I create work that is intended to compare and contrast our current media environment with pop culture iconography of the day. This usually represents itself in video game imagery, as I was a video game designer and programmer for more than ten years. When I am speaking on the media or conversations that we have […]
I’m here to create and entertain.
Maria Dawn is an interdisciplinary artist, work is rooted in human interactions of the self-in-dialogue, multiplicity, and mortality, utilizing multiple project-based specific mediums and context. Themes are focused on modern labor, constructs of gender roles, hierarchical patterns of control, and the mythos of objects. Her work includes community engagement through landscaping and gardening, mural painting, […]
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 […]
The work explores the convergence of science, technology and mythology into a thickly layered stratum of images and objects reflecting systems within nature. Intersections and parallels in systems become unfolding metaphors and imagery to dissect and explore. Much of the work begins by extracting simple elements and then expanding, repeating, and extending these components into […]
As an artist I strive to probe the lines between human, animal, and environmental relations while exploring emergent technologies. Using ready made and custom computing interfaces, code, and utilizing sensory data as a material, my work introduces concepts that explore the conflicted relationship between our human culture, the way we interact with one another via […]
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 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.
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 […]
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 […]
I began my interest in sculpture when I was an undergraduate major in ceramics at California State University, Long Beach. Later, I pursued my Master of Fine Arts from the same institution focused on exploring sculptures with different materials. Not only making isolated objects, I have been expanding my artistic practice toward truly immersive environments. […]
For millennia, numerous cultures have used the ceramic medium to record their existence. From these artifacts, we can form an understanding and various interpretations of the cultural paradigms, socio-political practices, mythologies, and the human experience of the worlds that created them. It is this anthropological aspect that propels my work in its creative endeavor, using […]