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 […]
Hello my name is Jason Keam. I am a fine artist, focused on character driven imagery used to tell narratives. I mainly use my imagery to tell stories or life lessons and spread empowerment, joy, and inclusiveness.