LBOST 2nd Weekend

Pics of some of the studios from the second weekend of the Long Beach Open Studio Tour, encompassing the Signal Hill/Bixby Knolls/California Heights/Uptown areas. Lots of exciting art to be seen. List of participating artists/studios: Scott BurchardSusan HartmanCarol KronBonnie McCarthy Billy MitchellBob RosenfieldJaime Sabatte Jamie SandbergRobin SmithPhilip Smith Forijen ArtMixedContinue Reading

NOMAD

I’m so glad I got to check out NOMAD, as it was only around for one weekend. Presented by the Torrance Art Museum, it is described as “a pop-up event for artists, by artists, to reforge our connections to each other in real life and to make new friends. ItContinue Reading

A number of years ago I invited a group of Long Beach artists to take a table I had made, think of it as a blank canvas, and do something with it that would be a reflection of their art. The results became and the 18 x 18 table showContinue Reading

Chris Giaco

Chris Giaco opened this gem of a bookstore just a little over two years ago, after stints at the Borders Bookstore at the Los Altos shopping center and In Retrospect on 4th St. He was at loose ends after In Retrospect shut its doors, but recalled how much he enjoyedContinue Reading

Tiny Arch Gallery

We like to highlight businesses that make room in their space for art! Marida on 4th is one such place that has carved out a little space that they call the Tiny Arch Gallery, the name which becomes obvious when you see the picture below. What started out as aContinue Reading

Mark Rebennack

I met Mark at the last Art Clout Social Hour in January. I’d seen his work before and really admired it, and then I found out that he’s a special ed art teacher [at Hope School in Anaheim Union High School District] who’s looking to open a studio/gallery facility forContinue Reading

Dave Clark ACDCarol Clark ACCStephanie Han ACS ACD: What is your artistic background? Jennifer Celio (JC): Well I graduated from Cal State Fullerton in 1996 with a BFA. Ever since then I’ve been a professional artist exhibiting and starting small with what everybody starts with jury shows; just anything youContinue Reading