I enjoy painting my modern subjects in surreal or futuristic settings. My main goal is […]
My art always reflects whimsy, with the hope to entertain, inspire, even amuse. I normally work in acrylic but also commonly use gouache, watercolor, spray paint, and found objects. Paintings, murals, chalk art, sculptures, and installations. I’ve lived in Long Beach since 1985, married in 1991, and my daughter was born in 2000.
I strive to create a dreamlike state so that the viewer may for a moment be transported into a place of comfort that feels light and airy but also forces one to reflect.
Ciana Anita Kalokomaika’imaikalanimai Lee is based out of Long Beach California, where she expresses as an educator, visual artist, performer, and events coordinator. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Arts Education from Cal State University Long Beach, and is on her way to completing a Waldorf Teaching Credential. Pursuing an Arts Education degree through CSULB […]
My creative company is called Give4th, which means 1/4 of the proceeds is given to a good cause. Each of my pieces represent that cause. For example I’ve done a lot of volunteer work for a non profit disaster relief organization called All Hands and Hearts. They are located all over the world where it […]
I create what calls to me, from my Latino heritage to Southern California surf and rock and roll. I love to create large pieces in vibrant colors.
“Painting is my passion. Primarily I paint figurative images and my favorite medium is watercolor” As a young child of five or six years of age, Alva’s draftsmanship was exceptional for her age. She enjoyed drawing throughout her formative school years but abandoned all artistic skills once in college. Alva, pursued a successful career in […]
As an artist, I feel that it is my duty to express my feelings and creativity to the world; To never lose sight of what is most important; and to create art that leaves an ever lasting impression on the viewer.
I am a largely self-taught but current art student that simply loves to draw. My strengths lie in portraiture, but my interest and education is focused on illustration and design.