Sculpture


Alexander Avak

Alexander Avak

My name is Alexander Avak, I was born at St. Mary’s hospital 22 years ago and have called Long Beach my home ever since. All of my earliest memories are of Long Beach when my mom would take me to the pride parade, the Ice Dogs hockey games or the beach every Sunday. One of […]

Michelle Ohm

Michelle Ohm

My work is about the representation of women in film and television. It questions what it means to be a woman and how we learn or are conditioned to take on traits of femininity. The work is usually done in watercolor, a medium that is hard to control.

Verse Collective

Verse Collective

I’m an oddities creative working to establish a creative collective as a space for BIPOC and LGBTQ people! I work with ethically sourced natural materials such as bone, insects, and plants to make jewelry and keepsakes. I also specialize in horror paintings and frequently use acrylic and oil. These painting depict abstract faces that take […]

Gil Cabble

Gil Cabble

I use locally reclaimed wood from downed, storm damaged or driftwood trees to give new lasting life and beauty. Every log can tell a story and rather than end in the land fill or burned as firewood I create useful objects from bowls to art pieces so that the tree can live on in a […]

Jose Angel Castro

Jose Angel Castro

Creativity is my life. It is the source. It feeds and torments me. It excites and terrifies me. It often leaves me breathless with anticipation and joy and anger and melancholy and rapture. To honor my creativity, I have determined only one mission. I must explore it to its fullest depth and breadth, and, in […]

Sean O’Brien

Sean O’Brien

I paint portraits of family pets and loved ones. After graduating from California State Long Beach, I started a small company using photographs to create one of a kind acrylic paintings. I love they idea of using what I have learned over the last two decades, to give people something special they can keep in […]

Katherine England

Katherine England

I make art because it makes me happy. It is that simple. I make art because I believe it does the same for people who see it. I especially enjoy large installations that hundreds or thousands of people get to see every day. My goal is to give them a momentary transformation while looking at […]

Adesina Cooper

Adesina Cooper

Adesina has been creating figurative sculptures for over 13 years, and as such, has personally been transformed through the creation of art. Adesina focuses on conceptualizing family, community, and emotional dynamics with a goal of developing emotional awareness. For Adesina, clay sculpture is a metaphor for life. Inner struggles become concept sculptures become symbols, coded […]

Banu

Banu

A culmination of lived experience and the creative anchor of expression. A renegade, multifarious embrace of medium, effort, and object. A celebration of in-betweens and intuition, experimentation and intention, and the alchemy of energetic exchange and connection. A fiery commitment to self and an ode to all of the women within a single earthly body. […]

David Hedden

David Hedden

David Hedden is an intentional designer, artist, and urban farmer with a focus on projects that provoke holistic and creative thinking. Creator of makerspaces, innovation spaces, and an educator of industrial design at CSULB. His art practice evolved most from working with the LBPL Studio, Squeeze Art Collective, Arts Council of LB, and SpaceTime Collaborative. […]

Jeffrey Johnson

Jeffrey Johnson

Long Beach is a source of art from all over the world. I intend to create art in anyway possible wherever this city needs me to be of service. I have worked for artist Doug Kurtz for a couple of years as his assistant and it’s the happiest I’ve ever been. I will continue to […]