This past week we were able to step out and see the Photovarious exhibit curated by Mick Victor at the LBCG/Rod Briggs Gallery. https://photovarious.dphoto.com/ A wonderful show that is quite stunning both visually and with respect to the artists’ processes. The artists include SheriAnn Ki Sun Burnham, Nicole Fournier, TerriContinue Reading

inkotber 2020 - prompts

Inktober is always a fun annual challenge for artists; one commits to doing a drawing every day, which can be harder than it seems. Since this has always been an online thing, it was one of the few things this year that felt pretty normal. I’d done this before, butContinue Reading

Art Clout USPs Art Project

Now that our USPS Art Project has come to an end, we wanted to share a summary about it so all the participants can know how they were able to make a difference. FYI, this project was inspired by the original USPS Art Project, which is still going strong. AllContinue Reading

Art Clout USPS Art Project

Welcome! This is a mail art project that aims to connect people from all over with artists (mainly from Long Beach, CA), all while helping out the USPS. FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO RECEIVE ART:Send a SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope) to: Art Clout c/o Dave Conrey PO Box 91022 LongContinue Reading

This past Sunday, as one of our very rare excursions out into the public realm, we visited the Visions of Shape and Form show by the Long Beach Creative Group. This show features seven local artists whose work here is that of sculptures – all of varying styles and materials.Continue Reading

Long Beach Creative Group will be launching a new exhibit Visions in Shape and Form running from June 20-July 18th. Due to the changing circumstances related to Covid 19 they will be deciding on different digital formats for the June 20th opening date. They are also considering a closing receptionContinue Reading

A New Photography Exhibit LBCG | LONG BEACH CREATIVE GROUP PHOTOVARIOUS is an exhibition that will bring together 7 individual artist/photographers who approach their work with the camera and image development in non-conventional ways. The exhibition is seeking artists who can present a defined excellence in the concept, execution andContinue Reading

How to have a show of over 100 artists throughout LA County? How to do it without putting people at risk? How to make the show meaningful and open to one and all? Spread it throughout the County and allow the artist’s art to reflect on, and exist with, theContinue 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

Below are all the artist’s included in The Union, our first group art show, featuring the work of over 60 Long Beach artists. Angela OliverPalm Springs16 x 20, acrylic on birch board $325 @angela_oliver_artartsy.net https://www.artsy.net/artist/angela-oliver/works-for-sale Anne KupillasLaughing Styra8 x 10, watercolor on paper $65 www.anneQPdraws.com Catheryn FranklinBull Market16 x 20, acrylicContinue 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

Submissions are open for Union, our first group art show Back in September 2019, when we first sat around a table and discussed the all the things we wished we could see more of in the Long Beach art scene, we ended with a laundry list of ideas. Although artContinue Reading

Process: Artist Lecture Series are a series of talks held by local Long Beach artists who discuss their process or art in a non-academic setting. The lectures are always informative, and include a wide variety of speakers. Held at the Artist Co-Op on Gladys (1330 Gladys Ave, Long Beach, CAContinue Reading

Fun-A-Day-LA organized by Dreameco Crafts a.k.a. Amy Bauer and Richard Hecht. Both contemporary artists who are seeking to continue their artistic projects in the city of Long Beach, their new home.  Fun-A-Day-LA is a free community art show open to all. The premise is simple. You work on art forContinue Reading

I had the opportunity to visit with Stephanie Han in her studio on Sunday, November 17. Located downtown in the Walker Building, it’s a cozy space with plenty of light. Stephanie’s work ranges from figurative to abstract. Additionally, some pieces will fill a wall, others are meant for that perfectContinue Reading