Hi my name is Desi J. I’m based in Long Beach California. I create drawings and paintings. I enjoy creating animation art as well as abstract and realistic art . I also enjoy collaborations with other artist and businesses. So if you would like to collaborate you can dm me on instagram or send me […]
70 X 7, (2020) I use photography and video to interrogate histories of racism, police violence and educational inequity in Los Angeles County, CA. My process prioritizes oral tradition to reclaim ethnographic histories of our African American communities through documenting personal anecdotes. The road to end this perpetual trauma is by first reclaiming our stories […]
Alyssa Young, aka Mama Lyssa, is an artist who has been creating since a young age. Taking on multiple mediums and Mama’s House is an independent art business. As an artist, I love using different techniques and mediums to bring a concept to life. The mission is to create works of art that are one […]
I am a sculptor and an immigrant. The materials and visual language that I utilize stems from my background in ceramics and glassblowing. Yet, I choose to explore the ephemeral nature of the collective human spirit. What is the role of spirituality, ritual and community in our modern, individualistic society? When the world starts to crumble […]
Photography has been the medium by which I’ve viewed the world for the last 48 or so years, through marriage 6 beautiful children, two different professions, and many hospitalizations. It has been a shield in troubled times, a weapon, and a friend. Photography has allowed me to mature and grow as a person in a […]
Posthuman Evolution is the culmination of a lifelong pursuit in fine art, music, film and animation that seeks to push the boundaries of modern techniques utilizing technologies that are just beginning to emerge, also to focus on aesthetics and storytelling centered around the subject of transhumanism, posthumanism, and the coming technological singularity that organisations like […]
As a professional, traveling Drag King with a growing platform I’m proud to represent this subculture within the Queer community as a Lesbian and CisWoman. I aim to inspire fellow Women of all identities and ages but particularly youth to break heteronormative glass ceilings to explore and be proud of their creative skills.
Art Realm is a Long Beach based collective and initiative that focuses on building community through artistic expression as well as uplifting emerging artists, expanding opportunities and spreading messages of unity.
My passion in the beginning was hair. I had an obsession with sculpting and transforming hair. I later found my interest was heading in a different direction. Ever since I can remember, my mom had me inside the house due to my epilepsy. She kept me entertained with crayons , paints, color pencils and anything […]
Laura Vena is a writer, teacher, translator, artist, animal activist, editor, photographer and curator whose work has appeared in Bombay Gin, Super Arrow, Tarpaulin Sky, In Posse Review, The Dirty Fabulous, Antennae and elsewhere. She is the recent winner of the 1913 Press First Book Prize by John Keene for her manuscript, x/she: stardraped, for […]
A not so long time ago in a galaxy pretty close to this one, a young “closeted” 13 year old boy started creating art. Having trouble expressing his homosexuality he struggled to find his muse and what would become the central theme of his art. It was not until he was 18 that he found […]
Moni Stat is a Filipino American Drag queen who’s conceptual performances range from high brow performance art to high camp and everything in between. As an actor, emcee, performer, she has been thrilling audiences since 2004 getting her start at San Francisco’s legendary night club “Trannyshack” and has since made her way to famed stages […]