I am a student and artist who has showcased work in gallery shows and student exhibitions. I want to work on building a strong artistic mindset, expand my creativity, and practice organisational and critical thinking skills. I aspire to grow as an artist and work my way into the art education field, as I am […]
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 […]
Growing up, I saw my parents tackle musicianship. I knew I wanted to be apart of the arts, but I didn’t see fit with music. I took the visual approach and enjoyed using cameras. Photography and videography opened the door for me to express my passion for creativity and the arts. Curating has also helped […]
Soul Cypher is a creative collective and hospitality-driven marketing agency dedicated to promoting emerging local artists. Based in Long Beach, CA we seek to establish an active, supportive network of like-minds focused on achieving urban excellence by empowering artists with love, light and the resources necessary for success. We strive to build communal relationships that […]
In presence is the answer. We are inundated with questions: Am I doing enough? Will I be safe? Am I a good person? What is truth? In my art, I sit. I sit with this questions and I connect with the essence of people in a flash of a moment of their life. Staring in […]
As a multi media artist, my goal is to cultivate art through graphic design, modeling and hand drawn techniques
I am a multimedia artist who’s work encompasses visual and conceptual art, as well as musical composition and experimental film. I have also worked in art education for approximately 10 years and love working with the community to create programs that bring the arts to our schools.
Joshua Thomen reflects on his brownness, queerness, and familial histories and how they interact with cultural politics of power. Within sculpture, video, and writing, he uses the physicality of plushness and personal glimpses of vulnerability to center narratives of comfort and care. His memories, like those of queer dance spaces, evoke a radical resistance in […]
Transennial is about content and program driven by whatever pops up; committed to improving community and schedule across in across, beyond and through intervals of years.
I am an artist-educator. I began serving Long Beach’s community as an artist speaker at the 2008 Voices and Visions Spoken word festival in 2008. From 2016-2020 provided Healing Through Creativity workshops at Long Beach Memorial’s Todd Cancer Institute. From 2016-2018 I creativity workshops at Century Villages at Cabrillo’s Veterans Village Recovery Center. I am […]
✧༺mirrored fatality is a nonbinary Kapampangan-Pilipinx and Pakistani-Muslim performance art duo Mango and Samar, sharing their rituals, altars, and medicine through DIT (Do It Together) experimental and healing noise punk. mirrored fatality creates their self-proclaimed “cocoon webs” combining performance art, music, spoken word, graphic design, film, photography, painting, drawing, upcycled garments, anti-imperialist education, and healing […]
Efren Luna is an Artist, Curator, Educator, Event Organizer, and Advocate. He was born in Zacatecas, Mexico (1977) and raised in Long Beach California. Efren grew up in the 80’s and 90’s when gang violence affected youth everywhere throughout Los Angeles. Neighborhoods were affected by lack of economic opportunities, gang violence and drug addiction. […]