My lifelong passion for and activism in environmental issues has informed my work for 14 years. In my current body of mixed media, sculptural paintings and sculptures and wall-based installations, I explore the complicated human relationship with nature and the wild. I’m seeking to depict the simultaneous reverence for and destruction of the wilderness through […]
Gopi Shah Ceramics features a collection of unique handmade ceramics and pottery in Long Beach, California. Inspired by Mesoamerican and Andean art, California natural landscapes, textiles and prints, Gopi Shah Ceramics combines youthful creativity with craftsmanship to create stoneware pottery that bridges ancient traditions and techniques with the modern world.
The purpose of my art has always been to reflect the essence of being human through the form and gesture of the human figure. During the same four decades that I have been sculpting, I have become more involved in the Eastern movement arts, practicing and teaching yoga, qigong and taiji. I see sculpture and […]
My work is concerned with the intersection of physical space and digital space and specifically, how they influence each other. At the center of my practice is an approach to object making that I call thought-object experiments. A thought-object experiment considers some hypothesis, theory, or principle for the purpose of making its consequences. The common […]
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.