The last 4 months have been like none other most of us have ever experienced in our lives, and created the most tumultuous work environment for many of us. Along with all that noise, there’s also whispers of opportunity happening, and I’m personally doing everything I can to take advantageContinue Reading

This video should have been out sooner. There should have been more videos made on this channel by now, but the world is a much different place than it was during the last video, and that’s OK. Our lives are all different because of the current Coronavirus situation, and everyoneContinue Reading

For the sake of good health practices and peace of mind, for all the artists involved, and the ones in residence at The Co-Op, we have decided to postpone The Union show until further notice. All of us here tried to hold onto a sliver of hope, that we couldContinue Reading


A gallery show celebrating the visual arts talent of Long Beach Mark your calendars for March 28th because we’re having an art party. It’s official—all the entries have been tallied, and the votes are in. All in all, we had over 90 entries for The Union, our first group show.Continue Reading

So we’ve done posts about the Second Saturday Art Walk in Downtown Long Beach, but not like this. Will we show each and every Art Walk like this? Maybe, but we’ll see. However, we will definitely be bringing more video to the site, sharing city events, show openings, conversations withContinue Reading

art lessons podcast with dave conrey

It’s a new year, and a new opportunity to chat with Adam Luedicke of ThePosterList again. This one was so good we decided to do it twice. If you have 90 seconds to spare, please rate and review the show in Apple Podcasts Adam Luedicke of ThePosterList : Web |Continue Reading

art lessons podcast with dave conrey

You may think you know about the art establishment, and you might even be right, but I guarantee that artist, sculptor, and professor, Tracey Weiss may challenge your preconceived notions. In this episode, we talk a lot about the current state of visual arts, what it means to be anContinue Reading

art lessons podcast with dave conrey

Some of you may know that I have run a podcast called Art Lessons for a few years now. On that podcast, I talk with creative people from different concentrations. I asked my cohorts here on Art Clout if they thought it would be appropriate to share the podcast withContinue Reading

It’s been a few weeks now since our first official Art Clout Social Hour, held at Trademark Brewing on Anaheim Blvd., and if I can speak for my partners; it was a big success. When we planned the event, I kept my expectations limited, thinking we might have a fewContinue Reading

state of the art 2019 banner

On Friday, October 12th, the Arts Council of Long Beach will present their annual State of the Art event, where they discuss how the arts are moving or changing in our city. Full disclosure: I have never attended one of these events, and I am unfortunately unable to attend thisContinue Reading

mural by bodeck hernandez for pow wow long beach 2019

Hello and welcome to what is the first post of many for Art Clout. We are a small contingent of visuals artists from Long Beach, California who have been yearning for more support from the community. Unfortunately, our community is a fractured lot, and after a small bit of imbibing,Continue Reading